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Gourmet Guided Walks on the Heaphy Track and in the Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National Parks
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7544
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Walking the Heaphy track was so much more than I had imagined. The beauty and diversity of the track's terrain, the expansive vistas throughout each day of walking, and the tiny details to look out for, such as colourful wild mushrooms, the piwakawaka darting around...More

Thank Hilary F
Reviewed 12 April 2018

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
Reviewed 10 April 2018

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 Hywel B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 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
Reviewed 1 April 2018

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
Reviewed 25 March 2018

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
Reviewed 25 March 2018 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
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
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 ChrisM13602
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

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