Scenic Plus Experience
When you take your Scenic Plus seat, you'll be treated to more than sensational scenery.
Hosted in an exclusive carriage, our Scenic Plus dining experience will fill your senses with the authentic flavours of rural New Zealand, inspired by the lands you see through your window.
Developed over two years, our new Scenic Plus dining menu is served from our custom-built kitchen carriage, where both hot and cold dishes are freshly made and prepared.
With a feast of scenery and seasonal dishes served to your seat, all you need to do is sit back, relax, and savour the journey.
Scenic Plus Dining
Savour the journey with our Scenic Plus experience bringing you the flavours of rural New Zealand while you relax and enjoy the scenery.
The lands you watch rolling past your window are the pantry from which our ingredients are selected. Naturally delicious, our Scenic Plus dining experience brings you authentic flavours of the journey.
From Canterbury lamb to Kaikoura crayfish, the flavours of our local regions are showcased through a delectable menu of hot and cold cuisine.
Toast the occasion
Served with lunch and afternoon tea, our drinks menu is carefully selected to match the dining experience.
Savour our world-famous Sauvignon Blanc or a distinctive Pinot Noir, try a refreshing New Zealand beer or cider, revitalise with a freshly made coffee or tea, or quench your palate with a freshly squeezed juice or soft drink.
Whatever your pleasure, we have the perfect accompaniment to toast the occasion.
Let us entertain you
Naturally engaging, our Scenic Plus hosts will ensure you are superbly catered for throughout the journey.
From topping up your drink to explaining the origins of the grapes, pointing out unmissable landmarks to sharing the stories of our lands, our Scenic Plus hosts will ensure you leave fulfilled in every sense.
With our Scenic Plus experience, our hosts will ensure you feel completely relaxed and comfortable from the moment you arrive.
Scenic Plus Viewing
Our new Scenic Plus service will feature its own independent Open-air viewing carriage where you can enjoy the fresh mountain air and views without the usual queues.
Our Open-air carriages are a unique highlight, immersing you amidst stunning New Zealand scenery whilst you wind through neverending scenic landscapes.
The Open-air carriage is also the perfect place to capture those iconic scenic moments, travelling amongst the picture-postcard scenery.
Quite simply, it is a unique and unforgettable experience.