High Country Journeys offers the following fully guided options, if you want a more personal, laid back, worry-free and yet adventurous trip with some challenges and not too many vehicles involved; these are all good options for you. “South Island High Country Grand Slam” – Fully Guided – $3180 pp ‘The Grand Slam’ is a 7 day, 8 night package that starts in Blenheim and takes in Molesworth Station and then after travelling through MacDonald Downs and the Lees Valley in North Canterbury links up with our usual “Heart of the High Country” route, that goes down through theLake Coleridge and the Rakaia River areas, through the Mackenzie Country and also finishes in the Cardrona/Wanaka area of Central Otago. This tour works in well if you are coming down from the North Island as you can travel through the famous Molesworth Station on the way down.
“Heart Of The High Country Tour” – Fully Guided – $2790 pp This is our legendary station to station tour. Experience 6 days and 7 nights of spectacular scenery and warm hospitality with this unique 4WD journey that will take you into the heart of the South Island high country, starting near Lake Coleridge in Canterbury and making your way through the Mackenzie Country and ending in the Cardrona/Wanaka area of Central Otago. “Great Mackenzie & Central Otago Explorer” – Fully Guided – $2840 pp This newer fully guided tour is also a ‘7 night, 6 day’ package that starts in the Fairlie/Lake Ohau area and ends in the Cardrona/Wanaka area and takes in the rugged and majestic high country and tussock lands of the Mackenzie Country, Lindis Pass, Central Otago and Northern Southland. It has some stunning new tracks and is popular with clients who have done our other tours or who might be looking for something different with a little more of a challenge. Contact us now for more details
If you don’t have a 4WD and would like to do one of our tours then High Country Journeys can arrange to take you as a passenger in one of their own vehicles. Likewise if you have other ideas or limited time at your disposal, contact us and we will put together a suggested itinerary that’ll allow you to realise your expectations and get the most out of your 4WD experience. We also cater for corporate and family groups. We can put together two and three-day plus packages for clients including a ‘team building’ stay in a back country hut.
These tours are normally run within our defined season (Dec to April) and can be fully catered. Contact us for prices and more details