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Farewell Spit Nature Experience

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Address: Puponga - Pakawau Road | Puponga, Collingwood 7083, New Zealand
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Farewell Spit Nature Experiences provides high quality nature tours. Its...

Farewell Spit Nature Experiences provides high quality nature tours. Its your chance to see another world and to visit some of New Zealand's most remote and spectacular locations

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Farewell spit bus tour.

This is a very rewarding tour up farewell Spit to the lighthouse seeing the native wildlife, the commentary was well informed and the cup of tea or coffee at the lighthouse with a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Yearly-travellers013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a very rewarding tour up farewell Spit to the lighthouse seeing the native wildlife, the commentary was well informed and the cup of tea or coffee at the lighthouse with a muffin was good we enjoyed it once again.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Relaxing way to see Spit and local sights with informative background colouring the scene. Worth the money.

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Thank Victoria B
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

My words below do not do justice to the seductiveness of the scenery encountered here. There are three outstanding highlights at the tip of the South Island where you experience mother nature raging in its pristine beauty far from civilization. The 3 places are Wharariki Beach, Cape Farewell and Farewell Spit. The first two can be done on your own... More 

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Thank bdesai2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour to Farewell Spit. A very windy and isolated place. Only accessible to the lighthouse on a tour. The area is very remote and the exposed winds near the lighthouse make the area unsafe for general public access. The tour provides great way to learn about Farewell Spit it's lighthouse and the abundant wildlife in the area. Stops... More 

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Thank Leo M
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

One of the not to be missed experiences of any trip to New Zealand. A place where nature rules and man a tolerated visitor.The walk out onto the spit is truly inspiring and the ever changing nature of the environment.is a humbling experience. From the quiet beauty of golden bay on one side to the wild surf beach on the... More 

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1 Thank WilliamRG2014
Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Except if you are on this tour, the public's access is limited to about 4 km on the west end of the spit. The busses used are purpose built, high off the ground with large super grip tires, four-wheel-drive, capable of up driving up to 60 km/hour down the spit's flat sand beach. Our Tour in included Fossil Point, northern... More 

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Nelson
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Seriously, either pay your staff more, or expect them to be a whole lot better at customer service. Have been in several times over the past months. Unless there is some improvement in the service received, we will take our friends elsewhere.

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Thank Amelia131023
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was a tour that is inaccessible unless you go on the Eco tour. Beautiful unspoilt beaches. Pristine! Saw fur seals and walked along the beach. Informative guide. Took us to the lighthouse and had coffee and muffins there. Able to climb one of the sandhills

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Kent
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

If you have got this near to the tip of S Island, this is a must. The time of your trip varies according to tides but we were lucky and it was a very civilised hour. We picked up the trip at the car park at the start of the beach and so avoided the extra time on the bus... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

We love Golden Bay this trip was suggested, the family were reluctant to clamber out of bed early before sunrise to meet the bus. HOWEVER, amazing tour to an amazing part of our beautiful country. We saw seals running, whales beached, huge sand dunes, an abundance of birdlife, the lighthouse. It was really enjoyable and well worth doing.

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