- Scenic cruise from Queenstown Bay
- Entry to Walter Peak High Country Farm
- Chance to feed and interact with farm animals
- Sheep shearing and herding demonstrations
- Afternoon tea
Walter Peak Farm TourTake a scenic cruise to Walter Peak farm, where you will learn all about New Zealand farming and agriculture
- On board refreshments
- Transport to Queenstown Bay
What to Expect
Experience what life is like on a working farm in New Zealand with this guided tour of Walter Peak High Country Farm. The farm, which is located outside of Queenstown, is the perfect escape from the city for a day.
Tours depart from Queenstown Bay and will transfer you to and from the farm via a vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw. There is a licensed cafe on board the TSS Earnslaw in case you're in need of any refreshments along the way.
Once at the farm, you will have the chance to feed and interact with the sheep, cows, dogs, alpacas and even deer that live there. Visitors of all ages will love the chance to observe sheepdogs working and watch a live sheep-shearing demonstration. You will also have plenty of time to explore the grounds, which include a lakeside garden and plenty of sunny courtyards.
Once you get peckish, enjoy a morning or afternoon tea of freshly-baked scones, cakes and slices made right at the farm. There is also a gift shop if you'd like to take home a souvenir from your visit.
After some more time around the farm, it's time to return to Queenstown via the steamship. Tours run daily and depart at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm (plus 4 pm from 22 Jan - 2 Feb).
Frequently Asked Questions
The scenic cruise from Queenstown to Walter Peak takes 45 minutes and it takes in views of Walter Peak, Cecil Peak and the Remarkables mountain range plus panoramic views around Lake Wakatipu.
Please allow an additional 30 minutes to find parking for your vehicle prior to your check-in time.
There is limited free street parking available in the streets surrounding central Queenstown. There is paid parking available in the Man Street and Church Street parking buildings plus pay and display parking at the Boundary Street and Ballarat Street carparks.
Boundary Street and Ballarat Street carparks are suitable for motorhomes. Please allow 15 minutes to walk to the Real Journeys office from there.
- The supplier reserves the right to amend timetables, cancel departures, substitute plant and equipment, amend specials or offers and alter ticket prices at any time.
- In the event of a cancellation or amendment to your booking, refunds will only be granted when the supplier receives notification at least 24 hours prior to departure date.
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