Due to unscheduled maintenance between Blenheim and Picton, our train is unable to travel on a small section of the line while repairs take place. We are very pleased to advise that the Coastal Pacific service will go ahead as planned however a 25-minute portion of your journey, between Blenheim & Picton, will be replaced by Bus.
If you are starting your journey from Picton, you are able to check in at the train station as usual and will be advised by train staff on the location of our private bus transfer.
For those doing a day return from Christchurch, you will have your break time in Blenheim. The station is in the centre of town, so lots of time to explore.
Experience the unparalleled beauty of the eighth wonder on our premium Milford Sound Cruise. Guests will be welcomed aboard with a glass of bubbles and indulge in hand-crafted canapés from local produce as they cruise the fiord. With allocated seating to ensure uninterrupted views and a knowledgeable roaming nature guide providing informative commentary, our new premium offering is the ultimate elevated experience.
The cruise is aboard the MV Sinbad, embarking daily at 1:30 pm, and returning at 4 pm. A leisurely two-and-a-half hours, the cruise ensures ample time for guests’ full immersion in nature.
Book for departures starting December 1 for a small group experience. The Sinbad has a capacity for a maximum of 40 guests for a more exclusive offering.