West Coast – Franz Josef Overnight Tour (2 days / 1 night) – LT29A


(per adult)

Experience some natural wonders of the South Island including a return train journey through the Southern Alps and a visit to the Franz Josef Glacier, based just outside the township of Franz Josef. Accomodation and hotel pick up and drop off included.


  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • Greymouth
  • Franz Josef Glacier
  • 4 Star Accommodation

Day 1: Christchurch – Greymouth – Franz Josef

We pick you up from your accomodation and transport you to the Christchurch train station, where you will travel on the TranzAlpine train to Greymouth. See some awe inspiring alpine scenery as you travel through Arthurs Pass National Park and onto the West Coast of New Zealand, on a train journey voted one of the best in the world. Upon arrival in Greymouth, travel by road to Franz Josef, home of the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier. Spend the afternoon exploring the 11 kilometre (7 miles) long glacier, which was formed over 7000 years ago. This area also affords some magnificent views of Mt Cook and the Southern Alps. Finally, return to your accommodation where you can spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accomodation: Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier or similar

Day 1: Franz Josef – Greymouth – Christchurch

Depart from Franz Josef around mid-morning by road back to Greymouth, where you will board the TranzAlpine train for your return journey back to Christchurch. From the train station, our driver will transfer you back to your accommodation in the city where your tour will conclude.

Note: When booking this tour for 3 people, please select the 2 persons option and add the Triple Room supplement before proceeding. If you are a lone traveller, please select the single supplement option before proceeding.

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 2 days, 1 night
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: New Zealand, Christchurch / Canterbury, New Zealand – South Island