BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LODGE & LAKE HOUSE

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

Important Information

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver, release form and safety induction on entry to the station. Terms and Conditions may vary and may be updated at any time up to date of arrival.

 

This area is remote, 30 minutes to the closest town, Fairlie. The entire site is designed off-the-grid, with power supplied by a diesel generator. There is WIFI and a landline, there is NO cell phone reception on the station. A Personal Locator Beacon provided by Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will be on site for emergencies. Please be aware of this.

 

River Crossing & Flooding Information - The Lake is accessible by 4x4 ONLY. River crossing experience is needed before booking. By booking you are accepting all responsibility for crossing and admitting competency and ability to safely cross the river unassisted. You are also stating you have a suitable vehicle to cross the river. To get to the lake you must cross the Orari River (a small braided river).

 

In extreme weather events the river can flood. If flooding occurs and the river is uncrossable. Blue Mountain Lake Ltd may offer 2 options.

 

  1. Alternative accommodation to wait until the river recedes (a normal flow usually returns within 24hr post flooding).
  2. Rebooking for another date with 12 months of original booking date.

 

Please Note – These events are extremely rare, the river may flood once or twice a year and usually in the off season when the station is closed to visitors.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station’s.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Blue Lake Lodge & Lake House Package has a maximum of 20 people allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. Extra guests are not permitted at any time.

 

 

 

AREA RESTRICTIONS, HUNTING & FISHING

 

Access to any other part of Blue Mountain Station outside of Blue Mountain Lake boundary is strictly forbidden. There is a zero tolerance policy on fishing and hunting at Blue Mountain Lake or Blue Mountain Station. No guns, fishing or hunting equipment are permitted on to enter Blue Mountain Lake. 

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LODGE & LAKE HOUSE

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cannot be held responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when crossing the Orari River. All persons crossing the Orari River must have extensive river crossing experience before booking. 4x4 vehicles are required to cross the river. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere else on the station.

 

No Camping anywhere on the farm.

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

All fires must be contained to the inside wood fire or outdoor fire pit. No other fires are permitted at any time. If there is a Fire Ban in the area, the outdoor fire must not be lit. 

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our accommodation facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must remain within the boundaries of Blue Mountain Lake. Access to the farmland, private buildings, farm buildings or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden. Anyone found to be outside of the boundaries of Blue Mountain Lake will be prosecuted for trespassing.

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

The Blue Mountain Lake Lodge has a maximum of 18 guests.  Day guests or extra visitors are not permitted at any time. Fines of $500 per person per day will be applied if any extra guests attend.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles or animals at any time.

 

 

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

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Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.



Transfers


All bookings, excepting those within 2 days of arrival date, may be transferred to another date so long as that date is within 12 months of initial booking. In case of a booking transfer there is an amendment fee.


  • Transfer within 3-10 days of arrival date: NZD 100 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 29 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 60 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.

 

INSURANCE

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd highly recommends purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Including but not limited to; trip cancellation and interruption, accidental death, emergency evacuation and repatriation, medical and hospital expenses, baggage protection and emergency assistance services.

 

Insurance may aid in recovering any expenses that may be incurred if a trip is cancelled or in the event of an accident, sickness or death. Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd advises using a reputable travel insurance company that covers off road driving and outdoor recreational activities.

 

LAKE USE, VEHICLES, BOATS AND WATER TOYS

 

Only REEF SAFE sunscreen is permitted at Blue Mountain Lake – this is provided by Blue Mountain Lake Ltd.

 

All New Zealand Maritime rules must be obeyed while at Blue Mountain Lake.

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cannot be held responsible for any damages that may occur to personal property, boats, boat trailers, vehicles, jet skis or water toys. Only one boat at a time is permitted on the water at any time.

 

All persons using boats, jet skis, water toys or in the water must wear a suitable life jacket. All persons in or on the water must be sober and of sound mind and body at all times. Strict zero tolerance of drugs or alcohol for anyone in or on the water.

 

All children must wear a life vest while in/on the water, on boats, jet skis or water toys.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted within the Blue Mountain Lake Boundary. No vehicles of any kind are permitted to drive on the lawn.

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before the horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock, it is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner’s responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses maybe moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser in paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

 

CLEANING FEES

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

NO shoes to be worn inside of any accommodation.

