Rippled Earth kayaking across head of Lake Wakatripu, New Zealand
Guided kayaking Safari

Paddle to Glenorchy Islands

Horseride the Rees and Dart Rivers

The first pioneers explored this landscape by boat and on horseback. Relive these historical experiences by joining us for our Island Safari tour around remote Pigeon Island followed by an unforgettable two hour horse ride through the river valley with Dart Stables.


The Islands on Lake Wakatipu have played a significant part in this areas diverse history. They are now an important natural reserve surrounded by the breathtaking mountainous backdrop of the Southern Alps.
This safari launches from the shores near Glenorchy. A short paddle across the lake will take you to a secluded beach on either Pigeon or Pig Island.

Guided kayaking Safari


Dart Stables has been offering visitors to the area the opportunity of exploring Glenorchy on horseback for over 20 years, and has gained a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in a stunning part of New Zealand.
The River Wild is a beautiful 2 hour ride with river crossings and magnificent views of The Misty Mountains and Lake Wakatipu. The ride is suitable for all levels of rider and is great for mixed ability couples or those who can, or want to learn to, ride.