Ultimate Rail and Coach Experience

Ultimate Rail and Coach Experience

This small group luxury tour combines rail, coach and an exclusive overnight cruise. Perfect for those who wish to enjoy the best of New Zealand at a relaxed pace. A traditional Maori concert and feast and a visit to the ancient glaciers of the West Coast are just some of the highlights of this spectacular New Zealand adventure.

Ultimate Rail and Coach Experience

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Bay of Islands > Rotorua > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Glaciers & West Coast > Queenstown & Wanaka > Te Anau > Dunedin 

19 Days, 18 Nights

Experience a Fully Escorted small group tour combining rail, coach and an exclusive overnight cruise. This tour will excite both rail enthusiasts and their travelling companions who wish to enjoy the best of New Zealand at a relaxed pace. On three rail journeys you will experience an operating steam railway; Ride the beautifully restored vintage steam Glenbrook Vintage Railway; the magnificent Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine one of the world’s great train journey; board the Silver Fern railcar for a journey along spectacular clifftops overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Blueskin Bay. See more of New Zealand by rail & coach!

Highlights

  • Kauri Museum
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds Guided Tour
  • Hole in the Rock Cruise
  • Glenbrook Vintage Railway
  • Kiwi Encounter
  • Rainbow Springs Guided Tour
  • Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride
  • Agrodome
  • Te Puia traditional Maori Hangi & Concert
  • Thermal Mud Pools & Geysers Guided Tour
  • Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum
  • Cruise on the Interislander Ferry
  • International Antarctic Centre
  • Christchurch Tram
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
  • Lakes District Museum
  • Highlight Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
  • Larnach Castle Guided Tour
  • Pleasant Point Rail Museum
  • City sights tour of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch & Dunedin

Inclusions

  • Personalised Meet and Greet on arrival
  • Return airport transfers in New Zealand
  • Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full-size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows
  • Professional Coach Captain
  • 17 nights 4.5 star accommodation
  • Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
  • 6 two night stays
  • Hotel porterage
  • 5 rail journeys
  • 4 cruises
  • All sightseeing and prepaid attractions
  • Comprehensive documentation pack
  • Meals - 18 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast at Stratosfare Restaurant in Rotorua; 14 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Walter Peak Homestead,  Queenstown; Farewell Dinner with selected beverages, Christchurch, 2 lunches, 2 delicious morning teas including an Ultimate High Tea at Larnach Castle

SAVE - upto $500/person on select departures, $300/person on other deparutres. Call for details.

Group Size

20 Guests

Dates

2022: Sep 7, 21; Oct 10, 28; Nov 14, 20; Dec 18
2023: Jan 11, 26; Feb 10, 26; Mar 8, 29; Apr 2, 15; May 3,7

Price

From $7799 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

Please Quote: GPT/UGPR19
Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Prices are current at time of posting (5/12/2022) and may differ when you book your travel. Please call for our current pricing and itinerary details. NZETA Visa is required to travel to New Zealand. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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