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Lonely Mountain Tours

59 reviews
#26 of 61 Tours in Wanaka
About Lonely Mountain Tours
We offer you a true taste of the spectacular Central Otago region with a choice of gourmet, wine and Lord of the Rings tours from Lake Wanaka. Relax, indulge & enjoy… scrumptious local produce… Lord of the Rings landscapes… perfect pinots… behind the scenes stories… hidden havens… historic icons… colourful characters… dramatic props… enthusiastic & knowledgeable guides... entertaining insights… comfortable transport… small groups… just choose your favourite tour or we’ll create your own personalised tour.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had the pleasure to do a 2 days tour (with a Cruise-Celebrity, from Milford sound to Dunedin) with John and my only regret is that we did not do it in a private tour. John excelled at taking care of a group of 30+...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank franck a
Reviewed November 23, 2018

We booked a 2-day tour through Celebrity Cruises, departing from Milford Sound (by tender), crossing through Fiordlands National Park, staying overnight in Queenstown, and eventually rejoining our ship the next day in Dunedin. John was out Tour Guide on our bus and he covered everything...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed May 25, 2018

John was the guide for our one-night overland excursion booked through Royal Caribbean: Ovation of the Seas. Personable and very knowledgeable. Not sure if one can find out who the guide will be when booking through the cruise line, but we would recommend him for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Scowdoc
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This 2-day tour was the absolute highlight of our cruise from Sydney to Auckland in early February. The sights to be seen are just breathtaking.....fjords, glaciers, mountains, lakes, quaint towns......but the real star was our tour guide, John Wellington!!!! He was so knowledgeable, friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed March 4, 2018

John's outstanding tour was one of the highlights of our trip. He really was organized and knowledgeable about the landscape and had so many insights that added a great deal to our trip. We loved this experience and hope you won't miss this opportunity if...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Charlotte V
Reviewed February 21, 2018

We were a party of three couples having booked our overnight excursion through Celebrity Cruises. Our tour guide was John Wellington. His knowledge of the area along with his boundless energy were phenomenal. The scenery was magnificent. If you book the 14-day Celebrity cruise from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nonaurbiz
Reviewed February 10, 2018

My wife and I just went on his Milford Sound to Dunedin overnight excursion (arranged via Royal Caribbean). Probably one of the best excursions we have ever done. John Wellington is a fantastic tour guide. On a scale of 1 to 10, John would be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kblack100
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

This tour was the highlight of our cruise on Ovation of the Seas. John was extremely well prepared and organized. Full of interesting information, anecdotes and photographs. He kept the group on time, which meant we could visit all points of interest. Highly recommended

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

There is not much I add to the stellar reviews already posted. Just know that John Wellington is at the top of his game. His knowledge, preparation, logistical arrangements, energy level and leadership skills were the best! The already spectular Fiordland Park was elevated in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Spent two days with tour owner John Wellington traversing through New Zealand. From Milford Sound, through the wine country, Queenstown , Clyde and Dunedin. John is so knowledgeable of the area/ history and adds such a great personal touch to all the beauty of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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