Tekapo Scenic 4WD Adventure Tours provide the opportunity to experience and view some of Mackenzie Country’s most breathtaking scenery overlooking the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Cook & Mt Tasman across Lake Pukaki and south of the Ben Ohau mountain range.
With Tekapo Adventures, you travel in style and comfort with the world’s most iconic off-road vehicles, the legendary Land Rover Defenders, known for their capability, ruggedness and dependability, crossing streams and rivers, and marvel at just how capable and versatile these vehicles are off-road.
Access the true backcountry beauty of Lake Tekapo’s High Country and into the heart of New Zealand’s unique and impressive natural landscapes.
Experience Braemar Station a high country sheep farming station of some 4100 hectares in size run by the Mackenzie family since 1969. Or our 4WD into New Zealand’s finest Merino wool provider Glenmore Station and onto the remote Cass valley, a true backcountry drive.
Explore remote backcountry on a scenic 4WD tour through Braemar Station, one of New Zealand’s most remarkable High Country Stations, offering impressive and highly memorable scenery of the outstanding natural landscapes within the Mackenzie Basin.
Located on the Eastern Shores of the turquoise-coloured Lake Pukaki and is bordered by the majestic Gammack Range to the North and Lake Pukaki to the West. This traditional High Country Sheep Farming Station is 4100 hectares in size and has been run by the Mackenzie family since 1969.
Our Braemar Station Backcountry Tour offers a range of authentic backcountry activities with stunning vistas of the hilltop and incredible surroundings. Braemar is known for having some of the best-uninterrupted views of Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook and the Ben Ohau Range.
This is a working station that farms New Zealand’s Perendale sheep, beef cattle and deer. We journey along remote 4WD tracks across some of the most unforgettable high country and experience the heart of Tekapo’s backcountry landscapes at their finest.
The unique landscapes discovered on this tour will leave you with a strong sense of remoteness as you journey through expansive 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 complete as you take in some of New Zealand’s finest scenery.
Tekapo 4 WD Tour Highlights:
Explore by 4WD through Glenmore Station, an Iconic New Zealand High Country Sheep Station In the heart of the South Island’s Mackenzie Country. Glenmore is situated on the Western shores of Lake Tekapo and runs deep into the Cass Valley wilderness,
Glenmore station has been farming Merino Sheep since 1912. Its stunning 19,000 hectares in size is home to 10,000 Merino Sheep, Merino Studs, Angus Cattle and Red Deer.
Glenmore Station also holds an immense amount of Natural Landscape Values that are Unique to the Mackenzie Basin. Our 4WD Scenic Tours at this station will allow you to experience the outstanding array of stunning landscapes and natural features unique to the Mackenzie Basin.
Access to this stunning alpine valley is solely through Glenmore Station. The Cass Valley Encompasses a large block of mountainous country containing high inherent landscape values of The Mackenzie Country.
The naturalness of the rocky steep scree slides, the U-shaped valleys carved by glaciation, waterfalls, glaciers, lateral moraines and tussock-clad terraces overwhelm the senses and ignites the wonder of such a supremely stunning and unique landscape.
The Cass Valley braided river system and Delta is also a unique environment for some of New Zealand’s most endangered nesting birds, such as The Black Stilt, The Wry Bill, The Black Fronted Turn, The Banded Dotterel, The Black Billed Gull and the Oyster Catcher.
Tekapo 4 WD Tour Highlights:
Our 4 WD tours are suited to the discerning traveller who enjoys the peace and luxury of exploring The Mackenzie Country’s wilderness with your professional driver guides and comfortable Land Rover Defender 4WD vehicles for a private experience of The Mackenzie’s outstanding natural landscapes.
Fully embrace the breathtaking beauty and Outstanding Natural Landscapes within your private group, couple or family. Roam the backcountry in style, and experience an authentic and memorable Scenic 4WD Tour in some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery, all to yourself!
Tours are offered as a 4 Hour Experience. and can be customised to your requirements on the day
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