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Enjoy Amazing Scenic Train Trips During Your New Zealand Tour

Would you like to experience some of New Zealand's famous scenic train trips on your NZ tour? The TranzAlpine, The Northern Explorer, The Coastal Pacific, any number of short train excursions? There are many scenic train experiences to include in your NZ experience. Explore our extensive range of wonderful tours that include scenic rail journeys and experiences.

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New Zealand coach tours
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
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Beginning in Wellington and finishing in Queenstown, spend 3 days touring New Zealand's South Island. See Franz Josef Glacier, go on a whale-watching tour, visit Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, plus plenty more!

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Outstanding New Zealand

13 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Wellington, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 12 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

Immerse yourself in everything that is New Zealand. From inspirational culture, breath taking scenery and array of activities on offer, there is something on this exceptional tour that will appeal to all tastes. Sit back and relax as you are about to be introduced to Outstanding New Zealand.

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Glacier Wonder

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Tranzalpine train, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island visiting Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in Glacier Country. A highlight is the renowned TranzAlpine Scenic Train journey crossing the Southern Alps. This tour can easily be customised to your own schedule.

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8 day Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound and the Glaciers

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Explore Lord of the Rings set locations in Glenorchy
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 13 times in the last 7 days
 

This 8 day tour includes a visit to Dunedin, the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a day tour to Milford Sound, free time to explore Queenstown, the wonderful West Coast and its Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine train to Christchurch

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10 day Southern Icons

10 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Mt Cook National Park
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 9 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

This 10 day is one of our most popular, taking in the best of the South Island. With a great balance of included activities and free time, plus of course the must see locations you get to experience.

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Majestic New Zealand

9 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Champagne Pool, Rotorua geothermal area
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

Be captivated by some of the world's most stunning scenery at Milford Sound and watch it all go by on one of the world's best train journeys The TranzAlpine

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Majestic New Zealand

9 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Tamaki Maori, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 times in the last 7 days
 

Be captivated by some of the world's most stunning scenery at Milford Sound and watch it all go by on one of the world's best train journeys The TranzAlpine

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Alpine Explorer

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 12 times in the last 7 days
 

A 5 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

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Outstanding New Zealand

13 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Tranzalpine train, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 12 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

Immerse yourself in everything that is New Zealand. From inspirational culture, breath taking scenery and array of activities on offer, there is something on this exceptional tour that will appeal to all tastes. Sit back and relax as you are about to be introduced to Outstanding New Zealand.

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Majestic New Zealand

9 days from Auckland to Christchurch

Moari cultural experience, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

Be captivated by some of the world's most stunning scenery at Milford Sound and watch it all go by on one of the world's best train journeys, the TranzAlpine scenic train.

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Customer Reviews

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Sheila and Satish Rao, TranzAlpine Glaciers and Queenstown, Travelled on 16th March 2020
We enjoyed every minute of our TranzAlpine and Queenstown your. Jo did an outstanding job of organizing our itinerary and everything went smoothly.
Edgar Frank Walter & Maria Jandira de Camargo Mancuso, Contrasts of New Zealand, Travelled on 10th March 2020
We loved New Zealand and the tour was well prepared and everything worked fine. We had, however, some communication problems during the tour. But on the last days of the tour, Christina took over our trip and gave us excellent support.
John & Laurel Godfrey, Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe tour, Travelled on 7th March 2020
The places we visited were lovely (as was all of NZ) and the Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe tour was really good. I have no criticism of the places and all we saw • You need to revise your outline to show that people travelling need to get...

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