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Address: 1619 Tekoa Road, Culverden 7392, New Zealand
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A hidden back country gem just waiting to be discovered

Previous reviewers have correctly summarised this wonderful 3 day walk. The complete package is excellent value for money. The accommodation funky and very comfortable. The... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2012
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

Previous reviewers have correctly summarised this wonderful 3 day walk. The complete package is excellent value for money. The accommodation funky and very comfortable. The variety of track and views en route superb. However it was the little things like your heavy gear and food being taken by the hosts between the huts - no vehicles sighted or engine noise... More 

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 October 2012

We went when the track opened on Labour weekend, experienced wonderful hospitality of the owners Mandy and Dave who have developed this wonderful tramp on their land at Island Hill, North Canterbury. The track meanders through high country farmland and forest, with two well appointed private hut in which to spend the night. The huts have full cooking facilities and... More 

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Kentfield, CA
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

This is a lovely place to rest and wander about. The owner is a gem of a kindly man. The kids loved the butter sculpture. We had a pleasant tea but the scones were really good.

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Reviewed 16 July 2011

Amazing experience and really well thought out trail and itinerary. Well marked tracks and remote, clean and comfortable huts. Lovely surprises along the way. We started out with a night in the farm cookhouse, comfortable and clean, though a touch scary in the pitch black night with high winds and creaking floorboards! Two good day hikes, with amazing views, some... More 

3 Thank munse
New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 April 2010

This is a perfect way to enjoy some fantastic walking in the beautiful South Island, staying in three very different places on the way. The route takes you through farm land and native bush with some glorious high country views. We arrived on the first night at the shearer's quarters on Dan and Mandy Shand's farm. We received a very... More 

5 Thank WindsurferNewZealand

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