Grand Rail Explorer

This once-in-a-lifetime rail holiday will combine three iconic train journeys with a selection of signature stays from a stunning luxury lodge to a city hotel crafted entirely out of hand-made bricks. Traverse the South Island’s breathtaking landscapes aboard the TranzAlpine. Journey along the spectacular coastline with the Coastal Pacific, cruise the Cook Strait before navigating the rugged terrain on the historic Northern Explorer.


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12 Days from $3,999* per person, twin share

Package Inclusions: 

  • 5 days SUV car hire from Queenstown Airport to Greymouth
  • 2 nights at Stoneridge Estate Queenstown in a Lodge Room with breakfast
  • Milford Sound Cruise with luxury transportation & picnic lunch
  • 2 nights at Distinction Fox Glacier in a Standard Room with breakfast
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • 2 nights at The George Christchurch in an Executive Room
  • Coastal Pacific Rail Journey from Christchurch to Picton
  • Interislander Ferry Journey from Picton to Wellington
  • 3 nights at InterContinental Wellington in a Premium Room
  • Northern Explorer Rail Journey from Wellington to Auckland
  • 2 nights at The Hotel Britomart Auckland in a Galway Room

Package Start DatesPrice From
05 Dec 2022, 12 Dec 2022, 16 Jan 2023$3,999* per person
06 Feb 2023, 20 Feb 2023, 27 Feb 2023, 06 Mar 2023, 13 Mar 2023, 20 Mar 2023$4,099* per person

Package code:  ANZ2312DGRE-LUX



*Terms and Conditions: Package is based on 2 adults sharing double bedding and priced in Australian Dollars. Pricing is correct at the time of submission and subject to change without notice based on availability and train schedule changes. Valid for travel on select travel dates from Dec 22 to Mar 23. Valid for sale until 30 September 2022 unless sold out prior. Car hire based on Europcar Mitsubishi ASX Inclusive rental from Queenstown Airport to Greymouth. Milford Sound Coach & Cruise requires a minimum number to operate. Quote Package code ANZ2312DGRE-LUX. Contact your travel agent for more information. Supplier: Anzcro