1 Day Tour from Hanmer

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1 Day
Availability : On demand all year round
Max People : 2 - 23
Tour Details

Visit the historic Molesworth Station in the Canterbury high country. Take this rare opportunity to visit the high country of this ruggedly beautiful region, where mountains dominate the skyline.

This tour offers you abundant opportunity to experience the natural environments, and to learn about the unique history of a place that few people get to experience. Discover the magnificent scenery, unique plant life and the fascinating stories. Molesworth Station is the size of Stewart Island at 486,000 acres in size, it is part of the Canterbury and Marlborough high country.

Departure & Return Location

Hanmer Springs

Departure Time

At 9.00am

Arrival Time

By 5.00pm

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide
  • Morning tea of fresh locally roasted coffee and tea and muffins
  • Bottled water
  • Picnic style lunch

Tour Dates

Tours operate by request all year round for a minimum of two people.


Day 1From Hanmer Springs

Pick up from Hanmer Springs at 9.00am.

We will visit the site of St James historic station 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 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 4.00pm.

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Couple Traveller

It was a super great trip. Randall was exceptional & went above & beyond to give us a wonderful experience on the Molesworth tour.

May 14, 2022