Following an increasing number of potential safety incidents on KiwiRail’s Great Journeys of New Zealand scenic rail services, the outdoor viewing carriages will be closed until further notice while a safety solution is found. 

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Coastal Pacific with Interislander Ferry - Christchurch to Wellington
Coastal Pacific with Interislander Ferry - Christchurch to Wellington

This train service operates 01 December 2018 to 28 April 2019.

The Coastal Pacific connects with the Interislander ferry over the summer season, which takes you between the port of Picton and the capital city, Wellington through the magnificent Marlborough Sounds.

Immerse yourself in the rugged coastal architecture of New Zealand. Travelling between Picton and Christchurch, the Coastal Pacific journeys breathtakingly close to the Pacific Ocean, where the roaring sea meets enormous bush-clad mountains. Stop in Kaikoura for the day and experience some of the township’s world famous eco-tourism activities, such as whale watching or swimming with dolphins.

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