Welcome to Benlea

Benlea is a beautiful, 3000 acre property situated just one hour from Christchurch, surrounded by stunning mountains in the foothills of Canterbury.

Farm tours temporarily closed.

Book a farm tour at Benlea where you can learn about our extensive sheep and cattle operation. You will get to 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 firsthand how we raise and look after them.

If you’re in need of an escape, then look no further! Wake up to amazing mountain views, bird song and the peaceful bliss of the countryside at our cosy on-farm cottage. With the lakes and mountains on your doorstep, it’s an outdoor lovers paradise!

Come and see us today for a wonderful weekend getaway or farm experience.

A snapshot of life on Benlea: