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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 a 15000 acre sheep and...more
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Glenorchy Paradise Road, Glenorchy 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Charles was our tour guide and he was wonderful. He picked us up from our hotel early and was very accommodating and patient with us, knowing traveling with children is never easy (especially for such a long road trip!). He was a careful driver, very...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Milford Sound Private Tour, we had a fun day with your group in such an amazing and unique environment. Travelling there in winter is always so special with snow to low levels it is one of my...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

My partner and I chose this tour from an extensive list of options and the experience was surpassed our expectations. Our tour guide was Charles and he picked us up from our hotel in Queenstown around dawn on the day. Throughout the journey to Milford,...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your review of the Milford Sound Private Tour you went on. It is a magical place and well worth a visit at any time of the year, great to meet you and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay.Thank you...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Charles was our tour guide (group of 6) for the day trip to Milford Sound and the experience truly exceeded our expectations. He picked us up bright and early in Queenstown and on our way to Milford Sound, we made several stops. The first one...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your review, you certainly encountered a cold winter day in Milford but the snow to low levels was incredible, even I had not seen snow to such low levels for few years.So pleased you had a great day out, it was pleasure...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

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...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 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...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We booked 3 tours with Private Discovery Day Tours, and Eric and Charles were great guides. Eric was very patient in answering all my questions, and quite knowledgeable and funny too! He made unexpected stops along the way to Milford Sound, which we liked. It...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your review, you have described exactly what we provide to all customers, flexibility to explore special places, focus on your groups special interests and fun!!! So pleased you enjoyed your travel with us, come back again some day ....Charles

Reviewed 21 March 2018

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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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 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.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We recently completed three trips with Charles and one with Bob. As others have said...very careful drivers who made you feel very welcome and very special. They shared their knowledge and love of this beautiful region and we loved every minute of each tour. Can...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you Robyn for your review...we enjoyed hosting you over the 4 different tour options you took. You certainly got to see the real diversity of the South Island from the Catlins region to Glenorchy & Paradise valleys and local sights around the Wakatipu basin....More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Took a half day high country tour with Charles. Visited working sheep ranch, LOTR movie sites, Glenorchy, Paradise, 4WD high country, and more. Charles is super friendly and knowledgeable and knows all the best photo sites to stop at. Highly recommended.

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your review, it helps when you are passionate about an area....come back again soon..Charles

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We enjoyed our High Country Discovery tour from start to finish! The region itself has so much to offer-- the scenery is breathtaking and the tour provided the best opportunities to see it up close and take it all in. We were most interested in...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

We love this area where we take you on a High Country Discovery Tour, so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the half day tour. Thank you Charles

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Our family absolutely LOVED our Routeburn Valley trek. Not only was the scenery stunning, but the day was well organized from start to finish and our guide, Jenny was fantastic. We learned so much as we hiked along the trail, moved at a great pace...More

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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your review, and thank you for your wonderful photos...whow!! travelling on a day hike with a 1 year old you are amazing and Jenny loved sharing one of her favourite hikes with you...Thank you Charles

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