LOADING GALLERY
1/20
Waimakariri River And Southern Alps, South Island
Waimakariri River And Southern Alps, South Island
2/20
Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach Tour
Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach Tour
3/20
Russell, Bay of Islands
Russell, Bay of Islands
4/20
Bay of Islands
Bay of Islands
5/20
Auckland
Auckland
6/20
Auckland Viaduct
Auckland Viaduct
7/20
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Entrance
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Entrance
8/20
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
9/20
Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua, New Zealand
10/20
Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua, New Zealand
11/20
Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua, New Zealand
12/20
Blenheim (Malborough Region)
Blenheim (Malborough Region)
13/20
Marlborough Tour Company Land & Sea Tour
Marlborough Tour Company Land & Sea Tour
14/20
Marlborough Tour Company Land & Sea Tour
Marlborough Tour Company Land & Sea Tour
15/20
Coastal Pacific Travel between Blenheim & Christchurch
Coastal Pacific Travel between Blenheim & Christchurch
16/20
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Kaikoura, New Zealand
17/20
Mt Cook, New Zealand
Mt Cook, New Zealand
18/20
Milford Sound Coach / Cruise Fly Tour
Milford Sound Coach / Cruise Fly Tour
19/20
Dart River Wilderness Funyak Safari into Mt Aspiring National Park
Dart River Wilderness Funyak Safari into Mt Aspiring National Park
20/20
Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand

Journeys South - Bay of Islands to Queenstown by Coach & Rail

13 Days / 12 Nights
Auckland to Queenstown or Queenstown to Auckland

Departs: Daily


Priced at USD$3,487 per person
Price is based on peak season rates. Contact us for low season pricing and specials.

INTRODUCTION

Highlights: Bay of Islands | Cape Reinga Cruise | Dolphin Cruise to Hole in the Rock | Auckland | Waitomo Glowworm Caves | Hobbiton | Te Puia | Rainbow Springs | Blenheim | Marlborough Tour and Cruise | Coastal Pacific Train | Christchurch | Queenstown

Travel nearly the entire length of New Zealand without a worry in the world – this rail and coach tour out of Auckland has all the details covered. 

Beginning in the Bay of Islands, take a tour to Cape Reinga. 

Standing at the very tip of the country, you can try your hand at sand surfing, dig for shellfish, or simply stand and watch where the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean collide. 

Then, it’s on to Auckland before beginning the rail portion in Marlborough. 

Ride the Coastal Pacific Train along the coast of Kaikoura to Christchurch, then continue to Queenstown for your choice of one of five excursions.. 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Kerikeri, Bay of Islands | Arrival
Day 2
Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
 
Full Day Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach Tour with Fish & Chip lunch
Day 3
Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, afternoon transfer to Auckland
 
Morning Dolphin Cruise to Hole in the Rock
Day 4
Auckland at Leisure
Day 5
Auckland to Rotorua Tour
 
Includes Admission to:
 
Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
 
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Day 6
Rotorua Sightseeing
 
Include Admission to:
 
Te Puia Maori Village
 
Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
 
Rainbow Springs and the Agrodome sheep show
Day 7
Rotorua to Blenheim (Flight)
Day 8
Blenheim Region
 
Full Day Marlborough Wine Tasting Tour & Seafood Cruise
Day 9
Blenheim to Christchurch (Coastal Pacific Train)
Day 10
Christchurch to Queenstown Tour
 
Includes stop at at Mt Cook with Lunch
Day 1
Queenstown | Freedom of Choice – choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
1. Full Day Milford Sound Coach/Nature Cruise/Coach
 
2. Half Day Boutique Wine Tour
 
3. Sheep Station to Sheep Station Cycle Tour & Walter Peak BBQ Lunch
 
4. Shotover Jetboat Ride & Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion
 
5. Half Day Wilderness Safari - Jetboat & Forest Walk
Day 12
Queenstown at leisure
Day 13
Queenstown | Departure

MAP

DETAILED ITINERARY

INCLUDED

STAY AT THESE HOTELS ON THIS TOUR

Journeys South - Bay of Islands to Queenstown by Coach & Rail
Start planning your tailor-made vacation in Australia, Fiji and New Zealand by contacting our South Pacific specialists

Melissa Reynolds

Travel Designer

Jennifer Balicha

Travel Designer

Call 1 855 465 1030

Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm Pacific time

Or send a message

* Required

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.