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Remarkable Scenic Tours
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US$119.34*
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Half-Day Historical Arrowtown and Wanaka Tour from Queenstown
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Historical Arrowtown Tour from Queenstown
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Queenstown Local Scenic Half-Day Small-Group Tour
Ranked #5 of 24 Food & Drink in Queenstown
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Remarkable Scenic Tours offer premium small group tours with friendly local guides in & around Queenstown. We understand the importance of using local knowledge to truly experience the finest a region has to offer. Our daily departing sightseeing tours are personal, fun and at a relaxed pace. Tours include: Half & Full Day Arrowtown & Wanaka tours, Arrowtown 2.5 hour tour for $49 and our exclusive Craft Beer & Brewery tour. We also offer bespoke Queenstown private tours and charters - the best way to enjoy Queenstown, Glenorchy, Milford Sound, Wanaka and more. Let us drive you in style while you relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery, historical architecture, wines and foods of Central Otago and Fiordland. Queenstown hotel pick ups and drop offs - we take care of you. Off-the-beaten track highlights - see "the road less travelled".
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had a wonderful day with Wayne touring to Wanaka, Cromwell, Cardrona and Arrowtown and many interesting stops along the way to take in the sights and for photo opportunities. We stopped for morning tea which is included in the tour, at a great little place in Cromwell. We stopped for a while at Wanaka, then on to Cardrona and the historic pub which you just have to visit! It is a fantastic watering hole and we were shouted a beverage at this stop too!

Arrowtown is an historic mining town, now a very up market residential town. Here you can pan for gold in the river, see the restored Chinese miner's camp and learn a bit of their history. Can recommend the Bakery!

These tours carry only a small group, on this one max of 11 but we were five in our tour, which made for a great day.

Our guide Wayne was very friendly and entertaining, providing a great commentary of the places we visited. As we Aussies say, he is a great bloke!

I would highly recommend Wayne and his tours to anyone visiting Queenstown. They will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation which is very convenient.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Thanks for Wayne give us a good and memorable tour ! He do more than our expectation. We have the first trip to Wanaka, Cromwell, Arrowtown for a day as we really like his services thus journey and make another Glenorchy tour with the very happy ending! If you want to have relax, enjoyable tour please join his trip ! Beside that he is also good to help to take photo for the twins !!! ( find out the answer when you Join his trip on what it means!).

Thank lim607
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Wayne did an excellent job of not only providing several options of local beer tasting, but also a memorable sight seeing tour of the Queenstown, Arrowtown and Wanaka areas. The timing between stopping at brew houses / bars and scenic areas was spot on - perfect mix. Would recommend this tour to anyone who has a half day to spare in the Queenstown area. - Jeremy & Julia - Sept 2016

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Few services can get a rating of 10/10 but what we received from Kathy and Wayne certainly was a 10/10. Organised by email before we left home, Kathy and Wayne made sure that we would have a memorable day. Wayne's local knowledge, his sense of humour (bad) and care for his clientele made the scenic tour provided an absolute delight. We saw more that we thought we would see. The cost for such a personal service was very reasonable and we wholeheartedly recommend them. Thank you Wayne and Kathy for a great day.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I want to thank you Mr. Wayne for making our trip to Queenstown last Sept 20, 2016 an unforgettable one. We booked with this new family owned tours. The tour really turned out to be great eventhough the original booking was cancelled due to some problem with their vehicle. Mr. Wayne was kind enough to offer us to continue with our tour in Lake Wanaka and Arrowtown consecutively. He picked us up in Base 10 minutes ahead of time and we head on to Lake Wanaka which is mindblowing beautiful. Arrowtown was a charm in it's own, and one must not miss out on the experience.The tour felt very personalized as we were only 5 in the van, hence we were able to learn a lot about the two places, being local, he surely knows the two places well. I would definitely recommend Mr. Wayne's services if I have friends coming over for a holiday in Queenstown.

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