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Wilderness Guides is a family owned and operated outdoor adventure company based in Picton and owned and operated for the past 14 years by Steve and Juliet Gibbons, New Zealanders and Marlborough people with a passion for the outdoors. Originally...more
Picton Waterfront | Corner Wellington Street & London Quay, Picton 7240, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5432
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The team from Wilderness Guides Picton provided excellent communication from the outset. All hike details were covered including maps, outlines of each days hike with time frames, accommodation details, briefing session and transport to our accommodation in Picton. Steve provided additional information to support our...More

Thank sprankos
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Hired a mountain bike and headed over to the Queen Charlotte Trail for a day. Very polite and friendly, gave me all I needed. Great day out

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 5 May 2018

It was a fantastic trip from every point of view. It was well organised and it all went like clockwork. Our bags were waiting for us at each lodge in the evening. We were given packed lunches every day. The water taxis took us to...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We were booked on an indeoendent 4 day walk on the QCT, which meant transport and accomodation were sorted and we were given a substantial packed lunch each day. Helpful and reliable staff meant that everything from booking, answering queries, briefing us on the trip...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We actually did the full Queen Charlotte Track tour over 4 days where Wilderness Guides booked our stays, taxis and provided a full briefing before we set off self-guided. The water taxi out includes some entertaining commentary from the skipper on a large comfortable cruiser...More

Thank Hungry_Weka
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a trip with wilderness guides and it was just perfect. Apart from the well serviced and very nice Kona Bikes we appreciated the exceptional friendliness and helpfulness of the team. We enjoyed a well organized trip with amazing bikes. What...More

Thank Desiree G
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had the most incredible 4 day walk along the Queen charlotte track. We booked with Wilderness guides and it was outstanding, everything was well thought out and planned. They were extremely responsive in answering my (many!) questions in the lead up and went out...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks Merlin for great guided kayak in the sounds today where we were lucky enough to have brilliant weather and saw a number of seals, dolphins and an eagle ray! Walk was also a lovely experience with marvellous views of the sounds and saw some...More

Thank timwpp
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Wonderful company to deal with. We did the guided 4 Day QC Track with our excellent guide Jason. Nothing was too much trouble for him, he is a very encouraging, personable and knowledgeable guide - highly, highly recommend! Wonderful food and accomodation all three nights...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great full day Kayak with our guide Merlin during Easter Weekend. The weather was great and the Sound was beautiful. Merlin was great chat, and also very knowledgable about the Sound and wildlife in the area - even went the extra mile and taught me...More

Thank Chris Y
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Ben G
22 July 2018|
Response from WildernessGuides | Property representative |
Hi Ben, Thank you for your enquiry and great that you would like to explore this beautiful part of the world! We offer guided kayak trips from the age of 8 years. Our kayak rentals start from the age of 14 years old. Full... More