Mavora High Country Tours

TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak High Country Farm

Your personalised high country tour begins with meeting your guide/driver for the day. You will then board the historic TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak, whilst enjoying stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

You will travel in a modern mini van along the scenic back road to Mavora Lakes, learning about the pioneering farming in this golden tussock covered high country.

We stop for lunch at the picturesque Mavora Lakes and spend time exploring the beech forest, swing bridge and some Lord of the Rings sites. 

On arrival back to Walter Peak, you will join the farm yard tour and then enjoy afternoon tea at the Colonel’s Homestead, before boarding the TSS Earnslaw for the return cruise back to Queenstown.  

Group size limited to 11 per guide
Picnic lunch and afternoon tea included 
Suitable for all ages 
Duration 7 ½ hours (option to return to Queenstown at 3.30pm by foregoing farm yard tour and afternoon tea) 

Mavora High Country Tours - from Queenstown
Season: Oct- Apr, daily departures
Duration: 7 hrs 30 mins
1 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
Departs: 10am
Prices from: $239 adult / $120 child
1 Nov 2014 - 30 Apr 2015
Departs: 10am
Prices from: $246 adult / $123 child
1 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
Departs: 10am
Prices from: $246 adult / $123 child
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Please note:

  • Child rates apply for 5 - 14 years and infants 0 - 4 years carried free of charge
  • Minimum numbers apply - please provide your details so that we can contact you in the event of a cancellation
  • This trip is weather dependent.
  • Note: Does NOT operate on 25 & 26 December, nor 1 & 2 January

What to bring

Day pack, drinks/snacks, walking shoes, waterproof jacket, warm sweater/fleece jacket, sun cream/sunglasses/sunhat, insect repellent and camera

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