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Address: 11 Hampden Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0) 21 2688879
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Queen Charlotte Track made easy

Greg did a superb job organising every detail of our Queen Charlotte Track trek, from transfers and lodges, to track passes and lunch on the first day. It couldn't have been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2016
Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Greg did a superb job organising every detail of our Queen Charlotte Track trek, from transfers and lodges, to track passes and lunch on the first day. It couldn't have been easier or more friendly. We most definitely want to come back and would book with Natural Encounters without hesitation. Thanks.

Thank OzHope
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous experience with all detailed aspects of the unguided trip well taken care off. Highly recommended outfit. Greg was very helpful and receptive to all our queries before and during the trek. A+++

Thank pjmah
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

My husband and I used Natural Encounters to organise a 4-day unguided walk on the Queen Charlotte track in February. It was fantastically well organised and Greg was very helpful and accommodating. All the detail was taken care of for us and it was SO easy - luggage transported where needed (and extra stuff left at Greg's delightful B&B while... More 

Thank myfadams
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

4 of us did the unguided 4 day walk organised by Greg and everything ran like clockwork. (Apart from our old legs..). From our meeting on day 1 when we were provided with yummy packed lunches, to all the ferry pick ups, bag transfers, lodge bookings, special meal requests, etc etc- faultless. The instructions and maps are detailed and accurate... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Greg did a great job making sure all was done properly. We really enjoyed Queen Charlotte Track and found his notes and suggestions to be most helpful. The accommodation on the track was perfect. Thanks, Greg.

Thank Cathryn B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The four day hike with one day of rest in the middle was an amazing experience and it was so easily organised through Greg who took care of everything for us. And Carlie made the most delicious packed lunch for our first day on the track.

Thank Penny B
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Heartfelt thanks to Greg and Carlie from Natural Encounters who helped us shape our 4 day Unguided Walk of Queen Charlotte Track. The entire experience was outstanding - beauty breathtaking. Our experience was enhanced by Greg and Carlie's detailed yet low key organisation = no stress for us travelers. Our overnights stays (start/finish) at their bnb Ferview Cottage also a... More 

Thank Rees156
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I can't speak highly enough of the friendly, professional, efficient service we receive from Greg from our initial contact with him through to him meeting us off the water taxi at the end of our 4 day walk and taking us and our bags to the Ferry terminal. I have written a more detailed review under the Queen Charlotte Track... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We organized our Queen Charlotte Track walk though Natural Encounters, and Greg and Carlie made it all very easy (not actually the hiking, but the organizing!) We stayed at their b&b our first night in Picton. Greg had all our papers ready for us and our fellow trekkers/trampers, and Carlie prepared our yummy lunches. He was there to meet us... More 

1 Thank Zvi C
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spoke to Greg at Natural Encounters a few months ago when we were planning our trip to walk the Queen Charlotte track, and within 30 minutes our adventure was sorted. Fast forward to a few weeks ago, and we got a call from Greg to confirm our accomodation in Picton, and to organise our briefing for our self guided... More 

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