Ridgeline Adventures is 100% Wanaka owned and operated by Mark and Ceri Orbell. We are very lucky to have an exceptional pool of guides, all with a passion for Wanaka's incredible environment and a wealth of local knowledge to share. So read on and get to know your guide.
Mark Orbell (Owner)
One of my earliest childhood memories is my parents showing visitors from overseas around our sheep farm near Dunedin, I guess with this background the great outdoors and international visitors have read more
I grew up on a farm in South Canterbury, nursed in Christchurch before moving permanently to Wanaka where I have been for the past forty-two years farming and raising a family of two children and now read more
I was born a very long time ago in North Wales, UK. Emigrated to NZ in 1974 and worked/lived in Auckland and Whangarei. In 1980 I started my policing career, initially as a traffic officer in read more
I'm an ex-pat English detective and recipient of the Queen's Commendation for brave conduct, but I would be the first to say it should be for stupidity, not bravery! I'm a very keen read more
I was born in England, completed 17 years in the Army as a senior detective, working all over the world before emigrating to New Zealand in 1996. I have trekked and rafted in the Himalayas, read more