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Wine Art and Wilderness

7 Majestic Way | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Enjoy the benefits of your hosts lifetime experiences in nature conservation and the wine industry. Gain unique access to Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks or be introduced to the creators of world class wine and art.
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7 Majestic Way | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Noel led us on a hike up Mr. George and knows all about the terrain and vegetation. His tour is enjoyable and informative. He also took us to our choice of wineries and knows the staff and their grapes very well as he owned a...More

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Hi Doug Thanks for that wonderful review. It was a pleasure to host such an enthusiastic couple up Mount Arthur and to finish with superb wine and craft beer. A fitting finish to a great day. Cheers, Noel

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I had a super great time on this Tour. It's was just me and my Tour Guide Lucy. She was an amazing Guide her knowledgeable about all the natur and animals. She could answer all my questions that's I had about the Able Tasman. I...More

1  Thank Sonja S
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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you Sonja, so pleased you had a great day with Lucy. Hope you continue to enjoy your New Zealand experience. Noel

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We had a wonderful hike in Abel Tasman, all arranged and guided for by Wine Art and Wilderness. Blair was a great guide - extremely knowledgeable about the plants and local scenery and nature. Never felt rushed or pushed—one of the best hikes we've had...More

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

The great care we take in selecting mature guides has huge benefits. Blair is a gem and appreciated very much and thank you for confirming his talents. Very pleased you enjoyed your day and took time to review. Cheers, Noel

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

What a wonderful day. We were the only two on this tour. Our guide, Noel, was delightful, informative and very knowledgeable about local and national sites. He set a moderate, comfortable pace and provided plenty for our lunch. We were driven to Kaikerikeri where we...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, worth visiting, stunning nature and views! Well organized so I didn't need to worry about anything and felt very safe and exclusive on my guide's hands.

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2016

Thank you Silvia. I am glad you enjoyed your day as it was a real pleasure to host you. We are lucky to have such talented and enthusiastic guides.

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Reviewed 31 January 2016

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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Noel guided us through a well-orchestrated day of safe, smooth driving. We highly recommend booking a tour with him! At the valley overlook we avoided the possible crowd, and loved hearing all about the geology of the region as well as intriguing botanical identifications. Don't...More

1  Thank Maia K
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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

Thank you for your comprehensive and positive review. It is a pleasure to be able to respond to questions of interest as it makes my day more enjoyable as well. You are right it is difficult to describe film sites when the film itself is...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Noel runs a company with three other guides, but ask for Noel. He knows all the artists and wine makers in the Nelson, NZ area and he will have you visiting artists in their homes, galleries and studios and small production wine folks who only...More

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2015

Well thank you Cosmo 144. That is a very special and powerful review. Loving what I do makes it easy but it is the guests that make it extraordinary. Please visit again there is still a lot more to see and experience.

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Reviewed 1 February 2015

Noel Kennedy is AWESOME. My husband and I hired him for a day of wine tasting in the Marlborough region and were very impressed by his knowledge. He was funny, friendly and very relaxed. As we drove around he would point out sights, explain the...More

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Peasgood, Owner at Wine Art and Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2015

Thank you David. Your review is highly valued but my job is made easy to the great people I am privileged to host. I trust the remainder of your journey went well. I look forward to your return. Noel

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