This memorable journey between Christchurch and Picton stops at Blenheim and the renowned whale watching town of Kaikoura. Along 98 kilometres of ruggedly beautiful coastline you’ll get astonishingly close to the surging Pacific Ocean and steeply rising Kaikoura Ranges.
You’ll also travel through beautiful wine growing regions, across broad, braided rivers and the rich patchwork
farming landscape of the Canterbury Plains.
The Coastal Pacific will operate a winter timetable dates of this service are as follows:
Operates 7 days a week (Monday to Sunday) to Thursday 10 May 2012
Operates 4 days a week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday) from Friday 11 May 2012 to Monday 10 September 2012
Operates 7 days a week (Monday to Sunday) from Tuesday 11 September 2012 to Sunday 30 September 2013 excluding Christmas Day.
Christchurch – Picton via Kaikoura
Christchurch depart 7.00 am / Kaikoura depart 9.54 am – Picton arrive 12.13 pm