 

If excessive cleaning beyond our standard practice is needed this will be charged at a minimum of $500 per hour to the purchaser. Extra charges may include charges for loss of revenue to the Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd by way of property being unavailable to be let whilst awaiting repair and management fee for loss of productivity and project managing (including false fire and smoke alarms).

 

Losing your key and security system shall result in a charge of $50 being added to your account or an account sent to you at a later time.

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING/PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LODGE

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

Important Information

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver, release form and safety induction on entry to the station. Terms and Conditions may vary and may be updated at any time up to date of arrival.

 

This area is remote, 30 minutes to Fairlie the closest town. The entire site is designed off-the-grid, with power supplied by a diesel generator. There is WIFI and a landline, there is NO cell phone reception on the station. A Personal Locator Beacon provided by Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will be on site for emergencies. Please be aware of this.

 

River Crossing & Flooding Information - The Lake is accessible by 4x4 ONLY. River crossing experience is needed before booking. By booking you are accepting all responsibility for crossing and admitting competency and ability to safely cross the river unassisted. You are also stating you have a suitable vehicle to cross the river. To get to the lake you must cross the Orari River (a small braided river).

 

In extreme weather events the river can flood. If flooding occurs and the river is uncrossable. Blue Mountain Lake Ltd may offer 2 options.

 

  1. Alternative accommodation to wait until the river recedes (a normal flow usually returns within 24hr post flooding).
  2. Rebooking for another date with 12 months of original booking date.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station’s.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Blue Lake Lodge has a maximum of 8 people allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. Extra guests are not permitted at any time.

 

 

AREA RESTRICTIONS, HUNTING & FISHING

 

Access to any other part of Blue Mountain Station outside of Blue Mountain Lake boundary is strictly forbidden. There is a zero tolerance policy on fishing and hunting at Blue Mountain Lake or Blue Mountain Station. No guns, fishing or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property. 

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

COOK SHOP

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cannot be held responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when crossing the Orari River. All persons crossing the Orari River must have extensive river crossing experience before booking. 4x4 vehicles are required to cross the river. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere else on the station.

 

No Camping anywhere on the farm.

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

BYOB - Bring Your Own Bedding. Bottom sheets provided. Unless the ‘Bedding Extra’ has been selected and paid for before arrival.

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

All fires must be contained to the inside wood fire or outdoor fire pit. No other fires are permitted at any time. If there is a Fire Ban in the area, the outdoor fire must not be lit. 

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our accommodation facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must remain within the boundaries of Blue Mountain Lake. Access to the farm land, private buildings, farm buildings or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden. Anyone found to be outside of the boundaries of Blue Mountain Lake will be prosecuted for trespassing.

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

The Blue Mountain Lake Lodge has a maximum of 8 guests.  Day guests or extra visitors are not permitted at any time. Fines of $500 per person per day will be applied if any extra guests attend.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles or animals at any time.

 

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

                                    `

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.

 

INSURANCE

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd highly recommends purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Including but not limited to; trip cancellation and interruption, accidental death, emergency evacuation and repatriation, medical and hospital expenses, baggage protection and emergency assistance services.

 

Insurance may aid in recovering any expenses that may be incurred if a trip is cancelled or in the event of an accident, sickness or death. Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd advises using a reputable travel insurance company that covers off road driving and outdoor recreational activities.

 

 

LAKE USE, VEHICLES, BOATS AND WATER TOYS

 

Only REEF SAFE sunscreen is permitted at Blue Mountain Lake – this is provided by Blue Mountain Lake Ltd.

 

All New Zealand Maritime rules must be obeyed while at Blue Mountain Lake.

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cannot be held responsible for any damages that may occur to personal property, boats, boat trailers, vehicles, jet skis or water toys. Only one boat at a time is permitted on the water at any time.

 

All persons using boats, jet skis, water toys or in the water must wear a suitable life jacket. All persons in or on the water must be sober and of sound mind and body at all times. Strict zero tolerance of drugs or alcohol for anyone in or on the water.

 

All children must wear a life vest while in/on the water, on boats, jet skis or water toys.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted within the Blue Mountain Lake Boundary. No vehicles of any kind are permitted to drive on the lawn.

