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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 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic off roading experience led by the experienced John who guided us through spectacular scenery with effortless ease. From start to finish it was a relaxed and informative trip as John told us about the area- its history and its future. As we...More

1  Thank LindaD1961
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for this great review. Winter is a wonderful time to come to be here, the Deer are close because they are being supplementary fed which makes for great photos!! With all the fresh snow on the peaks and a hot cup of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful tour with Richard. Driving through the farm stopping to see deer and feeding sheep. The drive up to the top was bumpy but exciting. Fantastic views of the lake and mountains, then tea and cake! Plenty of opportunity to take photos...More

Thank Lwpark
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love getting people well off the beaten track and to educate them on Wanaka's fascinating past and present. So glad that Richard taught you alot about our slice of paradise.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not for the feint of heart. The cliff drops are jaw dropping. The scenery is unparalleled. The guide was wonderful land funny.

1  Thank Marfot
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

There are not many adventures like our Wild Hills Safari, yes some of the tracks are less than flat but as you say the views you get at the top are "jaw-dropping". Such a great description. Thanks for choosing us.

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

If you want to see beautiful views on Wanaka Lake and its surrounding, from an exclusive location, without having to hike for hours and hours on steep slopes, then this is for us. We had a nice sandwich lunch with fresh fruits, a desert, a...More

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Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi there A perfect description of our Wild Hills Safari with added bonus of a pre arranged picnic lunch. All the animals we see look like wild animals because they graze freely in their natural environment. The Red Deer being just one of many we...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

It's an opportunity to see a very large farm complete with vistas of Lake Wanaka, stopping for tea and biscuits. The road to the top is a little scary with hairpin turns, and a narrow, often steep road, but that's part of the fun. Our...More

Thank smh463
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

The back roads sure are part of the fun!! You will never get to places like we can show you in your rental car. So glad you enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having John McLean behind the wheel on our 4 hour back country windy road 4WD tour. John was such a calm, informative, and patient driver with 3 women! Some of those corners took my breath away and I loved it!...More

Thank MOMINCO
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for your feedback. John is having a great week with 2 raving reviews, he'll be wanting a pay rise soon.... So pleased you all had a great adventure in the mountains of Wanaka on our Wild Hills Safari. It is the perfect mix of...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

Richard picked us (my 2 daughters and myself) up at the lime tree lodge right on time and led us to the most magnificent tour of our trip to New Zealand. The 4 hours passed because of his expertise, friendliness and views of the Wanaka...More

Thank Ulrich K
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

So pleased you liked our Wild Hills Safari. It is so much more than just a 4WD tour. Richard will be over the moon to know you enjoyed hs company too.....Thanks again.

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had the pleasure of being show the amazing sites by our guide John, he was full of knowledge and was great company - really made the tour fun and interesting. This tour was amazing for all ages! From feeding sheep to exciting terrain to...More

Thank Becky C
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Yes our tours are "amazing for all ages". John is one of our newest guides on the team so he will be trilled with your feedback. Thank you!!

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Highly recommend Ridgeline tours! It's a fun experience. I'm a bit of an agriculture nerd so I was fascinated to learn about farming practices and Steve, our guide, has ton of experience. Plus, the scenery of the tour is just spectacular. Very enjoyable way to...More

Thank BB in KC
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

There is so much to see and learn on our Wild Hills Safari. Steve being a retired farmer, has so many farming stories to share. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The best day of our trip in New Zealand! First jetboating on the Matukituki river with River Journeys then picked up at the river bank by Aspiring helicopters for a scenic flight over the glaciers and a spectacular landing on the Isabel glacier. And after...More

Thank Ageeth W
Mark O, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Wow, the best day of your New Zealand holiday. That's amazing!! The proof that our "Essential Wanaka" is correctly named! I guess when you combine a thrilling jetboat journey with at VIP riverbank pickup by helicopter for a glacier landing then a behind the scenes...More

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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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