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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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9 day Southern Scenic Wonders

9 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Skyline Gondola, Queenstown
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

This classic 9 day tour introduces you to Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and includes the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey.

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10 day Glaciers and Overnight Fiordland

10 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 9 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

Starting in Christchurch cross the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine train. Explore the West Coast Glaciers before heading south to Queenstown. Venture into Milford Sound for an incredible overnight experience. The World Heritage area of Mt Cook National Park is also a highlight.

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8 day Southern Sights Explorer

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Shotover Jet, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

Explore the Southern Alps, its glaciers and mountains as well as time in Queenstown to enjoy the alpine adventure atmosphere. Includes a glacier explorers tour in Mt Cook, an exciting Shotover jet Boat ride and the Tranz Alpine train journey.

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Glacierland

7 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 6 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

Begin your journey traversing the island by rail and continue on to see for yourself the contrasting scenery of the East and West Coasts.

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4 day Mt. Cook, Queenstown Milford Sound and Dunedin

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Taieri Gorge Railway, Dunedin, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

Travel Christchurch to Mt Cook to Queenstown, then visit Milford Sound before taking the Taieri Gorge Train to Dunedin, finish your tour in Christchurch.

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4 day Mt. Cook, Queenstown Milford Sound and Dunedin

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

Travel Christchurch to Mt Cook to Queenstown, then visit Milford Sound before taking the Taieri Gorge Train to Dunedin, finish your tour in Christchurch.

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Wanaka New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

Travel across the South Island to Queenstown on this 3 day independent coach tour. Highlights include the TranzAlpine scenic train, Frans Josef Glacier, the Gibbston Valley and Lakes Wanaka and Hawea.

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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

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8 day Glacier and Queenstown Explorer

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Shotover Jet, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 times in the last 7 days
 

Arrive into Christchurch then cross the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine train. Explore the West Coast Glaciers before heading south to Queenstown where you enjoy a Shotover Jet Boat ride ad time to explore at leisure. Onto Mt Cook National Park to enjoy a Tasman Glacier tour and then return to Christchurch.

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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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

Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

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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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