Southern Alps Experience

See the best of Canterbury on a scenic drive and train ride. Enjoy an approximetely four hour stunning scenic drive up to Arthur’s Pass. Stop at Homebush where the old stables surrounded by eight acres of woodland gardens offer a fascinating glimpse of colonial farming. Next, board the world famous Tranzalpine Train at Arthur’s Pass. A spectacle of unrivalled scenery unfolds as you travel across viaducts and through tunnels in the heart of the Southern Alps. Mountains, native rainforest, and river gorges adorn this remote region of New Zealand. Leave Arthur’s Pass National Park, which encompasses 24,000 acres of rainforest, pass the town of Springfield and enter the Canterbury Plains on the way to Rolleston.
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  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $399.99
    Children (12 & under) from $329.99

  • Lunch included!
  • Snack included!

Photo opportunities abound!


Enjoy a country-style morning/afternoon tea at Homebush and a boxed lunch on the Tranzalpine train
Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Tour may operate in reverse order All tour times are subject to change. Please check your tickets which are issued onboard for any amendments to tour departure times No room to store wheelchairs on the train. Guests must be able to climb the 3 steps into the train
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