Was booked into the tree house..which is not really a tree house but a building on pillars with a gap below where a garage might be! The apartment rooms are delightfully furnished . The kitchenette is to one side with water having to be brought...More
Driftwood Retreat & Eco-Tours
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Hi and thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed aspects of your stay but sorry to hear that the breakfast was not adequate. Our breakfasts are not usually small, two slices of bread per person is standard, with muesli...More
Up at sunrise to see shags, terns, gulls, herons and oyster catchers. Wind and tide shortened the the kayak trip . Went by car to river mouth to have picnic which was a bit average but welcome. Good knowledgable guide
I joined one of the group tours and had a wonderful time with a lovely group of people. Another wonderful Driftwood Eco-tour featuring their great kiwi hospitality, excellent local knowledge, and willingness to go the extra mile to make unique tours lots of fun!! Highly...More
Thank you very much for taking the time to review our tour and we hope to see you again in the future. It was a fun group and we certainly had some laughs.
Wonderful and quite place to stay next to wetlands and between lots of birds Rose and Will has given us a warm welcome. We also get some fresh fruits form the garden and home made muffins with rhubarb. Delicious! Will knows much about birds and...More
Hello, you are so welcome, Bonnie the sheep dog says Hi! Cheers Rose and Will.
Picton is the arrival and departure point for ferry transport between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. Picton is a small town set alongside fantastic Cloudy Bay. Surrounded by mountains and hills it is quite a beautiful sight. We were guided on our...More
So many highlights - Will thank you so much we had an awesome time. Loved the remoteness and so much bird life up close. It was fascinating learning about the history of the area and what a delicious lunch in true Kiwi style. Until next...More
They are extremely helpful, will teach you if you dont know, and since they were not accepting card payment they even let us go back home and pay through paypal. The tour is stunning. We were a group of 7 all cousins and we had...More
Wonderful storytelling ability and keeping us awake . Showed us the best possible places with time at hand. Thanks for clicking good pictures too. Memorable trip.
The timing of this tour determines what flora is visible. This summer flowering was early so the January timing saw us find mainly scree plants and gentians in flower at several locations. The distance between the Island pass site and Cheeseman meant a lot of...More
Thank you for taking the time to give feedback, seasons are changing a little and we will be looking at adjusting our tour to an earlier date. Thank you for your kind comments and we hope to see you again, Cheers Will
Amazing bird life,stories of moa hunters, weather- sculptured cliff faces, GO. It’s unique. We’re in our 80’s. Will is a very knowledgeable host, a delicious morning tea. Highly recommend this way of learning about Blenheim and surrounds.