Audio Commentary

Get audio insights to the scenery outside your window with our Scenic Class Audio Commentary

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Learn the stories of our land

We are passionate about preserving the history and culture of New Zealand and sharing it with you.

As you take in the sights our commentary is triggered by GPS, giving you an instant connection to the history, stories, and facts of the land beyond your window.

Our audio commentary is available to you on all our Scenic Class rail journeys, including Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, and TranzAlpine.


Connect to our stories

Mounted into the arm of your chair, you can connect to our scenic commentary with any headphones fitted with a mini-jack connector, which you’ll need to bring with you. Our audio commentary also comes in both English and Mandarin options.

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