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Things to Do in Oban

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  • Phillijo
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A wonderful touch of Stewart Island history and the special bond the community has told by the adorable wee Lola.
    Thanks Penny for your hospitality.
    Written 28 February 2023
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  • IAN B
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Part of the Horseshoe Bay trek unless you go in by boat.
    Lovely secluded bay with one (awesome ) house overlooking it.
    Clear water and quiet
    Written 1 February 2022
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  • Jennifer O
    Christchurch, New Zealand58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Garden is full of native plants with several paths to walk along. There is a covered picnic table area, toilets and don't miss the viewing platform with great view towards Oban. We saw kaka, mohua there as well.
    Written 6 January 2023
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  • kiwigal51
    Christchurch, New Zealand52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    well worth doing this walk - stunning ferns along the way, Easy terrain and possible for all ages, nice place to hike on a hot day.
    Written 7 December 2022
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  • Vicki B
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A wonderful walk. The track is well cared for and you are well covered for all weathers. Just another beautiful trail.
    Written 5 January 2022
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  • Charlotte
    Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Greg was reliable, accomodating, and super friendly! A great introduction to the island - best transport option in Oban!
    Written 10 February 2024
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  • nzp0ppy
    Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand24,727 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mixed feelings. Absolutely love my pendant I made and have much pride. Have worn it with pride. But the experience could have been better. I feel it is totally disrespectful to judge people based on where they live. For such a cultural person I was shocked by Daves attitude to those from certain regions of NZ. And the way he judged and swore at people. So my first advice is dont be surprised by Daves rudeness and if he asks where you are from - well its none of his business really.
    However, it does appear he has a heart of gold under his gruff exterior. The process of making my jade pendant was great and i am proud of the end result.
    Written 13 June 2021
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  • Rhett B
    Elmwood Park, IL1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My fiancé and I had never snorkeled before but Ollie was an amazing guide and teacher.
    He has a great passion for diving that shows and was patient with us when we didn’t pick up something right away.

    The Kelp forest allowed us to see countless fish and see wildlife (in addition to the Kelp/ plants) that was one of the most Emerson’s experiences I have done.

    I’d recommend this to anyone making a trip to New Zealand - make your way to Stewart Island so that you get to experience this!
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • Kim
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely loved our time on Tequila with Anthony. Hadn't handlined since I was very young, it was different and quite cool. Beautiful day and lots of blue cod caught. Saw a royal albatross, penguin, shark and plenty of birdlife. Thank you taking such care with us Anthony, highly recommend.
    Written 14 February 2023
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