KiwiRail Scenic Journeys, Christchurch

(3.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Choose between three train routes at KiwiRail Scenic Journeys, a sightseeing railway that travels through some of New Zealand's most beautiful landscapes. Routes run from Auckland to Wellington, Christchurch to Picton, and Christchurch to Greymouth. Each route includes a train equipped with panoramic side and sky-view windows as well as GPS-triggered commentary with headphones, a cafe, and open-air viewing decks. For optimal coastal views, be sure to ask which side of the train is best when buying tickets. To visit KiwiRail Scenic Journeys on your holiday in Christchurch, and find out what else Christchurch has to offer, use our Christchurch vacation builder.
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  • We had trouble actually finding the Auckland "station" and this was a but unnerving for the start of the journey, then discovering that the station itself was infact a couple of containers tacked toge...  more »
  • This was a great option to travel in relaxed comfort on the North Island. I went from Auckland to Wellington with a multi-day stop in National Park. HOWEVER - Be warned that there is a glitch on the m...  more »
  • Not my fault u shutdown the system and when you did the refund u choose to steal my credit card fee away to cut ur loses. U canceling a customer and I have to bear the charges . Lousy lousy service  more »