Iconic trains of the South

7 nights Christchurch to Christchurch

Discovering NZ by road and rail. This independent itinerary showcases the iconic trains of the south. TranzAlpine train – Christchurch to Greymouth, and the Coastal Pacific train – Picton to Christchurch. Two of the world’s great scenic train trips, combined with self-drive independence from Greymouth to Picton, driving the dramatic West Coast and the stunning Queen Charlotte Sound coastal road. A two night stop in Nelson with a full day Abel Tasman nature eco cruise and walk, and two nights at Furneaux Lodge on Queen Charlotte Sound put an exclamation mark on this exceptional package.

Christchurch to Christchurch 22 October -- 27 March 2022 7 nights from $2829 pp share twin

Includes
* 1 night Sudima Hotel Christchurch
* Transfer Hotel to Train station
* TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Greymouth, Scenic Class
* 4 day car rental from Greymouth to Picton including unlimited km’s and standard insurance
* 1 night Punakaiki Resort
* 2 nights The Honest Lawyer, Nelson
* Abel Tasman Boat and Walk eco tour
* Return boat transfers Picton to Furneaux Lodge, Queen Charlotte Sounds
* 2 nights Furneaux Lodge
* Coastal Pacific train from Picton to Christchurch, Scenic Class
* Transfer from Train Station to Hotel
* 1 night Sudima Hotel Christchurch
* Included meals – 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Travel dates
22 October – 11 December 2021 – Friday and Saturday departures only
18 December 2021 – 27 March 2022 – Saturday and Sunday departures only. Reverse itinerary is possible during this period

Book by
28 February 2022.
Space is strictly subject to availability at time of booking. Train fares can change without notice based on availability, early booking is encouraged.

Price
7 nights from $2829 pp share twin
Domestic flights additional

 

Terms & Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in NZ$, and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire. Vehicle hire includes unlimited kilometres, standard insurance. Vehicle hire does not include any airport or premium location surcharges, which will be paid direct, fuel, or insurance excess for damages (optional full insurance recommended and additional). Should any travel restrictions due to Covid-19 be enforced, please discuss with Ocean Escapes. Individual supplier amendment/cancellation and refund policies will apply. Prices correct as at 30 August 2021  and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Other conditions may apply. CW