Tour Description :
||8.00am to 7.00pm
A mesmerizing day trip traveling through some of New Zealand's stunning alpine scenery. Travel by Air-conditioned Coach, depart Christchurch traveling northwest across the rich and fertile plains to the Waimakiriri Gorge and River. Here you will board your very popular Hamilton jet boat for a thrill of a lifetime; A 45 min journey on one of New Zealand’s major snow fed rivers known locally as the “Waimak”.
Later you board an off-road vehicle for a scenic 4-wheel-drive adventure across Mt Torlesse Station. This station is a 10,000 acre working sheep and cattle farm situated in the spectacular foot hills of the Southern Alps. You will get to experience the thrill and excitement of off-roading while taking in the spectacular alpine scenery and learning about the farm.After an exciting morning we will stop at a quaint country cafe for a delicious lunch.
After lunch we continue our journey through the Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass stopping along the way at Lake Pearson and passing one of the filming locations from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.Finally, return to Christchurch aboard the famous Tranz Alpine Express, reputably one of the top six train journeys in the world.
Places of Interest:
- CANTERBURY PLAINS.
- JET BOAT RIDE.
- FOUR WHEEL DRIVE JOURNEY.
- TRANZALPINE EXPRESS.
Tour Operates Daily:
- From Christchurch Departs 8:00 am Terminates 7:00 pm.
- Fare includes: Selected Hotel/Motel pickups, all transport services listed, lunch and tax.
- This tour usually requires a minimum of 4 passengers to operate.