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Address: Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 21 464 957

Kiwi Coastal Tours. A trip with Craig and Kiwi Coastal Tours will not...

Kiwi Coastal Tours. A trip with Craig and Kiwi Coastal Tours will not disappoint, from the start to the end you will be wanting more.

Be prepared for a relaxing no rush journey around Wellington city, around the coast and along secluded beaches, take in the awesome scenic panoramas of Raukawa (Cook strait) and on a fine day views of the south island of New Zealand.Learn about the maori way of life pre-European to the present day,hear about the legends of the land and the way Maori used what nature provide for sustenance and as medicines.Safe off road sojourns are a special delight you will get to visit areas that even the locals rarely get to view, there is so much on offer with Craig and Kiwi Coastal Tours so bring a camera and a smile and Craig will throw in a cuppa tea or coffee at our designated rest area with toilet facilities and an awesome view. Be prepared for an enjoyable three (3) hours. Did I mention the wild animals ? I have a reliable vehicle that transports 5 (five) persons comfortably or 6 (six) at a push. I am a one man operation so you get me and only me. Looking forward to having you share this experience with me. Regards Craig Stoddart

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A must do when in wellington top bloke plenty of laughs and great knowledge

We booked in after getting off a cruise ship. Craig made sure to fit as much in as possible in the time we had. We all had a blast going all over wellington in the comfort of his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
shane m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in after getting off a cruise ship. Craig made sure to fit as much in as possible in the time we had. We all had a blast going all over wellington in the comfort of his private 4x4 we saw seals,deer an ostrich aswell as found out alot of information about the city of wellington aswell as what... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome day out with Craig! We made our way across the north, south, east and west of Wellington. With stops for lunch by the water, gorgeous panoramic views and even snacks with reindeer, Craig showed us the city he loves in a fun, stress-free way. We also managed to squeeze in a visit to the Weta Workshop. He is very... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Alexia and Craig, Thank you for the wonderful tour. We really enjoyed meeting and talking with you Craig. You are a great person and we loved your humor and all the life stories. The places we visited were amazing! The lunch was very good and the entire family very much enjoyed the tour. I hope to see you and Alexia... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My oh my what a wonderful experience! Got the opportunity to go on this tour after receiving a gift voucher for my birthday. It was one of the best tours I have ever been on and I'm a Wellingtonian and thought I knew the city and the scenery well, but Craig proved me wrong. He was a terrific and knowledgable... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

In advance of my business trip to New Zealand, I made contact with Craig and we quickly arranged a suitable date and pickup time for a tour. Luckily for me, I was the only person on the tour in early December. I’m sure there would have been made tours that would have cancelled had they not had the minimum number.... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was a tour with just 4 of us and we definitely went places a tour bus would not go!! It was definitely a most enjoyable 4 wheel drive experience and Craig was great to have as a driver and guide. I am mobility challenged and Craig went out of his way to insure that I could enjoy as much... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

WE and another couple had Craig as pour guide thu the Wellignton country side. Given that it was a small tour we were able to go to many places that the large tour groups could not as well as being able to tailor the tour to the physical abilities of the group. We went up the mountains, thru the country... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The tour guide Craig is very nice and funny with full of environmental knowledge, this trip make me understand more about Wellington and her beautiful side. GREAT! Maggie and Desmond from Hong Kong

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Craig is an engaging and friendly host who, being a native Wellingtonian, knows all what the city has to offer. He will tailor the tour to your liking and preferences. I had the 5 hour tour and it was worth every penny! You will see things you normally would not have access to on your own. Highly recommend without any... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We did the 5hr morning tour on a beautiful Wellington day. Our host Craig was great, really knowledgeable about the region, a great raconteur and entertainer, and so hospitable, we couldn't have asked for more. The views of the South Island were spectacular, the 4x4 road was great, refreshments along the way, all up a wonderful way to spend a... More 

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