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High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch Book Now 15 Available × × × Book Now 15 Available × Book Now 16 Available
High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch

High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch

A truly unique experience in incredible surroundings including "Lord of the Rings" Middle Earth. Clydesdale Horses Wagon Ride at a Canterbury high-country sheep station

A truly unique experience in incredible surroundings.  Clydesdale Horses Wagon Ride at a Canterbury high-country sheep station in "Lord of the Rings Middle Earth".

Along the way from Christchurch in our luxurious AWD Mercedes bus, travelling to your destination - Erewhon Station in New Zealand's high country - take in the truly breath-taking scenery from areas like Lake Clearwater, Mt Potts, and Mt Hutt. Incorporates sites from "Lord of the Rings" Edoras: the mythical capital city of the Rohan people. Eventually, prepare to be transported back in time by the nostalgic one to two-hour wagon ride, pulled by a team of Clydesdale horses into the spectacular New Zealand back-country highlands. Enjoy a comfortable ride on the sprung wagon with rubber tyres, and lounge-type seats.

Fully inclusive price includes:

  • Pick up from major Christchurch central city hotels - or hop on before departure outside Canterbury Museum, Central Christchurch (make your selection when booking - can be later amended)
  • Scrumptious special lunch (catering for most dietary needs notified at time of booking)
  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments
  • Wagon ride at "Erewhon" - a genuine high country working sheep and cattle station
  • Scenery stops in "Middle Earth" (Lord of the Rings) along the way
  • Luxury coach travel at its best in a 4WD Mercedes Benz: to and from destination 
  • A lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guide who can relate all the history, myths and legends!
  • Free WIFI and USB connection
  • Live entertainment, e.g. traditional waiata, from your hosts


  • Duration : 10 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $220.00

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Aoraki-Mt Cook all-day scenic tour from Christchurch – mountains, lakes, glaciers and Alpine Centre Book Now 15 Available × Book Now 14 Available × Book Now 15 Available × Book Now 15 Available
Aoraki-Mt Cook all-day scenic tour from Christchurch – mountains, lakes, glaciers and Alpine Centre

Aoraki-Mt Cook all-day scenic tour from Christchurch – mountains, lakes, glaciers and Alpine Centre

Visit the Aoraki / Mt Cook World Heritage National Park, Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, and the Tasman Glacier. Breath-taking scenery including Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, the Tasman Valley - even multiple sites from LOR "Middle Earth"!

Jaw dropping scenery and an amazing alpine experience in incredible surroundings.

Along the way from Christchurch in our luxurious AWD Mercedes bus, enjoy travelling to your destination - the famous Hermitage Hotel and the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and the 3D theatre, Museum and digital dome Planetarium. Take in the truly breath-taking scenery upon entering the southern alps of New Zealand and relish the sites of the Ben Ohau Range, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, and even multiple sites from "middle earth" (places used to film "Lord of the Rings").

Enjoy close proximity and spectacular views of New Zealand’s highest peak in the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park. Located in Te Wāhipounamu UNESCO World Heritage Area, later in the day you will undertake a side trip to the Tasman Glacier; or alternatively, relax back at Mt Cook Village where you can spend more time at the Alpine Centre, or the Hermitage’s Retail Centre, or Mt Cook Village, or at the Department of Conservation’s Visitor Centre (there’s heaps to do) - before being picked up later for return journey to Christchurch.

Fully inclusive price includes:

  • Pick up from major Christchurch central city hotels - or hop on before departure outside Canterbury Museum, Central Christchurch (make your selection when booking - can be later amended)
  • Delicious buffet lunch at the iconic Hermitage Hotel, Mt Cook.
  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments
  • Entry to Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre - 3D theatre, Museum, Gallery, and Planetarium
  • Scenery stops in mountain lakeside centres and "Middle Earth" along the way
  • Optional side trip to Tasman Glacier - or relax back at Mt Cook Village
  • Luxury coach travel at its best in a 4WD Mercedes Benz: to and from destination 
  • Free onboard WIFI and USB connection
  • A lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guide who can relate all the history, myths and legends

  • Duration : 11 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $250.00

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New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch Book Now 15 Available × × Book Now 15 Available × × Book Now 15 Available
New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch

New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour from Christchurch

A genuinely Kiwi experience in an amazing landscape - a great insight into the real New Zealand! - Available for group bookings of 8 persons or more

Canterbury farmlands - a genuinely Kiwi experience in an amazing landscape!

