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Spend 7 glorious days exploring the back roads of the Canterbury region, as we visit five historic High Country Stations situated in the heart of the South island. 


This exhilarating and majestic tour gives you a true feel for the high-country lifestyle.  With sweeping tussock lands the High Country is known for, enjoy tales of life on the stations and take a glimpse into a life lived far away from it all. Revel in the wild beauty, while relaxing and soaking up the clean and clear air of these unspoiled pieces of South Island paradise, as you journey across unique and expansive rugged terrain.


Travelling back to Christchurch we experience a leisurely end to the tour as we relax and enjoy, a visit to the beautiful Riccarton House Homestead and the not to be missed, historic Giants House in Akaroa.


This 7-day adventure has the perfect ending, as we relish in our farewell dinner on the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, before leaving these iconic landscapes behind and head home.

Departs 21 March 2023

$4,295 per person twin share ($4,995 per person single)


  • Sightseeing Tour of Central Christchurch

  • Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre and Jetboat Tour of Waimak Canyon 

  • Rubicon Station

  • Erewhon Station

  • Rangitea Station & Morning Tea

  • Lake Clearwater

  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ filming location of ‘Edoras’ on Mt Sunday

  • Lake Heron Station

  • Glenfalloch Station

  • Rakaia Gorge

  • Punting on the Avon

  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens 

  • Guided Tour of Riccarton House, a New Zealand Heritage Site, including lunch at ‘The Quarters”

  • Akaroa on Banks Peninsula

  • The Giants House – a creation by artist Josie Martin

  • Farewell Dinner on the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

  • Fully hosted by a YOURTours host

  • Quality accommodation 

  • Meals as per itinerary 

  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as indicated on our itinerary

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