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Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures

National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2751
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Adrift Outdoors is an outdoor adventure company specialising in guided adventures through the Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, we are a personal and professional organisation that can tailor our guided adventures to suit individual needs.At Adrift, we have vast experience in working with people of all ages and abilities. Adrift provides qualified, experienced and personable guides whose sole purpose is to ensure a safe, enjoyable and memorable adventure.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
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National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic day with adrift, Despite the weather being cold and windy. The guides were excellent making us feel calm and keeping us entertained throughout the day.More

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Ilovenzl, Manager at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Georgia, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and even though the weather wasn't perfect we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Sometimes the cold and windy days are the most memorable...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pickup in the morning was easy and the drive from Turnagi took less than 1hr. Staff were helpful, there was appropriate clothing available inclusive in the tour price. The views are incredible and the tour guides are patient. You will be winning with the great...More

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Ilovenzl, Manager at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ahmed, Thank you so much for the super review and we are thrilled that you had a carefree day with us. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is so beautiful that it makes our job very easy!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike was wonderful! We had loads of fun! the half day was not as strenuous as we were expecting. The guide ensured we were safe the entire time. The views were spectacular!More

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Ilovenzl, Manager at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sterling S, Thank for taking the time to write a review and we are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful trip and you enjoyed the great views. Tongariro National Park really is a special place and we hope you get to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly and helpful company, they moved my booking forward a day so i could go up on a perfect day, guides made you feel safe at all times and gave good advice on clothing, ie when to take off and put on. they managed...More

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Stewart B, Owner at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your feedback, we really appreciate it and are happy to hear you enjoyed our tour. We hope you will come back again in the not too distant future. Best regards, From all the team at Adrift Tongariro Outdoor Guided Adventures

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To sum it up, it was a challenging and fun experience with amazing views. Our guide was well informed of both the scientific explanations and Maori stories of the the mountains in the area, and was very patient with our picture taking when we got...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it was pricey Yes, it was the most expensive thing I’ve done in NZ so far Yes, I spent more money than I would’ve liked. But wow. I’d do it again in a heartbeat. It was the coolest thing I’ve ever done. Our guide...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guides are top notch Good info before going out and during the walk Just not enough « free time » and lunch time as started late (8.30-9 at the start point)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour! Our guides, Julian and Tom were great, very helpful. The climb was a bit tough but worth it. The views were amazing!! Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Loved having the company take me through the crossing. Never been a fan with guided tours, but especially with the snow, I couldn't have done it without them. They offer all the equipment you need for a cheap price to hire. Couldn't have had a...More

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Ilovenzl, Manager at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Chase, Thank you for such a nice review. We aim to give you a perfect day and it's great that we delivered that for you. Thank you again!

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Justin has been a friendly and professional guide, I enjoyed the casual conversations with him throughout the whole journey. Highly recommended.

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Ilovenzl, Manager at Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Jason, We also enjoy conversations with Justin! He is so knowledgeable and easy to chat with. Forget Google, I refer to Justin to answer questions. Glad you had a good trip and hopefully we'll see you back this way again.

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