Christchurch City, Whales & TranzAlpine Train in Style

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Independent Tours

A comprehensive itinerary for those wanting to explore the city and the incredible scenery, nature, wine and wildlife on Christchurch’s doorstep. From your Christchurch hotel base, each day you’ll get to experience the natural beauty surrounding the city on tours with knowledgeable local experts. From whale watching in Kaikoura to sampling some of New Zealand’s finest wines in the Waipara wine region. From a breathtaking journey aboard the TranzAlpine train and a hike in Arthur’s Pass National Park, to discovering the foodie delights of the region. You’ll have the perfect blend of leisure time to explore the city with its cutting-edge architecture alongside some of the oldest buildings in New Zealand, combined with guided tours showcasing the best of the region.

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  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value


Excursions and visits

  • Explore Christchurch and learn about the city’s history on a guided tour
  • Go wine tasting at boutique vineyards in the Canterbury wine region, enjoying a lunch of local produce
  • Get up close and personal with marine life on a whale spotting tour at Kaikoura
  • Take a journey through the ‘Great Divide’ on the world famous TranzAlpine scenic railway
  • Enjoy spectacular Southern Alps scenery and visit Arthur's Pass National Park and Otira Gorge on a guided hike
  • Discover the green spaces, gardens and Avon River that winds through the city
  • Sample the superb Christchurch dining scene


  • 4 nights

  • Australasia . New Zealand . Christchurch

  • International flights not included

From £1,233 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 5 days


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