In need of a hearty dose of nature? You’ve come to the right place. Step away from the crowds and cookie-cutter holidays into a world of raw wilderness, mystical sights and friendly fauna. Whether you’re an intrepid traveller or prefer the lap of luxury, our exclusive options are endless. Here’s a taste of just three.
Dingleburn Station Safari and Walk
This epic 4WD safari and walk explores the remote landscapes of Lake Hawea’s Dingleburn Station. This has to be one of the most thrilling and spectacular backroad journeys in New Zealand. Your expert guide skilfully negotiates this incredible road blasted into the sheer cliff face high above Lake Hawea. Arriving at a remote bay enjoy a relaxing lakeside picnic area to eat your lunch, before heading off for a leisurely walk exploring this incredible seldom visited area.
- Private access to exciting backroads on Dingleburn Station, Lake Hawea
- Expert local guide.
- A leisurely walk (approx. 7 km) through grasslands with incredible wide-open views of Lake Hawea and surrounding mountains
- Hiking poles
- Water bottle top-ups (please bring your own to fill)
- Picnic Lunch – we can add a picnic lunch, just let us know when booking
West Wanaka Station Private Hike
You won’t find this once-in-a-lifetime hike on any map or tour guide. Walk the high road into our dramatic mountain range and tower over the deep blues of Lake Wanaka. Explore the spectacular scenery, succumb to the comforts of our four-wheel drive and let our expert guide pass on tips and tales of our local flora and fauna, then taste for yourself with our gourmet local picnic lunch.
This exclusive hike is suitable for all ages and abilities, but on these wide-open private trails the only passers-by will be of the four-legged variety.
Duration: Allow a full day
Note: Hiking trail is 25 km in total. Our 4WD allows you to hike as much or as little as you like.
Take the private backroads to a historical farm on the border of Mt Aspiring National Park and take in the magnificent scenery of our World Heritage Area. Our four-wheel drive will traverse over the exhilarating landscape, past free-roaming Red Deer, sheep and cattle, while your expert local guide passes on their unique knowledge of the flora, fauna and history of West Wanaka Station. And why not enjoy a locally roasted coffee at our exclusive mountain-top café while you’re at it.