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"EVERY STEP A STORY....” It’s our privilege to take you into some of the most beautiful and spectacular areas in the Queenstown and Fiordland region to experience everything from glacial valleys and majestic mountains to beautiful lakes and pristine...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were the only two people on the tour, so the personal attention we received from our guide Kate was outstanding. She had great information about the local plants and birds we saw, and her friendly, easygoing personality made the long day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The half-day walk was billed as “the best of native flora and bird-life. Native birds are readily seen and heard. You’ll be introduced to an array of edible and medicinal plants used by Maori and European settlers on this fun half day walk ... a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the guided walk I did a few months ago, you do so much in one day: jet boating on the Dart River, a guided walk and the drive to get to Glenorchy is fabulous! Our guide Stefan was amazing, so knowledgeable, smiley and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Drey T
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Drey, thank you for leaving such a wonderful review. Aspiring Wilderness Experience is such a great mix of experiences. Nga mihi (regards), Amelia

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We spent a half-day with naturalist and guide, Seb Thomas, walking through the land surrounding Bobs Cove outside Queenstown. It was a perfect beginning to our first-ever NZ adventure, with one of the most enjoyable, intelligent, and informed guides during a perfect sunny morning. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Bob, thank you for leaving a 5 star review. Isn't Seb amazing! Hopefully we will see you again soon on one of our other walks. Nga mihi (regards), Amelia

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome adventure, which included a 2 hr Shotover River jet boat ride (with Dart Jet Boats - I will review that separately, but also highly recommend that alone if you aren’t into hiking) and a 2.5 hour gentle, guided hike through beech...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Kia ora magnoliamomzy Thanks so much for the review of your Aspiring Wilderness Experience with Guided Walks New Zealand. We're thrilled to hear that you and your family had such a great day! We agree this trip is a great way to experience the natural...More

Reviewed 25 December 2018

This all-day hike was sizeable (my Garmin watch showed a 16km round trip, though the signage claims it's a bit shorter), but not too steep. (You'll need to be fit, but by no means a professional athlete!) The scenery was outstanding, and our guide was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul H
Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing manager at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Kia ora Paul H Thanks very much for taking the time to review your experience with Guided Walks New Zealand. It sounds like you did our Famous Routeburn track trip and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We are very lucky...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

We were in New Zealand for a month. Our walk on the Routeburn Track with Kate from 'Guided Walks New Zealand, Queenstown' was one of the stand out days of our trip. Kate picked us up from our hotel at 8.00am and we were with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Kia ora JRDUk Thanks so much for taking the time to place such a fantastic review on your Famous Routeburn Track experience with Kate and Guided Walks New Zealand. We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful day out. We agree the Routeburn is a...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

The trip really is everything you read and more. My sister did the Hollyford track 3 years ago and highly recommended it. Everyday on this trip is different. Our guide Graeme had so many funny and informative stories about the early pioneers of the area....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Just came back from a day trip to Routeburn Track with Guides Walks New Zealand. It was the best day of my journey here. The park that we visited is a sort "NZ beech museum". There are three species of beech, the silver, the red...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Kia ora alexalexa, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your Famous Routeburn Track guided day walk with us. It's great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your trip and it's been the best day of your journey! We are lucky to...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Our guide Steffan was amazing during the hike! We learned so much information (we even got bits of fact & history on the drive to the park), and the walking pace for our group was at a really pleasant pace. I was a bit nervous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lucy_L_NTT, Marketing Manager at Guided Walks New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Kia ora allison22711 Thanks so much for taking the time to place a review of your Aspiring Wilderness Experience with Guided Walks New Zealand. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your jet boat ride and guided walk with Steffan. Yes, the Dart River Wilderness Jet is...More

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AngelaIsATraveller
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Response from Kiwionwheels | Property representative |
Kia ora Angela. The price varies dependent on the trip you choose. As an example a half day Forest & Bird is NZ$107, a Full day Routeburn $242, the full day Rob Roy and Ultimate Nature Experience are in the $300-$500... More
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