Gold Coast NZ Tours
$599 for a TranzAlpine Return Rail Trip from Christchurch for 2 incl. 1 Night's Accomm at Kingsgate Hotel with Cooked Breakfast & Activity Tour (Choose from 4 Options). Options Available for 2 Nights in a Classic, Executive or Deluxe Holiday House for 4-8ppl incl. Vehicle Hire + Entry to Glacier Hot Pools & More from Gold Coast NZ Tours (Value Up To $8832)
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- Treat yourself and someone special to an incredible getaway!
- Check out all the accommodation package options just below:
- Package 1: $599 for a 2 person package for 1 night (2 days) including return train travel (Christchurch to Greymouth), accommodation at Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth, cooked breakfast and one activity (on the first day) - or opt to swap your activity for a 24hr car rental (up to 150km), value $1819
- Package 2: 4 person package for 2 nights (3 days) including return train travel (Christchurch to Greymouth), accommodation at a holiday house in Greymouth, one activity OR a rental car (with 150km) on the first day and a rental car for days 2 & 3 (incl. up to 350km). Choose from 3 holiday house accommodation options:
- - $1399 for the Classic Holiday House (value $4132)
- - $1499 for the Executive Holiday House (value $4482)
- - $1699 for the Deluxe Holiday House (value $4782)
- Package 3: 6 person package for 2 nights (3 days) including return train travel (Christchurch to Greymouth), accommodation at a holiday house in Greymouth, one activity OR a rental car (with 150km) on the first day and a rental car for days 2 & 3 (incl. up to 350km). Choose from 3 holiday house accommodation options:
- - $1999 for the Classic Holiday House (value $5946)
- - $2299 for the Executive Holiday House (value $6546)
- - $2499 for the Deluxe Holiday House (value $6946)
- Package 4: 8 person package for 2 nights (3 days) including return train travel (Christchurch to Greymouth), accommodation at a holiday house in Greymouth, one activity OR a rental car (with 150km ) on the first day and a rental car for days 2 & 3 (incl. up to 350km). Choose from 3 holiday house accommodation options:
- - $2599 for the Classic Holiday House (value $7632)
- - $2899 for the Executive Holiday House (value $8332)
- - $3099 for the Deluxe Holiday House (value $8832)
- Explore New Zealand's own Gold Coast (there's gold on the beaches!)
- Make the most of the crystal clear days and spectacular scenery west of the Southern Alps
- Enjoy the famous TranzAlpine return rail trip (see route and pictures here)
- Enjoy the world class carriages with large viewing windows and comfortable seating
- Take advantage of the open air viewing carriage!
- Check out the licensed cafe carriage while you’re on board
- Check out the Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth (see video here) conveniently located just 200m from the Railway Station
- Take a look and see what you'll get at each holiday house option
- Choose one of these five amazing tour activities on the first day; black water rafting with glow-worm caves, guided and supported cycle rail trail, a guided tour to Pancake Rocks, Gold Hunting Adventure or a freedom rental car
- Plus meet the local rouges & rascals (both living & dead) on the self-guided Goldrush Heritage Audio Tour
- Save even more by bringing a group or family & have the holiday house to yourselves for a 2 night package (3days)
- Group packages also include a rental car plus Franz Josef Glacier Hotpool passes
- As part of these unique packages, pick up a voucher at the Tour Office to redeem at Nimmos gallery on a stunning souvenir landscape photo for 30% off (can be posted)
- Grab an extra voucher at the Tour Office to redeem when dining at Greymouth's Speights Ale House for a house drink each when you buy a main meal
- And to help you out with a souvenir, get 30% off Jade carvings from a local carver by popping into the Tour Office
The Fine Print
Offer expires 19 September, 2017
Bookings MUST be made by 30 August, 2017
Multiple vouchers can be purchased (limit: 3 for you & 3 as gifts)
Entire value must be used in 1 visit
Max 1 voucher per Holiday House
Bookings are essential & subject to availability (ph 03 768 6649 or email email@example.com & quote voucher code)
Call or email Gold Coast NZ Tours at firstname.lastname@example.org to check your preferred date availability before purchasing
View a detailed itinerary here: http://www.fun-nz.com/package/get-itinerary.html
Options Kingsgate 2 Person Package: Valid for 2 people staying in one standard twin share or double room for one night. Incl. hot breakfast Served at the Kingsgate Restaurant, return train fares and one activity tour for 2 people (choose from 5). Superior room upgrade at the Hotel may also be available for extra cost, please enquire at check in.
Holiday Home Group Packages: Valid for Holiday Home Accommodation for 2 consecutive nights. Max 1 voucher per house. Breakfast not included. Incl return train fares, 2 nights accommodation, a rental car for 2nd & 3rd days with 350km, entry to Franz Josef Hotpool, an activity tour (choose from 4) or rental car on day 1. View full holiday house terms & conditions here: http://www.fun-nz.com/Gold-Coa
Train Notice: Trains are difficult to get in on time as there are many factors outside of the operators control. Travel connections and timings are made entirely at your own risk The Package & Train Operators or its Agents are not liable for any of your costs if you miss connecting travel arrangements. Travel Insurance is recommended.
