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TranzAlpine Sightseeing Tour - Orienz International Ltd

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Address: Level 2,The Link Centre, 152 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64-3-930-2541
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great train-ride, the best in new zealand

fantastic scenery! far better than driving in a car, the best experience to sea coast to coast in new zealand. service was good, passengers were great fun and we enjoyed it as an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
manfred h
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Christchurch, New Zealand

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

fantastic scenery! far better than driving in a car, the best experience to sea coast to coast in new zealand. service was good, passengers were great fun and we enjoyed it as an absolute hightlite!

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

the cost and the fact that, eventhough it's in the top 10 of best train trips in the world (how so, is beyond me) but this train goes into a tunnel...and a long one at that!...but wait there's more: it's the nicest part of crossing New Zealand and you're in an expensive over priced train in a tunnel. Hell, for... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Was lovely to sit back and see the sights - most enjoyable. Other than on our arrival back into Chch the train stopped about 10 kms from Rolleston because it was told there was a tree over the line - we waited about an hour and there was NO tree!

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This train trip is well worth it a must while in New Zealand a great way to see the South Island and its beauty lovely food and wines also to make sure all senses are served

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Dunedin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Wonderful trip, crossing the flat Canterbury plains into the mountains to end on the beautiful West coast, absolutely stunning scenery. Best to stay over night in Greymouth so you can sample the Westcoast hospitality, otherwise the turn around time is too short for exploring.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

take the tranzalpine train to christchurch ,a wonderful scenic journey you will never forget ,brilliant views from the open air carriage ,rattling along up to Arthur's pass then down into the photogenic valley to christchurch ,a must trip on anybody's schedule visiting the sth island

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Amazing train journey' the landscape changes all the time which is visually great. Best time to go is just after it has snowed, magical!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Have always wanted to do this - and it was certainly worth the wait. Great service Food ok..ish Views were breath taking - seeing part of the country side from a different level - this road I have travelled loads of times but this was on the TranzAlpine usually by road so it was great.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

the weather was a mix of soft rain and sun , but the views total breath taking great for photos lovers

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is most romantic tour we ever had in New Zealand. The TranzAlpine has breathtaking scenes on the way from Christchurch to Greymouth. The food available on this luxury is awesome and there is no shortage of food or drinks. And dont miss out on the open coach of the train where you can take wonderful pictures provided the wind... More 

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