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    What to Expect
    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.

    Highlights
    • 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. 

    Notes:
    • 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
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Outside the Wanaka i-site
    Departure Time
    8:30 am
    10:00 am
    1:30 pm
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Wanaka i-site
    Inclusions
    • Afternoon tea
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We went on a short tour as part of getting to know the activities around Wanaka. George was a well spoken genuine kiwi farmer who knew how to tell a good storey and keep you entertained with interesting facts and figures along the drive aswell as answering all our questions.
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    Response from Mark O, Owner at Wanaka Highlights Safari
    Responded 2 days ago
    We're all about the stories. George's Shrek story is a cracker! Thanks for your feedback we really appreciate it.
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    Thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour with Richard. Loved seeing the animals on the farm and we learnt a lot about Wanaka and the surrounding areas. Even gave us a great recommendation for lunch!
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    Response from Mark O, Owner at Wanaka Highlights Safari
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    We like to treat people like old friends, passing on top tips is just one of the great bonus's you 'll experience with us. So pleased you had a great morning with Richard.
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    The farm visit allowed us to get up close to the deers & sheep. And the view overlooking the LOTR filming sight was simply splendid! Will definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Wanaka! Thanks John, our guide, who has made this one of the highlights of our South lsland NZ
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    Response from Mark O, Owner at Wanaka Highlights Safari
    Responded 29 Sep 2019
    We find our Wanaka Highlights Safari so hard to describe because it showcases so much of Wanaka and yes even LOTR locations! So pleased you rate it so highly too!!
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    David and Graeme were great. Very friendly and full of local information. Awesome opportunity to get up close to the animals and feed them. Saw a new born calf moments after it arrived in this world. Great views while having morning tea. Terrific way to spend the morning. Thanks.
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    Response from Mark O, Owner at Wanaka Highlights Safari
    Responded 28 Sep 2019
    Being a real working farm you never know what you'll see which keeps it totally authentic. Having a new born calf proves it!! So pleased you enjoyed you adventure.
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    Recommended safari activities in Wanaka, you will have amazing experience with this safari trip. From feeding alpakas n holding baby sheep all really amazing. And afterward they took us to the peak of the mountain to see the wanaka lake from above and end up with picnic snacking
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    Response from Mark O, Owner at Wanaka Highlights Safari
    Responded 22 Sep 2019
    Lots of surprises on safari with us. So pleased you enjoyed your time exploring exclusive private backroads away from the crowds. Thanks again for taking the time to comment.
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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