Coastal Pacific to return 2019.

The Coastal Pacific will be back to service for the 2019 season and it is hoped the season will be extended if possible. We will continue to keep you updated as a return to service date becomes clearer. In the meantime we can book coach transportation for you between Picton and Christchurch.

TranzAlpine Service Information: Due to work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance, this train service will run between Christchurch and Arthurs Pass only and will be replaced by bus between Arthurs Pass and Greymouth on the following dates 07 May, 18 June, 30 July, 10 September, 15 October & 26 November 2018.

 

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Premium ‘Views, Vines and Wines’ – Daily Tour

Join us for a fun, interactive day out on the Island of Wine!

ITINERARY

  • Catch the 10am ferry from downtown Auckland and we’ll greet you on arrival
  • We’ll visit three vineyards and will decide which ones a few days ahead based on various factors including numbers, forecast and season. Vineyards must have Waiheke wines available to taste – a prerequisite for us!
  • Lunch will be arranged at the venue of your choice for around 2pm.  Details will be arranged with the driver.
  • After lunch we’ll transfer you to the 4pm ferry, arriving Auckland at around 4:40pm
  • Alternatively we’ll transfer to your accommodation after the tour, just check with us first

 

A FUN, INTERACTIVE DAY OUT

  • A professional, fully planned tour with all arrangements made on your behalf
  • Jaw-dropping scenery and stunning vistas as we travel between vineyards
  • Comfortable, personalised touring, no more than 9 clients per vehicle
  • Fascinating commentary on early history and island life today
  • Three colourful vineyards – meet the owner, winemaker or passionate expert
  • Tasting fees for 14+ seriously good wines
  • Chilled bottled water and Waiheke Island of Wine maps
  • Transfers to lunch and then to the ferry after the tour

NOT INCLUDED

  • Ferry fares, lunch or wines taken with lunch
  • Minimum age 18years. No babies, no exceptions
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