Middle Rock Farm Tour

View life on a family operated, working sheep farm in New Zealand's scenic South Island high country. Every tour day is different as our activities alter to meet the changing seasons and work patterns on the farming calendar. Suitable for all ages.


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A Middle Rock farm tour aims to give visitors an overview of sheep farming in New Zealand in the Lake Coleridge area, one hour's drive west of Christchurch.

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On arrival, guests are welcomed by their hosts and taken on a coach or 4 wheel drive tour out onto the property where high country farming activities are viewed and explained, there is the opportunity to be amongst large flocks of sheep and view working dogs in action. The panoramic views of Mt Hutt and the Upper Rakaia Gorge visible from the property are also a feature of the tour.

Small groups and families welcome. Farming delegations, we offer a more specialized , technical tour to meet your needs. Visitors should allow a minimum of 2½ hours. Meals available.


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Physical address

Middle Rock Farm Tour, 1160 Coleridge Road, Darfield, Lake Coleridge, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7572, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open daylight hours, 7 days. Visits by appointment only.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $80.00
Other charges:
Rates are based on prebooked, coach tour visitors. Independent travellers are charged at $100 per person, children $40 with a minimum of $200 per visit.
Further pricing information:
Apply direct for info. No charge for coach driver (or tour escort on large tour groups). Minimum charge $200.

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