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Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

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Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

As you journey from Christchurch, courtesy of Maossie Tour's extremely comfortable 4x6WD luxury bus, on your way to your destination - a fully-fledged working sheep station in New Zealand's high-country - take in the breath-taking scenery of the Southern Alps including sites from "Lord of the Rings" Middle Earth. Braided rivers, green pastures, forests, deer, horses, sheep, hidden tracks, and absolutely remarkable mountain scenery. Fully inclusive price includes pick up from major Christchurch city hotels, scrumptious special lunch, morning and afternoon tea, luxury coach travel including onboard WIFI and USB - and a lively, entertaining and highly knowledgeable tour guide who can relate all the history, myths and legends! As an option, be transported back in time enjoying enjoy a truly unique experience: a nostalgic but comfortable wagon ride pulled by some “gentle giants” - a team of Clydesdale horses - into the spectacular Aotearoa back-country highlands.

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9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Afternoon tea
    • Beverages
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Maossie Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Erewhon Station
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Clydesdale Horse Wagon ride (optional extra)
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Maossie Tours, Rolleston Avenue near intersection of Worcester Blvd, Christchurch 8013 New Zealand

    Luxury Coach travel with complimentary WiFi, USB Charging, tour guide and all refreshments

    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Erewhon Station, Hakatere Potts Rd, Ashburton 7771, New Zealand

    Clydesdale Horse wagon ride into the spectacular back country of New Zealand's Southern Alps

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hakatere Historic Town, 2387 Ashburton Gorge Rd, Ashburton Lakes 7771, New Zealand

    historical village and memorabillia

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Edoras (Lord of the Rings), Hakatere Potts Rd, Ashburton Lakes 7771, New Zealand

    Mount Sunday: Edoras, home of the mythical capital city of the Rohan people in Lord of the Rings

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Rakaia Gorge Walkway, Rakaia Gorge Road State Highway 72 Inland Scenic Route, Rakaia New Zealand

    Rakaia Gorge - lookout and scenery exposition

    Pass By: Mt Hutt Ski Area, Methven New Zealand

    Southern Alps scenery

  • Departure Point :
    Canterbury Museum (Christchurch), Canterbury 8013, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pickup from any centrally located Christchurch hotel / motel. After hotel pick-ups, the distinctive Maossie Tours bus (black Mercedes) will parked and waiting alongside Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave Central Christchurch, near the corner of Worcester Blvd. until the scheduled departure time.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :

    Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The optional Clydesdale horses wagon ride operates between Sepember and May inclusive only due to prevailing weather condistions and fram program.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Maossie Tours Limited

Activity ID: 76064P1

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