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Wildlight Safaris Aotearoa

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Glenorchy, New Zealand
About Wildlight Safaris Aotearoa
Wildlight Safaris Aotearoa is a dynamic travel company operating throughout the Queenstown region. We specialize in private tailored photo tours, guided nature walks, and heli hikes, with over fifteen years of experience, both in New Zealand and internationally. Our love of nature and the great outdoors is the driving force of our work, and as local South Islanders, we know the region intimately. With our local knowledge and passion for the environment, you will find yourself exploring spectacular locations, both the iconic and less-traveled, while learning about the terrain, native flora and fauna, and New Zealand way of life. Wildlight Safaris is committed to protecting the natural environment. Every excursion with us is a direct contribution to conservation, as part of your fee is donated to one of the local initiatives we support. With your help, we can continue to preserve, educate, and keep New Zealand beautiful for future generations to enjoy.
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Routeburn Track Private Guided Walk from Queenstown
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$206.45 per adult
Break away from the press of the crowds in Queenstown and spend a day immersed in one of New Zealand’s iconic national parks. Spend the day hiking a slice of the Routeburn Track, cutting through the Fiordland National Park and up to the alpine glade at Flats Hut. Tackle this scenic walk with a private guide by your side, keeping you safe on the track and teaching you all about the native birds and bush living in this protected area.
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Finished today what can easily be described as The Best day hike I’ve ever experienced. It all started a few months ago when I contacted Patricia to do this guided hike. She was extremely helpful & quick to respond. Dean was our guide today. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I was in new Zealand for an entire week and this guided hiking tour with Dean was by far the highlight of my trip. This was made possible thanks to the excellent services of Dean and Patricia at wildlight safaris (and of course the views)....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Had a fantastic day trip up Mt Alfred with Dean. The scenery was some of the best we've seen in our two years in New Zealand and it was truly special to have the place to ourselves to soak up the magnitude of the place....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Queenstown for 2 whole weeks, we did a lot of activities each day, but this was the highlight of our trip by far!!! Everything was very easy, booked online with Patricia. She picked us up and drove us to...More

4  Thank Waxmanloilee
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I have always wanted to visit New Zealand. Due to my wife's medical condition which meant she couldn't travel that distance I chose Wildlight's 2 week Photographic Workshop in the South Island. It was all that I had wished for & much more. Everything about...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2016

John Burk of Wildlight Adventures took us for a day hike up the Routeburn Track. We had good weather and the hike was lovely; a rushing river through a Beech forest with fantastic overlooks. John was expert on the geology, geography, history and wildlife and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Dennis T
Reviewed October 1, 2016

John and Dean at Wildlight have taking us on guided walks and adventure experiences around Glenorchy and Lake Wakatepu for the past 4 years. They have tailor made experiences for us that have been stunning and appropriate for our age and fitness, There knowledge of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

You would be hard pressed to find a better photographic tour of the South Island of New Zealand. Having Chris McLennan and Dean Fitzpatrick as our guides with their local experience provided all of on this tour an experience we will never forget. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank DiK22
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Great guide, lovely walk along a gorgeous river and then up to a higher overlook. Perfect father daughter (23) trip.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Rumbles2016
Reviewed February 27, 2016

High winds prevented us from doing our heli-hike, so we walked part of the Greenstone Track. This covered a wide variety of sights - startng in farmland, through forest to a beautiful lake for lunch, then across a small scree slope, cross a few rivers...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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