Non hunter activities

Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of New Zealand, Fairlie and the surrounding areas provide a plethora of non-hunting activities. We offer day trips to Fairlie, Geraldine & Tekapo with a range of activities from shopping and cafes to day spas and hot pools.

Other activities

Nature enthusiasts can embark on scenic hikes along the renowned Te Araroa Trail, immersing themselves in the breathtaking beauty of the Mackenzie Basin. For those seeking tranquility, Fairlie’s picturesque lakes, including Lake Opuha and Lake Tekapo, offer opportunities for leisurely walks or serene boat rides against the backdrop of majestic mountain ranges. History buffs can explore the charming town’s heritage sites, such as the Fairlie Heritage Museum, which showcases the region’s rich cultural past. Additionally, wine aficionados can indulge in tastings at nearby boutique wineries, sampling the distinctive flavours of the Canterbury region. Whether savouring the tranquility of nature or delving into local history and culture, Fairlie promises enriching experiences for travellers seeking leisurely pursuits.

Lake Tekapo is situated in the South Island of New Zealand.

A one hour drive to Mount Cook National Park and village, makes this an ideal day trip. There are many walks available for the casual or the more experienced person.

The views around the shores of Pukaki are breath taking while driving the scenic route. Alternatively you can get close to Mount Cook, the glaciers and alpine lakes by taking a scenic flight with Air SafarisTekapo helicopters.

You will be spoilt for choice in the township of Lake Tekapo, where you can visit the new Alpine Springs & Spa where you can enjoy body and beauty treatments, hot pools and sauna. In the same area you can enjoy the outdoor public ice skating rink.

Skiing is seasonal from June to early October. There are three ski fields within easy access from Tekapo – DobsonLake Ohau and Round Hill.

You can enjoy the pleasant surroundings of Lake Tekapo with guided walks and hikes. Or you can go Horse Trekking, fishing, or cycling.

Golf is another popular activity. The Mackenzie Golf Club boasts New Zealand’s highest 18 hole course.

A trip to Mount John Observatory will satisfy the earnest star gazer, where these skies are the clearest, darkest and most spectacular in New Zealand.

Please note: Some activities will need to be arranged prior to your visit. Contact us for more information.

Big game trophy hunting & trout fishing on the beautiful South Island of New Zealand
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