Trans-seasonal Vistas

A Toronto Star travel piece likens NZ’s famous TranzAlpine train journey to the Crowded House hit Four Seasons in One Day. Star: “In half a day, it travels from summer-like warmth in the farmlands to winter chill … as it climbs towards the alps, with flashes of spring and fall along the way, all played against a magnificent canvas of constantly changing geography.” The TranzAlpine’s four-and-a-half hour journey from Christchurch to Greymouth is frequently listed in the world’s top ten scenic train rides. 2007 marked the service’s twentieth anniversary.


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Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

“New Zealand’s South Island is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those…