A RAIL OF A TRAIL
independent self-guided itinerary
🚗🛤️🚗⛴️🛤️🚗🚌🛤️ mixed transport included
🛏️32 nights included in full trip (North Island 15 nights, South Island 18 nights)
🍽️dining suggestions offered
📅visit any time of year
Register your interest for the 'A Rail of a Trail' itinerary by adding this to your itinerary.
Prices for this itinerary are on application and subject to availability, as there are so many variables involved in the logistics of the trip.
You can travel this itinerary in either direction. The itinerary can be broken down into shorter trips and route can vary as much or as little as you desire. If you have friends or family to visit anywhere along the journey, we are happy to accommodate this for you. Should you wish to reduce or add nights, or skip a region altogether anywhere along the way, let us know and we'll make this work for you.
We look forward to creating a memorable trip tailored specifically to suit your personal interests, tastes, travelling style and budget, with on-trip support and invaluable local Kiwi insight and advice every step of your journey.
Accommodation, tours, activities, food and transport are all additional to this cost. But don't worry, we'll work with you to ensure your trip around New Zealand runs smoothly, whatever you choose to see and do.
What am I paying for?
You are paying for our Trip Planning Fee of NZ$25 per trip day.
So for this trip on the A Rail of a Trail itinerary for 32 trip days x NZ$25 per trip day = NZ$800. There are options to reduce your trip days, or we can completely recreate a new itinerary for you - simply complete our fun online survey and indicate that you like the look of this trip when asked for comments.
- The Coromandel
- Waikato's West
- The Northern Explorer scenic train journey
- The Northern Explorer scenic train journey (continued)
- Wairarapa + Hutt Valley
- Wellington City
- Ferry transfer from North Island to South Island
- The Coastal Pacific scenic train journey
- North Canterbury
- The Coastal Pacific scenic train journey (continued)
- Christchurch City
- TranzAlpine scenic train journey
- The Heart of the West Coast
- Glacier Country
- Lake Wanaka
- Central Otago
- Taieri Gorge Railway
- Dunedin + Coastal Otago
🎥video courtesy of The Great Journeys of New Zealand