UPDATE: Services returned for the summer!

We are pleased to announce that the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine trains have returned to the tracks for spring and summer. Face masks are now mandatory on The Northern Explorer including all sectors on the journey, except when consuming food or drink.

Cook Strait ferry bookings and some daytours and bus routes are also open for sale. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on 0800 143 669 or info@newzealandtravelteam.com

 

We understand that Covid-19 continues to add uncertainty in planning, and indeed all the train services rely on the country being at Covid - 19 Alert Level 1. Should there be cancellation of services due to Covid 19 restrictions, we will offer affected customers a transfer to an alternative date, a credit for 12 months, or a refund, regardless of the fare purchased less a $30 processing fee for the entire reservation.

 

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Discover Christchurch and Greymouth - Price From NZ $ 960 per person
Discover Christchurch and Greymouth
  • Duration: 5 Day
  • Category: Scenic Holidays
  • From: Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Valid: 02 Sep 2020 to 26 Mar 2021
  • Package Code: CHCGRY
  • Price Type: twin
  • Price: NZ $ 960 per person
Tour Overview

 

Day 1

 

 

Arrive Christchurch

 

 

Arrive Christchurch Airport.

 

Transfer by private car and driver from the Airport to your hotal

 

Located in Central Christchurch just minutes from CBD dining, shopping and entertainment, Crowne Plaza Christchurch offers modern accommodation and dining options for the business or leisure traveller. Overlooking historic Victoria Square and the iconic Avon River, you’ll be in the perfect spot to connect with the Christchurch, or meet with colleagues, clients or friends in Market Place Restaurant and Bar, Café 1851 or The Social Cafe & Bar.

 

 

Accommodation:

Crowne Plaza Christchurch (2 nights)

Superior Room

Includes: Full Breakfast

 

 

Day 2

 

 

Christchurch

 

 

 

Included today is an all-day pass on the restored heritage Christchurch Tram so you can enjoy a journey in style through the changing face of Christchurch’s city centre. Knowledgeable drivers will inform you about the city, its landmarks and local sights. Your day-long ticket allows you to get on and off the tram as often as you please!   The journey takes you to the appropriate stops for Punting on the Avon and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour. Cathedral Junction, the Avon River, Gothic-style Arts Centre, the Canterbury Museum and New Regent Street are just some of sights to be seen from the comfort of your tram, or accessed from the 17 stops en route.

Board at any of the 17 Tram stops and get on and off with your ticket throughout the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3

 

 

Christchurch / Greymouth

 

 

Breakfast at your accommodation.

 

Transfer from the hotel to the Christchurch Railway Station by private car and driver.

 

Travel from Christchurch to Greymouth by TranzAlpine –

Enjoy one of the worlds great train journeys

 

On arrival, make your own way to your accommodation.

 

 

Five minutes from the town centre, The Ashley Hotel offers quality hotel accommodation on the beautiful West Coast. The Superior Room is a contemporary styled room which features a seating area, ensuite, large windows, many in-room amenities a guest could need and access to the hotel's wider facilities.

 

Accommodation:

The Ashley Hotel (2 Nights)

Superior Room

Includes: Full Breakfast

 

 

Day 4                                      

 

 

Punakaiki Day Trip

 

 

Breakfast at your accommodation.

 

Today you will be collected from your accommodation for a half day tour to Punakaiki.

Travel along the Coast Road to a limestone landscape of pancake shaped rock formations, blowholes and surge pools that are especially spectacular at high tide in a wild Tasman Sea. The famous Pancake Rocks!

Afterwards you will be returned back to Greymouth where the remainder of your day is at leisure.

 

 

Day 5                                      

 

 

Greymouth

 

 

Breakfast at your accommodation.

 

Arrangements end. Please note normal hotel check out applies.

 

 

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Hotel Service - Christchurch -

Hotel Address :- Christchurch

Hotel Name :- Crowne Plaza Christchurch

Hotel Check In :- Day 1

Hotel Check Out :- Day 3

Day 3 Hotel Service - Greymouth -

Hotel Address :- Greymouth

Hotel Name :- The Ashley Hotel

Hotel Check In :- Day 3

Hotel Check Out :- Day 5


Service : Train Service

Depart City : Christchurch

Arrive City : Greymouth

Depart Time : 08:15:00

Arrive Time : 13:05:00

Terms and Conditions

Travel reservations made within 4 days of departure time cannot be guaranteed. Price and itinerary are subject to change and availability. Please refer to your booking confirmation for final details. Package fares are NZD, per person, share twin, based on current promotional fares which are subject to change without notice. Package fare is made up of individual components from multiple suppliers and each component is subject to availability at the time of booking. Reservation, payment and cancellation conditions apply. 

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfares 
  • Any meals unless otherwise specified within the itinerary
  • Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times
  • Any services not mentioned within the itinerary
  • Special event surcharges – surcharges and closeouts may apply
  • Items of a personal nature eg. laundry, internet access, phonecalls, excess luggage etc
  • Any credit card or bank fees
  • Travel insurance is not included, but highly recommended
  • Any further Government taxes or duties that may be introduced
  • When renting a vehicle (if applicable)     
    • Petrol/oil/CDW insurance for rental vehicle (airport/ferry terminal collection/return fee / bond / excess applies - pay direct)
    • Rental vehicle additional Fees - pay direct
    • GPS Navigational System
    • Car parking fees

Single pricing available on application. Please email info@newzealandtravelteam.com

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