Hanmer Springs and Southern Sheep Stations Spectacular
Door to Door pickups, Flights, Transport, 2 xGuided Station Tours, Accommodation, All entries, Meals as listed (B breakfast, MT Morning tea, L lunch, D dinner)
Monday March 23rd DAY ONE D
On our first day of adventure, we fly from Tauranga to Christchurch. Once we arrive we meet up with our local guide then we will take an insightful scenic tour to Hanmer Springs. This will be our base over the next few days.
Tuesday March 24th DAY TWO B, MT, L, D
Today we are in for a brilliant day touring through the iconic Molesworth Station. We’ll visit century-old cob Homesteads, Historic sites and learn of the history and characters that made this high-country farm famous worldwide. Our guide to will be Rick Stirling who has been involved with Molesworth for over 30 years. This high-country station is a place of extremes in altitude, temperature, weather, animals and people. You will be in for an unforgettable experience discovering this fantastic area and rugged beauty.
Wednesday March 25th DAY THREE B, D
After our adventure-filled day today we will be taking things at a much more relaxed pace basing our day around Hanmer Springs and taking the time to have a soak in the pools. Take your time exploring this quaint village and its location. A day to rest up for part two of our journey into Rainbow Station.
Thursday March 26th DAY FOUR B, MT, L, D
Today we take a 4WD tour of Rainbow Station. As the morning unfolds, we’ll travel across the Southern Alps through St James Station, Molesworth and the Tarndale Lake's country, then onto the privately-owned Rainbow Station. This Station has a magnificent backdrop of rivers, lakes, tussock flats, swamps, bush clad mountains and rocky crags. We will enjoy a delightful picnic lunch at either Cold Water Creek or Sedgemere before our return is made into the Molesworth/ Tarndale country and the chance to visit the Alpine tarns (Lakes) then homeward bound past the historic St. James Station that was once one of New Zealand’s largest private farms until purchased by the Crown in 2007. Before arriving back to the peaceful Hanmer Village. Our knowledgeable guide Rick will provide commentary and a good dose of humour along the trail.
Friday March 27th DAY FIVE B
Sadly, today is the day we head home. Rick will drive us back to Christchurch then we fly back up the Island to Tauranga having just spent three great days in the mountains.
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Next Tour Date
Mon, 30th of Mar 2020