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Ridgeline Adventures

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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 27 390 2152
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Reviewed yesterday

Our knowledgeable guide, Lloyd Thayer, took us on a 4 hour scenic tour of an enormous high country cattle, sheep and deer station. We had spectacular views of mountains, lakes and rivers. There were rainbows spanning vast distances. In the process we learned much about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review of our Wild Hills Safari. It is so much more than a farm tour. Our guides are all experts in local Wanaka history, the views are jaw-dropping and the backroads are loads of fun..... thanks again. Regards Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my parents there to celebrate their 40th anniversary of marriage. John Mclean was our lovely guide. He knows a lot, from the ski fields around Lake Wanaka, the history of Wanaka, to almost everything going on the farm, such as how to cut...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love watching the animals too.... Never know what we will see around any corner. So pleased you had a great time and thanks for taking the time to write.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a tour with Steve and his passion and vast knowledge shone through the whole tour. My father and I had decided to take the 2.5h tour and we weren’t supposed to go to one of the viewing points but Steve being extremely generous...More

Thank clarelizz
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love showcasing this incredible alpine farm - totally authentic and absolutely breath-taking as you say. So pleased you enjoyed your time with Steve.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the farm tour at the last minute at the I-site in Wanaka and opted for the 4 hour tour (which we learned goes much higher up the mountain and gives the best scenery). We thought there might be some nice picture spots and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We find it incredibly hard to describe our Wild Hills Safari but I think we have just found the perfect description! Thank you so much. Can we hire you as our marketing department? Perfect. So pleased you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari with Steve.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a very interesting and entertaining morning (October 31st) as Steve led us on a tour of a working farm and explained the history, geography and farming practices in the local area. We were particularly interested to learn about the stoat trapping program and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our philosophy is to help protect our incredible environment through education and participation. We have some big environmental challenges here in NZ that many people don't realise. One way to educate people is participate in our predator trapping programme during our Wild Hills Safari. So...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today was my partners 50th birthday and we had an epic day planned. It began with being picked up by Steve, who took us on an awesome 4x4 tour of some private farmland in the area near Wanaka. We started by stopping for the beautiful...More

Thank bradbutchermd
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Steve is certainly a great guy to share a beer with!! Love that description..... So pleased you and your partner enjoyed this very special occasion on our Wanaka Highlights Safari. Many great memories I'm sure...

Reviewed 1 November 2018

John M was our very knowledgeable guide and shared lots of interesting and fun facts along our journey. Pickup from our hotel was punctual and we saw some amazing country and gorgeous views.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. So glad you enjoyed our exclusive Wild Hills Safari exploring hidden backroads of West Wanaka Station.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

It was really great to go round a full working farm.It was made extra special by our guy George Scott,who is a retired farmer. He was absolutely awesome both with his knowledge and sense of humour. From us four from Stoke on Trent UK.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony D
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

George loves his job! Like all our drivers they love to share their stories of Wanaka and farming life. So pleased you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon on a tour with Ridgeline Adventures in Wanaka New Zealand. Our driver and tour guide George was beyond great. It was a 4 wheel drive tour of a beautiful farm that rose above Wanaka Lake. It’s hard to describe how special...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

We find it very hard to describe this safari too!! So much variety, its like no other adventure. So pleased you loved it.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

George was a great guide his passion and experience made our 4 wheel drive adventure truly amazing! West Wanaka station was a fascinating property and we appreciate the owner allowing us to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

What a great start to our season. First Wild Hills for the summer and we receive this review. Thanks so much. George will be over the moon!!

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Response from StoryGirl1 | Reviewed this property |
I was a traveler, like you so you have to contact Ridgelne directly. 1. My tour was 3 hours but you can get other lengths. 2. We went to the West Station for a 3 HR tour of the ranch 3. No walking if you don't want... More
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