Marlborough Flyer

$89 for the Steam Train Tour for 1 Person from Marlborough Flyer

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Hop back in history with today’s unforgettable offer!

Enjoy a superb trip in a WW1 memorial steam train from Picton to Blenheim, then back to Picton again. With a leisurely stop in Blenheim, you can check out some local spots and picturesque spots along the way!

The WWI Memorial steam locomotive was built in 1915 and later named the “Passchendaele”, in memory of the famous 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. 2017 is the centenary anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. The Steam Train consists of carriages from the same WW1 period.

Departure is from Picton Railway Station which is conveniently located across the road from the cruise ship shuttle drop off point.

The 50-minute journey from Picton to Blenheim will include the challenging climb out of Picton on a 1-in-37 slope, the fourth steepest rail in New Zealand.

Disembark at Blenheim Station and explore Blenheim town centre at your leisure (shops, gourmet cafes and restaurants). Walks along the river are also recommended! The Steam Train will then depart Blenheim for the return journey to Picton (75-minutes).