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Alpine Fault Tours Exposed

75 Bower Hill Road, Whataroa 7886, New Zealand
+64 800 556 244
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Touch a world famous fault poised for a major shake

The Alpine Fault has the potential to cause catastrophic damage to New Zealand in the near future... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
PiedmontWalker
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Piedmont, California
Very interesting!

Gray and Vicky are knowledgeable and have developed a very interesting and unique tour. It's very... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Peter M
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17 Apr 2017
“Touch a world famous fault poised for a major shake”
7 Jan 2017
“Very interesting! ”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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75 Bower Hill Road, Whataroa 7886, New Zealand
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+64 800 556 244
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Alpine Fault has the potential to cause catastrophic damage to New Zealand in the near future. Very exciting and informative tour with well-informed guides, Gray and Vickie. They accommodated our group of 3 when we missed the morning tour. We did this as a...More

1  Thank PiedmontWalker
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Gray and Vicky are knowledgeable and have developed a very interesting and unique tour. It's very rare that you can see an active faultline (before it ruptures) and learn about the science community's drilling programme to advance their knowledge of plate tectonics. Seismic and other...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Brilliant tour, unique occurance, highly informative, very friendly guides. An unmissable experience whilst in the area. Thankyou :D

1  Thank 01donala
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Beautiful scenery on the way to the exposed Australian and Pacific plate boundary. My wife and I are both Geo's so we enjoyed the educational aspect of the tour. But you do not need to have a geological background to appreciate the significance of the...More

2  Thank Cade G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a very friendly and professional tour, a short trip on a bus followed by a walk to see the fault. Along the way and once there the scenery is awesome. Our guide explained everything very well and we found the trip very enjoyable...More

1  Thank Mark N
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect thing to go on a drizzly morning. A must do for anyone interested in rocks, geology and plate tectonics. Our driver and guide was cheery and informative and the scenery was interesting too

2  Thank CynthiaCanberra
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We joined the bus today and thoroughly the enjoyed the 2 hours learning about the continental plates. There were only 4 of us but Geoff is very knowledgable and his enthusiasm forth geological features of the area made for an interesting trip. If you are...More

1  Thank basalis
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Very friendly and keen to accommodate us. Shortbus trip, hike to alpine fault and return. Very interesting.

1  Thank aussiekiwi2015
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stasiakennedy
18 September 2017|
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Response from GrayEatwell | Property representative |
Hi People of all ages and fitness levels have visited the Alpine Fault. Plenty of time is allowed for visitors to make their way at their own pace.
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