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Southern Explorer 4WD Scenic Tours - Private Day Tours

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Great bikes to hire.

We hired a couple of bikes to ride along the track next to the river and the guys are very... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
Brady G
Melbourne, Australia

Exciting. Good tour guide. Sceneries are awesome. Free tea and cakes. Gold panning is fun. I... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Perpetua C
Bulacan Province, Philippines
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13 Dec 2015
“Great bikes to hire.”
14 Sep 2015
Southern Explorer is locally-owned business, focusing on quality, service and flexibility. Join our experienced local guides on 4WD scenic half day tour, guided walk, or overnight camping adventure into the high country areas of Skippers Canyon...more
4 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1144
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

We hired a couple of bikes to ride along the track next to the river and the guys are very friendly. We also took the tandem trailer bike for our 4 yr old so we didnt have to worry about him getting too tired. Unfortunatley...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Brady G
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Exciting. Good tour guide. Sceneries are awesome. Free tea and cakes. Gold panning is fun. I enjoyed every bumps and highs of the ride.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Perpetua C
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We had a great afternoon with Fleur on a 4WD trip to Macetown. Fleur is a great driver and is very knowledgable passionate about the history of Arrowtown and Macetown. She showed how a Defender performs too. The pikelets were great too. Overall a great...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Three of us getting towards the end of a 23 day trip around NZ went out on the Skippers Canyon Tour with this company this morning. Fran was our driver. One member of the party was extremely scared of heights and it is a narrow...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank brightangel
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Great driver Adin who worked really hard to give us a real memorable trip.shame about sand flies! Remember to spray!

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip to New Zealand. This trip goes to what seems like the end of the world. You go on roads that are gravel and on the edge of mountains. It was exhilarating. Highly recommend if you want...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

I booked a trip into Skippers Canyon for my partner's 50th birthday... What a fabulous day we had. The scenery is just incredible but equally we had the pleasure of spending the day with Fran. She is passionate about the environment she works in, but...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank TottenhamJonny
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Fabulous 4WD trip with Fran! She is knowledgeable, fun, a great driver. We reserved the trip last minute and it was the greatest New Year's Day ever!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Loree K
Reviewed 29 October 2014

My partner and I did the half day tour to Macetown. While he is an avid offroader, I am less so, but we both had a really great time! The scenery is spectacular, and Macetown is definitely a must see. Our driver, Fran, gave us...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank charmanicanarica
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I did the half day morning 4WD trip with driver Fran. It was awesome!! So many river crossings and 4WD tracks to drive. Fran gave us plenty of local knowledge and history of the gold mining days. She even made morning tea for us. what...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank StaceyMG581
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