Price from £114 per person
Operates in the South Island between Picton and Christchurch. This scenic journey travels along the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline passing through the wine district of Blenheim in Marborough and the township of Kaikoura, where you can break your journey to take in the incredible dolphin and whale watching.
The train operates in the summer season from October through until April
The above price is Christchurch to Wellington including ferry or vv
Christchurch - Kaikoura - Picton
Departs Christchurch at 7.00 am; arrives Kaikoura at 9.45 am; arrives Picton at 12.13 pm.
Departs Picton at 1.15 pm; arrives Kaikoura at 3.50 pm; arrives Christchurch at 6.33 pm.
These services connect with the Interislander Ferry between Picton and Wellington.
Kaitaki departs Wellington at 09.00am - arrives Picton at 12.10pm
Kaitaki departs Picton at 2.15pm - arrives Wellngton at 5.45pm