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Tussock Ridge Farm Tours

Wellington, New Zealand
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About Tussock Ridge Farm Tours
Experience the unique beauty of rural New Zealand with Tussock Ridge Farm Tours located 20 minutes from Wellington city. Enjoy an unforgettable 3 1/2 hour 4WD journey across 3 privately-owned farms in Ohariu Valley, with over 6000 sheep, 400 cattle, 100 horses and 26 turbines part of our wind farm. Morning tea is served at our shepherd's cabin with stunning views of the Cook Strait & south island.
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See a side of Wellington that you won’t find on any typical sightseeing tour with this half-day trip around the region’s farms and rural outposts. Visit a local wind farm with turbines over 360 feet tall; make friends with plenty of sheep and cattle, and even some horses at the Ohariu Valley Equestrian Center; enjoy a charming afternoon tea in an isolated shepherd’s cabin with exceptional views of the Cook Strait and South Island. Get in touch with New Zealand’s agricultural roots on this totally unique tour.
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Elaine wrote a review Apr 2021
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We had such a great time! Ward was an excellent host and a lovely man, full of interesting stories about the land and the animals. His wife, Alexandra, especially made gluten-free muffins for us and they were the best muffins I’ve ever tasted! The tour was fun and interesting, the views spectacular and the pace delightfully unhurried. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Mia wrote a review May 2020
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We had an absolutely fantastic time on Ward's tour. It was unlike anything else we have experienced. From the incredible scenery and windy weather to the beautiful animals and local stories - the whole tour was excellent. Just want to mention that Ward's wife very kindly baked us vegan muffins for morning tea, and five months on, we still talk about them. Hands down the best blueberry muffins we have ever had. I want the recipe! Do this. Do this. Do this.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Brendan C wrote a review Apr 2020
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This tour was the highlight of my trip! Ward is such a knowledgeable bloke and the tour is breathtaking! Would definitely book again.
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Dina D wrote a review Feb 2020
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Our host, Ward is very knowledgeable and friendly. We ate delicious muffins prepared by his wife, took in the breath-taking views of the cliff and best of all get to meet Mr Bumpy! A really lovely experience, 5-stars all the way and highly recommended!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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deeannc1 wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York24 contributions30 helpful votes
Ward and his wife were amazing. We got to feed horses, and sheep.Saw giant eels and fed them. So many beautiful animals. We went on a private tour with him. His farm is unbelieveable. We learned about his wind turbines. Tour way better than any of the bus tours from the ship. He is a well educated gentleman and taught us so much about the land and the environment. You will love the surprise towards the end of the tour.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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