Tranz Alpine – KiwiRail Scenic Journeys
Climb aboard one of the World’s great train journeys! One of the Top Six Train journeys in the World
Arrives and departs daily from the village of Moana on Lake Brunner.
“This journey is a must for any visitor to New Zealand and to arrive in the Lake Brunner village of Moana, breath taking”.
Christchurch – Arthurs Pass – Greymouth
Cross the fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plans, and enjoy thrilling vistas over deep gorges as you travel alongside the ice-fed Waimakariri River. Traverse the mighty Southern Alps, where spectacular views of the chiselled alpine landscape will take your breath away at every turn. Descend through thick stands of beech forest to your destination, Greymouth – a great base to explore this unspoiled region with its mighty glaciers wild rivers and famous Punakaiki pancake rocks. The Greymouth i-SITE can arrange taxi services to connect with the Tranz Alpine Train.
Services on board include fully licenced cafe offering a diverse menu for all tastes accompanied by renowned New Zealand wines and boutique beers. Modern rest room facilities on board, temperature controlled carriages, over sized featured side windows combined with unique sky view windows for a truly panoramic view. Non tinted and non reflective ideal for taking photos through and their is an open air viewing carriage for further photo opportunities. Specially designed seating configured either in pairs around tables, or as recliners that can be turned to face the direction of the the train travel. Listen to the commentary via headphones as well as route information on overhead HD screens. Advanced glide air suspension means smooth and quiet ride with Kiwi Rail Scenic Journeys.
Christchurch to Greymouth
Departure 8.15am, Arrival 12.45pm
Greymouth to Christchurch
Departure 1.45pm, Arrival 6.05pm
Also available departures and arrivals for the following stations and towns:
Rolleston, Darfield, Springfield, Cass, Arthurs Pass, Otira, Jacksons, Moana (Lake Brunner), Kokiri
Fares vary from $99 to $199 one way
Greymouth i-SITE are authorized agents for Kiwi Rail Scenic Journeys, send us an enquiry with your date of travel for an accurate price, please state departure and arrival point.
0800 767 080 or (03) 768 7080Freephone: 0800 872 467