Christchurch to Wellington Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights) LT95A


(per adult)

A three day independent tour departing Christchurch daily, with two nights 4 - 4.5 star accommodation, one night in Kaikoura and one night in Wellington. The tour includes whale watching in Kaikoura, travel on the Coastal Pacific Train and Inter Islander Ferry and a morning sightseeing tour of Wellington.


  • Kaikoura & Whale Watching
  • Trans Coastal Train
  • Cook Strait & Inter-Islander Ferry
  • Wellington & City Sights

Day One: Christchurch – Kaikoura

Depart Christchurch this morning by road and travel to Kaikoura via some spectacular rural scenery and scenic coast line.  On arrival in Kaikoura you will join Kaikoura Whale Watch for a whale watching encounter with the giant sperm whale. The remainder of your afternoon and evening at leisure.

Accommodation White Morph Motor Inn , or similar.

Day Two: Kaikoura – Picton – Wellington

This morning you will depart Kaikoura  by the Coastal Pacific Train travelling by train from Kaikoura to Picton. On arrival in Picton you will board the Inter Islander Ferry for the 3 hour crossing of Cook Strait to Wellington. On arrival in Wellington you will be transferred to your central city Wellington Hotel.

Evening Accommodation James Cook Hotel, or similar

Day Three: Wellington

A morning sightseeing tour of this beautiful and interesting city, New Zealand’s capital with the houses of parliament. The tour will highlight  some of the beautiful features of this charming city located in scenic natural harbor and surrounded by hills.

Following the sightseeing tour your tour concludes.

Please Note: 

  1. The Coastal Pacific Train operates only 1st October through 30th April, during the winter months the travel from Picton to Kaikoura will be by road.
  2.  This tour can be operated in reverse starting in Wellington (LT95). When booking this tour for 3 people, please select the 2 persons option and add the Triple Room supplement before proceeding. Quad room types and pricing are also available on request –  email:
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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: New Zealand – Both Islands