The booking fee includes the costs of booking your tickets such as charges for payment processing. It also covers the provision of our customer care center for processing your order, and all charges imposed by our suppliers.
* This tour requires at least one of the following per booking: Adult, Senior
Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train one way between Christchurch and Greymouth. Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest.
All taxes, fees and handling charges
One way Rail Journey
GPS-triggered audio commentary
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks ( available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
Christchurch Railway Station, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Service animals allowed
Public transportation options are available nearby
Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if travelling with a wheelchair
Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure and check in at the station to receive your boarding pass
This train passes through the Southern Alps, please dress for the alpine conditions
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and staff is always a top priority. Aligning with expert advice, we have increased the focus on hygiene. Our trains are cleaned everyday with additional cleaning/sanitising equipment and respiratory illness response kit carried onboard.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
22 Apr 2023
Scenic train for about 5hours long! Beautiful views throughout the train ride. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride and glad we took a break from driving
21 Apr 2023
Having heard so much about this journey, it was a top of our list to do on our visit to NZ from the U.K. It didn’t disappoint. The scenery was stunning, the train comfortable and the service very efficient. A superb day.
13 Apr 2023
The scenery was amazing. Just sit back and see the wonders of nature. Very comfortable ride., kept warm inside whilst it was a like chilly and drizzly outside.
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We always double-check the availability with our local partners for each booking. Even though this is usually a swift process, it can take up to 24 hours. Once this process is completed you will receive your voucher or ticket by email. If our local partner is not able to confirm your booking we will offer you the best possible alternative. If the new date and/or time doesn’t fit your itinerary, we will reimburse the full amount paid.
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