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TranzAlpine

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The TranzAlpine is rated as one of the world’s best train journeys, travelling from one coast of New Zealand to the other, over the spectacular Southern Alps.

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From $119

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Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train between Christchurch and Greymouth.

Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest.

Enjoy all of this from the comfort of world class carriages featuring panoramic sky view windows, an on board licensed café, GPS triggered commentary, and open air viewing.

The TranzAlpine is one of the world's great train journeys covering 223 kilometres (139 miles) one-way, taking just under 5 hours.

You’ll traverse the majestic Canterbury Plains, to the backdrop of the mighty Southern Alps - the journey of a lifetime.

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Christchurch - Greymouth, Greymouth - Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand
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