Molesworth Station One Day Tour

Discover Molesworth Station New Zealand’s largest high country cattle station and the majestic South Island high country scenery. Enjoy the wonderful historical commentary about the early pioneers, modern day farming and land use and visit and see where the first settlers lived in this remote landscape. Great photographic opportunities around every corner.


Pick up from Christchurch at 7.30 am

or Hanmer Springs at 9.30 am.

We will visit the St James historic woolshed and blacksmith shop before stopping at Lake Tennyson for a cuppa, enjoy the natural alpine plants growing in this picturesque setting. We will stop at Fowlers Hut, see the rabbit proof fence of old, drive over Island Saddle to the boundary of Rainbow Station. Returning we will have lunch at Sedgemere Tarn and then drive to the Eastern side of Molesworth to explore the historic Acheron Accommodation House, before returning to Hanmer Springs. Learn about the history and characters that helped develop Molesworth Station and enjoy a day in the wide-open spaces breathing the fresh mountain air and soak up the relaxing atmosphere of the beautiful high country.

Arriving Hanmer Springs by 4.30pm.

Arriving Christchurch by 6.30pm


 Inclusions Morning tea of fresh locally roasted coffee and tea and muffins; bottled water; picnic style lunch.

Price from Hanmer Springs is $220 per person

Price from Christchurch is $250 per person.

“Not just about the station and the high country but birds , flowers ...whatever you were interested in Trevor seemed to know about ! Great day out to a place you'd never normally see. Spectacular scenery.”