NZ Coast to Coast Experience 5D/4N

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 and traverse the Southern Alps. With the combination of an exhilarating helicopter ride, jaw-dropping scenery and a two hour hike through the most spectacular glacier features, Glacier Heli Hike will be the highlight of your visit to New Zealand. Enjoy a private hot-pool experience, nestled among the serene rainforest, with your own exclusive pool area, changing facilities & deck.

Discover Wanaka with its unique ecosystems, historical villages and natural beauty.

Tour Highlights

  • Go further on the Tranzalpine scenic rail
  • Experience the beauty of a glacier
  • Explore the beautiful ski resort town of Queenstown
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Tour Information


  • - Tranzalpine scenic class seat from Christchurch to Greymouth.
  • - 1 Night Greymouth standard hotel accommodation.
  • - Local transfer from Greymouth to Franz Josef.
  • - 2 Nights Franz Josef standard hotel accommodation.
  • - Glacier Heli Hike.
  • - Franz Josef Glacier Private Hot Pool.
  • - Coach Tour from Franz Josef to Wanaka.
  • - 1 Night Wanaka standard hotel accommodation.
  • - Local transfer from Wanaka to Queenstown *Advertised pricing is on a per person basis*


Departs Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday


Day 1: Christchurch to Greymouth

Travel the Tranzalpine scenic rail from Christchurch to Greymouth.

Overnight Greymouth.

Day 2: Franz Josef

Learn a little local history and enjoy a few brews on the Monteith’s Brewery tour before transferring to Franz Josef.

Overnight Franz Josef.

Day 3: Franz Josef Glacier

Today is a day for an awesome adventure as you will travel by Helicopter to hike across the Franz Josef Glacier before soaking your resting your tired limbs in a private hot pool.

Overnight Franz Josef.

Day 4: Franz Josef to Queenstown

More stunning scenery today as you learn some local history on your coach tour from Franz Josef to Queenstown.

Overnight Queenstown.

Day 5: Queenstown

Your adventure ends upon check out from your Queenstown hotel.