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before the horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock, it is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner’s responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses maybe moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser in paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

 

CLEANING FEES

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

NO shoes to be worn inside of any accommodation.

 

If excessive cleaning beyond our standard practice is needed this will be charged at a minimum of $500 per hour to the purchaser. Extra charges may include charges for loss of revenue to the Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd by way of property being unavailable to be let whilst awaiting repair and management fee for loss of productivity and project managing (including false fire and smoke alarms).

 

Losing your key and security system shall result in a charge of $50 being added to your account or an account sent to you at a later time.

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING/PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.

 

 

T&C

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

COOK SHOP

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver on entry to the station. By proceeding onto the Property you accept and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions at all times. The Terms and Conditions may be updated at our discretion at any time.

 

This area is very remote. There is NO cell phone reception on the station. All groups must carry a Personal Locator Beacon while visiting. Please bring your own or hire one from us.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Download the NZ SOUTH ISLAND TOPO MAP APP before visiting.

 

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere else on the station.

 

No Camping anywhere on the farm.

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

BYOB - Bring Your Own Bedding. Bottom sheets provided. Unless the ‘Bedding Extra’ has been selected and paid for before arrival.

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

All fires must be contained to the inside wood fire. No other fires are permitted at any time.

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our accommodation facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must remain within the boundaries of Blue Mountain Station.. Access to the private buildings, farm buildings or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden. Maps of the farm will be supplied on arrival.

 

All purchasers and guests that have booked to use the marked trails, they must stay on the marked trails at all times. The farm may only be accessed via our marked trials.

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

The Cook Shop has a maximum of 8 guests.  Day guests or extra visitors are not permitted at any time. Fines of $500 per person per day will be applied if any extra guests attend.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles, or animals at any time.

 

 

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

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Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.



Transfers


All bookings, excepting those within 2 days of arrival date, may be transferred to another date so long as that date is within 12 months of initial booking. In case of a booking transfer there is an amendment fee.


  • Transfer within 3-10 days of arrival date: NZD 100 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 29 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 60 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.

 

 

 

INSURANCE

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd highly recommends purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Including but not limited to; trip cancellation and interruption, accidental death, emergency evacuation and repatriation, medical and hospital expenses, baggage protection and emergency assistance services.

 

Insurance may aid in recovering any expenses that may be incurred if a trip is cancelled or in the event of an accident, sickness or death. Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd advises using a reputable travel insurance company that covers off road driving and outdoor recreational activities.

 

 

4x4, MOTORBIKES, QUADBIKES & MOTORISED TOYS

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when driving across the station. All persons driving on the farm must have extensive 4x4 experience, a full driving license, and all vehicles must be suitable for off road driving.

 

Purchasers, drivers and vehicle owners must be prepared for any vehicle breakdowns or flat tyres before entering Blue Mountain Station property.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

4x4 vehicles may only be used to access the Basin Hut, The Cook Shop, Blue Mountain Lake, Orari River Track or our privately owned DOC access track. 4x4s are NOT permitted on our marked trails.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted to use our marked trails. Motorbikes and quads are restricted to the Orari River Track.

 

30 km speed limit at all times.

 

Horse riders, cyclist, walkers and shepherds moving livestock have right of way. If you come across horse riders please move well away, STOP and turn off engine until they have passed.

 

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before the horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock, it is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner’s responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses maybe moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser in paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

CLEANING FEES

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish left tidily inside ready for removal. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

NO shoes to be worn inside of any accommodation.

 

If excessive cleaning beyond our standard practice is needed, this will be charged at a minimum of $500 per hour to the purchaser. Extra charges may include charges for (but not limited to) loss of revenue to the Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd by way of property being unavailable to let whilst awaiting repair and management fee for loss of productivity and project managing (including false fire and smoke alarms). This includes cleaning of overnight horse paddocks.

 

Losing your key and security system shall result in a charge of $50 being added to your account or an account sent to you at a later time.

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.

 

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

BASIN CREEK HUT

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver, release form on entry to the station. By proceeding onto the Property, you accept and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions at all times. The Terms and Conditions may be updated at our discretion at any time.

 

This area is very remote. There is NO cell phone reception on the station. There is NO WIFI at the Basin Hut. The hut is 8km and at least a 30 minute drive to/from the main homestead, which is at least another 30 minutes away from the closest town. Please be aware of this.

