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High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown provided by Private Discovery Day Tours

High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Duration
4h 30m
Inclusions
  • National park fees
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Light refreshments
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4WD
Exclusions
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A small amount of walking but not essential
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tony F wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
What an excellent tour, we spent the afternoon with Charles who was very knowledgeable. We saw some outstanding country. I would recommend this tour highly.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from rdthound, Owner at High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown
Responded 25 Aug 2019
Thanks Tony for your review, we enjoy being able to share a very special part of NZ with our guests... we live in an amazingly diverse country. Thank you Charles.
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davidtI3522SQ wrote a review May 2019
Carlsbad. CA, United States4 contributions
Charles is a gem! He is very knowledgeable, kind and has a complete sense of the land. He will show you the incredible stunning beauty of the region...really peaceful special places that will be ingrained in your mind forever. To boot, he is a former cow farmer, having access
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from rdthound, Owner at High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown
Responded 25 Aug 2019
Thank you David for your review, I enjoy meeting people from around the world being able to share a special part of this region with visitors on a unique experience the High Country Discovery tour. Thank you Charles
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golfers1&2 wrote a review Mar 2019
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon with Charles. He gave an exceptional personalised tour & is both knowledgeable & passionate about the region. Having access to private properties made the tour that much more enjoyable topped off with afternoon tea, with a view that would be
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from rdthound, Owner at High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown
Responded 25 Aug 2019
It is hard to explain to to people how our tours are different to other often cheaper options available today....we enjoy having a distinct point of difference accessing private property and personal service! thank you for finding us..Charles
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Judith wrote a review Mar 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We took a day trip with Charles to Milford Sound early in our 3 week trip to New Zealand. His knowledge enriched our entire vacation as he shared a lot of information in the form of memorable factoids, not only about the local area, but about every aspect of New Zealand
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from tournz61, Owner at High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown
Responded 31 Mar 2019
Thank you for your review, Milford Sound is one of the highlights of this region it was a pleasure to be able to personally guide you for the day. Come back to NZ again sometime!! Thank you Charles
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EAP11 wrote a review Nov 2018
Flagstaff, Arizona11 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a spectacular afternoon on the high country tour with Charles. He was very friendly, knowledgeable about the history, the plants, animals, geology and the sheep farming in the areas we drove through and we went to stunning places. There were stops to get out and look at
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Response from tournz61, Owner at High Country Discovery Tour from Queenstown
Responded 31 Mar 2019
Thank you for your review, enjoyed meeting you and showing you around the High Country region of Glenorchy and Mt Earnslaw.
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Charles is an excellent friendly guide with tons of interesting knowledge. We took the tour to Skippers Canyon and
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traveling with a local
I had a really great time. It didn't feel like a tour, but rather someone local showing me all the good spots. I
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The Best Tour Guides!
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Amazing hiking with Private Discovery Tours
We had originally wanted to hike the Routeburn Trek but I knew that I could not go that many miles. So I found Cha
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Great day with Charles
Loved our day with Charles viewing the sheep and cattle and workings of a private farm, our viewing of Paradise val
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One-of-a-kind experience!!
Unbelievable tour! They have exclusive access to farmland and hiking trails providing breathtaking panoramic views
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Just stunning unspoiled scenery
We self drove our own Glenorchy discovery tour. The drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy is stunning with picturesque
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The only way to see beautiful New Zealand!
We only had one week in New Zealand and wanted to cover a lot of ground. We were so fortunate to have found Charles
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Cyndi-Larry
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Perfect Milford Sound Tour
Charles was a wonderful guide for our one-day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. He arranged reserved seats on
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The best way to experience Milford Sound
Private, intimate and tailored drive through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world followed by small boat
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3 Fabulous Days
We spent a very enjoyable 3 days with Charles visiting the Catlins, Milford Sound and Paradise Valley. Charles was
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We spent a very enjoyable afternoon exploring the spectacular Skipper's Canyon. Our guide Charles was friendly and
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Routeburn Trail
We did the One day Routeburn hike. Picked up from our hotel and driven to the start of the hike. Charles was very k
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Fabulous
We did the half day Queenstown tour and it was absolutely fantastic. Our guide, Bob, went out of his way to make th
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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