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Ridgeline Adventures

#8 of 58 Tours in Wanaka Features Animals
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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Travellers talk about
“ridge line” (38 reviews)
“land rover” (13 reviews)
“working farm” (11 reviews)
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 1 May 2015

My sister and I spent a magical afternoon on the wildlife Safari with Mark and what a wonderful time it was. We had many opportunities to take photos, and just drink in the many and varied views. Mark also has a fund of historical information...More

1  Thank GaelLakeWanaka
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi Thanks very much for your comments. Our Wild Hills Safari really is a secret that needs to be shared. We never know from one day to the next just what we will see. I will never forget that sunset we experienced that evening, just...More

Reviewed 28 April 2015

This is that type of trip which one should do without reading or analysing other reviews. We planned this so last minute and it was an outstanding day with Ridgeline Adventures and Graham as our guide . Besides the panoramic views of high country and...More

Thank IsabelBV
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi there Another great one-liner we must use in our promotion "read no further, just do it…" Fantastic comments and Graham has been after a pay rise ever since!! So pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Regards Mark Orbell Owner

Reviewed 28 April 2015

Mark from Ridgeline saved my husband's life! We had arrived into Queenstown after four flights and 24+ hours of travel. It was dark, freezing cold, and had just started to snow. The plan was to pick up the rental car and hop in quickly(as we...More

Thank ShannonCB
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

It was a pleasure to help you out. What a great family you all are. I know with the positive attitude you all have that you must have had a great time here in Wanaka. I look forward to your next visit and to showcase...More

Reviewed 14 April 2015

This is a must do..A truly wonderful 4WD experience. Great photo opportunities. Mark, our guide was very personable & knowledgeable about the area. This was "pure New Zealand" at its best. Snow mountains, lake vistas . Awesome

Thank MrsMac62
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi there No a lot more to be said really, a perfect description of Wanaka and our Wild Hills Safari. Thank you so much. Regards MArk Orbell Owner

Reviewed 5 April 2015

What a wonderful way to showcase our spectacular scenery here in NZ - go with Mark on the "Wild Hills safari" and you wont be disappointed. A 4WD takes you into high country that only his company has rights to visit and what views we...More

Thank JENNI062015
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Hi There One thing I love is to show New Zealanders around their own country, to highlight the secret places , the pure nature that we are SO lucky to call home. Such a privilege. Thank you so much. Regards Mark Orbell Owner

Reviewed 3 April 2015

The wonderful 4WD experience with Mark of Ridgeline Adventures was awesome. This was definitely the HIGHLIGHT of our first New Zealand trip. Our guide Mark was very knowledgeable and very patient (we had two boys 9 and 5).

Thank Riaz K
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

This is the perfect family adventure. It has something for everyone, stunning scenery, secret valleys, history and lots of animals! So glad you all enjoyed it. Regards Mark Orbell

Reviewed 3 April 2015

If you only do one excursion in Wanaka, then make sure it's Ridgeline Adventures 'Wild Hills Safari' We were privileged to spend a wonderful afternoon recently with Mark exploring a 30,000 acre farmstead bordering Lake Wanaka. Mark's enthusiasm for the area was very evident and...More

Thank Chris G
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

The privilege is all mine. We are so lucky to be able to showcase this incredible private farm to the world. It really is a perfect insight into pure New Zealand. Thank you for your very kind words. Regards Mark Orbell

Reviewed 19 March 2015

This trip is a perfect combo of 4WD adventure, guided scenic tour with heaps of photo stops plus an entertaining look back into South Island life around 1860. A comfortable, grunty Land Rover got us up to 900 mtrs high over rugged terrain with amazing...More

1  Thank Hil S
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2015

Thank you for your wonderful summary of your adventure with us. We love showcasing Wanaka's pure nature with all our visitors. So glad you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari. Regards Mark Orbell

Reviewed 12 March 2015

We went on an amazing trip with Graham! He was so helpful, informative, amusing! We highly recommend him to anyone!

2  Thank carol m
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2015

Thank you. I will make sure I let Graeme know, he will be very impressed - and rightly so, he's a great guide. Thanks for your support.

Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

What a view and a great guide to take us and explain the riches of the area. From the gorgeous cafe scenery to the old homestead to the picturesque Lake Wanaka, we just marveled at what we thought was only available in pictures; yet, we...More

3  Thank suebH6476OZ
adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2015

WOW what a glowing review, thank you so much. The challenge for us is how to describe our trip, it is so much more than a 4WD tour or a farm tour. So thank you for spreading the word in your own words, perfect!!

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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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