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12 Day Winter Rail Odyssey

Embark on this memorable winter journey offering pure serenity and adventure. Explore Franz Josef and Mt Cook, glide along the Avon River, hit the slopes in Queenstown and Mt Hutt, and traverse the land on the TranzAlpine Rail Journey.

Itinerary by Relaxing Journeys


price from 2,555 NZD per person (twin share)
duration 12 days and 11 nights
you will visit Christchurch, Greymouth, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Methven
South Island, NZ
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This 12-day itinerary offers the best of both worlds, from scenic beauty to thrilling adventures, prepare yourself for an exciting winter getaway filled with unforgettable experiences.


  • 11 days car hire in an Intermediate SUV auto with basic insurance
  • 3 nights accommodation at Fable Christchurch
  • 2 nights accommodation at 58 on Cron Franz Josef
  • 2 nights accommodation at Scenic Suites Queenstown
  • 2 nights accommodation at The Hermitage Mt Cook
  • 2 nights accommodation at Brinkley Resort Methven
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • 3 Day NZ Superpass for use in Queenstown & Mt Hutt
  • Christchurch Tram & Punting on the Avon Combo


Travel between 01 Jul - 30 Sep 2024Book by 15 Sep 2024

Rental Car

  • 11 days car hire in an Intermediate SUV auto with basic insurance
  • Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)
  • Greymouth pickup, Christchurch dropoff

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Terms & Conditions

Package price is based on two adults sharing priced in New Zealand Dollars. Pricing is correct at the time of submission but is subject to change without notice. Travel must start on a Friday from 05 July 2024 to 30 September 2024. Surcharges may apply over special event periods and over school holidays. Inclusions are subject to change based on operational capabilities. All ski product is non-transferable and non-refundable. Ski conditions & season length vary from year to year. Due to unpredictable winter conditions, snow and weather may vary depending on the travel dates. Quote package code RJ2411NSRE

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