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Address: 7 Majestic Way | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature...

Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature conservation and the wine industry. Gain unique access to Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks or be introduced to the creators of world class wine and art.

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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Wine + Art Tour

We booked a Wine + Art group tour for our stay in Nelson. We were super fortunate that the tour turned out to be just the two of us so it was more like a private tour. Our guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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San Francisco, California, United States
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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a Wine + Art group tour for our stay in Nelson. We were super fortunate that the tour turned out to be just the two of us so it was more like a private tour. Our guide Blaire was super knowledgeable about both art galleries and wine. It was fun to mix it up and hit a winery... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noel led us on a hike up Mr. George and knows all about the terrain and vegetation. His tour is enjoyable and informative. He also took us to our choice of wineries and knows the staff and their grapes very well as he owned a related business for years. He also knows about the craft breweries and other similar businesses.... More 

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1 Thank Douglas B
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Hi Doug Thanks for that wonderful review. It was a pleasure to host such an enthusiastic couple up Mount Arthur and to finish with superb wine and craft beer. A fitting finish to a great day. Cheers, Noel More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I had a super great time on this Tour. It's was just me and my Tour Guide Lucy. She was an amazing Guide her knowledgeable about all the natur and animals. She could answer all my questions that's I had about the Able Tasman. I got also got picked up 10 minutes earlier the morning. This never happens normally all... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you Sonja, so pleased you had a great day with Lucy. Hope you continue to enjoy your New Zealand experience. Noel More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We had a wonderful hike in Abel Tasman, all arranged and guided for by Wine Art and Wilderness. Blair was a great guide - extremely knowledgeable about the plants and local scenery and nature. Never felt rushed or pushed—one of the best hikes we've had in a long time—of course, the scenery was incomparable.

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1 Thank Lindsay M
Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

The great care we take in selecting mature guides has huge benefits. Blair is a gem and appreciated very much and thank you for confirming his talents. Very pleased you enjoyed your day and took time to review. Cheers, Noel More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

What a wonderful day. We were the only two on this tour. Our guide, Noel, was delightful, informative and very knowledgeable about local and national sites. He set a moderate, comfortable pace and provided plenty for our lunch. We were driven to Kaikerikeri where we boarded a ferry which took us into the park. The walk through the bush, views... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I had a great day with Noel visiting the Golden Bay. There were a few short and longer hikes, many beautiful viewpoints, very varied landscape, from forest to sea to springs and waterfalls to mountains. Noel knows every stone and plant and I found out lots of stuff. As I was alone, we had time to cover more than the... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thanks, It was a pleasure to host you and youn helped make the day really enjoyable. I look forward to your return. Kind regards Noel More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, worth visiting, stunning nature and views! Well organized so I didn't need to worry about anything and felt very safe and exclusive on my guide's hands.

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you Silvia. I am glad you enjoyed your day as it was a real pleasure to host you. We are lucky to have such talented and enthusiastic guides. More 

Studio City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Noel arranged an amazing 2 1/2 days for us in Nelson, New Zealand, making it the highlight of our 2 week trip to New Zealand. He picked us up at the airport, and noted that our travel agent had basically booked us for the same area for 2 days. He therefore arranged the following really fantastic tours for us. The... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

What a fantastic review! Thanks for the acknowledgement. We are very happy to be flexible and work hard make sure visitors leave with a postive feeling about this wonderful region. Will we see you again? I hope so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Noel guided us through a well-orchestrated day of safe, smooth driving. We highly recommend booking a tour with him! At the valley overlook we avoided the possible crowd, and loved hearing all about the geology of the region as well as intriguing botanical identifications. Don't play hide and seek in a region known for its sinkholes! He arranged a personal... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive and positive review. It is a pleasure to be able to respond to questions of interest as it makes my day more enjoyable as well. You are right it is difficult to describe film sites when the film itself is so good. The web site tour description has been adjusted. More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Noel runs a company with three other guides, but ask for Noel. He knows all the artists and wine makers in the Nelson, NZ area and he will have you visiting artists in their homes, galleries and studios and small production wine folks who only hold wine tastings by appointment. He will handle the left side of the road driving... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Well thank you Cosmo 144. That is a very special and powerful review. Loving what I do makes it easy but it is the guests that make it extraordinary. Please visit again there is still a lot more to see and experience. More 

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