TranzAlpine Slip Update - Track is now Open !

We are pleased to advise that remedial work on the Omoto Slip has been completed and the TranzAlpine is now operating to Greymouth & return.

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Scenic Escape Pass

Scenic Escape Pass

  • Scenic Escape Pass consists of a 3 Day in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass and a 35 Hour Intercity Bus/Coach/Ferry Pass. Includes Ferry between North and South Islands.

  • Scenic Travel Pass can be used to travel north to south or south to north.

  • Scenic Travel Pass is suited for the independent traveller, families or small groups, who are travelling together on the same routes, to the same destinations.

  • If you run out of bus/coach travel ‘Hours’, you can top up your coach travel pass with additional travel ‘Hours’ which are available in 3 or 10 ‘Hour’ lots.

  • Reservations for train, bus/coach & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment and no later than 48 Hours prior to travel date.

  • Reservations can be made by contacting the New Zealand Travel Team

  • RailBus Scenic Passes are valid for travel between 27 September 2019 - 30 March 2020

  • All prices are per person as each traveller needs his or her own pass

Travel Itineraries

Scenic Escape Pass

3 Train Days

35 Bus Hours

  • Adult: NZ$1047.00
  • Child: NZ$817.00

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Fare Type
Pass Validity
RailBus Pass (Scenic Escape Pass)
27 Sep 2019 to 01 Mar 2020