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Explore Lake Tekapo's Backcountry

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Explore Lake Tekapo's Backcountry

1 review
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
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Explore Lake Tekapo's Backcountry

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Explore Lake Tekapo's Backcountry

1 review
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Guests will jump on board a classic 4WD Land Rover Defender from Lake Tekapo Township, and escape the tourists by embarking on a remote backcountry 4WD Scenic Tour through Lake Tekapo's remote high country wilderness. Our scenic 4WD tours offer visitors an opportunity to experience New Zealand’s most beautiful scenery within The Mackenzie Basin through private access to High Country Stations near Lake Tekapo. Guests can enjoy unique landscapes and scenic vista’s overlooking Mt Cook, Mt Tasman, Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau mountain ranges, the Gammack Ranges and true wilderness valleys of the magnificent Mackenzie Country. Journey through remote 4WD tracks , across some of the most beautiful High Country and experience the heart of Tekapo’s backcountry landscapes at their finest. Venture and explore terrain you wouldn't otherwise be able to access without our incredible vehicles and private access along with driver guides to teach you about the unique history and geology that make up this special and remarkable part of New Zealand's South Island. Enjoy thousands of acres all to yourself and fellow travellers, enjoy a home made snack and refreshments along the way.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Your host

Learn more about Cristina

Cristina

I am a local Mackenzie Country adventurer who's explores the most remotest parts of Lake Tekapo's surrounding High Country and backcountry wilds. From hiking, backpacking , mountain biking and 4WD this area holds some of New Zealand's most unique and special landscapes that have become a part of our lifestyle of living in this stunning part of The South Island. I am passionate about sharing the immense beauty and backcountry landscapes of The Mackenzie Country with people from around the globe.

What's included

Food
Home made snacks such as chocloate zucchini cake, or rhubarb muffins etc are provided during your experience.
Drinks
Light refreshments such as herbal teas in cool weather or cold sparkling water or juice in hot weather.

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Where you'll be

You'll journey across remote and private High Country Stations that offer the most breathtaking scenery in The Mackenzie Country. We'll 4WD through wild tussock fields and backcountry landscapes of vast mountainous landscapes, glaciers and snow capped peaks . We'll stop at many lookouts for great photography opportunities, and we'll explore private backcountry huts in the wilds. We'll even get to feed some sheep, horses, goats and farm animals

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Wear closed toed shoes, such as hiking boots or running shoes

More tips

We will be travelling to remote high country, please wear the appropriate footwear, and bring a jacket as it can often get windy in the High Country.
Cristina
Explore Lake Tekapo's Backcountry
1 review
£93/person
1 review
£93/person