TranzAlpine Slip Update - Track is now Open !

We are pleased to advise that remedial work on the Omoto Slip has been completed and the TranzAlpine is now operating to Greymouth & return.

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Scenic Essential Pass

Scenic Essential Pass

Scenic Essential Pass consists of a 3 Day in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass and a 15 Hour Intercity Bus/Coach/Ferry Pass. Includes Ferry between North and South Islands.

Scenic Essential Pass can be used to travel north to south or south to north.

Scenic Essential Pass is suited for the independent traveller, families or small groups, who are travelling together on the same routes, to the same destinations.

Reservations for train, bus/coach & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment and no later than 48 Hours prior to travel date.

Reservations can be made by contacting the New Zealand Travel Team

RailBus Scenic Passes are valid for travel between 27 September 2019 - 30 March 2020 

All prices are per person as each traveller needs his or her own pass

Travel Itineraries
Fare Type Adult Child Pass Validity Action
RailBus Pass NZ$897.00 NZ$667.00 27 Sep 2019 to 01 Mar 2020