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 run between Christchurch and Arthurs Pass only and will be replaced by bus between Arthurs Pass and Greymouth on the following dates 11 April, 17 November & 12 December 2016.
Service Information: Due to work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance, this train service will run between Christchurch and Arthurs Pass and Otira to Greymouth return and will be coach replaced from Arthurs Pass to Otira return on the following dates 30 May, 04 July & 08 August 2016.
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