BLUE MOUNTAIN EXPLORER ITINERARY

4 NIGHT - 5 DAYS OF RIDING

ARRIVAL DAY - DAY 1

  • ARRIVE AT THE STATION - around 12pm
  • MEET AND GREET - Meet the crew and riders
  • MEET YOUR HORSE - Get matched up with your pony
  • RIDE TO CAMP - Join us on a ride out to camp, this gives you a chance to get to know your horse and get the saddle warmed up\
  • STAY AT THE BASIN CREEK HUT
  • DINNER 
  • CARD GAMES

 DAY 2

  • BREAKFAST AT THE BASIN HUT - Up bright and early, breakfast and get you and your horse ready for a big day on the hill. 
  • CLIMB THE HAT - Hope on your mount and head out to the trails. We will be do at least 25km of hill climbing and sight seeing around Blue Mountain Station. Views of the Great Divide all the way across the Canterbury Plains. 
  • LUNCH - Stop for a scenic lunch at a historical hut.
  • GET BACK TO CAMP - After a long day in the saddle. We will camp back at the Basin Hut, unsaddle the horses and get them ready for bed. 
  • DINNER - Delicious fire side dinner under the stars. 
  • CAMP GAMES

 DAY 3 

  • BREAKFAST AT THE BASIN HUT - Up bright and early, breakfast and get you and your horse ready for a big day on the hill.
  • EXPLORE THE ANDREWS - We will make our way the native gulleys of Blue Mountain Station, stopping at historical huts and seeing the native wildlife. 
  • LUNCH - Stop for a scenic lunch along the way. 
  • COOK SHOP - We return back to the heart of the station to stay at our traditional New Zealand cottage for a hot shower and to put the ponies to be bed.
  • DINNER - Have dinner at the homestead with the farm owners, learn some of the rich history. 
  • WOOL SHED TOUR - An evening Wool Shed tour after dinner, learn about the New Zealand Wool Industry and the quality of wool we produce. 

DAY 4 

  • BREAKFAST AT THE COOK SHOP - Delicious breakfast in the wool shed.
  • SADDLE UP - Get back in the saddle for a river ride and explore the tussock country of North West side of Blue Mountain Station
  • LUNCH AT THE LAKE - A beautiful lunch by our private lake. 
  • PONY SWIM - Swim the ponies in the lake, play pony games on the lawn. 
  • 4 COURSE DINNER - A locally sourced 4 course dinner at the lake to celebrate the ride. 

DAY 5

  • PACK YOU BAGS - We will return home by 10am
  • HEAD HOME WITH THE HORSES 
  • FINAL GOODBYES - Say goodbye to the crew, your new found friends, group photos.
  • SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!