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“johnny”(9 reviews)
“mickey”(7 reviews)
“journey”(8 reviews)
Out West Tours offers an excellent wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on a journey into the wild heart of the land. Enjoy spectacular landscapes and travel historic mining trails as you relax in one of our fully...more
Westport 7866, New Zealand
+64 3-789 6883
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

The perfect tour for city dwellers. Here you can find peace and quiet and a valley in which men and beast life together peacefully.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful day out , an experience of a lifetime with Mickey from Out west Tours, Westport. Visit Johnny who lives off grid, no power, hand feeds a stag, retells his wonderful history, shows his huge property with passion.a day of great laughs

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarionS2812
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Great trip with great people! Highly recommended, perhaps the best trip we had. Micky is a great course guide and to see the nature of the westcoast, the animals, and the way Johnny lives is awesome. It all fits together perfectly.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

To be fair most of what we did on our trip was free access to DOC activities. But, Outwest linked it all together and wrapped a story around it. One of the highlights of the trip was a 4WD trip to the top of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank classicchch
Reviewed 4 January 2018

So pleased I spent my free day in Westport going out on "Johnny's Journey" with Mickey. A visit to places and people you simply couldn't get to see otherwise. The drive (including along stream beds) was something else for this complete townie, and the pancake...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kitty1955
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure to go on a full days "Johnny's Journey" with Mickey at Outwest Tours, Westport. A fantastic journey and insight to the local fauna and flora. Thanx Johnny for letting us into your home and sharing your stories. The grandparents loved it and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kaz H
Management response:Responded 26 January 2017

Thank you very much. Safe Travels.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

A trip to the West Coast is not complete without a tour with Outwest Tours. I was fortunate to have a personalised tour with the owners, Michael and Doreen Ryan - Michael's vast knowledge of the local flora and fauna and history of the surrounding...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Management response:Responded 10 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been in NZ for 18 days and this has been the best trip yet. Johnny Currie gave us his time and shared a little bit of his life with us. He lives in the most idyllic place we have ever seen. He is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Charles H
Management response:Responded 22 November 2016

Hi Charles and Susan Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed our trip. Warm regards, Mickey and Doreen

Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is the finest 4-wheel drive excursion I have ever enjoyed at a holiday destination. Our driver/guide Rebecca is an articulate and passionate "coaster" who clearly enjoys sharing her love for the West Coast with visitors. We joined her and three local ladies for a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

This was the best outdoors trip that I have ever been on in New Zealand. We travelled up on to the top of a valley and then a steep drive down to the river bed. Here we met Johnny and first were shown his "house"...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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