Glen Dene Station on the shores of Lake Hawea has recently been awarded the Qualmark Gold Enviro certification. Judged across a number of criteria Glen Dene is only the second high country station running a tourism operation in New Zealand to receive the national tourism body’s highest grading.
Glen Dene Station owners, Richard and Sarah Burdon have been working hard to develop the potential for the property since undergoing tenure review in 2007. "Successfully blending farming, recreation and conservation is key to a sustainable future for us," Richard said. The couple farm and manage hunting and fishing operation on a 5974 ha (15,000 acre) high country sheep, beef and deer farm located beside the two worlds Heritage parks of Mt Aspiring and Te Wahipounamu.
This is a family business that truly understands the vital importance of sport hunting and conservation principals which ensures the preservation of our outdoor LEGACY.
With any luck you might be hunting with these guys next year, so feel free to make a plan with Richard and his US Based Partner Dick Dodds this coming year. Look them up for a true lifetime outdoor experience in beautiful New Zealand.