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 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
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
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