Guided Bush Adventures

 

Immerse yourself in rugged mountain scenery, beautiful forests and low input farm landscapes alongside an expert local guide.

 

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Shaun Monk and Haley

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Shaun and Haley

Guided walking, camping and bush adventures with Shaun & Haley

2.5 days, 3 nights

Stay at unique private lodges and huts while dining on local produce and wild foods cooked in classic bushman style. The guide will offer multiple options and cater the challenges to suit your wishes and capability levels, from relaxing bush trails to hard out, off track alpine cross overs with some of most amazing scenery in the region.

A popular option is to walk the trails through the forest areas to help check and re-bait the pest control traps, learning about how we protect the native plants and wildlife in our private conservation reserve. Meet the local birds and farm animals and perhaps even spot a wild deer or pig.

Relax in the isolated cosy cabins with heating, lighting, kitchen, hot showers, individual bunk beds and plenty of privacy. Get really adventurous and camp out in the wilderness in tents, to make the most of the sun rises and sunsets from higher altitude camping sites.

The guided experiences are fully catered including local produce and even “wild foods” which we source from the farm itself.

Our guided adventures run for 3 nights/ 2.5 days and cater for up to 8 people per trip, a great idea for a group get together.

Gear list

  • Sleeping bag and bathroom towell (options to hire these items)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Insect repellent (for sand-flies and mosquitos)
  • Hiking boots (preferably with gaiters)
  • Hiking style “active” wear.
  • Warm clothing layers including beanie and gloves
  • Weather proof jacket (overtrousers are optional)
  • Sun protection including sunscreen
  • Cap or hat
  • Headlamp and spare batteries
  • Soap and other personal effects
  • Hiking pack for your luggage (no suitcases please)
  • Day pack
  • Camera
  • End-of-day liquid refreshments

 

Availability and Prices

Prices start from $662.50 per person for a group of 8 people.

View available start dates on the calendar, select the number of people in your party, when you spot a date that works, click Book Now.

Please note: Guided Bush Adventures are available on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your order.

Pricing includes accommodation and food for 3 nights.

All prices in $NZ including GST (tax).

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Island Hills, 1612 Tekoa Road, Culverden 7392

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TEL: 0224 640 140
E-MAIL: shaun@islandhillsstation.com

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