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Arthur's Pass Hiking & Tranz Alpine One Day Tour

716 Christchurch, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 9-972 3493
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Fantastic drive; incredible scenery; can't believe i was there!

Great day out - drove up and stopped at Castle Hill on the way which was incredible; also visited... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Peta S
Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice ride great vistas

We rode the train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass It was a beautiful scenic ride & we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Barry L
Timmins, Canada
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Arthur's Pass Hiking & TranzAlpine one day tour from Christchurch. Where else can you do all this in one day and be back in time for dinner? A ride on the world famous TranzAlpine, a guided walk in Arthur’s Pass National Park and the amazing Great Alpine Highway. This will be one of the best days of your New Zealand trip!
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716 Christchurch, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 9-972 3493

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great day out - drove up and stopped at Castle Hill on the way which was incredible; also visited a waterfall (quite a few steps) and various other walks - absolutely fantastic scenery wit an incredible range of walks to suit all needs. Highly recommend...More

Thank Peta S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We rode the train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass It was a beautiful scenic ride & we enjoyed very much. The coaches are clean & comfortable

1  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

What a trip. If you want tranquility and great walks than you cannot go past visiting Arthurs Pass. Walk and talk, go with friends or make new ones as you go. Learn the history. You will want to stay more than a day.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Driving through Arthur's pass is quite beautiful and extremely peaceful. Lots of places to stop while driving through to pull over and take pictures of the scenery :)

Thank Belle C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Took the one way trip from Christchurch to Greymouth. If you know your date early enough you can find a range of fares on the Kiwi rail website. We were lucky enough to take the trip on a stunning clear day after snow had fallen...More

2  Thank Kath K
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

GREAT PLACE FOR TAKING PICTURE! The view was like pictures on calendar!!! You can stop by the road and take pictures, its quite safe just park your car on the side of the road!

Thank mayshellac
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Rather disappointing tour with not much scenery to speak of. We probably should have taken the OAT tour of New Zealand as my tour itinerary was not so good. This one was a train ride up and a van ride down. The highlight was I...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Scenery superb and worth the trip BUT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BEWARE !!!!!!!!!! You will be ripped off if you book online from outside of NZ as only the two most expensive fares are shown on the Kiwi Rail site. If you book online within NZ the full...More

4  Thank Hampshireboy
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Booked our trip from Greymouth on the Tranz Alpine 4 months prior to our trip but were seated next to the toilets and an auto door out to the viewing car Have contacted the company but no reply When booking in ask where you are...More

Thank Bazzioni
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This was a wonderful tour with Geika (pronounced Hyka). He had a wealth of knowledge, lots and energy and a wonderful personality. We learned so much about the land and saw such beautiful scenery that it was breathtaking. Surprisingly the four wheel drive vehicle was...More

Thank Julia B
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