Franz Josef to Christchurch via Hokitika One Way inc TranzAlpine

From NZD $489.00
  • Duration: 12 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Franz Josef, West Coast
  • Product code: FJCH1WT

West Coast from Franz Josef. The West Coast of New Zealand offers a unique holiday experience, featuring scenic roads, breathtaking landscapes, and picturesque spots. 

This iconic route takes you on a bucket list adventure along the ever-changing coastline, passing through hidden gems and towns, and offering endless opportunities to stop and explore. Join us as you hop on the train towards Christchurch in the afternoon offering views only possible through the Tranzalpine, this allows a panoramic landscape of the Majestic Southern Alps up close. 

With collection in the city, our guide will take you to your accommodation as you tell us all about your experience.


  • Tranzalpine
  • Hokitika Sign
  • Hokitika Gorge


1. Franz Josef – We leave the quiet town of Franz Josef, as we make our way towards the garden

city of Christchurch.

2. Hokitika Gorge – Hokitika Gorge is a treasured gem that consistently inspires awe, with its

striking turquoise waters radiating an otherworldly beauty. Nestled amidst a lush canopy of

native bush, this enchanting gorge is a magnet for nature enthusiasts and photographers, who

flock to capture its unique essence and unforgettable vistas.

3. Hokitika – Experience the laid-back atmosphere that is sure to evoke a sense of nostalgia once

we arrive in Hokitika. Allowing time for lunch and a stroll down Hokitika wild beach, where

black sand meets the rugged coastline. Our guides give you the time needed to enjoy this “cool

town” and a little teaser of what it has to offer before heading to Greymouth for your train

towards the garden city.

4.Greymouth – Located in New Zealand's South Island, Greymouth is the largest town in the

West Coast region, with a population of around 14,000 people. Nestled amidst rugged cliff tops,

wild beaches, and the tranquil Grey Valley, Greymouth is a picturesque destination on its own,

and also serves as a hub for connecting to Christchurch on the east coast via the renowned

TranzAlpine train.

5. Christchurch Train station – As your train arrives to the station you will see our van there

waiting for you! Our guides will drop you at our designated city locations before our official



  • Small Group
  • Lunch
  • Fully Guided Tour
  • Bottled Water & Snacks