A day of farms, gardens, history, heritage and traditional rural hospitality in the Lake Coleridge high country.

This popular day tour for coach groups, visits up to three properties, all with their particular points of interest. Visitors are welcomed into the various homesteads and have the opportunity to meet with the owners and their families. All properties are surrounded by spacious gardens and at Middle Rock a short 30 minute farm tour is included. Availability of properties varies from time to time but The Point Station, at Windwhistle, and Middle Rock are included in most tours.

The High Country Tour begins one hour’s drive from Christchurch and  is open to groups all year around, by appointment.  Visitors supply their own transport. The tour has been a popular choice for New Zealand wide travel groups, conference guests and international visitors since 1990.

High Country Tour Info:


Charges: Priced at $70 per person. The tour includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas and a short farm tour at Middle Rock.