BACKYARD COLLECTION - TranzAlpine Getaways
3 nights Christchurch + TranzAlpine Rail
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
Located in the heart of the city, close to Cashel Mall. Adjacent to the iconic inner-city square, it is an ideal base for those visiting New Zealand’s ‘Garden City’. The hotel offers spacious rooms with modern amenities. Unwind in the Square Restaurant and Bar, which offers a buffet breakfast and à la carte cuisine showcasing fresh and local produce.
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Superior Room (3 Nights) Twin Extra Night
12 Apr - 30 Apr 21 $649 $112
1 May - 17 May 21 & 22 May - 30 Jun 21 $599 $95
Bonus: Full buffet breakfast for two people when staying on Fri, Sat or Sun nights.
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch
Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch is centrally located just one block from Cathedral Square and right next to the Christchurch Tramway, allowing you to jump on a restored vintage tram for a tour around the city.
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Guest Room (3 Nights) Twin Extra Night
12 Apr - 30 Jun 21 $649 $111
Sudima Christchurch City
This 5 star boutique hotel is ideally located on Victoria Street amidst an array of cafes, restaurants and bars, and is only a martini olive pips’ throw from beautiful Hagley Park and Christchurch’s CBD. Experience the ‘garden city’ in style with Sudima Christchurch City.
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Luxe Room (3 Nights) Twin Extra Night
12 Apr - 30 Jun 21 $699 $128
Includes: FREE Wi-Fi and movie streaming.
About the TranzAlpine Rail Journey
Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train between Christchurch and Greymouth. Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest. The TranzAlpine is one of the world's great train journeys covering 223 kilometres one-way, taking just under 5 hours. You’ll traverse the majestic Canterbury Plains, to the backdrop of the mighty Southern Alps - the journey of a lifetime.

Itinerary
Departs Christchurch 8.15am
Arrives Greymouth 1.05 pm
Departs Greymouth 2.05 pm
Arrives Christchurch 6.30 pm

Scenic Class includes:
Ever-changing views through panoramic windows, Comfortable reclined seats, Open air carriage – perfect for photography, Hot and cold food and drinks available for purchase from the Scenic Café, Location-triggered headphone audio-commentary, One item of luggage (up to 23kg) & One small bag* (up to 7kg).

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