Mt Somers Station is the family property of David and Kate Acland, together they run the 3800ha farm. The property runs from the Ashburton River at an altitude of 400m to the boundary of the Conservation park at the base of the Mountain, an altitude of 700m.
Mt Somers Station runs over 13,000 breeding sheep, 3000 Deer, 1300 Dairy Cows and 200 head of Beef Cattle. The property also includes 500ha of Native vegetation and Beech forest which has been retired from grazing, this vegetation provides ample food source for the 400 hives we have on the property producing Manuka and Honeydew honey’s in addition to the clover honey produced from the lower terraces. The Station has 12 full time staff, most of whom live on the property.