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7 nights rail, glacier & lakes


from $1,169 per person

Spend time in the Southern Alps as you traverse the spectacular Arthurs Pass on board the TranzAlpine, one of the worlds greatest train journeys covering 222kms. Witness the giant glaciers in Franz Josef before visiting the beautiful lakes of Wanaka and Queenstown.  This self drive getaway takes you through some of the most scenic places in the South Island



  • 1night Christchurch
  • TranzAlpine journey Christchurch to Greymouth
  • 7 day car hire Greymouth to Queenstown


  • 1 night Hokitika
  • 2 nights Franz Josef
  • 1 night Wanaka
  • 2 nights Queenstown

Travel Dates

01 Sep – 30 Sep 22

01 Oct – 31 Dec 22

01 Jan – 31 Mar 23


Blackout Dates

24 Dec 22 – 05 Jan 23

Book By

30 June 22

Glaciers and Lakes of the south island

Travelling down the cost from Christchurch to Dunedin and on to Te Anau is one of the most breathtaking stretch of  roads.  Enjoy the small towns en-route and the scenic landscape.

Travelling Christchurch to Greymouth on board the Tranz Alpine Rail gives you the opportunity to sit back, relax and watch in awe at the countryside as you travel through the Canterbury plains then up over Arthurs Pass. The TranzAlpine is a passenger train often regarded to be one of the world’s great train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. The journey is 222 kilometres one-way, taking almost five hours. 

Collect your vehicle and drive the Scenic West Coast stopping at the majestic glaciers in Frans Josef then on to Wanaka and Queenstown for some lakes and adventure.