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Address: Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 27 390 2152
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Come experience New Zealand's ultimate alpine mountain farm 4WD adventure....

Come experience New Zealand's ultimate alpine mountain farm 4WD adventure. The perfect mix of Wanaka's breath-taking scenery, history, heritage and farming life. This will be a genuine highlight of your New Zealand holiday. Check us out on Instagram: ridgelinenz Facebook:ridgelineadventuresnz

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Amazing sights

Thanks Mark for the great experience up the hills. A great drive up to see amazing 360° views of Wanaka and the mountains. Best location for photography. A lot of animals to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Harrybvb
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Mark for the great experience up the hills. A great drive up to see amazing 360° views of Wanaka and the mountains. Best location for photography. A lot of animals to see as well! Thanks again, From all the relatives

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a half day with George who took us over 3000 feet up into the hills on this working farm, to provide a unique insight to life in New Zealand far removed from the usual tourist view. The drive was exciting with a few OMG moments and worth the great views and historical history of the area and farming... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

"A unique view behind the tourist curtain" now thats a marketing tag line if ever I've heard one.....mind if we use it??. Might also use "a few OMG moments". Thanks a million for those pearls. We think our Wild Hills Safari is very special too.... Thanks so much for choosing us and great to know you enjoyed your safari. I'll... More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic Wild Hills Safari trip today with George, our 4WD driver - as a relatively new local to Wanaka, with my parents over from the UK, we saw this trip as the perfect way to 'show off' Wanaka to my parents, and get to see areas that we wouldn't be able to access on our own. The... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

To get a glowing review from local Wanaka people is fantastic so thankyou!! We really do offer a unique opportunity to discover the secret places even locals have never seen. Glad you enjoyed our Alpine Cafe too...... We save everyone a window seat up there! Food for your soul....thats a great line.... Regards Mark Orbell More 

Vejle, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since there was prospect of bad weather - we were asked if we would move our trip. In this way we were able to experience the amazing trip for a very interesting and beautiful surroundings - the superb service

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your adventure in the sunshine!! Regards Mark Orbell More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 12 from Hong Kong and joined the Photography Safaris trip on 4 Jan 17. There were three 4X4 vehicles taking us from our hotel in the morning for the 3-hour trip. Starting from off-road, we saw sheep, cattle and deer, leisurely wandering all around. While the vehicles climbed up the uneven and zigzag paths, more... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments. We are so lucky to be able to showcase incredible views of Wanaka that not many people get to see. It was a pleasure to host your group and to make sure you had local Wanaka wine to celebrate!! Love to see some of your photos??? Regards Mark Orbell More 

Morganton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up in town by Heidi, who was immediately our best friend, just the two of us along for the ride in the Landrover for the afternoon trip to Wanaka station. My husband enjoyed opening (and closing) all the farm gates to help out. It was REALLY windy but that didn't stop us from having great photo stops... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Heidi is such a great asset to our company, she loves nothing more than show-casing her backyard to all she meets. So glad you enjoyed getting " off the beaten track", away from the standard visitor routes to explore our slice of New Zealand. Thanks again. Regards Mark Orbell More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

When you are in Wanaka, you see these amazing mountains around. One easy way to actually get into these mountains is with a 4x4 vehicle. Our travel agent booked us a trip with Ridgeline Adventures and it was AMAZING! We had Mark as our guide who took us for an hour-and-a-half trip in the mountains. There is an unbelievable scenery... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

I love your description of our Wild Hills Safari. Can we use this in our marketing?? We really do get you into the stunning mountains of Wanaka -very easily too, no banging a crashing just a gentle climb by capable 4WD's. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. Regards Mark Orbell More 

Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went on a half day trip with George Scott - very informative guide and I am sure only he can drive the roads ...over the mountains he is very knowledgeable previous farmer in NZ and so could answer all the questions we had on history of the area, farming techniques and changes this area of NZ has experienced over the... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. You do learn so much more from a local when you visit somewhere for the first time. So glad you enjoyed our Wild Hills Safari with George, his knowledge (along with all our wonderful guides) and passion for all things Wanaka is something we are extremely proud of. Thanks again. Regards Mark Orbell (owner) More 

Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Our four-hour private tour with knowledgeable guide Steve was a great introduction to the Wanaka area. Steve was knowledgeable, friendly and took great care of us. We went up to the top of a 30,000 acre private farm which gave us not only amazing views across Wanaka and surroundings, but also insight into the working of a modern NZ farm.... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. A private adventure with us is certainly the ultimate way to experience the secret backroads of Wanaka and to find out the real story behind farming in an alpine environment. Steve is over the moon with your comments!! Thanks again. Regards Mark Orbell More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We did the romance in the mountains tour and it was nothing short of perfect! I proposed to my girlfriend on this trip and our tour guide Mark made sure everything went smoothly. Mark told my girlfriend that everyone else had cancelled so it was just us two (she had no idea the tour was meant to only be us).... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

I'm not sure who was more nervous me or you!! What an amazing afternoon, high in the mountains away from the crowds, it really was just you and nature alone. The perfect place to pop the question!!! Well done and congratulations. Regards Mark Orbell More 

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