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.
The Seasider : Departs Dunedin at 2.30 pm : Arrive Waitati 3.15 pm - Departs Waitati 5.15 pm : Arrives Dunedin 6.00 pm
Spectacular ocean views, The Seasider travels along the picturesque Otago Harbour before traversing the cliff tops overlooking the Pacific Ocean, heading up the coastline past Port Chalmers
Operates limited schedules as we recover from Covid 19 : 27 August 2023, 24 September 2023
The Inlander : Departs Dunedin at 10.00 am : Arrive Hindon 11.20 am - Departs Hindon 12.20 pm : Arrives Dunedin 1.30 pm
The Inlander travels trough the spectacular Taieri River Gorge, offering amazing views and a fascinating insight into the hard pioneers who built the railway line
Operates limited schedules as we recover from Covid 19 : 27 August 2023, 24 September 2024
The Victorian : Departs Dunedin at 9.25 am : Arrives Oamaru 12.15 am - Departs Oamaru 3.00 pm : Arrives Dunedin 5.45 pm
You will be transported from Dunedin to the historic town of Oamaru on a culture packed day trip. Hit teh shops, hang out at the docks and experience the victorian side of the boutique Otago town.
Operates limited schedules as we recover from Covid 19 : 03 September 2024