The TranzAlpine™ - A no fuss family getaway
Stretching from the South Island’s East to West coast, the incredible TranzAlpine scenic train is one of the best ways to see the South Island. And we’ve got a stack of reasons to prove it. So read on for those, plus a bunch of tips when travelling with k
15 Instagrammable places on The Great Journeys of New Zealand
Travelling New Zealand by train and ferry unlocks a world of unimaginable beauty as you carve through spectacular terrain. There are plenty of opportunities to take photographs of lakes, gorges and mountain ranges through the panoramic windows but, if you
Is the TranzAlpine™ train really the journey of a lifetime?
“Dramatic”, “beautiful”, “stunning.” All these words have been used to describe the TranzAlpine train. Does this ring true for Kiwis who've not experienced this world-famous journey?
A blissful escape to Lake Brunner
Serenely situated between bush-covered mountains with camera-ready panoramic views, Lake Brunner has been known as simply the largest lake in the northwestern South Island. However, with its envious year-round fishing conditions, numerous water activities
West Coast Family Adventure
We challenged YouTube Vlogger Mr Izzyboy to take a journey on the TranzAlpine to the West Coast with his family. Did he enjoy the journey? Sit back and watch his adventure unfold.
Must see sights from Coastal Pacific trains
The Coastal Pacific scenic train runs from Christchurch to Picton return Saturdays and Sundays throughout winter, and covers some of New Zealand’s most beautiful, unique, and geographically amazing landscapes.
Spectacular Sights on the Northern Explorer
The North Island is a lush stretch of sleeping volcanoes, towering viaducts and deep serpentine gorges. And the Northern Explorer is the best way to see it all.
Escape Winter in Auckland
Embrace winter in all its frosty glory and travel between New Zealand's biggest cities, Auckland and Wellington. There is plenty to keep you entertained when the cold sets in!
Things to do in Christchurch Before Your Train Journey
Taking a journey on the TranzAlpine train? Why not get to Christchurch a day or two early and explore New Zealand’s oldest city?
Unique places to stay on the TranzAlpine train route
Welcome to the TranzAlpine train, one of the world’s most incredible train rides, stretching from Christchurch to Greymouth.