Rail Journeys & Cruises

Travel through enchanting scenery on a Rail Journey or discover coastal treasures on a Cruise.

New Zealand Rail Journeys & Cruises

Discover New Zealand in style with a unique rail journey or a cruise around beautiful coastal waters and fiords.

  • Rail Journeys – Iconic train journeys through spectacular scenery
  • Cruises – From two days to three weeks, a choice of truly unforgettable cruises around New Zealand’s stunning coastline

Talk to a New Zealand Expert about including a cruise or rail journey in your tailor made holiday.

Plan your holiday

Rail Journeys & Holidays

Discover the best of New Zealand, its stunning scenery and amazing culture, as you travel across the country on an epic rail journey.

Passengers On Coastal Pacific Interior

Coastal Pacific

Christchurch | Picton

Rail journey from £99
Northern Explorer Leaving National Park

Northern Explorer

Auckland | Wellington

Rail journey from £109
TranzAlpine On Board


Christchurch | Greymouth

Rail journey from £114
TranzAlpine Crossing

Train Trio

Sydney | Auckland | Picton | Christchurch | Franz Josef | Queenstown

21 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1835
Coastal Pacific

Traverse by Train

Darwin | Adelaide | Bay of Islands | Wellington | Kaikoura

28 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3988
Coastal Pacific Train

Ferries, Trains & Automobiles

Rotorua | Wellington | TranzAlpine | Franz Josef | Queenstown

14 DAY - Holiday Idea from £1325

Cruising Holidays

Sail around New Zealand's beautiful coastline on one of our top cruising holidays.

Sperm Whale

Milford Sound to Wellington

Stewart Island | Dunedin | Akaroa | Kaikoura | Marlborough Sounds

10 DAY - Cruise from £5092
Queen Charlotte Track

Auckland to Milford

White Island | Napier | Kaikoura | Akaroa | Stewart Island

12 DAY - Cruise from £6120
GPT Bus South Island Generic

New Zealand Rail, Cruise & Coach

Auckland | Bay of Islands | Rotorua | Wellington | Christchurch | Queenstown | Dunedin

19 DAY - Guided Tour from £4269

Short Cruises & Ferries

A selection of overnight cruises exploring beautiful fiords and ferries that connect both islands.

Doubtful Sound

Overnight Doubtful Sound

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise from £319
Milford Sound

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise from £279
Interislander Ferry

Interislander Ferry

Wellington | Picton

Ferry Crossing from £42

Create Your Ultimate NZ Adventure

Tell us where you want to go and what you want to do, and we'll take care of the rest.

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packed with New Zealand holiday ideas and deals

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Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

For the latest Government advice regarding travel to any particular country please visit the Gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

Great Prices for 2020 & 2021

Whether you’re looking to get away this year or next, hotels are now offering some great prices and airlines incredible deals for both 2020 and 2021.

Cancellation Guarantee

So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

Free Change of Date or Destination - if foreign government action prevents access to their country or region.*

Freedom Expertise

At Freedom Destinations you have expert help at the end of the phone, so you can book with confidence knowing you have great support and full financial protection whatever happens.

Call us today on 0333 003 8043 or enquire online.

* Changes must be booked with same airline if flights have been paid. All changes subject to availability and seasonal surcharges and standard terms and conditions apply.