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Farewell Spit Nature Experience

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Puponga - Pakawau Road | Puponga, Collingwood 7083, New Zealand
+64 800 250 500
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Farewell spit

This was an experience my hubby and I were so pleased to have done(has been on our bucket list for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gordonpatmac
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Oamaru, New Zealand
nature at its best

an impressive tour with a driver who clearly knew his stuff about the local flora and fauna which... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Robert P
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“farewell spit” (8 reviews)
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Puponga - Pakawau Road | Puponga, Collingwood 7083, New Zealand
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+64 800 250 500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an experience my hubby and I were so pleased to have done(has been on our bucket list for a long time).Our driver(Tony) was a great tour guide with loads of information on the Spit.Rate this tour VERY HIGHLY.

Thank gordonpatmac
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

an impressive tour with a driver who clearly knew his stuff about the local flora and fauna which he was prepared to share. A very enjoyable and informative day in perfect conditions (sunny, warm and not much wind, so we did not get sandblasted!). Happy...More

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We had a terrific driver, who was very knowledgable on history, environment, seals and birdlife; he provided an outstanding commentary. Cheerful small group tour was excellent. The end of trip tour to Cape Farewell is a bit bumpy but is a great sight once you...More

Thank Ross C
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Even more than the beautiful landscape itself, we enjoyed the information given by our tour guide (Tony?). He was able to provide detailed accounts of animal life, sand formations, local history and more. His expertise as a guide and driver made the experience worthwhile.

Thank cork95
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Just an absolutely brilliant trip that has to be done if in the area. It is one of those trips that any previous knowledge would ruin so I'm not going into detail here. However, the guide was extremely knowledgeable, timing was perfect and everything just...More

Thank R3425KODavid
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Notwithstanding that I was born in Golden Bay, I had not been out to the lighthouse since the mid 60s. It was something I had been meaning to do on one of my many visits to the bay but "hadnt got around to it". It...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This tour is a must do if you are in the area. Tony, our guide/driver did an excellent job informing us of the history etc . His passion for this unique area is amazing and quite infectious! A highlight of our visit.

Thank JamieA579
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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.

Thank Yearly-travellers013
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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.

Thank Victoria B
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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...More

Thank bdesai2015
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