Self-drive country tour - a fascinating half day with a local guide including morning tea.

Your guide will unlock the history, farming practices and the people of this vibrant rural community.

From NZD 360.00 for 2 people


Ask us to arrange a Self Drive Tour with a local guide who will ride in your car and unlock the history, farming practices and the people who have created this vibrant rural community. 3.5 hours duration, departing at a time of your choice from The Vicarage Geraldine. The well-maintained tar-seal and gravel roads are suitable for all vehicle types. Roadside stops to view and discuss deer, dairy, cropping, sheep & cattle farms and forestry.

Stretch your legs with visits to the oldest church in south Canterbury, early settlor graves, a scenic reserve camping ground in a river gorge and historic farm buildings (Category 1 Historic Place) on an iconic NZ sheep and cattle station. Access fees (to fund upkeep of the historic farm buildings) are included in the tour price.


  • 3.5 hour guided tour.
  • 50 km route
  • Discover our local history and farming practices
  • Commentary will unlock the stories, diversity and hidden gems of the country around Geraldine
  • Morning tea - beside a hill country river if the weather is fine
  • Entry fees to visit Category 1 historic buildings on an iconic High Country Station
  • Access to historic Church and Cemetery


One Person:   $328Three People: $391
Two People:    $360Four People:   $422