Scenic Essential Pass

Scenic Essential Pass

  • Scenic Essential Pass consists of a 3-Day in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass and a 15-Hour Intercity Bus/Coach/Ferry Pass. Includes Ferry between North and South Islands.

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

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

  • Reservations for train, bus/coach & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and no later than 72 Hours prior to the travel date.

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

  • RailBus Scenic Passes are valid for travel until 30 June 2025

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

Travel Itineraries

Scenic Essential Pass

3 Train Days

15 Bus Hours

  • Adult: NZ$1055.00
  • Child: NZ$774.00

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Fare Type
Pass Validity
RailBus Pass (Scenic Essential Pass)
30 Sep 2022 to 30 Jun 2025