Take the TranzAlpine train on a tour from Christchurch

Short tours starting in Christchurch

Start your New Zealand adventure in the city of Christchurch. We can customize any of these itineraries to suit you perfectly. With hundreds of accommodation options and activity iodeas we can create the perfect New Zealand itinerary for you. Get in touch with the team at Thrifty Tours to plan your next NZ adventure.

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Milford Sound New Zealand
  • Independent daily departures
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Includes all coach and train transport, motel accommodation, lunch at Mt. Cook National Park, Milford Sound day tour & cruise, glacier viewing shuttle & TranzAlpine scenic train.

  • Viewed 349 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,495
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  • Independent daily departures
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

  • Viewed 135 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,375
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Dinner with a View, Queenstown
  • Independent daily departures
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown, Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

  • Viewed 52 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,414
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Take a tour of Tasman Glacier Lake with Glacier Explorers
  • Independent daily departures
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • This 5 day tour is great for people who wish to experience as much as they can as they journey from Christchurch to Queenstown. Along the way you will explore Mt Cook National Park, before continuing on to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world, for a few days of relaxation or exhilaration - you decide!

  • Viewed 95 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,164
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Cruising Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park
  • Independent daily departures
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • This 5 day highlights tour includes Dunedin, Milford Sound including a cruise plus time in wonderful Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.

  • Viewed 68 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,440
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Dolphin off St Clair Beach, Dunedin
  • Independent daily departures
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Experience Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound and the Glaciers on this 6 day itinerary. Includes the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a Milford Sound day tour including a 2 1/2 hour nature cruise and the famous Tranz Alpine train.

  • Viewed 70 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$2,289
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TSS Earnslaw Cruising Lake Wakatipu
  • Independent daily departures
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • A 5 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey.An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

  • Viewed 59 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,839
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Dunedin 'gingerbread' railway station
  • Independent daily departures
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

  • Viewed 102 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,891
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Cashel Street tram in Christchurch
  • Independent daily departures
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • A 4 day introduction to the South Island visiting Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in glacier country to explore the West Coast glaciers. A highlight is the renowned TranzAlpine scenic train journey crossing the Southern Alps. This tour can easily be customised to your suit you perfectly.

  • Viewed 103 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,482
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Up Close with Spectacular Fiordland Waterfalls
  • Independent daily departures
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey.An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

  • Viewed 38 times in the last 7 days
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NZD$1,642
based on twin share/double