 

All groups must carry a Personal Locator Beacon while visiting. Please bring your own or hire one of us.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

The Basin Hut is accessible by 4x4 ONLY.

 

All guests must be prepared to stay in a remote location. It is the guests’ responsibility to be correctly equipped and clothed for the duration of their trip. Weather conditions can change suddenly. Good quality sleeping bags that can be used in -15 Celsius temperatures are essential. Wet weather gear, plenty of layers, spare socks and good hill boots are advised. Plenty of food, water and head lamps.

 

Download the NZ SOUTH ISLAND TOPO MAP APP before visiting.

 

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere else on the station.

 

No Camping anywhere on the farm.

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

BYOB - Bring Your Own Bedding. Bottom sheets provided. Unless the ‘Bedding Extra’ has been selected and paid for before arrival.

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

All fires must be contained to the inside wood fire. No other fires are permitted at any time.

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our accommodation facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited or Blue Mountain Station Ltd. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must remain within the boundaries of Blue Mountain Station and the marked tracks. Access to the private buildings, farm buildings or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden.

 

All purchasers and guests that have booked to use the marked trails, they must stay on the marked trails at all times. The farm may only be accessed via our marked trials

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

The Basin Hut has a maximum of 8 guests.  Day guests or extra visitors are not permitted at any time. Fines of $500 per person per day will be applied if any extra guests attend.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles or animals at any time.

 

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

                                    `

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.

 

INSURANCE

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd highly recommends purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Including but not limited to; trip cancellation and interruption, accidental death, emergency evacuation and repatriation, medical and hospital expenses, baggage protection and emergency assistance services.

 

Insurance may aid in recovering any expenses that may be incurred if a trip is cancelled or in the event of an accident, sickness or death. Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd advises using a reputable travel insurance company that covers off road driving and outdoor recreational activities.

 

 

4x4, MOTORBIKES, QUADBIKES & MOTORISED TOYS

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when driving across the station. All persons driving on the farm must have extensive 4x4 experience, a full driving license, and all vehicles must be suitable for off road driving.

 

Purchasers, drivers and vehicle owners must be prepared for any vehicle breakdowns or flat tyres before entering Blue Mountain Station property.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

4x4 vehicles may only be used to access the Basin Hut, The Cook Shop, Blue Mountain Lake, Orari River Track or our privately owned DOC access track. 4x4s are NOT permitted on our marked trails.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted to use our marked trails. Motorbikes and quads are restricted to the Orari River Track.

 

30 km speed limit at all times.

 

Horse riders, cyclists, walkers and shepherds moving stock have right of way. If you come across horse riders please move well away, STOP and turn off engine until they have passed.

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock. It is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses may be moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser if paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

CLEANING FEES

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

NO shoes to be worn inside of any accommodation.

 

If excessive cleaning beyond our standard practice is needed this will be charged at a minimum of $500 per hour to the purchaser. Extra charges may include charges for loss of revenue to the Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd by way of property being unavailable to let whilst awaiting repair and management fee for loss of productivity and project managing (including false fire and smoke alarms). This includes cleaning of overnight horse paddocks.

 

Losing your key and security system shall result in a charge of $50 being added to your account or an account sent to you at a later time.

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING/PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

SELF CONTAINED VEHICLES

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

Your vehicle MUST be fully self contained - with your own water, power and ablution facilities. There is plenty of water points right next to the Wool Shed.

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver, release form and safety induction on entry to the station. By proceeding onto the Property, you accept and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions at all times. The Terms and Conditions may be updated at our discretion at any time.

 

This area is very remote. There is NO cell phone reception on the station. There is NO WIFI at the Wool Shed. The carpark is 30 minute drive away from the closest town. Please be aware of this.

 

All groups must carry a Personal Locator Beacon while visiting. Please bring your own or hire one from us for free!

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

All guests must be prepared to stay in a remote location. It is the guests’ responsibility to be correctly equipped and clothed for the duration of their trip. Weather conditions can change suddenly. Good quality sleeping bags that can be used in -15 Celsius temperatures are essential. Wet weather gear, plenty of layers, spare socks and good hill boots are advised. Plenty of food, water and head lamps.

