Molesworth Express Tour
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Blenheim, Marlborough
- Product code: PEXWD2
Discover Molesworth Station New Zealand’s largest high country cattle station and the majestic South Island high country scenery. Enjoy the wonderful historical commentary about the early pioneers, modern day farming and land use and visit and see where the first settlers lived in this remote landscape. Great photographic opportunities around every corner
Pick up from your Blenheim accommodation at 8am, travel south to Awatere Valley via State Highway 1. Turn off at the Awatere Valley Road stopping at vantage points. Morning tea will be at a woolshed and further along the road is the original cob cottage of Molesworth Station where lunch will be enjoyed.
In the afternoon take a meandering trip back down the Awatere Valley viewing points of interest in another light and direction. Finish this tour by travelling through Taylor Pass directly to central Blenheim and back to your accommodation by 5.30pm.
Meals: Morning tea in a typical high\ country station woolshed; picnic style lunch at Molesworth Cob Cottage.
“Not just about the station & the high country but vineyards, birds , flowers ...whatever you were interested in Trevor seemed to know about ! Great day out to a place you'd never normally see. Spectacular scenery.”