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Arthurs Pass Day Tour With TranzAlpine and Jet Boat Ride
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Arthurs Pass Day Tour With TranzAlpine and Jet Boat Ride

By Cheeky Kea Ltd
About
Arthurs Pass located deep in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. You will be traveling on the Great Alpine Highway through the ever-changing remarkable landscapes. This tour highlights an example of great engineering, spectacular waterfalls, and famous filming locations. The day will begin with a collection from your chosen accommodation before we hit the road towards Arthur’s pass, our knowledgeable and friendly guide will point out those stunning views along the way. While on this tour with us you will see a variety of green fields to rugged mountain ranges, lush forest and ice-fed lakes and rivers! There are plenty of stops along the route, Including a fantastic jet boat experience. On the return to Christchurch you will hop aboard world-famous TranzAlpine back towards the city. Of course, we will also stop at those must-see Instagram worthy spots too along the way
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$380.00
per adult
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Ages 4-120, max of 40 per group
Duration: 8h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English
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  • TranzAlpine Train Ticket
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • local snacks
  • Soda/Pop
  • WiFi on board
  • Jet Boat Ride
  • Entry/Admission - Springfield
  • Entry/Admission - Christchurch


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Bus Interchange (Intercity stop), Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    We only pick up from locations we have been notified of. Please make sure you let us know your pick up location will be the bus interchange. Please be waiting at the Intercity Bus Stop on Lichfield Street. It is recommended that you arrive 5 minutes prior to your pick up time.
Pickup details
  • For a smooth pick-up process please be waiting at your selected pick-up location at least 5 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time. Your vehicle may be delayed due to previous pickups. Please be patient and wait 10 minutes before calling the office. Our drivers cannot wait for late customers. No show / late customers will not be refunded. We only pick up from locations that have a pickup noted. Please make sure you have let us know your pickup location. For hotel pickups please be waiting at or Infront of reception. Please see pick up times below 07:55 Hotel Elms 08:03 Scenic Hotel Cotswold 8:08 Sudima City 08:10 Crowne Plaza 08:12 Novotel City 08:14 Distinction 08:17 Christchurch City Hotel 08:20 Christchurch Bus Interchange (Intercity stop) 08:24 Breakfree 08:27 Rydges Latimer 08:30 Urbanz 08:33 Fino 08:35 The George 08:40 Hotel Give 08:55 Commodore Christchurch Airport 09:00 Sudima Christchurch Airport
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    Airport pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
    • Christchurch Intl Airport, Christchurch New Zealand
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 312127P31

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
      • Most travellers can participate
      • Travel time is included in the tour duration.
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 312127P31

