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TranzAlpine Sightseeing Tour - Orienz International Ltd

Level 2,The Link Centre, 152 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-930 2541
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Breathtaking Scenery

This is a must do for both visitors and locals alike, great & knowledgable commentary. Its nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Winky001
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Scenery, scenery, scenery

The reason to go on this trip is without doubt the unique NZ scenery. Christchurch to Greymouth... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
George S
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Sydney, Australia
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Level 2,The Link Centre, 152 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Winky001
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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

Thank George S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

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

Thank _paul_rowena
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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

Thank 2sullivans
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Unfortunately this very scenic train ride is not operating as several bridges and viaducts were damaged by fire not long ago.

Thank Pam2526
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

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

Thank HungryKiwiBro
Reviewed 22 August 2016

fantastic scenery! far better than driving in a car, the best experience to sea coast to coast in new zealand. service was good, passengers were great fun and we enjoyed it as an absolute hightlite!

Thank manfred h
Reviewed 17 May 2016

the cost and the fact that, eventhough it's in the top 10 of best train trips in the world (how so, is beyond me) but this train goes into a tunnel...and a long one at that!...but wait there's more: it's the nicest part of crossing...More

Thank Marcel L
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Was lovely to sit back and see the sights - most enjoyable. Other than on our arrival back into Chch the train stopped about 10 kms from Rolleston because it was told there was a tree over the line - we waited about an hour...More

Thank ShirleyCee
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