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  • Address: Walter Peak High Country Farm
  • Hours: Daily

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Walter Peak High Country Farm

Experience the tranquility of New Zealand’s South Island farm life with a visit to Walter Peak High Country Farm, a working sheep and cow station. The remote farm sits across Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown, along a section of lakeshore largely inaccessible by car. To get there, you’ll take a ride across the lake aboard the TSS Earnslaw, a beautifully restored Edwardian steamship. An open viewing area lets you watch the original steam engines as they power the ship across the lake.

Once you’ve reached the farm, a guided tour takes you among highland cattle, deer, goats and sheep. You’ll also watch skilled sheepdogs corralling the herds before meeting and feeding the sheep up close and learning how to shear and spin their wool. Take a stroll through the lush gardens along the lakeshore before stopping at the Colonel’s Homestead to sip tea and eat scones around a roaring fire.

Practical Info

Walter Peak High Country Farm is open daily. The TSS Earnslaw runs three four-hour roundtrip runs daily from Queenstown. Tea and snacks at the Colonel’s Homestead are included in the tour, as are tea and coffee aboard the ship.

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