UPDATE: Services to return for the summer!

We are pleased to announce that the Northern Explorer and Coastal Pacific trains will be returning to the tracks this spring and summer and the Tranz Alpine will resume services once we move to Covid- 19 Alert Level 1.

The Northern Explorer running between Auckland and Wellington will recommence its normal weekly timetable from Thursday 01 October.

The Coastal Pacific returns from Tuesday 13 October, running between Christchurch and Piction and returning the same day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The TranzAlpine running between Christchurch to Greymouth will resume service once we move to Covid-19 Level 1. It runs on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Cook Strait ferry bookings and some daytours and bus routes are also open for sale. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on 0800 143 669 or info@newzealandtravelteam.com

We understand that Covid-19 continues to add uncertainty in planning, and indeed all the train services rely on the country returning to Alert Level 1. Should there be cancellation of services due to Covid 19 restrictions, we will offer affected customers a transfer to an alternative date, a credit for 12 months, or a refund, regardless of the fare purchased less a $30 processing fee for the entire reservation.

 

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Rotorua Sights: Te Puia, Rainbow Springs & Agroventures Tour ROT-ROT GS39A (0725-1215)

Discover three iconic Rotorua visitor attractions on a GreatSights morning sightseeing tour.

Experience Maori culture at Te Puia, seeing how ancient art forms are being passed on by master artists at their woodcarving and weaving schools. Then take a tour through a thermal valley full of forceful geysers and bubbling mud pools.

Explore Rainbow Springs Nature Park, where you can get up close to all kinds of native flora and fauna, including the famous kiwi, a flightless native bird. Then prepare for thrills at the Agroventures Adventure Park, New Zealand's one and only ultimate adventure playground. Your tour includes the choice of two activities and there's something for everyone!

Shweeb is the world's only human-powered monorail racetrack; Agrojet lets you try the fastest and only jet sprint experience in NZ; on the Swoop you'll swing from 40m towards the earth at 130kph; or have a go at Freefall Xtreme - the Southern Hemisphere's only outdoor wind tunnel. Set against the idyllic backdrop of Paradise Valley, you'll have an extraordinary adventure at Agroventures.

Tour details

  • Half day tour
  • Operates daily
  • Departs and returns: Tourism Rotorua

Tour includes

  • Te Puia Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley
  • Rainbow Springs Nature Park
  • Your choice of two activities at Agroventures Adventure Park

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Rotorua Sights: Te Puia, Rainbow Springs & Agroventures
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Sun 28 Aug
Service is unavailable today, please select further day.