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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  • 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

Travel the Tranzalpine scenic rail from Christchurch to Greymouth.
Overnight Greymouth

Day 2

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

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

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

Day 5

Your adventure ends upon check out from your Queenstown hotel.