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BOOK YOUR NORTHERN EXPLORER, COASTAL PACIFIC, and TRANZ ALPINE TRAIN  Journeys online 
 
 COASTAL PACIFIC Operating days: 29 SEPT 2022 – 30 APRIL 2023 Thursday to Sunday | 21 SEPT 2023 - 30 JUNE 2024
01 MAY 2023 - 20 SEPT 2023 | 29 APRIL 2024 - 01 JULY 2024 NOT OPERATING
NORTHERN EXPLORER Operating days: Northbound (Wednesday, Friday & Sunday) | Southbound (Monday, Thursday & Saturday)
Northern Explorer Scheduled Track Maintenance: 20-24 October 2022 | 25 December 2022-09 January 2023 | 27-30 January 2023 | 3-6 February 2023 | 7-10 April 2023 | 2-5 June 2023 | 14-17 July 2023 | 25 December - 8 January 2024 All full cancellations No bus replacements. 
TRANZ ALPINE Operating days: 14 JAN 22 – 24 DEC 22 Friday to Monday | 26 DEC 22 – 30 APRIL 23 7 days a week | 28 APRIL 2023 - 28 SEPT 2023 Friday to Monday | 29 SEPT 2023 - 6 MAY 2024 7 days a week | 10 MAY 2024 - 30 JUNE 2024 Friday to Monday
 TranzAlpine Scheduled Track Maintenance - 28-30 May 2022 |  23-24 July 2022 | 13-15 August 2022 | 16-17 October 2022 | 23 April 2023 \ 21-22 May 2023 | 24-26 June 2023 | 15-16 July 2023 | 5-6 August 2023 | 26-27 August 2023 | 16-17 September 2023   All full cancellations No bus replacements. 
 
Face masks are no longer mandatory on any of these train services Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, and Tranz Alpine trains. 
However, we do recommend you continue wearing facemasks for your own safety while moving around the train. On-board crews will continue to wear facemasks for the time being.

 

 
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Christchurch City Stay
Christchurch City Stay
  • Duration: 4 Day
  • Category: Scenic Holidays
  • From: Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Valid: 11 Jun 2022 to 31 Mar 2023
  • Package Code: CHCCITY
  • Price Type: twin
  • Price: NZ $ 732 per person
Tour Overview

Day 1   Arrive Christchurch

Make your own way to your accommodation for the next 3 nights

Heartland Hotel Cotswold

88 - 96 Papanui Road, Christchurch

One Bedroom Suite

 

Day 2 Full Day Christchurch Tram Pass

Included today is an all-day pass on the restored heritage Christchurch Tram so you can enjoy a journey in style through the changing face of Christchurch’s city centre. Knowledgeable drivers will inform you about the city, its landmarks and local sights. Your day-long ticket allows you to get on and off the tram as often as you please!   The journey takes you to the appropriate stops for Punting on the Avon and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour. Cathedral Junction, the Avon River, Gothic-style Arts Centre, the Canterbury Museum and New Regent Street are just some of sights to be seen from the comfort of your tram, or accessed from the 17 stops en route.

Board at any of the 17 Tram stops and get on and off with your ticket throughout the day.

 

Day 3  Tranz Alpine Full Day Christchurch - Greymouth return

Make your own way to Christchurch Railway Station

The Tranz Alpine train operates  between Christchurch, Arthurs Pass and Greymouth - from the east coast to the west coast of New Zealand's South Island. Departs at 8.15 am and returns at 6.31 pm.

Travelling west crossing the Canterbury Plains, the train slowly ascends through spectacular gorges and river valleys of the Waimakariri River towards the Southern Alps to the alpine village of Arthurs Pass for a short break before descending through the Otira Tunnel to the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, through lush alpine beech rain forests to Greymouth.

Make your own way to your accommodation

 

Day 4  Christchurch

This morning you check out of your hotel.

Arrangements conclude

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Hotel Service - Christchurch - 88 - 96 Papanui Road Christchurch One Bedroom Suite

Hotel Address :- Christchurch

Hotel Name :- Heartland Hotel Cotswold

Hotel Check In :- Day 1

Hotel Check Out :- Day 4

Hotel Description :-

88 - 96 Papanui Road

Christchurch

One Bedroom Suite

Day 3 KiwiRail Great Journeys of New Zealand - TranzAlpine Day Excursion Christchurch Greymouth Christchurch Train Service - Christchurch to Greymouth 0815 - 1900

Service : Train Service

Depart City : Christchurch

Arrive City : Greymouth

Depart Time : 08:15:00

Arrive Time : 19:00:00

Terms and Conditions

Travel reservations made within 4 days of departure time cannot be guaranteed. Price and itinerary are subject to change and availability. Please refer to your booking confirmation for final details. Package fares are NZD, per person, share twin, based on current promotional fares which are subject to change without notice. Package fare is made up of individual components from multiple suppliers and each component is subject to availability at the time of booking. Reservation, payment and cancellation conditions apply. 

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfares 
  • Any meals unless otherwise specified within the itinerary
  • Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times
  • Any services not mentioned within the itinerary
  • Special event surcharges – surcharges and closeouts may apply
  • Items of a personal nature eg. laundry, internet access, phonecalls, excess luggage etc
  • Any credit card or bank fees
  • Travel insurance is not included, but highly recommended
  • Any further Government taxes or duties that may be introduced
  • When renting a vehicle (if applicable)     
    • Petrol/oil/CDW insurance for rental vehicle (airport/ferry terminal collection/return fee / bond / excess applies - pay direct)
    • Rental vehicle additional Fees - pay direct
    • GPS Navigational System
    • Car parking fees

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