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This full day expedition provides an opportunity to explore the Waikaia Bush Road, a fairly rugged 4WD track requiring a reasonable amount of off road experience to safely traverse.
This is a big day. Starting early, we drive South to Lumsden, then turn inland to the small Southland township of Waikaia. From Waikaia we pass through stunning beech forest at Piano Flat beside the Waikaia river before the 4WD section starts. Once we hit the ridge the countryside has commanding views over the Garvie and Umbrella mountains. Rock tors are a common feature in this landscape adding to the dramatic views. We have two main exit points for this trip, either the Obelisk and down to Alexandra, or extending on to Duffers saddle and Cromwell.
Waikaia Bush 4WD Road - 4WD Expeditions, 139 Alpine Retreat, Alpine Retreat, Central Queenstown, Queenstown, 9348, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- 8am to 8pm
- Months of operation:
- Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec
Pricing and Conditions
(14 year(s) and under)
- Other charges:
- Bookings require 2 adults minimum to proceed.
- Further pricing information:
- Free pickup from Queenstown accommodation.