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Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch provided by NZSI Tours & Travel

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Christchurch
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Christchurch Cathedral
  • 1
    Otira Viaduct Lookout
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Devils Punchbowl Walking Track
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 3
    Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area
    Stop: 4 hours
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Christchurch
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered, pick up and drop off from your preferred location in Christchurch.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Christchurch, New Zealand
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass.
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off.
  • Transport in luxurious minivan (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
  • Light Refreshments.
  • Hotspot WIFI.
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A small amount of walking is involved.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
12Reviews
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hokimai wrote a review 16 Oct
Tauranga380 contributions52 helpful votes
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From the moment Anju picked us up until the time he dropped us to our accommodation, he provided a fantastic experience for us. We could not fault anything on this trip. He was very knowledgeable, helpful & professional. The train to Arthur's Pass was very enjoyable, on arrival
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Agnes36 wrote a review Jan 2020
Belfast, United Kingdom2 contributions
We were picked up by our guide Anujk and taken to the train station, he sorted our tickets and took us to our allocated seats. He gave us bags each with juice, nuts, chocolate bars and crisps to nibble on the trip, and throughout the day he had water and soft drinks for us on
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Nessieonthemove wrote a review Jan 2020
Barnet, United Kingdom8 contributions2 helpful votes
The train is an experience which has great views of the scenery and I would imagine changes so much through the seasons. I’m happy I made the decision to take the train to Arthur’s pass and drive back. Our driver Anujk was lovely and very knowledgable.. he made the trip for us,
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Gnathonemus wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
It was a tour that almost wasn’t. I’d had a mishap the night before that made me unsteady on my feet. Also, my wife and I were the only two people on the tour. It would have been easy for Anu, our tour guide, to either cancel our tour entirely, or to take us to the starting
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from parulsk03, Manager at Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch
Responded 13 May 2020
Dear NoSearch1234, We are glad to hear that you had an up-close-and-personal experience on your tour with us to Arthur's Pass. The TranzAlpine Train is definitely a highlight of this tour, however you get to see a totally different experience on your return journey with one of our friendly guides. We would love to welcome you back should you plan to visit New Zealand in near future. Kind Regards, Manager NZSI Tours
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Janssen A wrote a review Aug 2019
Port Lincoln, Australia11 contributions3 helpful votes
Booked this tour online after looking through many reviews and itineraries of various companies. We did not regret our decision to go with NZSI tours. They understood our needs as a family with 3 young children under 6. Parul the booking agent maintained a good level of
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Response from parulsk03, Manager at Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch
Responded 25 Sep 2019
Dear Janssena2017, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Client's safety is our utmost priority especially in winter driving conditions. Therefore, we make sure beforehand if the conditions are suitable for our customers & try giving them different options to make sure they enjoy their day. We're glad to hear that you had a wonderful tour at Arthur's Pass & the kids enjoyed as well. We would love to welcome you again should you visit New Zealand anytime in near future. Kind Regards, Manager NZSI Tours
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BillyV813
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World Class !
We took the Lake Tekapo & Mt Cook Day tour with our excellent guide Mr Anuj and we had a great time! The company is
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donnadanish
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WOW!!!
Excellent tour with views that are absolutely spectacular. Long day with a delicious lunch included! If you are
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Delicia L
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Absolutely great!
Our driver was very nice and informative. It didn't feel like a very long drive to me. Refreshments were given. We
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379janew
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Great day around the mountains and lakes
Anuijk was our guide and was very accommodating to our requests to maximise walking time at Aoroka/Mount Cook and n
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Kristy M
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Excellent experience. A+++++
What an amazing experience. Anuj our driver was so informative and so friendly providing snacks and drinks for us a
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aaishasalvatore
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HAPPY CUSTOMER
our tour guide mr anuj was beyond kind, and patient to explain us through the whole tour. It was detailed stress fr
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CathDCFC
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Wonderful tour with wonderful guide
This was a brilliant day and would thoroughly recommend this tour. Prior to the the day of the tour, the communicat
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Mary Z
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Incredible customer experience with a well planned itinerary.
We had the pleasure of doing two full day tours with NZSI Tours & Travel. We can't express enough the incredible c
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Mary Z
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Incredible day that featured beautiful views, a delicious lunch and an incredible tour guide
My daughter and I had the pleasure of doing this full day tour, with our tour guide Anuj. First, the booking proce
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jftowers
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Educational and Breathtaking
At 7am Anujk, our guide, picked us up. Unlimited snacks and refreshments on the way, including hot drinks. Anujk ha
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AHoot
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Comfortable and informative scenic transfer!
An excellent way to cross the country in comfort, to see beautiful scenery, and to learn more about New Zealand. P
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ChesterWilson
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Excellent!
My parents had a fantastic time, thanks to Anuj & Parul. I didn't want my parents to be travelling in NZ by rental
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katyhining3
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Had a great time with Parul!
Highly recommend doing this trip! Parul is very knowledgeable and caters the trip to his passengers. The sights wer
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TracyKo2015
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Fantastic Private Tour on Christmas Day 2018
Our family is pleased to join the private tour to Mt Cook on Christmas Day 2018. No regret to join this tour! Parul
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spottedcat55
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A nice, full day trip from Christchurch
This was a private tour--just my husband and I--in a very nice car for a drive north of Christchurch to visit three
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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