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Tours

Sheep and Cattle Farm Tours.

 Book a farm tour at Benlea where you can learn about our extensive sheep and cattle farming operation. Benlea is a beautiful, 3000 acre property situated just one hour from Christchurch, surrounded by stunning mountains and the foothills of Canterbury. Experience a genuine working farm in New Zealand. We will take you on a private, in-depth tour of our land, where you can meet our animals and see first hand how we raise and look after them.

Our farm tours are perfect for anyone who:

  • Is interested in learning more about farming
  • Would love to know where their food comes from
  • Is visiting NZ and wants to see a real New Zealand farm
  • Wants the opportunity to cuddle a sheep
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Jaw-dropping mountain views

 

 

 

 

 

Take a wander through the impressive, one hectare high country garden or meet our delightful pet sheep who love getting attention! Last but not least, finish your farm tour by sitting down with us for a hot drink and delicious home-baking.
All farm tours are available as bus tours, personalised small group tours or you can choose a garden only tour.

Find us on Facebook: Farm –  Benlea Farm   Tours – Benlea Farm and Garden Tours  Garden – Country Garden NZ

 

Accommodation

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Views from Villa 231

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Benlea Cottage

 

 

 

 

 

Benlea Cottage – Stay in our cozy cottage and get a taste of life on the farm . A perfect country getaway from  a busy city life.

 Villa 231 –  Experience our luxury 5 star villa at neighbouring Terrace Downs High Country Resort. An opportunity to indulge in a beautiful, unspoiled part of New Zealand.

 

Photographs

The autumn colours of maple leaves.

The autumn colours of maple leaves.

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia.

Some photographs simply for you to enjoy.

Taken on the farm, in the garden, around New Zealand and in various countries on our travels.

There are many more on my Flickr or Facebook pages as well.