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Paradise Valley Full Day Tour provided by Private Discovery Day Tours

Paradise Valley Full Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
Duration
7–8 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks, cookies & fresh fruit
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch, a stop is made at a local bakery for you to purchase a bread roll, wrap or salad.
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maddie wrote a review Sep 2019
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Unbelievable tour! They have exclusive access to farmland and hiking trails providing breathtaking panoramic views of Glenorchy and Paradise Valley, which they can maneuver through with 4WD. Charles was very friendly and informative with his farming background, and they cater
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from tournz61, Owner at Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
Responded 24 Sep 2019
Thank you for your review Maddie, great to meet you both and share a special part of NZ with you! Happy Honeymoon travels....
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jwinter4735 wrote a review Sep 2018
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan4 contributions
We had a great day with Charles hiking up and down the Routeburn Valley. We started with a bit of rain, but then saw a rainbow as it cleared up. We learned a ton and enjoyed both the scenery and the company. The trip back allowed us to view some of the backdrops of the Lord of
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from rdthound, Owner at Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
Responded 14 Oct 2018
So pleased you had a great Day experiencing the diversity this region offers.... thank you for your review come back to NZ again......
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Keng Yong W wrote a review Jun 2018
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It was an amazing tour of Paradise Valley and Charles, our guide, did a great job organising the trip. We were all in his safe hands as we drove up mountain tracks in his 4WD to view stunning LOTR scenery. He was very accommodating and this tour is highly recommended for LOTR
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from rdthound, Owner at Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
Responded 22 Jul 2018
Thank you for review of the Paradise Discovery Tour, despite the weather we had a fun day giving you an authentic NZ experience travelling over farmland viewing animals,4WD up farm trails to vantage points and giving you insight into country life in NZ. So pleased you enjoyed the lunch at Kinloch it is a special place. Thank you Charles
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Tom B wrote a review Mar 2018
Seattle, Washington3 contributions2 helpful votes
Spent the day with Charles touring the greater Glenorchy area. The scenery is spectacular and Charles was a exceptional host/guide. Charles is very knowledgeable about the area (e.g. history, geology, current issues, farming, sheep/wool industry, LOTR sites, etc.).
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Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from rdthound, Owner at Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
Responded 29 May 2018
Thank you Tom for your review, the Glenorchy area is one that deserves a full day to explore the valleys, trails, movie locations & secret places the Ultimate Day Tour and so close to Queenstown...Thank you Charles.
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Senpittu wrote a review Feb 2018
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
Priceless moments! Our private day tour with Eric on a 4WD to the Paradise Valley, diamond lake, the private farms at Mt. Earnslaw station, Isenguard, walking up the Routeburn track was simply fabulous...The 4WD drive up the slate quarry was the icing on the cake, something that
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from rdthound, Owner at Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
Responded 20 Feb 2018
Thank you for your wonderful review, yes our Paradise Discovery Tour covers the best of what the Glenorchy region can offer. Private locations no one else can access, amazing photography opportunities and immersion into the Real New Zealand!! Thank you for travelling with us...Charles
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Skippers Canyon Tour
Charles is an excellent friendly guide with tons of interesting knowledge. We took the tour to Skippers Canyon and
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traveling with a local
I had a really great time. It didn't feel like a tour, but rather someone local showing me all the good spots. I
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The Best Tour Guides!
My family and I travelled through New Zealand over the New Year. During our stay in Queenstown, we took two tours w
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A Perfect Day in Paradise (Valley)
The full day Paradise Valley trip with Private Discovery Tours was perhaps the highlight of a New Zealand vacation
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Amazing hiking with Private Discovery Tours
We had originally wanted to hike the Routeburn Trek but I knew that I could not go that many miles. So I found Cha
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Great day with Charles
Loved our day with Charles viewing the sheep and cattle and workings of a private farm, our viewing of Paradise val
Tony F
Tony F
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High country discovery tour
What an excellent tour, we spent the afternoon with Charles who was very knowledgeable. We saw some outstanding cou
Zetamay
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Just stunning unspoiled scenery
We self drove our own Glenorchy discovery tour. The drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy is stunning with picturesque
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Private Tour High Country from Queenstown
Charles is a gem! He is very knowledgeable, kind and has a complete sense of the land. He will show you the incre
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Something different
Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon with Charles. He gave an exceptional personalised tour & is both knowledgeable &
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The only way to see beautiful New Zealand!
We only had one week in New Zealand and wanted to cover a lot of ground. We were so fortunate to have found Charles
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Perfect Milford Sound Tour
Charles was a wonderful guide for our one-day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. He arranged reserved seats on
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The best way to experience Milford Sound
Private, intimate and tailored drive through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world followed by small boat
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This is the way to start a vacation: get to know New Zealand!
We took a day trip with Charles to Milford Sound early in our 3 week trip to New Zealand. His knowledge enriched ou
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3 Fabulous Days
We spent a very enjoyable 3 days with Charles visiting the Catlins, Milford Sound and Paradise Valley. Charles was
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