Attractions

  • Beech forest experience packages creating lifelong understanding & relationship with nature
  • orienteering around site – easy to set up yourselves
  • Mt Hutt Skifield nearby
  • drive to Woolshed Creek at Mt Somers and walk to view Blackburn mines, water canyons and quarry on DOC land
  • honey apiary owned by Midland Seeds, still managed by long time ex-owner John Syme
  • geological rock museum opposite Staveley Store (cafe)
  • historic lime kilns
  • ice skating rink based in Staveley, where curling is an option and skate hire is available during some winter months (check out their FB Page for opening information)
  • Mt Somers Walkway - 3 days and 2 nights
  • NZ Alpine and Agricultural Encounter