Transportation

Shuttle in Lewis Pass

Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

School outdoor education centre that also provides shuttle services for trampers to the St James Walkway and other trails around the Lewis Pass area. The service must be booked ahead. Also sometimes has backpacker a…
Shuttle in Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Tours & Shuttle

Runs daily shuttles to/from Culverden ($15, 30 minutes), Waikari ($15, 45 minutes), Waipara ($20, one hour), Amberley ($20, one hour), Christchurch city centre ($35, two hours) and Christchurch Airport ($45, two hou…
Bus in Waipara Valley

InterCity

Coaches head to/from Picton (from $34, seven hours), Kaikoura (from $28, 1¾ hours) and Christchurch (from $11, one hour) at least daily. Travel times to Picton will shorten once the SH1 reopens.
Shuttle in Lewis Pass

East West Coaches

East West Coaches run between Christchurch and Westport via the Lewis Pass daily except Saturday (adult/child $60/45, five hours), stopping at Maruia Springs and the St James Walkway.
Bus in Waipara Valley

Hanmer Connection

One daily bus stops in Waipara on request on its route between Hanmer Springs ($20, 50 minutes) and Christchurch ($20, 1¼ hours).
Bus in Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Connection

Runs a daily bus to/from Christchurch via Waipara and Amberley, departing Christchurch at 9am and Hanmer Springs at 4.30pm.
Shuttle in Waipara Valley

Hanmer Tours & Shuttle

Runs a daily shuttle to/from Hanmer Springs ($20), Christchurch city centre ($15) and Christchurch Airport ($25).
Bus in Hanmer Springs

Main Bus Stop

The main bus stop is near the corner of Amuri Ave and Jacks Pass Rd.