Your window to New Zealand
Our Scenic Class carriage experience combines comfort and panoramic views, making our trains the perfect way to explore New Zealand.
With spacious seating, airy ambience, and generous amounts of legroom, our Scenic Class carriages deliver unrestrained comfort. And to heighten this comfort, we've added air conditioning and state-of-the-art airbag suspension to guarantee a smooth ride across New Zealand's rugged terrain.
Quite simply, we have done everything we can to ensure you feel at peace as you sink back in your seat and soak up the scenery.
Ease back, and enjoy
At the heart of our Scenic Class experience are spacious seats, panoramic windows, glass shelves and skylights.
These bright and airy details bathe our carriages in light. Combined with our state-of-the-art airbag suspension, we've created a perfectly calm and relaxing way to travel New Zealand.
Room, with a view
Our Scenic Class carriages feature immense panoramic windows that rise from your seat with transparent shelving and skylights above.
The result is an unbelievably spectacular 360° scenic viewing range - just perfect for taking in those inspiring views, regardless of where you are sitting.
Relax, among friends
Travelling by train is a sociable affair. Whether you're catching up with old friends or making new friends aboard, our licensed Scenic Cafe serves the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon of engaging conversations and inspiring views.
Visit our cafe now to see what treats await.
Take a stroll to our Open-air Viewing Carriage to explore the great New Zealand outdoors.
Our Scenic viewing carriages are a great space to be immersed in the stunning scenery our journeys are famous for. Be sure to bring some warm clothes and sunglasses, as you might not want to come back inside.
Find out more about our Scenic Class experience, and what you will discover on board.
Open-air Viewing Carriages
Get closer to nature by stepping outdoors and breathing in our magnificent scenery
Our Scenic Cafe provides locally sourced food & drink to savour with the views
Connect with the stories of our land by tuning into our Audio Commentary