Only 20 minutes inland from the historic Hurunui Hotel on the way to Hanmer Springs, formerly the Hurunui High Country Track the new and improved Island Hills Station Track is open again for the 2020/21 season.

The Island Hills Track is like no other in the country as there is such a diverse range of landscapes and vegetation that change continuously throughout your experience. Choose between 3 day or 2 day options.

This is a self-guided private walkway which is very well marked and easy to follow. The lodge style accommodation facilities are very unique, with fully serviced kitchen, BBQ and dining facilities, bunk beds and plenty of privacy. The luxury of hot showers, super comfortable beds, pillows, and pack transport each day makes for a stress free adventure.



Your guide Shaun Monk has walked through a lifetime of back country adventures all over New Zealand from multi-day solo hikes, to back pack hunting along the mountain ranges. He is ready to help turn your outdoor challenges into safe, awesome experiences.

Island Hills Station Adventures


Everything NZ’s Island Hills Station honey originates from a working high country station at the base of the New Zealand Southern Alps.
We work with quality farms and expert beekeepers to carefully nurture our bees. This process helps sustain simple and delicious honey.

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Island Hills, 1612 Tekoa Road, Culverden 7392

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