Explore the rural heart of New Zealand’s North Island on this epic 648km journey from Auckland to Wellington by train.
The Northern Explorer train connects multicultural Auckland with bustling capital, Wellington. With unique blends of international prestige and local culture, both are excellent places to start or finish your adventure. See the scenic wonders of Middle Earth, soar over towering viaducts, across the high plains of the volcanic plateau, and beneath three mighty volcanoes. Book a journey like no other by travelling in either direction from Auckland to Wellington or Wellington to Auckland.