Coastal Pacific - Picton to Christchurch by Train

Christchurch, New Zealand

From $52.16 USD

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6 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more


The Coastal Pacific is one of the ‘Great Journeys of New Zealand’—a scenic train route that runs between Picton and Christchurch on the South Island. On this tour, enjoy a hassle-free experience with prepaid tickets and soak up the scenery on the 5-hour one-way journey. Along the way, listen to the audio commentary, order refreshments from the on-board café (own expense), and admire views of the Pacific Coast, Kaikoura, and Canterbury Plains.
  • One-way train ride from Picton to Christchurch
  • Spectacular views of Kaikoura and the Pacific Coast
  • Panoramic windows and open-air viewing carriage
  • On-board audio commentary ensures you don’t miss anything

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • GPS-triggered audio commentary


  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Picton Train Station, Picton , Marlborough , 7220

Departure Time

2:15 PM

Return Details

Christchurch Railway Station, Troup Drive, Addington OR Kaikoura Station, Whaleway Station Road (depending on Tour Option) 
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if travelling with a wheelchair
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure and check in at the station to receive your boarding pass
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 59907P6

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