Back Country Adventure Tours will take you on the Tourist Trail and visit the favourite spots that only locals know about.
Visit the hidden valleys of Ohau & Ahuriri conservation park
Historic Quailburn site & Omarama clay cliffs
Pukaki boulders, Tasman Glacier Lake, Red Tarns and special viewings of the alpine ranges.
Mount John Observatory & Earth and Sky Cafe, Lake Tekapo & Lake Alexandrina/Cass River
Dorcy Stream 4WD and superb viewing of Hopkins & Dobson rivers
Broken Hut Road & Omarama Saddle 4WD
Salmon fishing at Ladybird Hill, Hot Tubs at Omarama township
View bird life on the Tasman River & flats, and check on the rare Black Stilt (the world's most endangered wading bird)
View Waitaki Hydro power scheme, salmon farms and international rowing course
High country stations – learn about their history & settlement
A20 Cycleway drop off/pick up points (limited to 2 people and bikes)Tea/coffee provided
Private charter service operates from October to early May
Reference maps and binoculars provided for your enjoyment
My main objective is comfortable travelling in a landrover 4WD
Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) operator
Relaxed personalised touring with tours tailored specifically for customers needs! (Max 4 people) We can pick up from your accommodation at Twizel, Tekapo or Omarama.
An invitation to come and explore this unique area of Central South Island, New Zealand with Wally Bell, owner operator. Wally is a local born and bred South Cantabrian who has lived and holidayed in the area all his life.
The hidden valleys and the vista's of the MacKenzie Basin and the mighty Waitaki are something really special.
The Bcat service is now operating all year round,subject to road and weather conditions.