About Us

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)

    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

  • Heidi Morris

    Heidi Morris

    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

  • George Scott

    George Scott

    I have spent my lifetime on our family’s sheep, deer, and cattle farm in Southland - about 2.5 hrs drive from Wanaka. My wife and I have received many accolades for our farm animals, and the read more

  • Steve Richmond

    Steve Richmond

    I grew up in South of the South Island near the 'Catlins', another unspoiled part of New Zealand. I farmed sheep and cattle there for most of my working life.My wife and I have been together for 39 read more

  • John Brake

    John Brake

    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