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Travel, Stay and Explore the West Coast in Style!

Experience the Ultimate Getaway

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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

  • 3 Day Rental Car Hire

  • 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

  • Day Pass into Shantytown Heritage Park including:

    • Gold Panning Experience

    • Steam Train Ride

    • Real Gold Souvenir

  • 1 Night Accommodation at the Punakaiki Hydrangea 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

Take a Ride on the World Famous TransApline Train

day 1

Your adventure starts on the world famous TranzApline Train traveling to Greymouth! Upon arrival your Rental Car will be ready to take away.

 

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 inside your Pre-Booked Quality Accommodation at the Kingsgate Hotel.

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

Greymouth

Through the Authentic West Coast Rain-Forest

day 2

Just a 6 minute drive from your hotel adventure awaits at On Yer Bike Adventures where you'll 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!

Once you return from your adventure,  its off to Shantytown where you'll go see the Heritage Park and it's exhibits, take a Steam Train ride up into the rainforest, get taught how to Pan Gold - you'll even get to take a Souvenir of Real Gold home for yourself!

After you're all done, you can chill out and relax in the Kingsgate Hotel for another night of Superb Accommodation, or if you're feeling up to it, you can check out some of the Galleries, Historic sites, or spectacular Free Walks close by in Greymouth.

Greymouth to Punakaiki

Journey up the Spectacular West Coast Road

day 3

After your enjoying your Hotel Breakfast and checking out of the Kingsgate Hotel, its time to journey from Greymouth to Punakaiki on the one of the Top 10 Coastal Drives in the World!

 

The Famous Pancake Rocks and Blowholes are just a 20 minute loop walk close by to your pre-booked accommodation at the Punakaiki Hydrangea Cottages.

You may like to spend the entire day in Punakaiki checking out some other world class short walks such as the Truman Track or the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks & Blowholes, or you haven't checked off everything you want to do in Greymouth you may want to spend the morning in Greymouth and head over to Punakaiki in the afternoon - It's up to you!

Greymouth

One Last Look Around

day 4

Get up early for one last look around Punakaiki or enjoy a sleep-in at your Quality Accommodation before heading back up the Coast Road to return your Rental Car in Greymouth. 

 

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