Welcome Rock

Four-wheel drive vehicles are intrinsic to our family farm life in the rugged High Country. Experience the safe yet gravity- defying nimbleness of our Green Jeeps as we navigate pristine, rocky rivers and steep tussock tracks. Amazing views.


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You’ll be guided by a Tom, the fourth generation farmer, with his best mate ‘Tubs’, a working sheep dog who speaks on command. Tom will share the colourful gold mining history, unique high country eco-sphere and rugged schist landmarks, with real stories of farming the land since 1911 .

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It’s a ‘wee adventure” as we say in the South, that’s ideal for families or couples with a taste for high country adventure.

~ Amazing views and photo opportunities from 1,000m
~ Learn about the gold-mining history & farming life
~ Meet a working dog (it might even sit along side you)
~ Learn about the history of the area, the farm and the people
~ Panoramic high country views of the Eyre Mountains and Nevis


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Physical address

Welcome Rock, WoolShed 86 Mclean Road, Garston, Southland, 9750, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 7pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
45 minutes to Frankton airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
45 minutes
Proximity to town:
5km to Garston township

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $420.00
Other charges:
This charge is per vehicle.
Further pricing information:
This tour is per vehicle, no children under 5 year's.

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