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Molesworth High Country Tours

Blenheim, New Zealand
About Molesworth High Country Tours
Discover the lifestyle of NZ high country farming on a range of small group escorted tours. Choose from a fun supported cycle tours, escorted historical tours or 4WD self drive tagalong tours to discover the beautiful South Island high country. Enjoy meeting local farmers, visit their homes, experience great farm hospitality, learn about the history of New Zealand's largest high country cattle station. A large range of tours to choose from, sit back and enjoy being driven by your personal guide in a small mini coach for one day, two days, three or a four day Heritage Discovery Tour. Or join a multi-day cycle tour through the Molesworth high country with maximum group size of 14 people, or experience a multi-day self drive 4WD tour.
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

I enjoyed the back-country 4wd experience but the highlight was the trip to D'Urville Island. I have been through French Pass several times by boat but always at slack water. This time Dennis took us through at half tide on our way to some fantastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed April 11, 2018

This was a wonderful trip and Penny was a brilliant guide who told us heaps of information and looked after us superbly. She clearly loved the area and had such a lot of experience to share. We went to many out of the way places...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jsomerville2018
Reviewed September 24, 2017

A wonderful day out as a surprise for my husband Johns birthday. Was such an awesome day. Alan was so knowledgeable about the area and was a fantastic tour quide.Highly recommended as the scenery is amazing and morning tea in the woolshed and lunch at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank tandynz
Reviewed April 22, 2017

A great tour, well organised yet with a seemingly laid-back guide,taking us to places we never would have experienced otherwise. You need a good high 4WD (our X-Trail wasn't quite up to it at times, so thanks to Geoff and Aiden for taking us in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank heather938
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Put these tours on your bucket list, both of us thoroughly enjoyed them. On reflection we probably would have had a couple of days off inbetween the tours. They kindly tailored the second tour to fit in with us. Nothing is a problem for this...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank susannemurrayhanlon
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Thank you Geoff and Leigh for the wonderful 4 wheel drive trips that we have just completed. We did the 2 trips back to back which really worked for us as we were able to visit 2 areas that we have always wanted to see...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank penny P
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The guide was a very good driver on our exceptionally busy and frustrating roads and handled volumes of traffic, rain with safe decisions and we were towing a large trailer of bikes The preplanning details received were inadequate with no information of where we would...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 154943jenny_D
molesworthnz, Owner at Molesworth High Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

With regret I have to respond to what was a conflict of personalities and lack of team relations. With one section taking 5 hours when our other cyclists who ranged in ages from 67 to 82 completed the same route in 1.5 hours the normal...More

Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time under somewhat difficult circumstances - Mark with a broken ankle - Geoff was fantastic helping "hop-along" and including him in the tour as much as possible. The accomodation was great too - both comfortable and so interesting. We can't wait...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 450annabelles
Reviewed March 14, 2017

What a stunning trail and well supported by the Molesworth Tour team who planned well. Loved the Kumara stop, Cowboys needs some more work but it's well on the way. The trails by the water races were challenging and great scenery

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We only had 6 hours to tour from cruise ship so we booked this tour through Bookatour with Molesworth Tours. Get to see the great countryside, delicious lunch at Oak Tree Cottage. We visited a farm to see sheep shearing & herding by sheep dogs....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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March 9, 2015|
Response from molesworthnz | Property representative |
Hello Jen and Chris, yes we can arrange a Two Day Tour of Molesworth, staying in Hanmer Springs thermal resort and returning to Blenheim. Would the dates May 6-7 suit you? Can you supply your email please. Kindest Regards Lee