New Zealand South Island Grand Rail Tour

13 days / 12 nights departing 13 March 2024


$8,499 pp

(was $8,999 pp)

Pay just $2,125 pp to book! 

Experience the enchanting beauty of New Zealand’s South Island in the captivating hues of autumn. From the rugged Southern Alps to serene lakeshores, this expertly hosted 13 day / 12 night rail tour offers an unparalleled way to witness the splendour of Autumn on South Island. Indulge in local flavours, explore charming towns, and be captivated by the seasonal transformations that make this journey truly unforgettable.


  • Tour host.
  • Return economy airfares from Australia.
  • 1 night stay in Auckland, Wellington & Picton including breakfast.
  • 2 night stay in Christchurch, Franz Joseph & Te Anau including breakfast.
  • 3 night stay in Queenstown including breakfast.
  • Northern Explorer Train from Auckland to Wellington.
  • Coastal Pacific Train from Blenheim to Christchurch.
  • Tranz Alpine Train traverse of the Southern Alps.
  • Marlborough Sounds Cruise.
  • Visit to Franz Josef Glacier.
  • Queenstown Sightseeing tour.
  • Milford Sound lunch cruise.
  • Te Anau Glow Worms Experience.
  • Visit Omaka Aviation Centre in Blenheim.
  • Blenheim Vineyard Lunch.
  • Gourmet BBQ Dinner at Walter Peak Station in Queenstown.
  • All transfers.
  • 27x Meals.

Why book with us:

  • Exclusive Holidays of Australia and the World - Small Group Touring
  • Fully Hosted by Experts
  • Unique & Exclusive Package Itineraries
  • 100’s of 5 star reviews
  • Premium quality accommodation, touring & attractions
  • Ideal for couples & solo travellers
  • Australian staff & support centre
  • No wait times
New Zealand South Island Grand Rail Tour


  • Venture through New Zealand’s iconic destinations, soaking in panoramic scenic vistas.
  • Discover diverse landscapes featuring rugged mountains, flowing rivers, and cosmopolitan cities.
  • Immerse yourself in a vibrant culture and exciting adventures.
  • Experience the thrill of the iconic Tranz Alpine train as it traverses the majestic Southern Alps, showcasing the heart of the country’s beauty.

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Tour requires a minimum of 25 passengers to depart. Maximum of 40 passengers on this tour. Porterage & transport of your luggage included on rail tour. All gratuities included. IMPORTANT NOTE: While every effort will be made to adhere to the schedules outlined in the itinerary, please note all stops and sights outlined are subject to change, substitution or alteration for reasons of passenger safety and reasons beyond our control including but not limited to inclement weather and New Zealand Rail Track conditions.

*Sale of $1000 off per couple ($500 per person) discount is valid only on new bookings until 29 February 2024.