Experience New Zealand farming first hand via an agricultural farm tour in the Methven Mt Hutt area.
Traditionally a sheep and grain growing area, dairy farming and specialised crops are now also an important part of Methven’s agricultural industry.
There are opportunities for farmers and agribusiness people to visit local farms and irrigation schemes, as well as visitors wanting to get off the beaten track and experience rural life in New Zealand. Experience farming activities, sheep dog mustering, sheep handling, and lamb feeding in the spring.
If you are interested in a farm tour in the Methven Mt Hutt area contact the Methven i-SITE Visitor Centre for assistance.
The NZ Alpine & Agriculture Encounter is an experiential visitor attraction located in the centre of Methven which has been created to give visitors a real understanding of the way of life in rural Canterbury and the way our two key industries, farming and snowsports are linked together. The Encounter will have families driving a header, operating an excavator, learning how milk is made, climbing over irrigators, and viewing audio/visual displays on the regions agriculture industry. This must-see attraction is part of the Kids 4 Free campaign.
Staying at farmstay accommodation in the Methven Mt Hutt area is another great way to experience rural life.
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