High Country - South Island - 4 Days

High Country - South Island - 4 Days
Fra AUD 1.285,00 AU$
  • Varighed: 4 Dage (Ca.)
  • Sted: Christchurch
  • Produkt kode: PFYSCP


Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch

On arrival at Christchurch Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is free for you to do as you choose.

Hotel: Ibis Hotel Christchurch (Standard) or Novotel Christchurch(Superior)

Day 2: Christchurch – Glenfalloch Station

Start your adventure with a scenic drive from Christchurch across the Canterbury Plains to Springfield and on to Mt. Torlesse Station. Mt. Toelesse is a 4,000 hectare property situated in the foothills of the Southern Alps. You’ll enjoy a 4WD tour which takes in breathtaking alpine views as well as views back across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Later, make your way up Porters Pass and into the Canterbury High Country for a picnic lunch on the banks of Lake Lyndon. At this point the scenery starts to change to the rugged Canterbury High Country with its snow-capped mountains, tussock hillsides and glistening blue lakes. Continue on the remote Lyndon Road to spectacular Lake Coleridge. You’ll spend the afternoon exploring this fascinating area and enjoying tales and stories by your local guides, before making your way up the Rakaia River to the end of the road and on to Glenfalloch Station, a 10,000 hectare working sheep and cattle station, where you’ll spend the night. You’ll enjoy a delicious 3-course meal and spend the evening in the company of the owners of the station learning about High Country Station life.

Hotel: Glenfalloch Station (Standard or Superior)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Canterbury High Country - Christchurch

After a hearty breakfast it’s all aboard your exciting 4WD adventure from Glenfalloch Station to Lake Heron Station. On an unsealed road you’ll make your way past stunning Lake Heron to Lakes Camp and Clearwater, where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch on the banks of the lake. After lunch in this stunning location, continue your journey into the Rangitata Valley and on to Mt. Potts Station where you’ll 4WD through the rivers and up to Mt. Sunday, the filming location for Edoras, the home of the Rohan people in The Lord of the Rings. A short walk from the vehicle to the top of Mt. Sunday will reward you with fantastic 360° views of the impressive Rangitata Valley. Venture further up the road a short distance to the famous Erewhon Station. A Clydesdale-drawn wagon ride across the station will top-off this highlight day, before returning to Christchurch for the evening.

Hotel: Ibis Hotel Christchurch (Standard) or Novotel Christchurch(Superior)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Farewell from Christchurch

Your short break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Christchurch Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

4 Day Short Break

Tues, Thurs & Sat from Christchurch


Morning of day 4 at Christchurch

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts (3)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Dinners (1)
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel
What to bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
Accommodation Standards & Prices

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. Wes hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.