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Tranz Alpine Train Tour

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Stop At: TranzAlpine & Coastal Pacific, Troup Drive, Addington, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

I pick up guests from around the city centre and drive across to the foothills and guests ride The Tranz Alpine train from Sprinfield Station as far as Arthurs Pass National Park.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Arthur's Pass Walking Track, Punchbowl Road Off State Highway 73, Arthur's Pass National Park New Zealand

When guests alight from the train we enjoy around 1 and a half hours hiking and sightseeing in the Arthurs Pass National Park. Enjoy some short walks and viewing some stunning waterfalls, the Alpine Parrot the Kea we see most days and some Alpine plants depending on the season as well as visiting the Arthurs Pass National Park Visitors centre. Then we enjoy a homemade picnic lunch in a scenic location.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: CanNZ Tours, 60 Windermere Rd, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand

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Departure Point
Christchurch Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
I pick up from any hotel , motel or other accommodation within the 4 avenues of Christchurch. I can do pick up s further out for an additional fee. Please mail me
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch - Homemade picnic lunch grown in my Vege garden.Dependent on season I bake Wholemeal Walnut bread 2 meats, cheeses, homemade salad, tomatoes , avocados , dressings and chutneys. homemade soup dessert
  • Entry/Admission - TranzAlpine & Coastal Pacific
  • Entry/Admission - Arthur's Pass Walking Track
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

We decided to take the train to Greymouth and collect our hire car there for a drive down the Wild West coast to Wanaka, where we had an apartment for a week. The train goes through some spectacular country and we could both enjoy all...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We are currently on our first trip to New Zealand celebrating our 40th anniversary. Upon high recommendations from friends, we booked Craig for the day. He met us in Akaroa where our ship was docked. What a delightful man! He is very knowledgable about New...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Big thanks to my tour guide Craig! :) He guided us through our day trip to Aoraki Mt. Cook and showed us around all the amazing photo spots. We also had a lovely picnic at a beautiful location with Craig’s handmade meal which tasted amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dreamer19425325495
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We just completed a tour to Arthur's Pass today. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to anyone who wants to sit back, relax, and enjoy the best of NZ's wonderful nature. The organisation of the tour was perfect: Craig tweaked the schedule slightly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LamZ27
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Craig was an amazing host and guide. His enthusiasm was contagious. Truly a fun and informative day. The views were amazing. It was our best tour

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Carole E
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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