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Rail & Whales

3 nights & train journey from $639 per person share twin

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 22 by 4pm unless sold out prior


3 nights & train journey from
per person share twin

Journey from Christchurch to Kaikoura aboard the Coastal Pacific train as you navigate through Canterbury’s countryside, Kaikoura’s beautiful coastline. Enjoy the opportunity to watch magnificent whales while on your Kaikoura cruise.

Deal Includes
 1 night’s accommodation at Quest Cathedral Christchurch in a Studio Room
✔ Coastal Pacific Rail Journey from Christchurch to Kaikoura
✔ 2 nights accommodation at Bendamere House B&B in a Hampton Room with Breakfast
Kaikoura Whale Watch Cruise

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4 Day Rail & Sounds
From $639 per person share twin
Travel: 01 Oct 22-31 Mar 23

Coastal Pacific Train departs on Thu to Sun only 

On arrival into Christchurch make your way to your hotel for the first night of your mini getaway.  Quest Cathedral Junction Serviced Apartments offers a central location close to restaurants, New Brighton Street, The Crossing and the newly developed Riverside Markets.  

This morning is an early start getting to railway station for your departure on the Coastal Pacific.  Take in the opportunity to soak in the beautiful countryside heading north in the wine region of Wairarapa, before hitting the Kaikoura coastline. 


This morning you’ll head out on the Pacific Ocean in search of the local marine life that Kaikoura is famous for.  You’ll be introduced to the magnificent Sperm Whale, migratory Humpback Whales (June & July), Orca (summer months), New Zealand's own tiny Hectors dolphin, the high-spirited displays of the Dusky dolphins, New Zealand Fur seals and the Royal Albatross. 

Back on dry land the rest of the day is yours to relax or venture around town.  There are many walks and cycle trails to discover if so desired.

This morning check out of your accommodation and head home.  If you want to extend your trip, consider taking the Coastal Pacific up to Picton and stay a few nights to explore the Marlborough region. 


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Terms and Conditions

Please note that full terms and conditions apply - see your House of Travel consultant for details. 
• Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only.
• Package price is based on share twin and is correct at the time of submission and is subject to change without notice.
• Valid for sales until 31 Dec 2022 unless sold out prior.
• Valid for travel as specified. Blackout periods may apply.
• All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation.
• Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability.
• Some surcharges, minimum night stays and closeouts may apply over special event periods and over school holidays. 
• Inclusions are subject to change based on supplier operational capabilities.
• Train tickets are based on standard class however rates to upgrade to Scenic Plus are available on request. Baggage restrictions apply. 
• Cancellation and Amendment fees apply.
• Airfares are not included and are an additional cost. Please ask your House of Travel consultant for the best option to suit your needs.
Quote package code: ANZ224DRW



Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 22 by 4pm unless sold out prior

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