Wellington to Christchurch Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights) LT95


(per adult)

An independent tour departing Wellington daily with two nights 4 - 4.5 star accommodation, one night in Kaikoura and the other in Christchurch. The tour includes Inter Islander Ferry from Wellington to Picton, Coastal Pacific Train Picton to Kaikoura , whale watching with Kaikoura Whale Watch and a morning city sightseeing tour in Christchurch.


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

Day One: Wellington – Picton – Kaikoura

Depart Wellington by the Inter-Islander Cook Strait Ferry for the 3 hour ferry crossing to Picton in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds. On your arrival you will board the TransCoastal train and travel to Kaikoura via some spectacular scenic coast line.

Accommodation White Morph Motor Inn , or similar.

Day Two: Kaikoura – Christchurch

Today you will go Whale Watching where you will see the Giant Sperm Whale, seals dolphins and a host of marine life. This afternoon depart by road for Christchurch arriving early evening.

Accommodation Rydges Hotel, Christchurch or similar

Day Three: Christchurch

A morning sightseeing tour of this most beautiful and interesting city, severely damaged by a series of earthquakes in 2011. The tour will highlight some of the beautiful features of this charming city as well the destruction. 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. 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: info@leisuretours.co.nz
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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: New Zealand – Both Islands