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Travel, Eat, Cruise, Explore.. It's All included!

Experience the Ultimate Getaway

DESCRIPTION:

Experience the heartland of New Zealand in the best way possible, combine fun and adventure with spectacular sights, great food and heaps to do, right here on the West Coast of New Zealand.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Train Ride from Christchurch to Greymouth via the TranzAlpine

  • 2 Nights Accommodation at the Kingsgate Hotel (Breakfast included)

  • 2 Hour "Wilderness Explorer" Off-Roading Buggy tour at On Yer Bike Adventures including:

    • 2 Hour Buggy Adventure (usually $280) - $196 / 30% DISCOUNT

    • Photos & Video footage - $67 Value / FREE

    • Logo Printed High Speed USB 3.0 Drive - $23 Value / FREE

    • Private Tour Guide - $79 Value / FREE

    • Pickup & Drop off - $20 Value / FREE

  • Best of the West ​Full Day Tour with Explore West Coast including visits to:

  • 1 Night Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at the Scenic Waterways Cottages

  • Detailed Itinerary customized for your specific adventure including dates and times for your adventures

  • Full Customer Support

Departure: Your adventure begins from the Christchurch train station. If you are arriving by plane you will need to arrange your own transport there.
Itinerary Overview

Christchurch to Greymouth

Over the Alps and in the Wilderness!

day 1

Your adventure starts on the world famous TranzApline Train traveling to Greymouth!

 

Upon arrival you'll be escorted to your quality accommodation at the Kingsgate Hotel where you will be picked up by one of On Yer Bike Adventures friendly guides.

 

At On Yer Bike you will depart on the 2 Hour "Wilderness Explorer" Tour.  You'll be taken deep into the beautifully preserved native rainforest, over mountains, across streams, and through copious amounts of mud! There's not a better, more authentic West Coast adventure than this!

 

After your tour you will be transferred back to the Kingsgate Hotel. You can now explore the town, check out some of the amazing things to see and do nearby, or kick back, relax, or enjoy a drink at the bar.

Be sure to check out Greymouth in the Destinations page for some of the Must Dos in the area.

Greymouth, Punakaiki, Hokitika

A Whole Day to Explore The Spectacular Coast

day 2

After you've enjoyed your included breakfast at the Kingsgate hotel, you'll be picked up by one of Explore West Coast's friendly tour guides to embark on an incredible sightseeing adventure.

 

You'll spend the day visiting some of New Zealand's most popular destinations including the Punakaiki Pancake Rock & Blowholes, the Hokitika Gorge Walk, and the Treetop Walkway Hokitika (ticket fare included) - Make sure you bring a camera!

After an amazing day with Explore West Coast, you'll be transferred to your pre-booked Bed and Breakfast Accommodation at the Hokitika Scenic Waterways. If you're feeling up to it, you can take a stroll down part of the magnificent Wilderness Cycle Way Track just a 5 minute walk from your accommodation. 

Hokitika

Cruising up the Mahinapua Creek

day 3

After enjoying your breakfast and a bit of time to rest, you'll be picked up at 10 am by your friendly tour guide from Hokitika Scenic Tours which includes:

  • Tour of the beautiful Lake Kaniere while given an informative talk about the local area and history.

  • Transfer to do the stunning Kahikatea Forest Walk at Sunny Bight Bay - 20 minutes duration.

  • Transfer to Hans Bay for another photo opportunity at the Lake Kaniere Jetty.

  • Transfer to the amazing Dorothy Falls for a photo opportunity of the waterfall and another small bush walk to some stunning views of Lake Kaniere

  • Complimentary refreshments at Hokitika Beach by Driftwood Sign for more photos.

  • Transfer to Bonz & Stonz where you'll have the opportunity to Carve Your Own Masterpiece from Jade, Shell or Bone. 

  • Time given to visit shops and supermarkets if needed.

After an incredible day with Hokitika Scenic Tours, you'll be transferred back to Hokitika Scenic Waterways to experience the stunning Eco Boat Cruise up the Mahinapua Creek.

Relax to the birdsong tranquility as you take in the scenery; the mirror finished lake amid ancient Rimu and Kamahi trees with the snow-capped mountains in the distance.
 

You'll have another night at one of the Luxury Cottages complete with En Suite and included Breakfast at Hokitika Scenic Waterways.

Hokitika

Back toChristchurch? Its up to you...

day 4

After breakfast you'll  be transferred back to Hokitika. It's now up to you how you wish to continue your journey of New Zealand.

 

If you have time, make sure you check out more of the amazing things there are to do in Hokitika.

 

If you booked a transfer to Greymouth and a return ticket back to Christchurch with your Adventure Package, you will depart to Greymouth in the morning, and back to Christchurch via the TranzAlpine train in the early afternoon.