KiwiRail Scenic Journeys

Addington Railway Station, Troup Drive, Christchurch

Need to know

KiwiRail Scenic Journeys are New Zealand’s only long distance passenger train service providers, operating three unique services across the country;

– the Northern Explorer (Wellington – National Park – Auckland),

– The Coastal Pacific (Christchurch – Picton – Wellington) and

– the TranzAlpine (Christchurch – Greymouth).


 There’s a spectacular range of scenery waiting for you – rugged coastlines, winding rivers, towering mountains, and untouched alpine landscapes.

Sit back and watch all this roll by in new carriages, with panoramic sky-view windows, GPS triggered commentary & an on-board licensed café.

With special fares available for families, generous luggage allowances, and room to stretch out and relax, it’s the perfect way to get the whole family to and from your destination this summer.
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