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Village & Bays Tours - Stewart Island Experience
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Dear Madam/Sir,

RE: Village and Bays Tours of the Stewart Island is a total sightseeing package for the island.

The journey lasts for about couple of hours and shows us around the various significant and approachable places.

The tour guide gives all the required information regarding the islanders, their way of life and a brief history of their beliefs.

The tour started at the half moon bay visitor terminal outside the souvenir shop.

The bus drove us around the beaches where the whole town gathers for events such as birthday or a marriage.

The bus tour shows the other Observation points explaining the varieties of plant species and the importance of conservation for the islanders.

The tour guide stressed on the importance the islanders give to their habitants and showed us a few rare birds.

More than the destination the tour linked the cultural and ethnic background of the life at Stewart Island.

Thank You

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank vrangad04
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful tour ... guided by a relaxed, friendly and very knowledgable driver.
Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JeffW835
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The tour is 1.5 hours and covers just about all of the islands roads. The tour guide was very informative and the tour was a great way to see a summary of things. Do this first in your trip to the island as you will get tips on things to do.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank jasonbQ9599NO
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A great informative tour of all the high spots around Oban. One and a half hours in a comfortable bus. Plenty of photo stops. Highly informative commentary from our host driver. There we only the two of us on the bus this day but this did not deter our driver who gave us the full treatment, in fact I think we got a bit extra ! A must do experience when visiting Stewart Island.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mike I
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent local knowledge about Rakiura (Stewart Island). Our guide was wonderful. Highly recommended tiki tour around the island, it helped us orient ourselves and plan a walk over to Māori Beach.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Iona W
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