Arthur’s Pass

Arthur's Pass

Arthur’s Pass is a stunning route across the Southern Alps, joining the East and West Coasts of the South Island...the journey from coast to coast is spectacular. There are beautiful viaducts, bridges, gorges, braided rivers and waterfalls high in the dense alpine range. Enjoy the views from the famous TranzAlpine train, passing through the National Park.

Waimakariri River near Arthur's Pass in Arthur's Pass National park.

Arthur’s Pass village is nestled in the Southern Alps and the perfect base for exploring the wilderness of the mountain range. There are plenty of walks to suit everyone – easy strolls for the family, half and full day adventures and multi-day tramps for the keen hiker.