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Southern Wilderness

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Going the Extra Mile

Not sure what to expect having never done a guided walk before, I was blown away by the experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle D
Stunning Old Ghost Road.

Had a stunning tramp through the Old Ghost Road with Angus and Mike. Having them provide the food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bnbow
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Gourmet Guided Walks on the Heaphy Track and in the Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National Parks
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“guided walk” (3 reviews)
“angus” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what to expect having never done a guided walk before, I was blown away by the experience. The guides Angus and Mike were first grade, they could not have been more considerate, helpful and attentive. Our enjoyment was first and foremost their main...More

Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a stunning tramp through the Old Ghost Road with Angus and Mike. Having them provide the food and amazing, restaurant class, meals was a highlight of the trip. They were happy for us to set the pace and enjoy the tramp which was important...More

Thank bnbow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second trip with Southern Wilderness having done the Heaphy Track with them 3 years ago - best guided walk ever. This trip was excellent, we are pleasantly surprised it was just the two of us with our guide Dan. He was great,...More

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic walk. Marvelous food, knowledgeable guide and great companions. It was my first great walk and won't be my last. Highly recommended

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just had the best 5 days walking the Heaphy Track with the best guide ever! Angus's positive upbeat attitude makes it a walk in the park. Every meal is a delight and special dietary needs (gluten free) were no problem. Due to his...More

Thank FromKarakariki
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 day tramp through the Heaphy Track was amazing. Wonderful guide Angus, who knew everything about the flora and fauna, and created gourmet meals all the way. Highlights were seeing kiwi, takahe, snails and little blue mushrooms. 100% recommend this trip.

Thank 289rachel
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This review is a tad overdue like 12months but it's not a review I like doing. The three of us paid $1700 for a 3 day tramp, expecting we'd get the service one of our group got by the same company on the Heaphy. Alas...More

Thank X292EHchrisg
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Thank you so much Angus for your amazing 'cordon blue a la tramping' food, your words of encouragement and patience as I struggled with that long and hot day of 26 km and for being a fun and crazy risk-taking-bidder in our 500 card games....More

Thank snemecedgar
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Thanks so much to Angus and Matt for guiding us on the most amazing 5 day tramp. I loved everything about our walk and my husband and I will try another walk with Southern Wilderness in the future. The food was outstanding and Angus and...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We highly recommend Southern Wilderness! We did a day hike in Abel Tasman National Park with Angus, the proprietor of Southern Wilderness, in December. Angus took care of everything, from pick us up early at our hotel in Nelson, to driving us to and from...More

Thank chiq84
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