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To the Coast with the Post

Featherston, New Zealand
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Travel with Gordon the Rural Mailman as he delivers all the way to the Southern most point of the North Island. Drive through a variaty of gravel roads, see the seals and experience the most picturesque views that the South Wairarapa has to offer. You can climb the 253 steps to the Cape Palliser lighthouse and hear local knowledge with a few laughs along the way. Snacks and lunch included.
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JACQUE HOLBROOK wrote a review Feb 2020
Napier, New Zealand1 contribution
What a treat. A beautiful day, a very attentive comfortable host / postie (with lots of local knowledge) a lovely friend and we were off!!!! Heartily reccomend the day, even if you are a local. I live in Greytown and would never have seen the things I saw. Baby seals , back roads, very nice lunch by the sea..... all just lovely. I say JUST DO IT. And if you are from overseas it's a MUST. Jacque Holbrook
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Anton and Leeza Willis wrote a review Oct 2019
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From pick up to drop off a very enjoyable day, great insight to rural New Zealand Thankyou Gordon. A good Kiwi bloke!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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bferrynz wrote a review Mar 2019
Seoul, South Korea24 contributions9 helpful votes
Excellent way to see rural New Zealand, with a knowledgeable and friendly host. A unique experience for both tourists and Kiwi's alike. Rural NZ at it's best.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Barry T wrote a review Mar 2019
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Just finished a totally enjoyable day out with Gordon the Rural Postman on his daily route servicing the farmers in South Wairarapa. Lunch was great and the location was beautiful as we watched the waves crash against the rocks while we cleaned out Gordon’s picnic basket. One could easily see that Gordon enjoys his own slice of paradise as he shared his knowledge and experiences of the area. We were able to feed a deer help ourselves to someone’s mandarin tree Gordon said it was ok and watch the seals and climb to the lighthouse at Palliser Bat. If you’re looking for a fantastic way to spend day I highly recommend Gordon to you. Cheers
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Lincsman wrote a review Feb 2019
N.E.Lincs249 contributions120 helpful votes
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Our day out with Gordon the postie was fantastic from start to finish. Gordon picked us from our Featherston accommodation and took us on our day's adventure exploring the local area whilst doing his mail run. He had lots of local knowledge and interesting stories that he shared with us throughout the day. There were lots of opportunities to stop and take photos of the beautiful landscapes and see wildlife. We were fortunate to have lovely weather and so the scenery looked amazing. Gordon's wife had thoughtfully prepared some snacks and drinks as well as a delicious lunch for our day. Highlights inlcuded the contrasting scenery of the countryside and coast, seeing seals up close, the lighthouse at Cape Palliser with all 200+ steps (which my husband insisted on climbing even though it was Gordon's birthday!), seeing the 'true, rural' New Zealand, fantastic food & having a picnic, tractors pulling boats ashore, scary crayfish (!) and meeting Gordon. He is a legend! Thank you Gordon for a fantastic day out in New Zealand. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: November 2018
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