Fully Guided Rail Tours
Hosted aboard our award-winning scenic trains – the TranzAlpine and Coastal Pacific – you'll weave through the South Island's dramatic landscapes in spectacular style. With picturesque scenery floating seamlessly through your panoramic window, the journey itself will be a spectacular highlight. And as your Tour Director guides you beyond the well-beaten paths and highways, you'll become truly immersed in authentic New Zealand culture.
Discover our unique South Island rail tours and witness spectacular coastal views, towering Southern Alps, and sparkling blue lakes. Let us take you beyond boundaries on a once-in-a-lifetime journey that you'll treasure forever.
South Island Tour Highlights
Discover New Zealand off the beaten track on this incredible adventure through the South Island.
On this adventure beyond, your knowledgeable Tour Director will navigate you across the Cook Strait from Wellington to explore the South Island, travelling south through wildlife marine havens and over the towering Southern Alps.
Explore amazing rock formations, sleepy towns, and inspiring scenic landscapes. Enjoy wine regions, wild coastlines, and resort towns on this trip of a lifetime.
Explore the South Island with our Classic Tours
Our Classic South Island Tours provide a spectacular way to explore New Zealand. Travelling in comfort and style aboard our scenic trains, you'll visit many of the South Island's best locations, where you'll be able to tailor your experience by choosing from an incredible selection of optional activities.
Discover the best of the South Island with our Signature Tours
Our Signature South Island tours take you deep into New Zealand culture on a unique rail experience. Travelling in stylish comfort aboard our Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine trains, we'll guide you through spectacular South Island scenery to enjoy amazing local experiences in some of New Zealand's most beautiful destinations.