Yesterday we went on The Farewell Spit Eco Tour before saying Farewell to our holiday. Situated at the top of the South Island it stretches 10s of kilometers into Tasman Bay. We only booked the night before and needed to be there by 7.45am in...More
Farewell Spit Eco Tours
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It is going to be difficult to find enough superlatives to describe the day out we had with Farewell Spit Tours. As they have to work with the tides tours start at varying times. We needed to report for our tour at 6.45 in the...More
We are not great fans of "guided tours" but this one was well worthwhile and highly enjoyable. It is the only way of fully experiencing the Spit from top to bottom, or should that be side to side as the Spit actually runs mostly east-west....More
This is the only tour operator for Farewell Spit, which is a very interesting feature in itself. The general public are not allowed on the vast majority of it, so it is a great place to see all kinds of birds and marine life. Paddy...More
Our trip was fantastic. We had an amazing tour guide named Elaine who was absolutely fantastic, she entertained us the entire way! We stopped for many a photo opportunity and had great fun on the sand dunes. Would highly recommend this trip.
Our family of 6 did the Farewell Spit tour. It was a great day out enjoyed buy our 4 kids aged between 8 & 15. Entertaining if a bit repetitive commentary along the way. Excellent driving in some tricky terrain. Bus was comfortable. Amazing to...More
For over a decade our family has been one of the holiday makers hitting the bay in the summer time for a few weeks of relaxation and adventure. We always look out onto the spit and on our holiday this year decided to experience the...More
Our trip was great, mainly due to Murray our guide & driver. He had a huge knowledge of the area & wildlife '& lots of anecdotes to keep the punters interested.
A bus trip to be remembered. An extremely knowledgeable driver and tour guide, full of information and kept you fully informed on all aspects of the trip.
A full on 6.5 hour trip to the Cape, Spit, Birdlife, the seals, the sand, the sea and more A must do trip and well worth the fee. Even their muffins are wonderful - some of the best in Golden Bay