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One of the world’s most scenic and awe-inspiring destinations has been reintroduced to the Railbookers portfolio, as the company is pleased to announce the launch of six New Zealand itineraries. The trips, which range from eight to 19 days, feature each of four scenic train and ferry journeys along with included hotels, sightseeing and more.
“With New Zealand, we’re thrilled to answer the growing customer demand for independent rail holidays to one of the world’s top bucket-list destinations,” said Railbookers Group President & CEO Frank Marini. “Our collection of New Zealand trips allow travellers to enjoy everything that the North and South Islands have to offer, without the hassles of driving or figuring out how to make it all work.”
Railbookers’ New Zealand offerings all include three trains: The Northern Explorer, which travels between Auckland and Wellington on the North Island; the Coastal Pacific, travelling between Picton and Christchurch, as well as the Tranzalpine from Christchurch to Greymouth. In addition, the new itineraries feature the Interislander ferry, which crosses the Cook Strait between the two islands.
Booking with Railbookers offers travellers a host of advantages, including:
  • Unparalled knowledge from Rail Experts who know the best routes and connections, including luxury, scenic and overnight rail
  • Receive instant quotes for trains, hotels, sightseeing, transfers and more in one call, connecting the dots to save time
  • Flexible booking window from today to two years out across entire product selection
  • Extensive product collection of customisable independent itineraries, including multi-country, multi-city, pre- and post-cruise, rail and sail, luxury, and more
  • Hundreds of cruise extension trips that can add to an existing sailing
  • 24/7 Emergency Line support from global staff to handle unplanned disruptions or issues that arise on trip
“The diversity of experiences New Zealand offers is a true marvel for travellers worldwide,” said Sarah Handley, Tourism New Zealand’s General Manager – The Americas & Europe. “An itinerary here can take you to national parks, beautiful beaches, thrilling diving spots, stunning fjords, bubbling geothermal areas, exciting adventures, scenic wine regions, and iconic Hollywood film locations.”
Among the sightseeing activities that are featured in Railbookers’ New Zealand trips, travellers will have the chance to experience breathtaking natural wonders like the Waitomo Caves and Fiordland National Park, or immersive cultural experiences like a 3-course traditional Maori feast. Tours of vibrant cities and charming towns along the way are also available throughout the itineraries.
“Exploring New Zealand by rail reveals hidden scenic gems that often aren’t visible from the road,” added Handley. “It’s an easy and immersive way to see the best of New Zealand’s landscapes. Sit back, relax, and soak in the breathtaking views!”
More information on Railbookers’ New Zealand itineraries can be found by visiting Travellers can take advantage of a special discount of up to $800 per couple on all New Zealand trips, based on trip length.