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Ridgeline Adventures

#10 of 59 Tours in Wanaka
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Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 27 390 2152
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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. Check us out on Instagram: ridgelinenz Facebook:ridgelineadventuresnz
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“land rover” (13 reviews)
“working farm” (11 reviews)
“farm tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 27 390 2152
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1  Thank ognip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was an incredible journey. The farm is really good, we were able to see the animals and the views were incredible. George Scott was our tour guide and he was a farmer for his hole life! He was a great guide and very knowlegadle

2  Thank hajjarde
Reviewed 21 September 2017

A great way to experience real back country NZ only moments away from Wanaka. Being able to access on to a privately run sheep, cattle and deer station that has been farmed by the same family for over 100 years is a privilege. It was...More

Thank Julez1900
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

You are so right that it is a privilege to have exclusive access to a real high country farm here in Wanaka. And because we are the only people there you get to really appreciate this incredible environment. So glad you enjoyed your Wanaka Highlights...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Big Sky Safari from Ridgeline Adventures is a must for anyone stopping over Wanaka. We signed up the tour and glad that we did it. It was truly a once in a life time experience 4WD farm tour with helicopter coming to pick us up...More

1  Thank MarkLSG
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Our Big Sky Safari is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Perfect for a family like yours. Who doesn't want to ride in a helicopter, play on a glacier and go for a fun 4WD adventure here in NZ!! Thanks again for your wonderful feedback.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

This tour offers amazing views overlooking Lake Wanaka and the countryside. The 4WD vehicle will take you up the steep mountainside though a local farm. Deer, cows, and various other farm animals can be seen along the way. The guides are excellent sharing a lot...More

Thank Danielle H
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for your response. It reads like a marketing blurb!! I might use it in our brochure..... Thanks for joining our Wild Hills Safari.

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We signed up for the 4WD Farm Tour based on recommendations and it sure exceeded our expectations. We had a lovely afternoon exploring a high country farm with George Scott in his 4WD. If you happen to have George for your tour, you're in for...More

Thank allthemiracles
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Word of mouth is so powerful. Very happy to know our Wild Hills Safari exceeded your expectations. George loves sharing stories of his backyard. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this adventure so much and highly recommend it. Lloyd was a fantastic tour guide, beautiful views and learnt so much about the valleys, animal life and history of the land we travelled through. Had a wonderful tea break above the clouds, short walk...More

1  Thank taliFlay
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Lloyd is over the moon with your comments!! So glad you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Joined the 4 hour tour and saw the real New Zealand that most visitors don't see. Had the privilege of travelling around a high country farm station with stunning views of Lake Wanaka. Mark was an excellent guide and took great care of us even...More

Thank sallyannejohn
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We love showcasing the "real NZ that most don't see". And yes it is a privilege to go where we go, for us as much as it is for you.Thanks for your feedback, so glad you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari. Regards Mark Orbell

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was a last minute decision and they were able to provide a trip for sunset for myself and my husband. We did the sunset trip and were not disappointed. Highly recommend this to get the photos you want as this area is not available...More

2  Thank Roscug
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

A photo tour with us is a unique experience. Away from the crowds, panoramic scenery, animals etc. So glad you enjoyed it!!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We loved Lloyd and George on our recent trip with Ridgeline adventures. Just as previous reviews had said, we were treated to an amazing journey round Lake Wanaka with some truly breathtaking views. The scenery was magical and we were treated to the wealth of...More

Thank Sedgemoore
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

A 30 year anniversary is certainly worth celebrating.....congratulations. What a great way to celebrate, bringing the whole family on our Wild Hills Safari. Thanks so much for your comments and best wishes for the the next 30!! Regards Mark Orbell

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Sarawoot S
10 February 2016|
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