 

Download the NZ SOUTH ISLAND TOPO MAP APP before visiting.

 

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere else on the station.

 

No Camping anywhere on the farm.

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

BYOB - Bring Your Own Bedding. Bottom sheets provided. Unless the ‘Bedding Extra’ has been selected and paid for before arrival.

 

All accommodation MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. Including but not limited to; dishes, towels put in allocated basket, clean floors, bin bags tied and all rubbish inside ready for dumping etc. Anything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

All fires must be contained to the inside wood fire. No other fires are permitted at any time.

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our self contained vehicle facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited or Blue Mountain Station Ltd. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must remain within the boundaries of Blue Mountain Station and the marked tracks. Access to the private buildings, farm buildings or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden.

 

All purchasers and guests that have booked to use the marked trails, they must stay on the marked trails at all times. The farm may only be accessed via our marked trials

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

Day guests or extra visitors are not permitted at any time. Fines of $500 per person per day will be applied if any extra guests attend.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles or animals at any time.

 

 

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

                                    `

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.



Transfers


All bookings, excepting those within 2 days of arrival date, may be transferred to another date so long as that date is within 12 months of initial booking. In case of a booking transfer there is an amendment fee.


  • Transfer within 3-10 days of arrival date: NZD 100 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 29 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.
    • Transfer within 60 days of arrival date: NZD 50 per group amendment fee.

 

 

4x4, MOTORBIKES, QUADBIKES & MOTORISED TOYS

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when driving across the station. All persons driving on the farm must have extensive 4x4 experience, a full driving license, and all vehicles must be suitable for off road driving.

 

Purchasers, drivers and vehicle owners must be prepared for any vehicle breakdowns or flat tyres before entering Blue Mountain Station property.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

4x4 vehicles may only be used to access the Basin Hut, The Cook Shop, Blue Mountain Lake, Orari River Track or our privately owned DOC access track. 4x4s are NOT permitted on our marked trails.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted to use our marked trails. Motorbikes and quads are restricted to the Orari River Track.

 

30 km speed limit at all times.

 

Horse riders, cyclists, walkers and shepherds moving stock have right of way. If you come across horse riders please move well away, STOP and turn off engine until they have passed.

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock. It is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses may be moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser if paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

CLEANING FEES

 

The Self Contained Vehicle facilities MUST be left clean and tidy as it was found. IAnything not left as it was found will incur a cleaning fee.

 

If excessive cleaning beyond our standard practice is needed this will be charged at a minimum of $500 per hour to the purchaser. Extra charges may include charges for loss of revenue to the Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd by way of property being unavailable to let whilst awaiting repair and management fee for loss of productivity and project managing (including false fire and smoke alarms). This includes cleaning of overnight horse paddocks.

 

Losing your key and security system shall result in a charge of $50 being added to your account or an account sent to you at a later time.

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING/PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN STATION LTD & BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE LTD

TERMS OF TRADE AND CONDITIONS

ORARI RIVER TRACK

 

 

By booking, you are accepting the following terms and agree to be legally bound by it. Any persons found breaking these terms and conditions will be immediately required to leave the property and no refund will be given.

 

To the extent permitted by law:

 

  • Any duty or liability that Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited has to you that may be excluded is excluded.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited are not liable for anything that is beyond our control.
  • Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited will not be liable to you or anyone else for, and you waive and will indemnify Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited in relation to, any claims (in contract or tort, including negligence, under statute or otherwise), any physical or mental injury, trauma, creation or worsening of a medical condition or death of you or others, any damage to or loss or theft of property, disruption to travel, or any indirect damage, loss, or costs resulting from your booking with Blue Mountain Lake Limited and/or Blue Mountain Station Limited and any activities you undertake under the booking, whether or not such activities were authorised by Blue Mountain Lake Limited.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

All visitors must read and sign a waiver, release form and safety induction on entry to the station. By proceeding onto the Property, you accept and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions at all times. The Terms and Conditions may be updated at our discretion at any time.

 

This area is very remote. There is NO cell phone reception on the station. All groups must carry a Personal Locator Beacon while driving the Orari River Track. If you are just driving through or entering from the Geraldine end of the track you must carry your own a PLB at all times. If you are staying for a few days, entering and exiting from the Fairlie/Main homestead area of the track, you can hire a PLB for free from us for the duration of your visit.

