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The TranzAlpine winds its way through some amazing countryside and is a comfortable and relaxing way to do it as well. The food at the food counter is actually of quite a good quality which surprised me and there are huge windows to look out...More
This is a must do for both visitors and locals alike, great & knowledgable commentary. Its nice that you can bring your own food on board if you wish. Beautiful at any time of year but especially when there is snow about.
The reason to go on this trip is without doubt the unique NZ scenery.
Christchurch to Greymouth through Arthurs Pass. Train is comfortable and the service crew sure made the trip enjoyable.
We returned the same day and in doing so only had an hour...More
Departing Greymouth early afternoon we travelled to Christchurch via Tranzalpine. As the name suggests we travelled through Arthurs Pass. Breathtaking views of snow covered mountains during winter months. Photo opportunity at Arthur's Pass where passengers disembark for a short stop. The viewing car provides great...More
A wonderfully scenic, comfortable trip. So many sights that we've never seen before, as we'd only done the trip by car. Seats are very comfortable. The food served on the train was of a high standard and not over priced. Views of the braided rivers,...More
Enjoyable way to spend the day as we meandered through the Canterbury Plains and into stunning mountains, and then out to the Coast. Time for lunch and a quick walk around Greymouth before the journey back. Comfortable seats, great opportunities for views and photos and...More
Very comfy, great food , awesome sights. Just an absolute great trip Chch to Greymouth. The headphone commentary was was informative and learnt heaps . Went with family and young kids . Great for all ages. highly recommend .I will do the other one next...More