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Guided Walks & Snowshoeing New Zealand

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7126
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Ranked #9 of 165 activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: WINNERS of Best Tour Operator New Zealand 2012/13. Come for a guided walk or snowshoeing adventure with us into the beautiful New Zealand back country... more » Owner description: WINNERS of Best Tour Operator New Zealand 2012/13. Come for a guided walk or snowshoeing adventure with us into the beautiful New Zealand back country & discover what really makes New Zealand different - EVERY STEP has A STORY to fascinate & astound you. Guided Nature Walks specializes in nature interpretation. The area is steeped in natural history with river valleys covered in ancient native beech forests, mosses, ferns & alpine flora & a variety of native bird life is close at hand. « less
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had a brilliant time on the You vs Wild survival experience with our guide Pete. It was an awesome wilderness adventure in a beautiful New Zealand bush, minutes away from Queenstown. He is very knowledgeable of the different plants, and is very friendly and humorous, Pete had a good few funny stories to tell. He taught us different ways... More

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Laurieton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

As my 80th birthday approached I wondered how I could safely enjoy being on the snow, something I have never had a chance to do but was determined to if I could. With help from family I found this wonderful activity & with some nervousness we made a booking. My daughter accompanied me & it was one of the most... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went snowshoeing in the Remarables yesterday. It was a great experience for people who are not familiar with snow. Our guide (Bjorne) picked us up on time and drove us to our destination. He was a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our hike up the ski field was hard but at no time did I feel pressured to continue... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

From the initial conversation booking to our walk today what a wonderful experience. We did the heli snowshoeing experience and had a real blast. Amazing scenery and a real once in a lifetime experience. Everyone should try it at least once.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went on the half day snowshoeing trip with a family group of 6 people. Both Pete and Jerry were great tour guides who took us on an amazing walk across virgin snow on the mountain peak. A once in a life time experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Wonderful experience for our whole family. 2 adults and 2 boys (6 and 11). Things you would not see or do or learn elsewhere. The guide Jerry was great with the kids (and grown ups) Highly recommended (We went up the "Remarkables" of course...)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went on a half day snowshoeing trip with family members, which was a fun filled enjoyable outing. Stopping at the frozen lake for coffee, tea, milo and cookies, it was an amazing experience and can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. Our guide Peter was excellent, he shared his knowledge and experience. Best guide we have ever had on... More

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GWNZ, Owner at Guided Walks & Snowshoeing New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Jo, Wendy & Brooke, How are you guys doing? It was a great day out walking in that alpine environment, there's something rather special about sharing this high altitude experience with people. I start out walking with clients and finish up walking with friends. Thanks for the compliments, it means so much to me. I hope we get to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We trekked into the wilderness of Mt Creighton, just outside Queenstown on Thursday. With Peter as our guide, our family of four (with our two adventurers 10 & 12) made our way along the most beautiful winding pathway beside a crystal clear creek. Peter's witty humour and expert knowledge made this adventure one of the best things we have done... More

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GWNZ, Owner at Guided Walks & Snowshoeing New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi guys, What an absolutely fantastic review, thank you so much. I had a brilliant time sharing some of the info I've learn't with you, and you were great students, just taking it all in every step of the way. And your right about adventure, life's an adventure, in fact there's a motto I like to live my life by... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a fun morning doing this walk with Pete and learning about the birds and the different trees and how they can be used for different things. The views of the lake were beautiful too, and we enjoyed a nice cup of tea and a cookie by the lakeshore which was very welcome. We were entertained thoughout the walk... More

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GWNZ, Owner at Guided Walks & Snowshoeing New Zealand, responded to this review

Hey Jan, Glad to hear your home safe and sound. It was great morning wasn't it? If you guys would like a little more info on survival techniques, just drop me a line. Stay safe out there, Pete More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I went on the half day trip with my Gf, and well it was pretty special! Peter was a great guide as was the other guide on the day. For those looking for a snow experience this cant be beaten! They take you up to the frozen lake, for coffee and cookies, and makes for an amazing experience for all... More

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GWNZ, Owner at Guided Walks & Snowshoeing New Zealand, responded to this review

Hey Tom, It was great walking with you on our Snowshoeing Discovery trip, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed it, I have to say tho, it's not hard to enjoy such an amazing environment. If you and your girl friend would like to join me on a YOU vs WILD trip, just let me know. Cheers, Pete More

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