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

4-Wheel Drive Tour Options on a NZ High Country Sheep Station

Operating since 2003, Beaumont High Country Experience has built a reputation for excellence.  Unless otherwise stated, 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  4-wheel drive options are available, from the two described below,  farm stay (overnight) to multi day options.

4-Wheel Drive Tour:
Enjoy a personally guided tour of an 18,000 acre family owned and managed high country sheep station (aka ranch) in the comfort of a 4-wheel drive vehicle.
Gain an insight into life on a NZ high country sheep station (nee ranch), as you explore some of the diverse scenery; personally guided by one of its owners.   Climb to the top of Centre Hill (approximately 850 metres above sea level) to experience panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.  Then, relax with a wholesome lunch and a glass of wine at Barretts hut.  Originally built as a musterers hut, this private cabin is situated in the foothills of the Takitimu forest, amidst stunning surroundings.   Drive through beautiful native beech forest on your way home.  Variable times, however, allow around 4 - 5 hours. 
Book now to avoid disappointment.
Cost: 2 persons $245 NZD per person
         3-4 persons $210 NZD per person
         Family price on enquiry

Beaumont cottage is available to book along with your activity.  This spacious, 3 bedroomed abode is well equipped, hence, offers the opportunity to self cater.  Alternatively, you are most welcome to join your host at the homestead for an evening meal, along with a continental style breakfast at the cottage.  Visit farm stay and email Lynn for details. 

Four Wheel Drive Exclusive:
A competitively priced 'back to nature' overnight 4-wheel drive experience. It is ideal for families (up to 5 persons), a small group (up to 4 persons), or a couple on their own.  Enjoy a memorable overnight experience and explore part of this high country sheep station (aka ranch) in the comfort of a 4-wheel drive vehicle. 
Your host will commute you through stunning landscapes on route to Barretts Hut.  (There is also the option of partaking in a swim in a pristine mountain stream on the journey.)  Originally built as musterers lodgings, the cabin is a 3 roomed rustic abode situated amidst beautiful, secluded surroundings.  It has basic facilities and a seperate eco-friendly composting toilet, hence, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a 'back to nature' overnight experience.  The 4-wheel drive excursion the following day climbs up over Centre Hill, where panaramic views of the surrounding landscape await.  Contact Lynn for more details of this package.
Cost:  For 2 persons - $710 NZD total ($355 per person)
          For 3 persons - $906 NZD total ($302 per person)
          For 4 persons - $1136 NZD total ($284 per person)
          Family price on enquiry

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Safety Features:
All 4-wheel drive vehicles used for the activities are warranted and registered.  Beaumont High Country Experience reserves the right to amend or cancel any activity due to road or weather conditions, or any other mitigating circumstances.  Bookings are accepted on the understanding that visitor's have read the information on  'Responsibility'

Beaumont High Country Experience operates seasonally from November to April and off-season by arrangement. 

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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