Travel Update: Coastal Pacific unscheduled maintenance between Blenheim and Picton 18, 21, 22, 23, 24 September 2023


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.


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Milford Sound Cruise (Queenstown-Queenstown)

Discover the natural beauty of Milford Sound with a scenic coach ride from Queenstown and an unforgettable cruise on the fiord.

 Depart Queenstown, travel by coach past glacier lakes and into Fiordland National Park.

Capture some memorable shots of the Mirror Lakes or the ancient alpine forests at photo stops along the way. Our glass-roof coach will give you sensational views of the Southern Alps.

Next, board the most luxurious catamaran in Milford Sound to explore the spectacular fiord. Venture out to the Tasman Sea while cruising past tumbling waterfalls, glacier-scarred rock walls and lush rainforests.

After your Milford Sound cruise, board your coach for the return journey to Queenstown.


Useful Tip: A complimentary pick-up and drop-off service is provided from various inner city hotels.

Tour details

  • Full day tour
  • Operates daily
  • Departs and returns: Athol Street, Queenstown
  • Complimentary Hotel pick-up / drop-off available

Tour includes

  • Luxury glass roof coach with commentary
  • Milford Sound scenic stops like Mirror Lakes & Homer Tunnel
  • Fiordland National Park
  • Milford Sound cruise
  • Picnic Lunch add on available
  • Free WiFi on board coaches

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Milford Sound Cruise (Queenstown-Queenstown)
Sat 30 Sep
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