Ridgeline Adventures

Authentic 4WD farm, walking and photography tours. Remote locations far from the crowds.

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Exclusive and authentic 4WD farm and photography tours. Remote locations - rivers, lakes, glaciers and snow-capped peaks.  Private alpine mountain farm access. Local Wanaka guides, small-groups. Fun and adventure for the whole family. And new this season, 4WD guided walking tours!

High Country Private Walk 7 hours

Wanaka's most spectacular private high country walk. You may have been to Wanaka before or think you know Wanaka well but we guarantee you have not seen the Wanaka we will show you. This is the Wanaka most locals have never seen. We take you well off the beaten track exploring private backroads of West Wanaka Station. The walk includes the perfect mix of easy uphill, alpine meadows, rolling ridgelines and lakeside native forest.

Dingleburn Station Safari & Walk 6.5 hours

This epic 4WD safari and walk explores the remote landscapes of Lake Hawea'Dingleburn Station. This has to be one of the most thrilling and spectacular backroad journeys in New Zealand. 

Sit back and marvel at this engineering feat as your expert guide skillfully negotiates this incredible road hand-blasted into the sheer cliff face high above Lake Hawea.

Wanaka Highlights Safari 2.5 hours

Explores Wanaka's finest lakeside scenic locations plus get a taste of real farming life. Close encounters with farm animals. View LOTR & Hobbit film locations.  Expert local guides, Small groups. A perfect family adventure. 

Wild Hills Safari 4 hours

New Zealand's ultimate authentic 4WD farm safari exploring the private alpine backroads of West Wanaka Station bordering Mt Aspriring National Park - World Heritage area.   Indepth education on farming life and Wanaka's human and natural history from our expert local guides.  Refreshments served at our own special "alpine cafe". Incredible scenery and easy nature walks.

Best of Wanaka Photography Safari  3 hours

We take you well off the beaten track by 4WD into the heart of Wanaka's remote alpine areas far from the crowds. Incredible locations only we have access to. Our small groups  (max 6 per vehicle) ensure a personal experience.  We explore private backroads that are closed to the general public  ensuring you'll capture images not many people have even seen let alone photgraphed. Shoot sunrise, sunset, birds, animals, landscapes, the choice is yours.

Sunrise Helicopter Photogrpahy Safari 2.5 hours

A pre-dawn flight by helicopter to one of New Zealand's most iconic views - Coromandel Peak (Roys Peak). With no hiking access this once in a lifetime experience is not to be missed. Spend up to 1-hour shooting sunrise over Lake Wanaka. Simply incredible.


Wanaka accommodation pickups for some departures, otherwise meet at Wanaka i-SITE


Ridgeline trips can take up to 40 people per departure. Group rates may apply. Please contact to discuss your groups requirements

Physical Address

Ardmore Street , Wanaka


$168.00 to $550.00

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