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      • Cheeky Kea Ltd
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        Christchurch, New Zealand
        Joined in August 2018
      • juliek414
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great scenery, great driver!
        Joseph our driver was very accommodating. He was an accomplished driver and at no time did I feel unsafe. The country side was beautiful and I would recommend this tour, even though it was a lot of driving!!
        Written 27 April 2024
      • KhairilC
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Stunning
        Great trip Will our guide was super friendly and accommodating. View along the journey was amazing. Will definitely do again
        Written 23 April 2024
      • J4160OIjuliam
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great variety in a day
        Van was comfortable, and drinks with snacks were appreciated. Lunch was ok but not great. Guide was engaging and personal. Selection of stops was nice. They could have been shorter but I know timing was important. A good day in general. Food on train was pretty sad though.
        Written 20 April 2024
      • Nicole S
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Highlight of My Trip to the South Island
        WOW just wow, without a doubt the best experience of my trip to New Zealand. My group just happened to be all girls my age, and the tour operator matched our energy to the max. He gave us plenty of time in each destination and took so many pictures for us. This tour was so fun and provided SO much food. Every time we’d leave the van and come back there was a new snack bag. The bakery was so cute, eclectic, and yummy! You definitely get your bang for your buck. If you do one tour in the South Island, make it this one.
        Written 24 March 2024
      • 642rajc
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mt Cook
        A beautiful place to visit a must for trekking and view . Unfortunately we were passing through could not stay longer . We stopped at the cafe for lunch and watched beautiful view from the balcony
        Written 23 March 2024
      • H9027VXnikkih
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        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        Well organised and a great day out seeing some amazing places.
        Our guide, Willem, was great, he was very informed and friendly. It was a lovely group too - it wasn't too big to be impersonal like some tours can be. The places we saw were fantastic, wonderful views and Willem had some great stories too. The train ride back was also awesome, even though it was running late and Willem met us at the other end to make sure we were dropped off safely at our stops, despite the lateness of the train. Well organised and well worth it.
        Written 22 March 2024
      • Maps62053285355
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        five stars !
        My first trip to NZ. This has been delightful experience. Beautiful views, just the right amount of hikes and rests (some of us also did a jet ski boating along the way -- super fun!). The guide Clive was experienced, knowledgable, friendly... Highly recommend !
        Written 19 March 2024
      • julie080556
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Beautiful Mt Cook.
        The trip was amazing and the guide very informative and happy. Saw a couple small avalanches which was exciting. Great way to see the country as well as Mt Cook. Love New Zealand
        Written 6 March 2024
      • 927hannam
        0 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        Long drive but amazing views
        Great tour for everyone who doesn't want to drive themselves for long distances. Few stops along the way and at a lovely bakery. The hike is about 2 hours and has amazing views! Absolutely worth it! You should be ok with walking over swaying brides though. The tour guide offered some interesting insights into NZ and the area. The provided lunch was good and gluten-free options were available.
        Written 5 March 2024
      • lynnfarrellswain
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Awe inspiring countryside, best day ever!
        Highly recommend this trip with Cheeky Kea. Clive, our guide, was terrific! There were four of us on this day long tour to Arthurs Pass. He queried us as to what we hoped to see, custom tailored it for us, and made this day really special. We were mostly interested in seeing the countryside and he did not disappoint. Clive, a New Zealand native, was extremely knowledgeable and great at explaining the history, geology, topography and present day changes in the area. He fielded all the questions we peppered him with and made our entire day really enjoyable and carefree. Our first stop was the best meat pie shop you can imagine, for morning coffee and a pie, yum! We headed to the town of Springfield and the Waimakariri River, where the alpine jet boats were located. Due to time constraints on our cruise departure time, we went into the jet boat museum and shop only. We then needed to do a little exercise and stopped at Castle Hill, a limestone rock formed area, where we hiked a loop trail around the limestone boulders. The scenery was outstanding, meadows, ice-fed mountain lakes, mountain ranges, including ski areas, and rivers all the way to Arthurs Pass. We did a brief stop at the awe inspiring Otira Gorge Lookout for pictures, truly a spectacular view and an engineering marvel. Next stop was the Devil's Punch bowl hike near to Arthur's Pass village, where we could either have a bit of lunch or walk up to the waterfall. The views were not disappointing and really special. We then headed back to town to catch our shuttle to the ship. Clive made sure we were not late, which made our entire day stress free. Cheeky Kea's clean, comfortable, air-conditioned van was perfect for taking in all the sites. We appreciated our"goody" bags with water and local snacks to eat along the way. This tour, with Clive, was definitely one of our best tours on our 16 day trip!
        Written 4 March 2024
      • kimrpastor
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Wonderful day of sightseeing!
        My experience on the tour was so good. Elizabeth was such a wonderful guide. She was helpful and informative. The snacks and lunch were delicious and the scenery was breath taking! All in all I highly recommend this tour😉
        Written 23 February 2024
      • sakurat2024
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        100% recommended
        We loved the views! The lunch was enough to make us full and delicious. The pick ‐up and drop‐off time were accurate. The driver was kind and easy talking.
        Written 21 February 2024
      • itheque
        0 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        Relaxing trip
        Amazing scenes at the lake Tekapo and had a good time at the Tasman Glacier Track. The driver is very friendly and considerate, having us hamburger and pie for lunch. He also drove me to the Haka House when getting the destination. Look forward to visiting next year.
        Written 18 February 2024
      • 520normana
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Glaciers
        Just such an amazing tour. Great tour guide Isabella was. Highly recommend for the beauty of Mount Cook and Lake Tekapo. Great destination
        Written 17 February 2024
      • David P
        0 contributions
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      gabor1028
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Mar 2024 • Couples
      We took the Arthur’s Pass daytrip with the TranzApline train on the return leg. Clive is a very informative, knowledgable guide. Really liked his relaxed, unhurried style. The lunchpacks were brilliant and they catered for our veggie diet. The minibus was also very comfortable to travel in. I have no hesitation in recommending this travel company. Keep up the good work guys.
      Written 5 March 2024
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      Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! I am so glad Clive was able to make your day so special, I will pass this on as he will really appreciate it :) All the best for the rest of your travels and hope to see you on board again soon.
      Written 7 March 2024
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