Gold Coast NZ Tours will confirm train tickets, accommodation & tour activity & book them for you - dates cannot be changed once booked. Package sectors cannot be changed or refunded for any reason
TranzApline Train departs Christchurch at 8.15am (check in at 7.45am) & arrives approx 1.05pm at Greymouth. Return passage arrives at Christchurch approx 6.31pm (departing Greymouth 2.05pm). Activities commence approximately 1.15pm on day of arrival (see website for full details)
Once you've booked, Gold Coast NZ Tours Ltd will email you a detailed itinerary with times & locations, once your date of travel is confirmed then your voucher is regarded as being redeemed. We advise you not to arrange connecting travel until AFTER your Package Date has been confirmed in writing as we will not be liable for any losses if package dates are not available to suit your prearranged connections
Every package includes: a house beverage with each main meal purchased when dining at Speights Ale House. Receive vouchers for 30% off Stewart's fine art Landscape photographic prints at Nimmo Gallery and Store in Greymouth and 30% off Jade carvings from a local carver. Please note to redeem bonus offers collect your voucher from the Gold Coast NZ Tour Office
Breakfast for Kingsgate 2 person package is valid for a cooked buffet breakfast served in the restaurant
Activities with Gold Coast NZ Tours Ltd are dependent on minimum numbers. Subject to availability & weather conditions. Cancellation of tours due to weather or other safety issues does not trigger any refunds. An alternative may be offered entirely at the operator's discretion. Other people on the activities do not want to wait for you if you are late so they will depart on time. If you miss your tour for any reason there are no refunds or alternatives. Subject to the contributing operator’s terms & conditions, these are viewable on the individual websites
Rental car terms available here: https://goo.gl/BtW6hh
Kingsgate Hotel Terms: https://goo.gl/IPTqoH
Holiday House Terms: http://www.fun-nz.com/Gold-Coa
No exchanges. No refunds or cash back (except where required by law). Not for use with other offers
If you really need convincing...
Get in quick and snap up this incredible West Coast Discovery package. With this voucher in hand you’ll experience the famous TranzAlpine return rail trip (Christchurch to Greymouth) during which you’ll enjoy the pleasure of riding the rails and taking in the stunning scenic sights!
Choose the Kingsgate Hotel Package and once you’ve reached Greymouth you’ll be put up in a standard room for one night in Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth and treated to a buffet cooked breakfast the next morning. Check out the Holiday House Packages for 2, 3 and 4 for a 2 night (3 day) option for groups. With those packages you'll be staying at a local holiday house and enjoy the use of a rental car and hot pool passes (holiday houses do not include breakfast).
Plus, you won’t be short of something to do while you’re away. Check out the choice of activity tours below
Black water rafting with glow-worm caves walk in option (optional zipline upgrade available) - Set in a beautiful rainforest canyon, you’ll be left in awe as you float through an underground galaxy of glow-worms and experience the run of blackwater rafting. Full thermals, wetsuit and mitts provided to keep you warm!
A supported and guided half day guided cycle tour on part of the West Coast's rail trail - explore the area with this half day tour. Cruise along flat, smooth and easy cycle routes, visit forests and lakes and soak in alpine views. Plus see cafes, bars and local artisans on the way.
Scenic guided tour to Pancake Rocks and Audio Tour - Take a beautiful coastal drive to Punakaiki to see the breath-taking Pancake Rocks and blowholes in the Paparoa National Park. Go on a short guided rainforest walk and try your hand at a jade search for your own souvenir to take home.
Gold Hunting Adventure - Get yourself in on the Gold Rush. Modern day gold mining is strong on the West Coast and you can be part of it. Join the local prospector who will take you out for a hunt on a beach claim. Gold-finding guaranteed! You'll be sorted with a gold license, transport and gear, you just need to bring a sack. The tour departs at 1:15pm, after getting off the TranzAlpine train.
If you select the Kingsgate Hotel Package, you can choose to swap your activity for a 24hr car rental instead! This will include 150km, just fuel at your cost - pick up with full tank drop off with full tank (rental terms apply see deal fine print)
With packages 2, 3, and 4, you'll get the whole holiday house to yourselves! Plus an activity or rental car on day 1 and a rental car / people mover for the 2 days is also included with the group options including use of up to 350kms! On the second day of your trip you can opt to drive down to see the glaciers, plus entry is included to the lovely Glacier Hot Pools! (Std Package entry). (Rental car Fuel at your cost - pick up with full tank drop off with full tank. Rental terms apply see fine print). Please note breakfast is not included for group options at the Holiday House (there are plenty of great cafes nearby though!).
This is the ultimate fun getaway! Numbers are limited and bookings are subject to availability so grab a voucher and when you're ready, give the team at Gold Coast NZ Tours a call to make a booking. If you have date in mind, call them now to check it out.