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TranzAlpine Train Trip with Guided Hike

TranzAlpine Train Trip with Guided Hike

Arthurs Pass Luxury Day Trip: TranzAlpine Train, Nature Immersion, and Scenic Road Return

Embark on an extraordinary journey from Christchurch to the heart of Arthurs Pass National Park, a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Our luxurious day trip combines the iconic TranzAlpine train journey with a longer guided walk through breathtaking alpine scenery, followed by a scenic road return that reveals the diverse beauty of the region.

TranzAlpine Train: A Panoramic Prelude

Your adventure begins as we collect you from your Christchurch accommodation in a comfortable luxury vehicle. We'll then escort you to the renowned TranzAlpine train, where you'll settle into your seat and prepare to be awestruck. The train winds its way through picturesque landscapes, offering panoramic views of rolling hills, lush valleys, and snow-capped peaks as you journey towards Arthurs Pass.

Immerse Yourself in Nature: A Guided Alpine Walk

Upon arrival in Arthurs Pass, our experienced guide will lead you on a two-hour guided walk through the park's stunning alpine terrain. Lace up your hiking boots and immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness, following trails that wind through ancient beech forests, alongside crystal-clear streams, and up to breathtaking viewpoints. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the region, discover the fascinating geological formations, and hear tales of the area's rich history and Maori heritage.

Lunch with a View and Scenic Road Return:

After your invigorating hike, we'll stop for a well-deserved lunch at a charming café in the heart of Arthurs Pass village. Savour local delicacies and soak in the warm ambiance as you share stories of your morning adventure.

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 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 discoveries.

A Personalised and Unforgettable Experience:

With our small group size of up to 8 guests, you'll enjoy a personalised and intimate experience, with ample opportunities to ask questions, learn from our knowledgeable guide, and connect with fellow nature enthusiasts.

Your adventure concludes as we return you to your Christchurch accommodation, leaving you with a heart full of cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the natural wonders of New Zealand's South Island.

Tour Inclusions: 

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Maximum of 8 guests per trip
  • 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.

Departure time: 7:30 am

Return: Approx 5.30 pm.

Tour Code: AP04

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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