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Alpine Adventures

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 27 257 4632
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Alpine Adventures creates unforgettable customised luxury tours with a private guide for people who dream big and demand the best. Owner/head guide Lee Saunders will show you the most stunningly beautiful and remote places such as Queenstown, Fiordland/Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Wanaka or Glenorchy, just to name a few and in a way you simply couldn't experience on your own. We combine warm Kiwi hospitality and personal attention with local connections and exclusive access to thoughtfully craft your trip of a lifetime. Discover how hiring a private guide in New Zealand is the ultimate way to experience our beautiful country, without crowds or compromises. Alpine Adventures offers Sightseeing Tours, Hiking Tours, Helicopter Tours and Snow Tours.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 27 257 4632
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

The MIlford Sound/Waterfall heli tour was fabulous. Mark cannot be praised enough for his impeccable organisation. We found him to be highly professional from first contact to post trip and would absolutely use his services again. A truly mind blowing trip and one that has...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2016

Thanks Nick, appreciate the kind words. Glad you guys had a great trip, Milford Sound truly is a remarkable place.

Reviewed 5 March 2016

Our two families including 3 adults and 4 college aged adults arranged a hike to the glacier with Mark, an area we would not have seen with out his guidance. We met up early and proceeded under Mark's direction to the parking area. First we...More

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Lee S, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

It was a great hike really enjoyed showing you the Glaicer

Reviewed 21 February 2016

This tour is one of the most impressive things we have done in our lives. If I was going to do only one thing in NZ, this would be it. You get to enjoy the majestic beauty of the place and it's diversity in one...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thanks for the kind words Gabriela, it was great day out with you and your family, hope to see you all down this way again. All the very best, Mark :)

Reviewed 24 January 2016

My wife and I spent several days on the south island of New Zealand earlier this month. In advance we had booked two days of touring with Alpine Adventures. One day we went tramping (what they call walking on a hiking trail in New Zealand)...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2016

Thanks for the kind words Sanford, it was a lot of juggling around with your itinerary but I'm glad you managed to see the parts of NZ you and Alyce were most looking forward too! All the very best for 2016 and we hope to...More

Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were looking for an essential NZ experience, with a local guide, where we wouldn't see a lot of other people and just drink in the amazing scenery. Bingo! Mark delivered in all aspects and we came home with something we won't soon forget. Whether...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Thanks Barb and Happy New Year! It was a great day indeed, you guys were great company and you got to see the waterfalls at their best :) Say Hi to everyone for me and I hope to see you all down this way again...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I (mid 50s) and kids (mid 20s) contacted Mark a few months prior to our trip. We laid out what interests were, activity level we wanted and he tailored 2 days worth of activities for us. In addition he had other suggestions...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2015

Thanks for the kind words Ronda, what a neat family you guys are, very much enjoyed the time spent with you guys hope to see you back down this way again. Say hi to the rest of the gang from me, all the best for...More

Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I spent two days with Mark during my stay in Queenstown and would highly recommend Alpine Adventures. I contacted Mark when initially planning my trip to Queenstown and he assisted me with creating a custom two day itinerary which allowed me to see the highlights...More

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Mark D, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2015

Thanks for the nice comments Rebecca, It was a pleasure meeting you and showing you around hopefully, next time you are down this way you have a bit more time there's still so much to see and do. All the very best :)

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Since we spent most of our trip driving around New Zealand, I decided to leave the transportation to Mark Dewsbury of Alpine Adventures. Mark set up a fantastic trip for us, from the pick up at our B&B to the drive to Milford Sound with...More

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Lee S, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks so much for the great review I'm glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed 22 August 2015

Mark brought our family of 2 adults and 2 children for a one-day hike to Lake Sylvan and Bobs Cove. We enjoyed it very much. Mark was extremely knowledgeable about everything, from plants, survival skills, weather, history, etc. He was very prompt in communication and...More

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Lee S, Owner at Alpine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

I like great reviews like these so enjoyable havering you come with Alpine Adventures

Reviewed 23 February 2015

We looked to hire a guide in Queenstown, and Mark was able to provide much more than we expected. He was able to lead us on various hikes around Queenstown, and even though weather caused multiple changes to our plans, Mark watched the weather attentively...More

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