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Ridgeline Adventures

#8 of 57 Tours in Wanaka
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Address: Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 27 390 2152
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Come experience New Zealand's ultimate alpine mountain farm 4WD adventure....

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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Amazing four wheel drive tour!

Steve took my two friends and I on an amazing four wheel drive tour yesterday with breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka -- if you are in Wanaka this is well worth doing!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Katie9360
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Reno, Nevada

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Steve took my two friends and I on an amazing four wheel drive tour yesterday with breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka -- if you are in Wanaka this is well worth doing!!!

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, very much appreciated. So glad you enjoyed your Wild Hills Safari with Steve. More 

Kfar Saba, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with our guide George that not only showed us the sights and explained the plant and animal line , but also gave as an insight to his recent past as a farmer and what the farm life is in New Zealand

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We pride ourselves on our expert local knowledge from our expert guides. The finer details of farming practices that only farmers would know are our speciality. Thanks again for joining our Wild Hills Safari. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with George Scott our guide with Ridgeline Adventures. We went on the 4WD Farm Tour. It was so much better than what we anticipated. The views were spectacular to say the least. George really knows his stuff. Very informative and he is very engaging. I would absolutely recommend this tour.

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

The biggest challenge we have is how to describe our Wild Hills Safari, its so much more than a farm tour or sightseeing tour. We get the comment often that "it was so much better than what we expected". So thank- you for your positive comments we really appreciate them. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb trip - Ridgeline have privileged access onto a private high country farm, the views are magnificent, peace and quiet up in the hills, not to mention the cracking "Alpine Cafe", morning tea high up in the hills overlooking Lake Wanaka. Great to be able to access a beautiful spot you can't access yourself, close to Wanaka and yet far... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful summary of our Wild Hills Safari. WOW we might borrow a few of those lines for our marketing if you don't mind...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steve, our guide and 4wd driver was full of background information and gave us all the insight of how the area developed historically and what is going on nowadays. We entered an area you wouldnt be allowed without a guide, cause its private property. Besides his deep knowledge about flora, fauna, farming, history, you name it - his sympathetic, likable... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

WOW that's an endorsement!! You are obviously very well travelled and know exactly what you like so thank you very much for your wonderful review of our Wild Hills Safari. More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Thanks Mark for the great experience up the hills. A great drive up to see amazing 360° views of Wanaka and the mountains. Best location for photography. A lot of animals to see as well! Thanks again, From all the relatives

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We love showing off the incredible private backroads of West Wanaka Station. There are not many places like this to get high into the mountains by 4WD and see nobody for miles and such amazing seldom seem views of Wanaka. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a half day with George who took us over 3000 feet up into the hills on this working farm, to provide a unique insight to life in New Zealand far removed from the usual tourist view. The drive was exciting with a few OMG moments and worth the great views and historical history of the area and farming... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

"A unique view behind the tourist curtain" now thats a marketing tag line if ever I've heard one.....mind if we use it??. Might also use "a few OMG moments". Thanks a million for those pearls. We think our Wild Hills Safari is very special too.... Thanks so much for choosing us and great to know you enjoyed your safari. I'll... More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had a fantastic Wild Hills Safari trip today with George, our 4WD driver - as a relatively new local to Wanaka, with my parents over from the UK, we saw this trip as the perfect way to 'show off' Wanaka to my parents, and get to see areas that we wouldn't be able to access on our own. The... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

To get a glowing review from local Wanaka people is fantastic so thankyou!! We really do offer a unique opportunity to discover the secret places even locals have never seen. Glad you enjoyed our Alpine Cafe too...... We save everyone a window seat up there! Food for your soul....thats a great line.... Regards Mark Orbell More 

Vejle, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Since there was prospect of bad weather - we were asked if we would move our trip. In this way we were able to experience the amazing trip for a very interesting and beautiful surroundings - the superb service

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your adventure in the sunshine!! Regards Mark Orbell More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were a group of 12 from Hong Kong and joined the Photography Safaris trip on 4 Jan 17. There were three 4X4 vehicles taking us from our hotel in the morning for the 3-hour trip. Starting from off-road, we saw sheep, cattle and deer, leisurely wandering all around. While the vehicles climbed up the uneven and zigzag paths, more... More 

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adventurewanaka, Owner at Ridgeline Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments. We are so lucky to be able to showcase incredible views of Wanaka that not many people get to see. It was a pleasure to host your group and to make sure you had local Wanaka wine to celebrate!! Love to see some of your photos??? Regards Mark Orbell More 

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