UPDATE: Services to return for the summer!

We are pleased to announce that the Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific trains will be returning to the tracks this spring and summer. Following the success of the TranzAlpine's return work is underway rescheduling the remaining services.

If you would like to be kept up to date with our services and developments, then please sign up to our News Group and we’ll be in touch soon. If you are booked to travel then please do not worry, we will be in touch very soon. We will be back with further information once we have confirmed dates and are ready to take bookings.

The TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth return will run on Saturdays and Sundays only in August, daily in the 26 Sep - 11 Oct school holidays. and on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays only from September to November 2020. Bookings are open for these dates. A winter special rate of $75 per seat each way applies in August. Fares start from $129 each way from September to November.

Cook Strait ferry bookings and some daytours and bus routes are also open for sale. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on 0800 143 669 or info@newzealandtravelteam.com

 

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New Zealand Travel Rail Pass

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New Zealand Travel Scenic Passes are available for travel on all 3 train services and ferry travel
Valid for travel between 27 September 2019 – 30 March 2020

If you‘re not sure when you’d like to travel, the Freedom Pass is for you. A New Zealand Travel Team Rail Pass is a flexible ‘Book As You Go’ travel pass that allows you to travel on New Zealand’s 3 long distance passenger train services between Auckland and Wellington, Picton to Christchurch, Christchurch to Greymouth and ferry sailing/s between the North and South Islands by purchasing the number of ‘Travel’ days you want to use and travel whenever it suits, for up to 2 months from the date of your first journey.

New Zealand Travel Scenic Pass is suited for the independent traveller, families or small groups, who are travelling together on the same routes, to the same destinations.

Reservations for train & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment and no later than 48 Hours prior to travel date to secure you a seat.  Reservations are subject to availability and can be made by contacting our New Zealand Travel Team.

Please note each traveller needs his or her own pass.

Pass Type Adult Child
3 Days in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass NZ$765.00 NZ$535.00 Buy Now
5 Days in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass NZ$1025.00 NZ$755.00 Buy Now
6 Days in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass NZ$1155.00 NZ$865.00 Buy Now
7 Days in 2 Months New Zealand Travel Rail Pass NZ$1285.00 NZ$975.00 Buy Now

New Zealand Travel Fixed Rail Pass - Low Season

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Low Season Fares are valid on 2 trains Northern Explorer, TranzAlpine and ferry sailing/s between the North and South Islands
Travel must be completed before 31 October 2019

Choose a fixed term pass for 7 days and travel on two long distance scenic trains and ferry sailing/s between the Norther and South Island. This is perfect if you want to explore over 1 week, and want to be able to use the train on any of these days. Fixed term pass travel days commence from the start date specified when purchasing, and you can book your trips via email or by phoning us.

Reservations for train & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment and no later than 48 Hours prior to travel date to secure you a seat.  Reservations are subject to availability and can be made by contacting our New Zealand Travel Team.

Reservations are subject to availability and can be made by contacting our New Zealand Travel Team.

Please note each traveller needs his or her own pass.

 

Pass Type Adult Child
7 Day New Zealand Travel Fixed Rail Pass - Low Season NZ$835.00 NZ$615.00 Buy Now