Experience New Zealand’s most scenic railways
Cross New Zealand’s North Island via one of our most scenic railways, the Northern Explorer! Travelling from North to South, you can enjoy some impressive North Island scenery, such as the Waikato farmlands, the Central Plateau’s volcanic peaks and the lively Kapiti coast.
This will be a more leisurely and sustainable way to travel around New Zealand, with the majority of your transport utilising the railway network. Replace the stress of navigating new roads, to sitting back and taking in the spectacular scenery. Whether travelling solo or with friends and family, this is an itinerary everyone will love.
As well as experiencing our country's most stunning views, you’ll have the opportunity to sample some incredible activities along the way, including hiking the Tongariro Crossing - NZ’s best one-day walk.
Step on board the Northern Explorer
Take one of NZ’s most scenic rail journeys.
Hike the Tongariro Crossing
Take on NZ's most popular one day walk.
Explore NZ’s Capital City, Wellington
Discover the charm of this quirky, cultural city.
- 4 nights 3* accommodation - Private Room & Breakfast
- Tongariro Crossing return transfers + packed lunch
- Train transport from Auckland to National Park
- Train transport from National Park to Wellington
ENHANCE YOUR TRIP WITH ADD-ON ACTIVITIES AND UPGRADES
Your tour includes all the essentials but you can add extra wow-factor to your tour by adding on the activities and accommodation upgrades that suit you best.
Optional activities you can add to this trip at checkout:
Ride the Rails - North Island
- Price from (NZD)
- Deposit only
FAQ - Ride the Rails - North Island
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