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.
Journey to the eighth natural wonder of the world - Milford Sound, deep within the stunning alpine landscape of Fiordland National Park.
Enjoy expert commentary as you set off by luxury glass-roof coach from Queenstown or Te Anau and into Fiordland National Park.
Amazing photo opportunities await at the stunning Mirror Lakes which reflect the mountains above, beautiful Monkey Creek and the impressive Homer Tunnel.
At Milford Sound, cruise the fiord amid a backdrop of stunning mountains and powerful waterfalls, keeping a look out for seals, dolphins, and penguins in the waters below.
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.
Free WiFi available on board