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TranzAlpine Train Trip with Nature Experience

TranzAlpine Train Trip with Nature Experience

Arthurs Pass Luxury Day Trip: A TranzAlpine Train and Scenic Road Adventure

Experience the best of both worlds with our luxurious day trip to Arthurs Pass, showcasing the iconic TranzAlpine train journey and a scenic return by road that reveals a different facet of this breathtaking region. With a maximum of 8 guests per trip, you'll enjoy a personalised and intimate experience.

The TranzAlpine Train: A Panoramic Journey

Your adventure begins as we pick you up from your Christchurch hotel in a comfortable luxury vehicle. We'll then escort you to the renowned TranzAlpine train, where you'll settle into your seat and prepare for a visual feast. Marvel at the panoramic views of rolling hills, lush valleys, and snow-capped peaks as the train winds its way through the picturesque landscapes to Arthurs Pass.

Guided Nature Walks and Lunch in the Heart of Nature:

Upon arrival in Arthurs Pass, our expert guide will welcome you and lead you to a charming café for a delectable lunch. Savour local delicacies and soak in the warm hospitality of the area. Afterward, choose from a selection of short guided nature walks, each tailored to different interests and abilities. Explore lush forests, wander along meandering rivers, and marvel at the breathtaking vistas that make Arthurs Pass a haven for nature lovers. Along the way, our guide will share fascinating insights into the region's unique flora, fauna, history, and cultural significance.

Scenic Return Journey with Photo Stops:

As the day progresses, we'll embark on a leisurely road trip back to Christchurch, taking a different route that showcases the diverse beauty of the region. We'll make regular stops at scenic viewpoints and points of interest, allowing you to capture stunning photos and create lasting memories. Along the way, we'll pause for a delightful afternoon tea, providing an opportunity to relax and reflect on the day's adventures.

A Personalised and Memorable Experience:

With our commitment to small group sizes, you'll enjoy personalized attention and have ample opportunities to ask questions and learn from our knowledgeable guide. Whether you're captivated by the stunning scenery, fascinated by the local history, or simply seeking a relaxing escape into nature, our Arthurs Pass day trip promises an unforgettable experience.

Your adventure concludes as we return you to your Christchurch hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of a day filled with exploration, discovery, and the natural beauty of New Zealand's South Island.

Tour Inclusions: 

  • Hotel pick up
  • Maximum of 8 guests per group.
  • Travel by luxury vehicle and TranzAlpine Train.
  • Picnic style morning or afternoon tea (if weather permits).
  • Your guide will select appropriate walks for both fitness levels and weather conditions.
  • Cafe lunch in Arthurs Pass.
  • Fully escorted tour with local knowledgeable guide.
  • Hotel drop off

Departure time: 7:30 am

Return: Approx 5.30 pm.

Tour Code: AP02

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Your tour includes:
  • Experienced, knowledgeable Guide 
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel
  • Train ticket on TranzAlpine
  • Cafe Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • An amazing, unforgettable experience!


The following is recommended:
  • Rain jacket
  • Sweater or jacket suitable for cooler weather.
  • Hat (type depending on weather)
  • Sunscreen (high SPF)
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle