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Private Discovery Day Tours

#6 of 15 things to do in Glenorchy Features Animals
Glenorchy Paradise Road, Glenorchy 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 2299
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Paradise Valley Full Day Tour
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Discover the Paradise Valley dwarfed by Mount Earnslaw, in the heart of Middle Earth 4WD to 1680 feet above sea level on Mount Alfred and soak in the views over Diamond Lake and the Dart River Valley. Mount Earnslaw Station is an Organic Certified sheep and beef cattle farm set in this unique scenic environment. Small groups experience this unique property with exclusive excess, LOTR movie location sights included.
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Glenorchy Paradise Road, Glenorchy 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jenny was a great guide very knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. We'd asked to start early to get the best light for photography, this was no problem, looking back its amazing how much we saw in a day. Jenny is an expert on wildlife as well...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Andy, the Paradise Valley area is an amazing location for photographers like yourselves. It was a pleasure to be able to make your day a memorable occasion , hope you got some great shots!!! I will pass on your thanks...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Our family had an exceptional country experience with Charles who really has an extensive knowledge about everything in the region ! The professional guided tour around the farm station and the off- road drives and the breathtaking views really made our day an awesome and...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you Steve for your review of the Paradise Discovery Tour in Glenorchy, this is one of my favourite tours to take guests on, it gives you everything mountain scenery, private farmland to visit, trails to hike if you desire, numerous photography vantage points and...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was the highlight of our Queenstown Experience! Spending the day with our delightful host Charles, and hiking some spectacular scenery. Private Discovery Tours is the only way to really experience NZ, and you could not be better looked after from door to door and...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you for your review of the Routeburn Valley Walk it is a special part of the Mt Aspiring National Park easily accessible and suits all abilities, it was a pleasure to meet you and experience the walk with you.Thanks Charles...

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had an amazing day trip to Milford Sound with him. Very knowledgeable and extremely friendly he was. He has an awesome car which was very comfortable and a very confident driver he is too. Private discovery is the number 1 choice when in Queenstown....More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks Husein for your review, your Private Day tour to Milford Sound was in perfect conditions for your family and friends a great way to see and experience this incredibly beautiful region. Come back again some day .... thank you....Charles.

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We took the paradise walks tour with Charles today and it was just fabulous!!! Charles met us at our apartment and we were off for a hike at Bob's cove. It was a lovely hike and Charles taught us a lot about the birds and...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your review, yes our Paradise Walks day tour is very popular as it covers the diversity that this region has to experience with wonderful lake and mountain views and some exercise thrown in!!!...thank you..Charles.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had our 3 separate day private tours with Charles in March. Charles is very professional and reliable. Collected our group of 7 in a very spacious, clean, comfortable Mercedes van right on time. At first, I was a bit concern about the winding road (...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we packed a lot into 3 days of Private Touring for you across diverse countryside and environments...great to meet you all and be able to share this wonderful region with you....thank you...Charles.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A trip to the South Island would not be complete without a trip to Milford Sound. We had ours today. Rain had been predicted in the forecast for days, but the morning came with only a partly cloudy sky. Our reservations with Private discovery tours...More

Thank Steve M
rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Steve thank you for your glowing review....and appreciation of the details you experienced on your day tour to Milford Sound. It is a remarkable place to visit, wonderful to be able to take you there on a Private Tour....many thanks, Charles.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Fantastic day with Charles yesterday. He collected us from our motel. Very professional tour. We learned so much about the fauna and flora and agricultural scene around Queenstown....great access to private large scale farms...great views of Dart river....highly recommend this for anyone but as farmers...More

Thank Morna S
rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Jeff & Morna, thank you for your review it was great to meet you both especially you being from farming backgrounds which enabled more in depth discussion about agriculture in general while travelling around Mt Earnslaw Station in Glenorchy. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

We wanted to take a 1-day tour aroudn Queenstown to see all the great landscapes and also to be able to walk a bit on some tracks there. Our tour guide was Charles that day. The tour was really great! He showed us some hidden...More

Thank Csaba M
rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Yes the Paradise Walks day tour to the Glenorchy region takes in the diversity of vegetation, views and beauty of the region in a relaxed day tour. Do come back again and maybe experience our Paradise Discovery Tour over Mt Earnslaw Station... Thanks, Charles.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We took the tour w/ owner, Charles Fraser. Started in Dunedin - went through the remote, beautiful Catlins - and ended up in Queenstown. Charles is a very careful driver. With a 4WD the ride is very smooth, especially over unsealed roads. He's punctual, thoughtful,...More

Thank Lisa C
rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Yes the Catlins is one of those very special untouched areas of the South Island where you get to experience wildlife up front, beautiful beaches and few people! Thank you, Charles.

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How do I contact you? And what are your rates and which tourism areas you will be bringing us?
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Response from rdthound | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We can not list any contact details here on our response sorry.......due to the trip advisor rules. So please search for our tour company private discovery tours queenstown and you will find rates... More
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