Take a full day tour on the TranzAlpine Train, to see and experience the rugged beauty of New Zealand. Departing at 8:15am, this train crosses the Canterbury Plains, traverses the Southern Alps and reaches the west coast town of Greymouth. Take advantage of the open-air carriage for photos and capture the vast expanse of the countryside. Explore this historic gold mining town before commencing your return journey at 2:15pm, arriving back in Christchurch at 6:30pm.