Christchurch – Kaikoura – Picton
Operates daily between October and April
Immerse yourself in the rugged coastal architecture of New Zealand. Travelling between Christchurch and Picton daily over the extended summer season, the Coastal Pacific journeys breathtakingly close to the Pacific Ocean, where the roaring , windblown sea meets enormous bush-clad mountains. Stop in Kaikoura for the day and experience some of the colourful township’s world famous Eco-tourism activities, such as whale watching or swimming with dolphins.
The Coastal Pacific connects with the Interislander ferry and Sounds Air flights, which take you between the port of Picton and our capital city, Wellington, taking in the magnificent Marlborough Sounds.
Services on board include fully licenced cafe offering a diverse menu for all tastes accompanied by renowned New Zealand wines and boutique beers. Modern rest room facilities on board, temperature controlled carriages, over sized featured side windows combined with unique sky view windows for a truly panoramic view. Non tinted and non reflective ideal for taking photos through and their is an open air viewing carriage for further photo opportunities. Specially designed seating configured either in pairs around tables, or as recliners that can be turned to face the direction of the the train travel. Listen to the commentary via headphones as well as route information on overhead HD screens. Advanced glide air suspension means smooth and quiet ride with The Great Journeys Of New Zealand.
Greymouth i-SITE is the authorized booking agent for The Great Journeys Of New Zealand, send us an enquiry with your date of travel for a quote, please state departure and arrival point.
0800 767 080 or (03) 768 7080