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Private Discovery Day Tours

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Discover the Paradise Valley dwarfed by Mount Earnslaw, in the heart of Middle Earth 4WD to 1680 feet above sea level on Mount Alfred and soak in the views over Diamond Lake and the Dart River Valley. Mount Earnslaw Station is a 15000 acre sheep and...more
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Glenorchy Paradise Road, Glenorchy 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the One day Routeburn hike. Picked up from our hotel and driven to the start of the hike. Charles was very knowledgeable of the area and we had a fantastic day. Such a beautiful area to explore and so good to have an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We did the half day Queenstown tour and it was absolutely fantastic. Our guide, Bob, went out of his way to make the day special for us. He has lived in the area for 50 years, so kmows it like the back of his hand....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a spectacular afternoon on the high country tour with Charles. He was very friendly, knowledgeable about the history, the plants, animals, geology and the sheep farming in the areas we drove through and we went to stunning places. There were stops to get...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Our guide Charles picked us up at our hotel and we were supposed to drive around high country, have lunch and spend the afternoon on a jet boat ride. It was raining and Charles made the best of it finding alternatives. He was very friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We had a great day with Charles hiking up and down the Routeburn Valley. We started with a bit of rain, but then saw a rainbow as it cleared up. We learned a ton and enjoyed both the scenery and the company. The trip back...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

So pleased you had a great Day experiencing the diversity this region offers.... thank you for your review come back to NZ again......

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Charles was our tour guide and he was wonderful. He picked us up from our hotel early and was very accommodating and patient with us, knowing traveling with children is never easy (especially for such a long road trip!). He was a careful driver, very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Milford Sound Private Tour, we had a fun day with your group in such an amazing and unique environment. Travelling there in winter is always so special with snow to low levels it is one of my...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018

My partner and I chose this tour from an extensive list of options and the experience was surpassed our expectations. Our tour guide was Charles and he picked us up from our hotel in Queenstown around dawn on the day. Throughout the journey to Milford,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your review of the Milford Sound Private Tour you went on. It is a magical place and well worth a visit at any time of the year, great to meet you and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay.Thank you...More

Reviewed June 16, 2018

Charles was our tour guide (group of 6) for the day trip to Milford Sound and the experience truly exceeded our expectations. He picked us up bright and early in Queenstown and on our way to Milford Sound, we made several stops. The first one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your review, you certainly encountered a cold winter day in Milford but the snow to low levels was incredible, even I had not seen snow to such low levels for few years.So pleased you had a great day out, it was pleasure...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

It was an amazing tour of Paradise Valley and Charles, our guide, did a great job organising the trip. We were all in his safe hands as we drove up mountain tracks in his 4WD to view stunning LOTR scenery. He was very accommodating and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for review of the Paradise Discovery Tour, despite the weather we had a fun day giving you an authentic NZ experience travelling over farmland viewing animals,4WD up farm trails to vantage points and giving you insight into country life in NZ. So pleased...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

We booked 3 tours with Private Discovery Day Tours, and Eric and Charles were great guides. Eric was very patient in answering all my questions, and quite knowledgeable and funny too! He made unexpected stops along the way to Milford Sound, which we liked. It...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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rdthound, Owner at Private Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for your review, you have described exactly what we provide to all customers, flexibility to explore special places, focus on your groups special interests and fun!!! So pleased you enjoyed your travel with us, come back again some day ....Charles

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