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Wanaka Highlights Safari

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This 2.5-hour adventure offers Wanaka’s finest lakeside scenery plus an exciting and fun 4WD journey through a real alpine, mountain farm. Up-close encounters with Red Deer, Angus Cattle, sheep and horses. Experience our exclusive “alpine café” for refreshments high above Lake Wanaka.

This is a unique insight into Wanaka’s rich history, heritage, incredible scenery and modern-day farming life. A must if your time in Wanaka is limited. Suitable for families. 

Groups by arrangement.

What You'll Get

Our famous Wanaka Highlights Safari departs daily at 8:30am, 10:00am and 1:30pm. We can also take trips at a time that suits you and your group if we have availability. You will be picked up from Outside the Wanaka i-site at 103 Ardmore Street, this is where your tour will begin. 

Join our expert local guide, climb aboard a comfortable 4WD and experience a taste of Wanaka’s spectacular lakeside scenery and insight into real farming life. Journey into the mountains exploring life behind the scenes of West Wanaka Station an authentic alpine mountain farm bordering the snow-capped peaks and glaciers of Mt Aspiring National Park and overlooking sparkling Lake Wanaka.  From feeding Alpaca, sheep and horses, seeing Red Deer, Angus cattle in their natural environment to views across to LOTR and Hobbit film locations this will be an absolute highlight of your holiday.

• Wanaka’s finest lakeside viewpoints
• Short 4WD journey through West Wanaka Station
• Feed farm animals – sheep and alpaca
• Mountain-top panoramic views
• Expert local New Zealand guides
• Refreshments

Duration: At the end of your Safari we will return you to back to the Wanaka i-site approximately 2.5 hours from pick up time. 

• Winter times may vary please enquire
• Minimum numbers apply - 2 adults.

What to Bring:
• Sturdy Footwear
• Warm clothes, especially in winter
• Camera
• Sunglasses
• Water bottle

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • Afternoon tea
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • Lunch

Departure Point
Outside the Wanaka i-site

Departure Time
8:30 am
10:00 am
1:30 pm

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Wanaka i-site

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Ridgeline adventures in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.