Climb aboard one of the world’s most famous train journeys, between Greymouth and Christchurch and vice versa. Depart from Greymouth and climb through thinks stands of native beech forest. Traverse the might Southern Alps, where spectacular views of the chiselled alpine landscape will take your breath away at every turn.
Enjoy thrilling vistas over deep gorges as you travel along the ice-fed Waimakariri River before entering fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plains as you arrive into Christchurch.
Service Information: Due to work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance, this train service will be replaced by buses between Greymouth and Arthurs Pass only on the following dates 2 & 3 Nov 15 and 7 & 8 Dec 15
Explore New Zealand's 15 unique geographical regions. See diverse...Read More >>
High Season Fares are valid on all 3 trains Northern Explorer, Coastal...Read More >>
Scenic Rail Freedom Pass is available for travel on all 3 train servic...Read More >>
InterCity FlexiPass® is an hours-based bus pass designed for backp...Read More >>