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Gold n Grape - 4WD Adventure Full Day

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Embark on a full-day 4WD adventure in the stunning alpine region - Wanaka!

Embark on a full-day 4WD adventure in the stunning alpine region - Wanaka!


  • Exhilarating 4WD adventure tailored to suit you
  • Explore the historic Bendigo goldfields
  • Scenic journey through the Kawarau Gorge, Gibbston and Cardrona Valleys
  • Travel on New Zealand's highest main road
  • Friendly, knowledgeable guides

All aboard our 4WD Ford Ranger for a day of sightseeing and off-roading in the beautiful countryside surrounding Wanaka.

We take you off the beaten track to visit the historic Bendigo goldfields where your guide (a former miner) will explain about the old mine shafts and tunnels as you explore.

Heading off through the spectacular Dunstan Range and onto the rugged Thompson Gorge track where you can take in the sights of the mountains and more ancient mining relics.

Enjoy the scenic route through the famous Kawerau Gorge as we head to the wine region where you can choose to stop for lunch or wine tastings in Cromwell, Gibbstown, or Arrowtown.

Weather permitting we will take the Crown Range route - New Zealand's highest main road - on our journey back to Wanaka.

Adult $295.00
Child $160.00 (Aged up to 12 years)

What's included

  • Transport in our 4WD Ford Ranger dual cab


  • Allow approximately 7 hours for the whole experience


  • Pick up at your Wanaka Hotel or your choice of central Wanaka location - please add location through checkout.


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Cost of lunch and wine tastings not included.

    Trips are dependent on weather and road conditions.

Available Bookings from 19 May to 1 Jun 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$250.75 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$160.00

  • Adult$295.00
  • Child$160.00

  • Adult$191.75 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$206.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$160.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


3 reviews

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suew14 from New Zealand wrote on 16 December 2023

Fabulous experience thanks to Doug..

Would do any of his trips again. It made my trip /holiday memorable. The bendigo goldmines a feature was my main reason for the trip ,this was outstanding. Bring your camera ...

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kerric3 from New Zealand wrote on 23 July 2023


We had an awesome day out with Doug, driving up onto the nevis range and up roads our rental car would have struggled, viewing historic gold mines, vineyards and honey mead tasting and the scenery and views were amazing. The tour was taylored to us and the knowledge we received from his gold mining experience was incredible. Thanks so much for a relaxing day seeing the sights.

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From Gold n Grape - 4WD Adventure Full Day

It was a beautiful winter day too, made it something special, happy to have spent the day with a couple of excellent people. Doug

Terri Eggleton from New Zealand wrote on 08 October 2022

Fabulous trip!

Doug’s fantastic knowledge of all things mining and local bought to life what we we saw in this trip. Such a rich mining history. Fantastic host and really enjoyed the day and would recommend to others.

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From Gold n Grape - 4WD Adventure Full Day

Thanks Terri ,what a perfect day after all that snow and rain. We are more than happy to adjust the tour to suit requirements and preferences as there is so much to choose from. Safe travels back North. Doug


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