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Book with Nick. Awesome day !!!!

Nick made our day. We were two young female travellers and couldn’t have felt more safe. We were... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2020
Ellas_adventure
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We couldn’t thank these guys enough

My now Fiancée and I were dropped off in the middle of nowhere in Whenuakite on Monday afternoon... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

That was one of our best experiences in New Zealand. We went to Hot Water Beach early in the morning for the sunset and Nick did a great job with the pools. It was just wonderful. We enjoyed the pool very much.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Epic trip with a top local , knows his way around and all the history with the place fully recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Sand Shifters are awesome. Nick provides a stream of local knowledge and friendly funny banter. Nothing is too much, he goes above and beyond to provide his visitors with a fun, relaxing and satisfying experience. The soak at Hot Water Beach is just divine and he knows exactly when and where to go for the best experience possible. Highly reccomend this company.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This is a must do!! We did the Sunrise Tour with Nick / Sand Shifters, with our children 11 & 13 yrs. Nick picked us up and we were at Hot Water Beach just before sunrise. We were given croissants & hot coffee before we made the short walk along the beach where Nick dug us a ‘sand spa pool’ , he got the temperature exactly as we wanted it, & we lay in the gorgeous hot water watching the waves and the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean. Incredible!! We were given cereal, fruit salad & more yummy coffee as we lazed around in our pool. He was super attentive & happy to correct size of pool to accomodate more people & adjusting to get the temperature ‘just right’. It’s a real talent to know where to dig (you can’t just dig anywhere) & how to balance the cold water from the beach with the geothermal water coming up from underground. Nick was super attentive & had thought of everything, towel hoodies, containers for clothes & towels & personal items, and breakfast was delicious & fresh. We were dropped back to Tairua afterwards. Nick is a wealth of knowledge about the area, and has a great sense of humour to go with his fun, positive , ‘can do’ personality. I’ve lived in NZ all my life and this rates right up there with one of the best things I’ve done.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

A few months ago in the middle of winter a few of my friends and i were up from Auckland for the weekend and we wanted to go to hot water beach and go hot pooping but we didn’t really know what to do.
We found sand shifters:
What an awesome guy supper nice and does all the work for you!

Date of experience: July 2018
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