Journey through the beautiful Canterbury Plains set against the remarkable mountain scenery of the southern alps. Enjoy the luxury & comfort of a top-of the range Mercedes Benz AWD bus. On your way to different farms (up to three) you will take in the wonder of this diverse landscape containing tussock, braided rivers, plateaus, hills & mountain lakes. An enormous variety of farm types in the region include horse studs, deer, cereal crops, poultry, orchards, vineyards, vegetables, forestry, pigs, & flower growing: but the juggernauts of sheep farming (mutton, wool) and cattle (dairy farming, beef) dominate. Fully inclusive price includes pick up from major Christchurch city hotels, scrumptious special lunch, morning & afternoon tea, luxury mini-coach travel incl. onboard WIFI & USB, & an entertaining / highly knowledgeable tour guide - a fully qualified agriculturalist who can relate all the agricultural facts, figures & history of this unique countryside!

Fully inclusive price (available for group bookings of 8 persons or more)

includes:

  • Pick up from major Christchurch central city hotels - or hop on before departure outside Canterbury Museum, Central Christchurch (make your selection when booking - can be later amended)
  • Scrumptious special lunch (catering for most dietary needs notified at time of booking) 
  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments
  • Visit up to three different, genuine, working Canterbury farms
  • Scenery stops along the way
  • Luxury mini-coach travel at its best in a luxury 4WD Mercedes Benz: to and from destination 
  • Free WIFI and USB connection
  • A lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guide who can relate all the agricultural facts, figures & history of this unique countryside!
  • Possibility of live entertainment, e.g. traditional waiata, from your hosts (they need encouragement!)

  • Duration : 7 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $165.00

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Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch Book Now 15 Available Book Now 13 Available × Book Now 15 Available Book Now 15 Available Book Now 12 Available ×
Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch

Enjoy the splendour of the rugged Banks Peninsula in the comfort of a luxury 4WD Mercedes mini-coach. After visiting Okains Bay Museum, undertake a nature safari with local conservationists looking after a wild penguin colony near Akaroa.

Courtesy of a luxury 4x4 min-coach - take in the breath-taking scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands. This area is renowned for its rugged topography in a surprisingly sparsely populated district. Amongst extensive farm lands, Akaroa’s diverse landscape is a region where conservation areas abound in an area regarded as extremely important for native plants and associated wildlife. In fact, Banks Peninsula has the highest amount of biodiversity than any other part of New Zealand. 

After your fully catered special lunch (provided), enjoy a unique nature safari in the spectacular, award-winning Wild Side Conservation area! Learn about the area’s rich history, native flora and fauna and Pohatu’s unique penguin conservation program. Be greeted by the farm’s, friendly pet sheep and see White-Flippered penguins as the people of Pohatu monitor nesting sites. This is the only place in New Zealand you can easily see penguins' gathering and socializing on the water. If visiting between mid-November and mid-February, you may even be lucky enough to see rehabilitation efforts such as supplemental feedings and swim therapy!  

Fully inclusive price includes:

  • Pick up from major Christchurch central city hotels - or hop on before departure outside Canterbury Museum, Central Christchurch (make your selection when booking - can be later amended)
  • Scrumptious special lunch (catering for most dietary needs notified at time of booking) 

  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments

  • Visit to the Okains Bay Maori & Colonial Museum

  • Nature safari courtesy of the experts at Pohatu penguins

  • Binoculars and camouflage gear may also be provided by Pohatu to maximize viewing abilities

  • Scenery stops along the way

  • Luxury mini-coach travel at its best in a luxury 4WD Mercedes Benz: to and from destination

  • Free WIFI and USB connection

  • A lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guide who can relate an amazing array of facts, figures & history of this unique countryside!

  • Possibility of live entertainment, e.g. traditional waiata, from your hosts (they need encouragement!)

Optional Extra

After clicking the "Book now" button, select the special extended 4-hour scenic nature safari tour option (compared to the "standard" 2-hour nature safari), and enjoy all standard tour activities plus additional highlights including:

  • visit to the spectacular cliff-tops of Akaroa Heads Lighthouse Reserve
  • visit to the beautiful red beech forest of Tutakakahikura Scenic Reserve
  • more time to see native wildlife and to explore Flea Bay
  • strong likelihood of seeing fur seals


  • Duration : 9 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $164.00

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