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“Day tour to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch”

Discovery Travel Day Tours
Ranked #18 of 96 Tours in Christchurch
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Owner description: Christchurch based tour operator offering small group, day tours to Akaroa, Waipara wineries, Arthurs Pass, Kaikoura, and Hanmer Springs, giving you a very personalized tour. Cruise ship tours from Akaroa are also available. Activities such as whale watching, swimming with dolphins, TranzAlpine Train, thermal pools, spa treatments, jet boating, and wine tastings are all on offer. Private charters for 2 people to 200 people are also available.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

What a great day we had. Our booking was made very last minute and Jo was great at accommodating us. There was only the three of us on the tour and John made the day by allowing us to suit ourselves with timings etc. I would highly recommend both the jet boating and Hanmer pools and the food at the pools was lovely also. Would highly recommend booking with Discovery Travel.

Thank Neil S
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Top notch service, wonderful vineyards and delicious food. Great friends, wine and day, PRICELESS! Would highly recommend!

Thank Leanne C
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Could not have asked for a better tour guide/driver for the Waipara Wine tour. John came 10 minutes early to pick us up and was very friendly and knowledgeable from the very beginning. He knew exactly what he was talking about and was able to give us recommendations and was very willing to accommodate any reasonable request. On the drive to the wineries, he also pointed out many points of interest along the route, and made recommendations for other things to do while on our trip in New Zealand. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Thank Roman_Vo
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

John drove we two locals to four different wineries. The vehicle was very comfortable. We had the best day as part of my husband's 50th birthday celebrations. John was the perfect host in terms of being friendly, knowledgeable and involved but not intrusive. We liked being given a bit of a choice in terms of which wineries we went to. The wineries on this occasion were Waipara, Blacks, Greystone and Pegasus Bay and they were all so awesome in different ways. Fantastic generous tastings and the platter at Waipara was delicious and varied. Yum. A flawless day. Thank you so much John (and Jo) for our extremely special day. Highly recommend to both locals and visitors.

Thank Catherine W
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

John took our group of 6 to four different wineries. He picked us up from our house in the Christchurch suburbs and gave us a map of the Waipara wine region with about 7 wineries on it and told us we could choose 4. He offered recommendations (which we took) and the day turned out great! We had a bunch of picky eaters in our group and Waipara Springs Winery was able to accommodate us and prepared some delicious vegetarian meals. John was very nice and accommodating the entire day.

Easy to book! Terrific Wines! Great trip for ages 18 to 81!

Cheers,

Sara & Steve

Thank Steve G
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