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Address: 7 Majestic Way | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 326 868
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Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature...

Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature conservation and the wine industry. Gain unique access to Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks or be introduced to the creators of world class wine and art.

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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Great Way to Visit Abel Tasman

We had a wonderful hike in Abel Tasman, all arranged and guided for by Wine Art and Wilderness. Blair was a great guide - extremely knowledgeable about the plants and local... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 28, 2016
Lindsay M
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

We had a wonderful hike in Abel Tasman, all arranged and guided for by Wine Art and Wilderness. Blair was a great guide - extremely knowledgeable about the plants and local scenery and nature. Never felt rushed or pushed—one of the best hikes we've had in a long time—of course, the scenery was incomparable.

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

The great care we take in selecting mature guides has huge benefits. Blair is a gem and appreciated very much and thank you for confirming his talents. Very pleased you enjoyed your day and took time to review. Cheers, Noel More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

What a wonderful day. We were the only two on this tour. Our guide, Noel, was delightful, informative and very knowledgeable about local and national sites. He set a moderate, comfortable pace and provided plenty for our lunch. We were driven to Kaikerikeri where we boarded a ferry which took us into the park. The walk through the bush, views... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

I had a great day with Noel visiting the Golden Bay. There were a few short and longer hikes, many beautiful viewpoints, very varied landscape, from forest to sea to springs and waterfalls to mountains. Noel knows every stone and plant and I found out lots of stuff. As I was alone, we had time to cover more than the... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thanks, It was a pleasure to host you and youn helped make the day really enjoyable. I look forward to your return. Kind regards Noel More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, worth visiting, stunning nature and views! Well organized so I didn't need to worry about anything and felt very safe and exclusive on my guide's hands.

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you Silvia. I am glad you enjoyed your day as it was a real pleasure to host you. We are lucky to have such talented and enthusiastic guides. More 

Studio City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Noel arranged an amazing 2 1/2 days for us in Nelson, New Zealand, making it the highlight of our 2 week trip to New Zealand. He picked us up at the airport, and noted that our travel agent had basically booked us for the same area for 2 days. He therefore arranged the following really fantastic tours for us. The... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

What a fantastic review! Thanks for the acknowledgement. We are very happy to be flexible and work hard make sure visitors leave with a postive feeling about this wonderful region. Will we see you again? I hope so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Noel guided us through a well-orchestrated day of safe, smooth driving. We highly recommend booking a tour with him! At the valley overlook we avoided the possible crowd, and loved hearing all about the geology of the region as well as intriguing botanical identifications. Don't play hide and seek in a region known for its sinkholes! He arranged a personal... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive and positive review. It is a pleasure to be able to respond to questions of interest as it makes my day more enjoyable as well. You are right it is difficult to describe film sites when the film itself is so good. The web site tour description has been adjusted. More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Noel runs a company with three other guides, but ask for Noel. He knows all the artists and wine makers in the Nelson, NZ area and he will have you visiting artists in their homes, galleries and studios and small production wine folks who only hold wine tastings by appointment. He will handle the left side of the road driving... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Well thank you Cosmo 144. That is a very special and powerful review. Loving what I do makes it easy but it is the guests that make it extraordinary. Please visit again there is still a lot more to see and experience. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2015

Noel Kennedy is AWESOME. My husband and I hired him for a day of wine tasting in the Marlborough region and were very impressed by his knowledge. He was funny, friendly and very relaxed. As we drove around he would point out sights, explain the history and answer our questions. In the middle of our wine tour we were hungry... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thank you David. Your review is highly valued but my job is made easy to the great people I am privileged to host. I trust the remainder of your journey went well. I look forward to your return. Noel More 

Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Accommodating for last minute tour booking. Four nice tastings and even a lovely pottery studio! Noel was so knowledgeable and adaptive. Don't know what other tours are like but this one was well worth the price!!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Noel took great care of us and tailored our tour to our interest. The personalized touches he added like a fresh lunch from his garden in a perfect location at a winery made the day so special. After spending the day with Noel, we felt well informed about all aspects of the region including plant life and history. We think... More 

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this review

Thanks very much for this review Anne. Your good company made it easy to be enthusiastic. Photos of that wonderful time can be seen on my Facebook Page and although I wont write a guide book I am writing a Blog on my web site to record the wonderful experiences and knowledge I have picked up over the last 50... More 

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