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Wine Art and Wilderness

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Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature conservation and the wine industry. Gain unique access to Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks or be introduced to the creators of world class wine and art.
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7 Majestic Way | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 800 326 868
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Reviewed 11 December 2010

We did the Nelson in a Day Tour with Noel, it started with a short walk around Nelson with Noel showing us the NZ Silver Fern, we then visited Slit Apple Rock, some great view points and a couple of vineyards. Noel is very knowledgable...More

1  Thank sally4holidays
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful day with the lovely Lucy as our guide, her local knowledge was amazing and it really is the best way to learn about this beautiful area and taste some delicious wines! We would highly recommend this experience.

Thank debbies532
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, so pleased you enjoyed your day in our beautiful region. Lucy is a great asset to us and I will pass on your comments.

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My wife, son, and I found the Abel Tasman day tour to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience thanks to our guide Lucy. She was very informative about the flora, fauna, and customized the tour based on our needs. My wife gets motion sick and she...More

1  Thank robinb87
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Noel Kennedy of Wine, Art and Wilderness helped design our dream trip to New Zealand's South Island. We wanted to explore the natural beauty of New Zealand, focusing on bird and plant life while seeing a few 'off the beaten path' treasures. Noel is a...More

Thank snowman20180325
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thanks for a great review and the opportunity of revisiting my favourite areas but it was a real pleasure hosting you and trust we will meet again.

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Our group of four spent three days in Noel’s excellent luxury Mercedes van. His local knowledge is excellent. Noel took us for wine tasting as well as beer judging in New Zealand’s oldest hotel.

Thank Vince W
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thanks I am pleased you enjoyed the day.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We had our stay in New Zealand infinitly improved by a day with Lucy as our guide to the Abel Tasman National Park. Flora, fauna, you name it she knew about it. We were out all day and it flew by. It was a long...More

Thank JonH31
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

We agree Lucy is a wonderful guide and an asset to Wine Art and Wilderness. Thank you for the wonderful review. We have passed your comments on to Lucy.

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Michelle was our guide and from the beginning she was attentive and interested in what we wanted to do and see. We felt safe driving in t he mountains and her knowledge of the region was incredible. The caves and beaches were beautiful with an...More

Thank digit84
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you Rick and September, it was our pleasure to host you. Michelle enjoyed her time with you and loved the interest you showed in everything. Hope you will be back one day.

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

It was the first , I had been to a National park. This national park is so beautiful. The guide knows in and out of the park. He can books on the part. He was very helpful and informative. He asnwered all my quiries. Moreover,...More

Thank 860andy
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Having only one day in the Abel Tasman area, we were glad that we booked a tour rather than trying to navigate this area on our own; the scenery was breathtaking. Noel provided informative commentary during our drive to Abel Tasman as well as during...More

1  Thank Chartruse
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello Chartruse we appreciate your feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the tour. The Hyundai Elite you travelled in is now rated higher for safety than the Mercedes and is the best vehicle for 2 people. The lunch provided is of all fresh local Nelson...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour with Noel; he was extremely knowledgeable on flora and the region; very friendly; tailored to our walking needs; ideal summer picnic lunch; overall a most enjoyable experience.

Thank Natalia M
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks for your great comments. It was a pleasure to host you and you are welcome anytime.

Reviewed 2 December 2017

There were only two of us on our travelling day. Noel led us to visit lots of locations of the LOTR and the Hobbit on the Marble Mountain and the Chetwood Forest, and made a detailed explanation of everything we met and asked. Lunch was...More

Thank Curiosity811176
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi, thanks for your very positive reveiw. It was a real pleasure to meet you and you are welcome to come back to Nelson any day. I thought your English was good so do not be afraid to use it. Hopefully see you again soon.

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