 

All children must be supervised AT ALL TIMES. All children must be supervised around bodies of water. NO swimming in rivers.

 

Download the NZ SOUTH ISLAND TOPO MAP APP before visiting.

 

The track is 4x4 access ONLY.

 

The consumption of alcohol or drugs is strictly forbidden. NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises immediately.

 

FARM WARNINGS & GENERAL RULES

 

Blue Mountain Station is a fully operational farm. Sheep, cattle and wild animals are located throughout the entire farm. Animals can be unpredictable and dangerous. Avoid animals at all time. Our shepherds may be shifting large mobs of stock at any time. Please stay well away and allow them to pass.

 

There are many fences, rock slips, creeks, rivers, fences, bluffs, wheel ruts, uneven surfaces, slippery tracks, wildlife, livestock and poisonous plants around the farm. Move with caution.

 

You must not enter any farm buildings. You are only permitted to enter buildings where you have been given our specific authority to do so.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck anywhere on the station.

 

No Camping allowed anywhere on the station.  

 

Please securely lock every gate that you go through with the latch or chain. Please do not hook gate latches to the fence wires.

 

NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm outside of allocated areas or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

STRICTLY NO OFF-FARM DOGS PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY.

 

PURCHASER AND GUESTS

 

All purchasers and guests of our facilities shall be over 18 years of age. Any person under 18 will not be allowed access to the Property without the approval of Blue Mountain Lake Limited. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised at all times by a legal guardian.

 

All purchasers and guests must stay on the Orari River Track. Access to the farmland, private buildings, farm buildings, trails or unmarked tracks is strictly forbidden.

 

All purchasers and guests shall be held fully accountable & liable for their behaviour and damages caused. Any damages beyond normal wear and tear to property of Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd, will be charged to the purchaser. This includes loss of animals or any livestock.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and/or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to remove any persons, any vehicles or animals at any time.

PAYMENTS, CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS

 

Booking

 

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at booking via Debit Card, Credit Card or Bank transfer via our online booking service. Full payment is required by the end of the trip. Debit cards, credit card and cash are accepted on site.

 

1.9% Booking Fee must be paid for every booking.

 

Payments

 

A 25% non refundable deposit must be paid within 7 days after the booking has been made via phone, email or online.  If no deposit is received within 7 days, the booking will be automatically cancelled.

 

Full payment must be received before 7 days of arriving.

 

Extra Charges
Full payment is required on departure from the station for other extra services incurred (includes accommodation, add-on services, pony express, hunting, trophy fees etc.)


Outstanding charges will deducted against held credit cards where we hold those details.

 

 

Cancellation

 

Cancellation by us:

 

Typically, we would only ever cancel a booking because of extreme weather events such as heavy snow or floods. This is a very rare occurrence.

 

We reserve the right to cancel any bookings at any time without warning. Full refunds will be allocated to purchaser if Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cancels your booking before the date of arrival. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd reserves the right to end any booking at any time for any reason within the duration of the booking.

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Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd are not responsible for the weather conditions. All alternate accommodation, rebooking or refunds are at the discretion of Blue Mountain Lake Ltd and Blue Mountain Station Ltd.

 

Cancellation by Purchaser:

 

All deposits are non-refundable. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date will conclude in a  100% forfeit of the total booking price. Refunds will not be given in the event of sickness or death of purchaser, the death of a family member, riots, wars, acts of God, flight cancellations and so forth. Purchasers are advised to procure travel insurance to recover expenses that may be incurred if you are unable to carry out your booking.

 

INSURANCE

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd highly recommends purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Including but not limited to; trip cancellation and interruption, accidental death, emergency evacuation and repatriation, medical and hospital expenses, baggage protection and emergency assistance services.

 

Insurance may aid in recovering any expenses that may be incurred if a trip is cancelled or in the event of an accident, sickness or death. Blue Mountain Station Ltd and Blue Mountain Lake Ltd advises using a reputable travel insurance company that covers off road driving and outdoor recreational activities.

