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“4 Day Queen Charlotte Track - excellent!”

Wilderness Guides - Day Tours
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US$67.71*
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Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton
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Owner description: Wilderness Guides is a family owned and operated outdoor adventure company based in Picton and owned and operated for the past 14 years by Steve and Juliet Gibbons, New Zealanders and Marlborough people with a passion for the outdoors. Originally formed in 1982, the company has a proud tradition associated with the wilderness regions of the top of the South Island of New Zealand. The owners are hands-on and have a background as outdoor guides in the area and with their close-knit team and dedicated team, offer a truly personalized service for all guests. Tours offered are quality and authentic New Zealand wilderness experiences with an emphasis on education, conservation, local history and culture as well as New Zealand native flora and fauna. This is combined with the finest of local food and wine. These include guided and independent walks on the Queen Charlotte Track from one day to many days in length, mountain bike hire and cycle tour packages for the Queen Charlotte Track (one of NZ’s Great Rides) and a wide variety of sea kayaking options in the Marlborough Sounds.All guides hold current first aid certificates and are equipped with the appropriate knowledge and safety/communications equipment on each trip.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Wonderful company to deal with. We did the guided 4 Day QC Track with our excellent guide Jason. Nothing was too much trouble for him, he is a very encouraging, personable and knowledgeable guide - highly, highly recommend! Wonderful food and accomodation all three nights - Furneaux Lodge, Punga Cove and Lochmara Lodge. Packed lunches were delicious and filling. All in all, a great experience! Travelled early March 2018.

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We contracted for the 4 day boutique trip on the queen charlotte track as an independent walk.
We had great accommodations, food directions and loved the trip.
The only things wilderness guides could have done better was a more comprehensive pre trip explanation and more accurate hike lengths. They were underestimated when we added the hike to/ from tavk start to lodging each night. Otherwise, we liked it very much and would recommend it.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

The 2 day walk and 2 day kayak was loads of fun. Wilderness Guides is an excellent company. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable and well organised. The accommodation was extremely comfortable and the food was delicious and plentiful. The company was very helpful and only too happy to answer any queries. The staff obviously enjoy working for and with each other. I highly recommend this company for any of your adventures in the south island of New Zealand. Superb value for money.

Thank Robyn K
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