Great Journeys NZ trains

AA Members save 10% on Great Journeys NZ trains

Save 10% on the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine train journeys with your AA Membership.

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You’ll enjoy comfortable seating, spectacular views through the panoramic windows, headphone journey commentary, an open-air carriage, and a licensed café serving food, drinks and freshly made coffee. There has never been a better time to experience an unforgettable scenic train journey. 

To book, enter the promo code AACARD10 on the payment page and the cost of your booking will then be automatically discounted. Don't forget to show your AA Membership card at check-in!


Experience the breathtaking natural landscapes of the South Island on the world-famous TranzAlpine Scenic train. As you travel between Christchurch and Greymouth you’ll cross the Canterbury Plains, traverse thrilling viaducts and the majestic Southern Alps. Sit back and watch the scenery roll by in comfort through panoramic windows or get closer to the action in the open-air viewing carriage. 

Northern Explorer

Experience an ever-changing journey through the heart of the North Island on the Northern Explorer Scenic train. On your journey between Auckland and Wellington, you’ll travel through lush green farmland, native forests, over stunning river gorges and across the volcanic plateau. Enjoy the diverse landscapes in comfort through panoramic windows or get closer to the action in the open-air viewing carriage. 

Coastal Pacific 

Trade in the traffic for a feast of coastal scenery and fresh sea breezes. The Coastal Pacific train combines beauty with pragmatism as she glides between Picton and Christchurch, connecting with the Interislander and the North Island.

* Promo code must be entered at time of booking to access special rate on Scenic Class only. Valid on new bookings only. A valid New Zealand AA Membership Card in booking name and accompanying photo ID must be shown at check in. Normal fare conditions apply. Fares are non-transferrable. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Seating is subject to availability and may not be available on all services.