Closer to five Canterbury ski fields
With magnificent views of the Mt Torlesse Range the railway settlement of Springfield is the closest town to five fields and offers a good selection of comfortable accommodation, cafes, a hotel, service centre and information bureau.
With activities like jet boating, horse trekking and farm stays, communities like Springfield provide the opportunity to stop off and go beyond top tourist spots to experience the people and places of New Zealand in a different way.
Experience contrasts as beautiful
landscapes change dramatically on
one of the world’s great train trips.
Springfield is the TranzAlpine stop for freshly baked muffins
Go bouldering on the unique rock formations of Castle Hill