Arthurs Pass and Southern Alps Mountain Tour

Southern Alps NZ

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Experience the magnificent Scenery within the area of Arthurs Pass National Park and its high Southern Alps that is bordered by the two mighty rivers of the Rakaia and the Waimakariri.

A tour into this area encompasses many magnificent views along the way it also includes the traversing the two high mountain passes on route leading to the mountain village of Arthurs Pass. Nearby Arthurs Pass village is the engineering feat of a roadway viaduct that ensures safe all year round road access to the magnificent West Coast area of the South Island.

This area also provides for the world famous Coast to Coast sporting marathon event that involves the entrants in running, mountain pass traversing, river kayaking and cycling from a beach on the West Coast to a beach on the East Coast all in a day!  One has to see the area and it terrain to put the entrant's level of endurance into perspective. 

The area is also traversed by the famous TransAlpine passenger train service, the rail trip being rated as one of the world's top ten train journeys. The passenger train runs daily between Christchurch and the town of Greymouth that is situated on the West Coast of the South Island.

Should one wish, with an early start and a transfer to the Christchurch railway station, your Southern Alps day tour is able to include travelling a section of the journey on the TransAlpine passenger train, thus enabling one to experience the railways alpine breath taking views and scenery along the way. 

On the completion of the rail section of your tour you will be met by your driver/guide at the Arthurs Pass Village railway station with a stop over for lunch, and the return trip back to Christchurch by road. Hence you are then able to enjoy and experience the different scenery of inland Canterbury mountains, towns and picturesque lakes from the comfort of one of our vehicles.

Let us put together a tour experience that will stay with you forever.

Cost: Private Tour travelling by luxury mini-coach (max. 6 PAX) NZ$630.00 

(When applicable, food costs and entry fee into attractions are additional).

Larger group 'Private Tour' by arrangement.

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