Experience one of the most beautiful stretches of New Zealand rail aboard our Coastal Pacific™ train.
Book your beautiful seat in our Scenic Class or make it an experience to savour in our Scenic Plus Class today.
Discover the differences now by exploring the Experience within each Class.
Our simply beautiful Scenic Class brings you stunning views of New Zealand through our famous panoramic windows and Open-air Viewing carriage.
Our Scenic Plus Class is an experience to savour, with an inclusive menu of local delicacies and refreshments that is designed to bring the outside to your table.
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Our Coastal Pacific train takes you along rugged coastlines, across remote beaches, between mountains and sea, on a timeless journey of breathtaking beauty.
Explore the stunning Kaikōura Coastline, famous for its marine life and whale watching. Voyage through the vineyards of Blenheim, dripping with New Zealand's premium crop. Canter amidst the idyllic Canterbury countryside to the Garden City of Christchurch.
Travelling between Christchurch and Picton, the Coastal Pacific meanders breathtakingly close to the sea, where the roaring Pacific Ocean meets the rising Kaikōura mountains. The Coastal Pacific isn't just a scenic activity, combined with the Interislander Ferry it is the perfect way to connect between Wellington, Blenheim, Kaikoura and Christchurch.
Take a break in our Cafe
Breathe in the sea breeze
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Scenic Plus Dining
Scenic Plus Hosting
Coastal Pacific Timetable
Coastal Pacific Stations
The Coastal Pacific Journey