Come and explore the back roads from Canterbury to Central Otago visiting historic sheep stations and meeting the gardeners. From Aoraki/Mt Cook we head down the Waitaki Valley to Danseys Pass following the old route taken by stockmen and miners over to the Maniototo and the goldfields.

7 day / 6 night tour departing Auckland with stays in Mt Somers, Geraldine, Mt Cook, Ranfurly and Lawrence.

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Tour Price

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$3790 pp twin
$4390 pp single
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General Inclusions

  • All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours Kiwi guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
  • Return airfares ex Auckland.

All Meals Are Included

  • All breakfasts(B).
  • All lunches (L) including special lunches at: Homebush Station; Orari Estate Station with Rosie Morten; Station Peak Homestead with the Pavletich family, Hakataramea.
  • All dinners (D) including special dinners at: Stronechrubie, high country cuisine at Mt Somers.

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included

  • Visit the Deans’ Homebush Station Darfield, family history and farm buildings.
  • Take a wagon ride pulled by Clydesdales with Erin Cassie at Erewhon Station.
  • Visit the Peacock’s Orari Gorge Station, gardens and buildings.
  • Geraldine’s town and country gardens.
  • Stay in view rooms at The Hemitage, Aoraki/Mt Cook.
  • At Station Peak Homestead hear the history and stories of the Pavletich family.
  • Visit the Vanished World Heritage Centre in Duntroon.
  • Stop for refreshments at Danseys Pass Coach Inn.

Included Sightseeing & Exploring

  • Drive the spectacular road to Erewhon Station
  • From Waitaki Valley drive over Danseys Pass.
  • Lunch at Stanley Pub and see Macraes Flat massive opencast mine.
  • The golden tussocks of the Rock & Pillar range in Central Otago.
  • Meet the locals in lovely Lawrence.
  • Visit Gabrel’s Gulley and the Chinese settlement

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