We were blessed with a mainly sunny day on the trip from Greymouth to Christchurch.
The cabins are comfortable, and the large windows give a good view of the spectacular scenery.
There is a good commentary on board.
My husband was a bit upset as...更多
We caught the train in Christchurch and got off in Greymouth. I gave this a 3 star for a couple of reasons. The train is very relaxing, clean and the views are beautiful. However, when reading about this journey I was so hyped that I...更多
Wow! Views along the whole line are breathtaking. I have taken this trip five times and seen something different each time. Headphone commentary is informative, with excellent background to the formation of the rail line. Relax with food and beverages from the on-board canteen. Enjoy...更多
We took the Northern Explorer from Wellington to Auckland Papakura. It was almost 11 hours of long journey. However it was an enjoyable trip for us as we got to snap photos from viewing coach. It is a brilliant idea! Never boring because we got...更多
We rode the Northern Explorer from Wellington to Aukland and it was just wonderful. We booked the trip before we left home and were really looking forward to it even though the trip lasts 12 hours. We were pleased to see the train was clean,...更多
We had trouble actually finding the Auckland "station" and this was a but unnerving for the start of the journey, then discovering that the station itself was infact a couple of containers tacked together made us wonder just what we had let ourselves in for!!...更多
This was a great option to travel in relaxed comfort on the North Island. I went from Auckland to Wellington with a multi-day stop in National Park.
HOWEVER - Be warned that there is a glitch on the mobile website when booking tickets. To add...更多