Tussock Ridge Farm Tours

Experience the unique beauty of rural New Zealand on a 3 1/2 hour 4WD sheep, cattle and horse farm tour with Tussock Ridge Farm Tours located 20 minutes northwest of Wellington. Feed wild Kaimanawa horses and eels.


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Enjoy an unforgettable 3 1/4 hour 4WD journey across 3 privately-owned farms with 6000 sheep, 400 cattle and 100 horses in Ohariu Valley. These farms also have Wellington's newest wind farm, with 26 wind turbines powering Wellington city.

We offer a pick-up and drop-off service from the CentrePort cruise terminal and Wellington i-SITE centre. Stops on the tour include feeding wild Kaimanawa horses, wild eels, standing under a 111 metre tall wind turbine and morning tea at our Shepherd's cabin located on the cliffs overlooking the Cook Strait and South Island with some of the most spectacular views New Zealand has to offer.

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Physical address

517 Ohariu Valley Road, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $120.00
(14 year(s) and under)
Age restriction:
Cancellation policy:
On the unlikely occasion of an extreme weather event, we would contact you to advise of any cancellation or postponement. You can cancel your tour up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure time then your payment will not be refunded. The same applies if you aren't at your pick-up location at the time of departure. We are happy to refund in full any cancellations made 24 hours or more before the tour departure time.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
20 minutes drive from Wellington city

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Opening times

Business hours:
11.15am (pick-up Centreport) and 11.30am pick-up i-Site Centre Wellingotn) to 3pm return
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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