Welcome...   to an unforgettable high country experience  on a family owned and managed New Zealand sheep station (aka ranch). 

Operating since 2003, Beaumont High Country Experience has built a reputation for excellence.  Bookings are not combined (unless otherwise stated), hence, visit as a couple, family, or small group to become our exclusive guests for the duration of your stay. This enables us to personally tailor to the individual needs of our visitors.  

Single Booking:  There are various options for single bookings, from a full day horse riding activity, to multi day packages.  These include the NZ High Country Sheep Ranch Exclusive which is available as 2-3 group package.  Single supplement applies on this option. 

Exploring an expansive 18,000 acre high country sheep station by horseback, personally guided by a family member.

Various horse riding options suitable for beginners to experienced riders are available, from half and full day, bed and breakfast, to multi day all inclusive packages.  Discover an experience described by one visitor as 'the essence of New Zealand'.  View other visitor's comments.  

Joining your host and the mustering team on a genuine high country sheep, or cattle muster by horseback.
Experience the lengendary high country horseback muster
and help gather (herd) the sheep, or cattle in the high country.  Previous horse riding experience and a reasonable level of fitness is recommended for this activity.  It is an option on its own as a full day activity, but in this instance it is recommended an alternative day is available as it is subject to favourable weather conditions.  The high country horseback muster is also included in various multi day options.

Exploring a high country sheep station in the comfort of a 4-wheel drive vehicle, personally guided by a family member.
Various guided four wheel drive options, which include a full day, bed and breakfast, to an overnight 'back to nature' experience.

Enjoy Personal Attention...
Numerous packages are available, view multi-day options for more details.  Visitors are also most welcome to tailor their own visit, to accommodate travel itineraries or interests.  Contact Lynn regarding this.


Accommodation for Overnight and Multi-Day Packages:
Accommodation is at Beaumont farmstay cottage (aside from the 'back to nature experiences'). This spacious, three bedroomed abode is situated adjacent to the homestead, visit farm stay for more details.  

Alternatively, the 'back to nature' options offer the experience of staying in a private back country cabin.  Originally built as musterers acoommodation during a bygone era, this 3 roomed cabin is situated in stunning, secluded surroundings.  Various all inclusive packages, including both horse riding and 4-wheel drive are available.  

Visit http://blog.top50ranches.com/post/historic-horseback-riding-holidays-beaumont-high-country-experience.aspx
for a blog on the history of Beaumont Station.

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Beaumont High Country experience operates seasonally from November to April, offseason by arrangement.  Contact Lynn for more information.


Beaumont High Country Experience
Struan and Lynn Minty
Beaumont Station, RD 1,
Otautau 9689, Southland, New Zealand
Phone: 03 280 3540        Mobile: 027 292 8204
Email Lynn


We are located in Western Southland, New Zealand


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