Braemar Station Backcountry Tour
$199 per person
Braemar Station Backcountry Tour explores remote high country on a scenic 4WD tour through the stunning Braemar Station. Travel through one of New Zealand’s most beautiful high country stations through roaming tussock grasslands with open vistas to the most outstanding views in The Mackenzie Country. Private access to Braemar Stations High Country offers guests the best views of unique landscapes and incredible scenery overlooking Mt Cook, Mt Tasman, Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau mountain range. Journey along remote 4WD tracks, within some of the most unforgettable high country, and experience the heart of Tekapo’s backcountry landscapes at their finest. A wonderful tour from Lake Tekapo that will take your breath away.
Braemar Station Backcountry Tour Highlights
- Exclusive private access to one of the most beautiful stations in New Zealand.
- Remote backcountry 4WD high country station tour.
- Stunning and unique views of Mt Cook, Mt Tasman, the Main Divide, Lake Pukaki, and the Ben Ohau Mountains.
- Breathtaking scenery of New Zealand’s most impressive landscapes.
- Educational information about the area’s unique landforms and species as well as the ecology & history of the Mackenzie Country.
- Feed farm animals such as sheep, Angus cattle, goats, Red Deer
- Refreshments and snacks
Our Braemar Station Backcountry Tour offers an authentic experience of The Lengendary Mackenzie Country, taking in vast and spectacular views of Mt Cook, the Southern Alps and Lake Pukaki. Braemar is a working High Country station farming New Zealand’s Perendale sheep, angus cattle and Red Deer. This scenic 4wd tour journeys across high tussock grasslands on comfortable 4wd track offering unique vistas to the outstanding natural landscapes that make up the Mackenzie Country. Private access offers people the chance to experience a slice of New Zealand’s incredible High Country wilderness all to themselves.
DepartureAOTEA GIFTS | Tekapo Township
Departure Time9:00 AM October - May (No Tours During Winter June-September)
Dress CodeCasual, Comfortable, Stable Footwear, Warm Jacket, Hat, Sunglasses, Camera
IncludedDriverEducational TourLight RefreshmentLight Snack
Tour NotesThere will be opportunities for photos and breathtaking vistas to enjoy. Light walking to close proximity viewpoints for photos, so stable footwear is recommended.
About Braemar Station:
Braemar Station is one of New Zealand’s most remarkable High Country Stations, offering impressive and highly memorable scenery of the Natural Outstanding Landscapes found within the Mackenzie Basin. Braemar Station is located on the Eastern Shores of the turquoise coloured Lake Pukaiki, bordered by the majestic Gammack Range in to the North, and Lake Pukaiki to the West. This traditional High Country Sheep Farming Station is 15,216 hectares in size, and has been run by the Mackenzie family since 1969. Braemar is known for having some of the best uninterrupted views of Lake Pukaiki and Mount Cook. The special landscapes discovered on this tour will leave you with a strong sense of remoteness as you journey though wide open Tall Tussock Grasslands and Red Tussock covered unique landforms of spectacular lateral moraines. The magnificent backdrops of Mt Cook NZ’s tallest peak, and the glaciated Main Divide will leave you breathless and your camera full as you take in some of the finest scenery New Zealand has to offer. Learn about the unique species that exist within New Zealand’s largest Intermontane basin, while taking in a truly memorable scenic journey from Lake Tekapo.