 

 

4x4, MOTORBIKES, QUADBIKES & MOTORISED TOYS

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd cannot be held responsible for any damages of personal property, vehicles, injuries or loss of life that may occur when driving across the station. All persons driving on the farm must have extensive 4x4 experience, a full driving licence and all vehicles must be suitable for off road driving.

 

The consumption of alcohol or drugs is strictly forbidden. NO alcohol is to be consumed on the farm or while driving on the farm. Guests caught driving while under the influence will be charged for the entire trip duration and be asked to leave the premises.

 

Purchasers, drivers and vehicle owners must be prepared for any vehicle breakdowns or flat tyres before entering the property.

 

Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd is not required to assist vehicles if they are stuck while crossing the Orari River or anywhere on the station.

 

4x4 vehicles may only be used to access the Basin Hut, The Cook Shop, Blue Mountain Lake, Orari River Track or our privately owned DOC access track. 4x4 are NOT permitted on our marked trails.

 

Motorbikes, quad bikes or motorised toys are not permitted to use our marked trials. Motorbikes and quads are restricted to the Orari River Track.

 

30 km speed limit at all times.

 

Horse riders and walkers have right of way. If you come across horse riders please move well away, STOP and turn off engine until they have passed.

 

HORSE RIDERS

 

All persons bringing horses or riding horses on the property accept all liability for their own safety and the safety of their horses. Blue Mountain Station cannot be held responsible for any horse injuries or deaths that happen on the station including any injuries that occur within the overnight paddocks.

 

All horse riders must read our ‘Horse Riders Information’ page before arriving. https://bluemountainstation.co.nz/pages/horse-riders

 

All visiting horses must have access to fresh clean water and feed when not being ridden. This is the responsibility of the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner.

 

All horse riders must be completely competent and physically able to ride for many hours.

 

All horses must be fit, safe, sound, in good condition and have excellent health before entering the property. All visiting horses must be well broken in to ride before arriving.

 

Any horses found to be sick, sorry, sore, lame or in poor condition will be turned away. No refunds will be given.

 

All riders must check all the overnight paddocks before the horses enter. All overnight paddocks and gates must be secured by the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner every time they are used.

 

If you are using your own electric fencing to break up the paddock, it is the purchaser, horse rider and horse owner’s responsibility to secure it safely and remove it before leaving.

 

Horses maybe moved at any time by the station staff if they are in the way or preventing farm work.

 

All overnight paddocks, float parking, around the Basin Hut, Wool Shed or Cook Shop must be cleaned before you leave. A fee will be incurred and charged to the purchaser in paddocks are not cleaned properly.

 

 

HUNTING & FISHING

 

There is a zero tolerance policy for hunting on Blue Mountain Station private property without permission.

 

All gun carriers must have a current licence to hunt at Blue Mountain Station.

 

If you would like to hunt Blue Mountain Station, you must book accommodation and add hunting as an extra. We offer a per day rate at $250 per day this includes  small game hunting (pigs, wallabies, possums, hares and rabbits unlimited numbers and 1 meat animal. (Meat animals included one hind, weanling, spiker or one Fallow hind, weanling or spiker). 

Strictly no dogs allowed. Trophy fees apply to all stags older than two years old, Tahr and chamois. Gun licences must be provided on arrival. All hunters must carry a Blue Mountain Station PLB & tracking system.

 

All private land guided hunting by local guiding company Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd. Please contact them directly for bookings.

 

No guns or hunting equipment are permitted on to the property; unless purchasers are hunting with Real Kiwi Hunting Ltd, have booked the private DOC Access Track to Blue Mountain Conservation Area or added a private hunting extra when booking accommodation.

 

All guns and hunting equipment must be stored safety.

 

Absolutely NO fishing or hunting equipment is to enter the Blue Mountain Lake boundary. Strictly NO fishing is allowed at Blue Mountain Lake at any time. 

 

Any purchaser or guests that are found poaching will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be given, and trophy fees will be applied for all poached animals. Blue Mountain Station Ltd or Blue Mountain Lake Ltd will prosecute any guests caught poaching or fishing in Blue Mountain Lake.

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRONE FLYING/PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Drone flying is strictly prohibited throughout the entire station. At no time may a drone by flown across Blue Mountain Station Land without strict permission.

 

Intrusive filming or photography of others without their consent, especially on private property will be in considered against the Privacy Acts and the Crimes Act. Photographers will be prosecuted.