2 Day TranzAlpine Hop to Hokitika Tour
This is a fantastic overnight getaway taking you from the east coast to the west coast in just over 4 hours. Enjoy the wonderful views from the treetops at Lake Mahinapua then explore the Hokitika Gorge before re-tracing your steps back to Christchurch.
|Christchurch to Christchurch|
|Daily Except 25 December|
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- All transport & transfers
- 1 night accommodation
- Superior accommodation includes breakfast
- Tour of the treetops and Hokitika Gorge
NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE
Expenses of a personal nature such as meals (except where stated in the itinerary), beverages, travel insurance, laundry and optional sightseeing are not included in the tour cost.
TOUR TYPE - INDEPENDENT TOUR
Independent Tours are not escorted group tours - they are for independent travellers. What this means is that it is not the same group of people travelling on their own coach with a tour leader/escort looking after you. You are travelling independently. However, you are picked up and dropped off at your accommodation each morning and evening and interesting commentary is provided on many sectors.
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1 - CHRISTCHURCH / GREYMOUTH / HOKITIKA
Board the TranzAlpine train and cross the Canterbury Plains into the Arthur’s Pass National Park. Travel through the 8.5 kilometre Otira Tunnel and enjoy the changing scenery. Once on the West Coast we follow a narrow coastal strip of beech forest with a spectacular mountain back drop south to Hokitika.
DAY 2 - EXPLORE HOKITIKA / GREYMOUTH / CHRISTCHURCH
This morning enjoy a guided walk amongst the tree tops with beautiful views of majestic Lake Mahinapua. Then visit Hokitika Gorge known for its vibrant blue water and tranquil setting. You will be transferred back to Greymouth where you can sit back and relax as you enjoy the TranzAlpine train returning you back to the “Garden City” of Christchurch.