4x4 Adventures Valley Track Alpine Lake


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

SCENIC TOURS:

  • Tour 1 - one day
    THE HIGH COUNTRY

    - One day 4x4 adventure into the High Country. Follow old gold miners and Maori Greenstone trails to beautiful lakes.

  • Tour 2 - one day
    'LORD OF THE RINGS' FILM LOCATIONS

    - One day 4x4 adventure into "Middle Earth" to see the locations used for "Edoras" "Helm's Deep" and "The Misty Mountains".


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    Dawn French (Vicar of Dibly) on Lord of the Rings Tour
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    Lenny Henry at a high country lake on the way to Edoras
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    Lenny Henry & Dawn French & crew at the lunch stop at the Pioneers cottage
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    See what Dawn French, UK star of the hit TV series "The Vicar of Dibly" and her equally hilarious husband, comedian Lenny Henry said about our Lord of the Rings tour in our Testimonials page.

  • Tour 3 - two days
    CANTERBURY HIGH COUNTRY STATIONS / LORD OF THE RINGS FILM LOCATIONS

    - Two days 4x4 adventure with overnight accommodation travelling off road through 15 high country stations.

    For those wanting to spend longer to savor the magic and serene majesty of these stunning locations and climb the mountain site of Edoras we now offer an overnight stay in quality accommodation with all meals in a truly spectacular location in the very heart of The Southern Alps.

    Following the braided river towards the upper valley.
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    High Country splendour in winter
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    Confluence of two world famous fishing rivers
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FISHING TOURS:

  • Tour 4 - one day
    LAKES & RIVERS - FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE SEA (all year)

    - One day 4x4 fishing adventure. (Route as per Tour 1).

    Follow old gold miners and Maori greenstone trails to fish for salmon and trout in the turquoise waters of rivers and in crystal clear lakes.

    Lessons available for the novice
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    Fishing in stunning surroundings
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    Fishing solitude and tranquility
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    2-hour battle with a salmon [middle of photo in the current] 13lb Salmon finally landed 9lb Brown Trout

  • Tour 5 - two days
    CANTERBURY HIGH COUNTRY LAKES FISHING

    - Two days 4x4 fishing adventure. Fish for salmon and trout in numerous mountain lakes and rivers. All tackle provided for spin or fly fishing.

    Lessons available.

    To savor the magic and serene majesty of these stunning locations we now offer quality overnight accommodation and all meals in the very heart of The Southern Alps.

SELF-DRIVE/GUIDED

A "Self Drive/Guided" 4x4 Adventure option is available on Tour 1 (High Country). Departing from Waikari only. (Drivers must be over 25 and have held a license for 5 years).

TAG ALONG TOURS

"Tag along" 4x4 Adventure options with your own vehicle are available on some tours. These are becoming very popular but we can only accept high clearance vehicles and experienced drivers.

 

 

 

 

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