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    What to Expect
    • Get behind the scenes of a genuine New Zealand High Country farm.
    • See farm animals (Alpaca, Red Deer, cattle and sheep) up close and in their natural environment.
    • Incredible views of Lake Wanaka, snow-capped peaks and glaciers and wild river valleys.
    • Explore fascinating historical sites -a living museum to the areas pioneering farmers.
    • Relax at our famous Alpine Cafe for refreshments Departure Times: 8:30am / 10:00am / 1:30pm 

    Duration: 2.5 (we always endeavour to have you back on time, however when booking other activities /and or pick ups for after your trip please allow 30 minutes extra in case your trip runs behind) 

    • Minimum numbers apply - 2 adults.

    What to Bring:
    • Sturdy Footwear
    • Warm clothes, especially in winter
    • Camera
    • Sunglasses
    • Water bottle
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    Departure Point
    Wanaka Isite
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    Return Details
    Wanaka I-site - 103 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
    • Morning / Afternoon tea
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A maximum of 2 people are required to run the trip
    • A small amount of walking is involved - low / medium fitness required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    A great way to spend an afternoon in Wanaka. Our guide Steve was amazing, passion for the animals, the area and also a great driver. He even went well overtime on the trip as there was a couple of additional things he wanted to show...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Ben1588
    Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Wow, the review to end all reviews!! I think I will frame this for our office wall - and give one to Steve too!! This proves our safaris have something for everyone. Thanks so much, a great way to start the season.

    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    The 4WD tour has been the best thing we had in Wanaka in our 8 days visit. Allen was our driver~guide over a private property of 20,000+ acres of mountains and valleys. He was a real gentleman. The view from the top of the mountains...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Wow, the best thing you did in Wanaka !! Thanks so much for this glowing review. We are so so lucky to have Allan and the rest of our team of expert guides. Most, like Allan are retired with a wealth of local knowledge to...More

    Reviewed 29 May 2019

    We had a great time in Wanaka end of march. We did the Wild Hills 4WD Safari with George as our driver and tour guide. He gave us lots of information about the private property farmland, how it works, what and how they handle and...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    2  Thank DJSeesFlat
    Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    There is so much variety in our Wild Hills Safari and having George along to bring everything to life for you is a real treat. So pleased you had a great time.

    Reviewed 15 April 2019

    We had perfect weather and the perfect guide in John McLean. The ride itself was exhilarating and the scenery magical. John took us to a local farm, talked about life on the farm and explained a lot about life in these parts - very interesting....More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Phil145
    Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Yes John is brilliant!! We like to treat all our guest like old friends, showing off our favourite places. We agree, everyone should do this!!

    Reviewed 10 March 2019

    Our travel agent booked this tour for us and I initially thought it sounded a little dull. We had a great 4 hour tour with our driver George. The off roading was great. George has detailed knowledge of the Station (farm), the livestock, history etc....More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Doyle H
    Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2019

    The biggest challenge we have is how to describe our Wild Hills Safari, it is almost impossible to get across just how incredible the scenery is, how fascinating the stories of farming life in this alpine landscape are and how far from civilisation we actually...More

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    24 September 2019|
    Response from Canberra_Oberon | Reviewed this property |
    There are deer everywhere you won't miss them.
    25 June 2018|
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    Response from Declan P | Reviewed this property |
    Not really.
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    • Ridgeline Adventures
    • Duration: 4h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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