Wanaka Highlights Safari

Even in Winter the views are spectacular
  • See Red Deer grazing in their natural environment
  • Aspiring Helicopters will whisk you away, high into the mountains to land on a glacier.
  • View from our
  • Feed and pat our Alpaca
  • An exclusive private audience with the mountains of Wanaka
  • Even in Winter the views are spectacular
  • Cheers!!
  • There is no group too big for us.....

This 2.5-hour adventure offers Wanaka’s finest lakeside scenery plus an exciting and fun 4WD journey through a real alpine, mountain farm. Up-close encounters with Red Deer, Angus Cattle, sheep and horses. Experience our exclusive “alpine café” for refreshments high above Lake Wanaka.

This is an unique insight into Wanaka’s rich history, heritage, incredible scenery and modern-day farming life. A must if your time in Wanaka is limited. Suitable for the whole family.


  • Wanaka’s finest lakeside scenery
  • Exciting and fun 4WD adventure through a private NZ farm
  • Up-close encounters with Alpaca, Red-Deer, Angus Cattle, sheep and horses
  • Easy 10 minute nature walk
  • Mountain-top viewpoints for breath-taking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, glaciers and Lake Wanaka far below.
  • Views across to LOTR and Hobbit filming locations.
  • Refreshments at our exclusive “alpine café”
  • Optional 30 minute Helicopter scenic flight to land on a real glacier.

So what's the difference between Wanaka Highlights Safari and our Wild Hills Safari?   

The Wanaka Highlights Safari is compact version of our Wild Hills Safari. We visit the same property- West Wanaka Station, see all the animals and spectacular views but we don't go as high or visit the historical sites.  


  • Includes: refreshments.
  • We reserve the right to alter locations visited to suit weather conditions and farming practices.
  • Minimum numbers apply.
  • Private tours available on request.
  • Please advise any medical conditions that may impact this tour at time of booking.

What to Bring:

  • Sturdy Footwear
  • Warm top
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle


2.5 hours

All trips subject to weather and farming practices. We always choose the safest route on the day which may differ from the advertised product. Please check with us should you have weather concerns.


8:30am, 10am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm. 

Departs from Wanaka Isite, 103 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

Evening departures on request (during summer months only)


Wanaka Highlights Safari

Adult $175

Child $120 (14 and under)

Private $1050 (1-6 passengers)