Marlborough Flyer Steam Train Tour

5 hours | Picton | P C N - 1 0 0
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Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:
The Marlborough Flyer
Travel on the historic World War I memorial locomotive Passchendaele, built in 1915 and offering an authentic steam train experience. Journey from Picton to Blenheim through scenic landscapes and the thrill to the climb out of Picton on a 1 in 37 slope, the fourth steepest rail in New Zealand.

Blenheim, New Zealand
Sunny Blenheim is nestled in the wine region of Marlborough and boasts an average of 2,438 hours of sunshine a year. The most populous town of the region, it has pretty mountain views that frame the town, which is brimming with colorful cafes, boutiques, artisan food shops, outdoor markets and walkways along the Taylor River Reserve, perfect for a stroll. There are several art galleries to explore, a museum of the history of Marlborough, and the Omaka Classic Cars museum.

What you will see along the way:
Settle in and enjoy views of the New Zealand countryside as you journey through lush forests, past vineyards and wetlands, and into Blenheim, in the heart of Marlborough wine region.

Lunch:
No lunch is provided on this tour. There are many cafes and restaurants in Blenheim at all price points to enjoy.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Shuttle from Wharf to train station

Time at site:
0:15

Picton-Blenheim train tour

Time at site:
0:50

Time at leisure in Blenheim

Time at site:
2:40

Blenheim - Picton train tour

Time at site:
1:00

Shuttle back from train station to ship

Time at site:
0:15