7 Days New Zealand Rail Tour

Amazing New Zealand adventures that include world-famous rail journeys.

Explore New Zealand by Scenic Rail

Combine three of New Zealand’s greatest rail journeys and explore the spectacular North and South Islands!
Auckland, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
New Zealand Interislander Ferry
Coastal Pacific train in New Zealand
TranzAlpine train on South Island New Zealand
Travelzoo Member Offer

7 Days North & South Rail Tour with Flights

It’s time to get excited with this Travelzoo offer. Full-service flights on Qantas are just the beginning, then comes world-famous rail journeys, a scenic ferry crossing and your chance to breathe in the beauty, fresh air and invigorating vibe of New Zealand.

Fly to Auckland to begin your New Zealand discovery. There will be ample free time to enjoy the urban delights of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch on this self-guided trip. Journey through Tongariro National Park aboard the Northern Explorer train, skirt the Pacific Coast between Christchurch and Picton aboard the Coastal Pacific, feel like you’ve arrived in Middle Earth on the TranzAlpine train through the Canterbury Plains – and more. A scenic crossing aboard the Interislander Ferry is sure to be another highlight of this memorable New Zealand holiday!

Save with this exclusive deal until 31 January and lock in your dates for 2023 before they are sold out!

Now on sale from $2299 per person

Departs Tuesdays & Thursdays:
2023 – 10 October to 30 November

Other dates are available with a surcharge from $500pp, please contact us for your preferred dates.
Single supplement from $900 and includes private rooms.
(The earlier advertised $1999 deal was sold out on 23 January 2023)

Package Includes:

  • Flights to New Zealand – return economy ex Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney
  • Rail journeys – three of New Zealand’s most famous rail routes
    • Northern Explorer from Auckland to Wellington through central North Island
    • Coastal Pacific from Christchurch to Picton between the mountains and the sea
    • TranzAlpine train through the South Island’s striking natural landscape
  • Ferry – Interislander scenic ferry to marvel at the beautiful Marlborough Sounds
  • Accommodation – 6 nights in standard rooms, based on twin share
    • 2 nights Auckland – VR Auckland Hotel or Grand Central Serviced Apartments
    • 1 night Wellington – Mercure Hotel or Quest on Lambton
    • 3 nights Christchurch – ibis Christchurch or BreakFree on Cashel

Want to enhance or extend your holiday?

Upgrade the hotels – from an extra $400 per person for 6 nights.
Add extra nights – from extra $110 per person per night in each city.
Fly Business class – from extra $800 per person for flights from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane.
Want to explore Queenstown? Include a flight, 2 nights in Queenstown & Milford Sound Cruise from an extra $600 per person.

Enjoy an extended tour package:
See more of the South Island on our 9-day tour package that includes a Fiordland Navigator Cruise on Milford Sound.

Combine this 7-day itinerary with our 9-day package for an exciting 14-day New Zealand Rail, Cruise, Drive & Fly.

Phone our office on Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 4:30pm, to speak with our travel experts.
Email us any time to request a travel quote or to make a booking on this exclusive deal.
Phone our office on Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 4:30pm, to speak with our travel experts.
Email us any time to request a travel quote or to make a booking on this exclusive deal.

Important to Know

The following services are not included:

  • Airport & train station transfers
  • Meals, sightseeing, unless specified
  • Optional tours & activities
  • Personal items, such as drinks, snacks, laundry etc.
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended
  • Prices are based on twin share, please contact us for single rates

New Zealand is very popular at the moment, therefore flexibility with travel dates is essential. Please have several departures dates in mind when sending through bookings requests. We appreciate your assistance and will work hard to accommodate your preferences.

Note: Prices are per person, based on twin share. Please contact us for a current rates and a quote for single supplements and prices for three or more people travelling together. All prices are subject to confirmation at time of booking and may vary depending on your travel dates. Subject to availability and conditions apply.

How to Book

My Travel Experience is a full-service travel agency. You are booking with experienced travel professionals who have met Australia’s highest industry standards.

To make a booking or request a travel quote, please use the below online form or send an email to [email protected]. We will respond quickly to process your request.

You can also phone our Melbourne office on 1300 168 910 between 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in Victoria).

When you submit a request, please include: contact details, passenger names (as per your passport), number of adults and children (include ages), departure city and additional information about any aspects of the holiday that are important to you (e.g. dietary requests, bed configuration etc.).

Travel to New Zealand is in high demand right now, so please provide several departure dates and we’ll do our best to confirm your preferred date.

    Please fill out the form to request a Travelzoo Member deal & we will contact you to process the booking. Required fields are marked *

    Booking Conditions

    This travel deal is valid for bookings until 31 January 2023. Please contact us for current rates.

    Advertised price was correct as of 25 January 2023 and is based on lead-price departure(s). Rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

    All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

    Please read My Travel Experience Booking Terms & Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with our agency, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

    No payment is required to submit an online booking request – your booking is pending confirmation and no place is being held. Your reservation status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

    For any queries and to make a booking please call My Travel Experience on 1300 168 910 or email [email protected].

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