With its reputation for being a must-do travel experience, the TranzAlpine journey through the South Island stays in the hearts of all its passengers long after they’ve hopped off the train. Starting in Christchurch on the East Coast and taking travellers all the way to the untamed natural wilderness on the West Coast, you won’t want to miss any of the magic. So, we’ve narrowed down the top spots you can stop at along the way— either overnight or just for the day.
Where will you stop?
Known as one of the great train journeys of the world, the TranzAlpine is a treat for the eyes the entire journey through. Now you know all the best bits, you’ll know exactly where to stop and explore, or even spend a couple of nights. So, have a look at the route map, check out our fares, plan what areas you want to see more of and make your booking. The places you will see on your journey will stay with you well beyond your final stop.
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