Welcome to the Marlborough Flyer

The Marlborough Flyer is a heritage steam train from a majestic bygone era.

Join us to experience a heritage steam journey between Picton and Blenheim. Travelling on the historic World War I Memorial Locomotive, Passchendaele (1915), your journey through Marlborough takes you to Blenheim, where you can explore and be spoilt for choice sampling the regions’ world-famous wines and cuisine.

Learn More About Our Trips
  • The Marlborough Flyer is hauled by a historic World War I Memorial locomotive Ab608, “Passchendaele” built in 1915. This is the memorial plaque on the locomotive. ANZAC Day 2020 - Lest we forget.
  • Happy Easter to friends and whānau of The Marlborough Flyer!
An unexpected early end to the current season, however some huge news to look forward to is that we will soon be announcing some exciting NEW rail journeys for this coming next season. See you in October - watch this space and keep safe!
  • Next Sunday, 9th February is the final Super Sunday discounted trip (Blenheim-Seddon return) for this season, taking in the majestic scenery of the Dashwood Pass & Awatere Valley. We still have some tickets available so book now to secure your seat. 
This photo of the Marlborough Flyer climbing the Dashwood Pass en route to Seddon was kindly shared by Derek Templeton.
  • It has been a busy 2020 season so far for the Marlborough Flyer – we are excited to be undertaking another Super Sunday excursion to Seddon on the 9th February…bookings are now open!
Photo credit : Olivia Radford
  • Welcoming Ovation of the Seas to Picton this morning with extra aroha and manaakitanga.
  • Looking forward to visiting our friends at Winter Home Garden and The Store, Kekerengu next weekend.
There are still a few seats available for friends and family who would like to join – hopefully the weather will be as incredible as it is today!

Photo credit: Derek Templeton

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  • A brilliant day out crossing the Waitohi Viaduct leaving Picton. Stunning image from Saturday's trip kindly shared by @onyabikephil
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  • Good morning, Radiance of the Seas, welcome to Picton!

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  • It’s great to be back on track!
The Marlborough Flyer starts this Sunday with a cruise ship excursion to Blenheim combined with a “Super Sunday” trip to Seddon for locals - a “double-header” to start the season!
There are still a few tickets available. Book now.

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  • KEKERENGU HERE WE COME! Journey with us on 10th November 2019 on the inaugural Marlborough Flyer excursion to Kekerengu.
The two-hour outbound journey from Blenheim departing at 10h10, winds its way through the Dashwood Pass and majestic Awatere Valley, then taking in magnificent coastal views of the Pacific Ocean en route to Kekerengu. Disembark in Kekerengu at “The Store” to enjoy lunch, refreshments or join a tour of the renowned Winterhome Garden. The Marlborough Flyer then departs “The Store” in Kekerengu for the return journey, arriving back in Blenheim at 17h15.

Bookings and further details available on our website, link in bio.

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  • The Flyer was featured on TV Asahi (Japan) ‘See the World by Train’ series!

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  • Nothing better than a chilled Marlborough Flyer lager.

Photo sent in from Burkes Pass, near Tekapo by Jack Dolman of Steam Inc.

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