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TranzAlpine Sightseeing Tour - Orienz International Ltd

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Worth the time and money

Well worth the money. It's a relaxing way to see the south island. Comfortable train and... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Akaroa2000
stunning views

the south island alps in new zealand are spectacular, winter snowy peaks alpine grasses dramatic... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Well worth the money. It's a relaxing way to see the south island. Comfortable train and fantastic large windows.

Thank Akaroa2000
Reviewed 6 December 2017

the south island alps in new zealand are spectacular, winter snowy peaks alpine grasses dramatic rivers worth a look, much more relaxing than trying to hike through the mountains

Thank Adrianhamill
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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

Thank mrhwalsh
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 14 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 26 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 14 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 13 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

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