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, hence, visit as a single, couple, family, or small group to become our exclusive guests for the duration of your visit.  This enables us to personally tailor to the individual needs of our visitors.  Various options are available, from half and full day, bed and breakfast, to multi day horse riding holidays.

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 horse riding holidays.  Discover an experience described by one visitor as 'the essence of New Zealand'.  View other visitor's comments.  

The magic of being part of a high country sheep, or cattle muster on horseback.
Join us on a 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.  Mustering is subject to current farm activities.  Available as a full day activity.  Alternatively,  included as an option within packages and multi day horse riding holidays.

Exploring a high country sheep station in the comfort of a 4-wheel drive vehicle, personally guided by a family member.
Various 4-wheel driving options, from half and full day, bed and breakfast, to all inclusive packages.

Enjoy Personal Attention...
Not combining bookings enables us to personally tailor to the individual needs of our visitors.

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Accommodation and Packages
Accommodation is Beaumont cottage, a three bedroomed self contained abode which is situated adjacent to the homestead, visit farm stay for details.  View various all-inclusive packages, or email Lynn  about tailoring your own.

Multi Day Horse Riding Holiday Options
Multi day horse riding holiday options from three to seven days are now available.  This includes the 'NZ Sheep Ranch Exclusive', a popular choice for single bookings.  Seven days and nights (with departure on day eight), this horse riding based holiday includes, along with mustering on horseback, other unique aspects of a high country sheep farm visit.  Free transfer from Winton (on route between Queenstown and Invercargill via Tracknet), or alternatively Mossburn (on route through Intercity) is available.  Email Lynn for details on these options.  

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: 03 931 9858        Mobile: 027 292 8204
Email Lynn


We are located in Western Southland, New Zealand


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