Northern Explorer

Auckland – National Park – Wellington

The Great Journeys Of New Zealand’s Northern Explorer train operates out of Wellington and Auckland. Travel through the heart of New Zealand and experience the North Island’s extraordinary range of scenery in one journey. The Northern Explorer takes you through rolling green farmland and virgin bush, past quaint country towns and along rocky coasts. The journey through Tongariro National Park, with its three spectacular volcanic mountains – Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu – is a highlight, a place of extremes and surprises, where snow-blanketed fields, ancient lava flows and dense beech forests can be seen side by side.

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.

Bookings are essential during Summer Season Nov- March 

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Phone: 0800 GREYMOUTH

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