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Farewell Spit Nature Experience

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Puponga - Pakawau Road | Puponga, Collingwood 7083, New Zealand
+64 800 250 500
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A Welcome to the Farewell Spit !

This tour is a must do if you are in the area. Tony, our guide/driver did an excellent job... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Farewell spit bus tour.

This is a very rewarding tour up farewell Spit to the lighthouse seeing the native wildlife, the... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Farewell Spit Nature Experiences provides high quality nature tours. Its your chance to see another world and to visit some of New Zealand's most remote and spectacular locations
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“public access” (2 reviews)
“south island” (5 reviews)
“farewell spit” (7 reviews)
Puponga - Pakawau Road | Puponga, Collingwood 7083, New Zealand
+64 800 250 500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour is a must do if you are in the area. Tony, our guide/driver did an excellent job informing us of the history etc . His passion for this unique area is amazing and quite infectious! A highlight of our visit.

Thank JamieA579
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a very rewarding tour up farewell Spit to the lighthouse seeing the native wildlife, the commentary was well informed and the cup of tea or coffee at the lighthouse with a muffin was good we enjoyed it once again.

Thank Yearly-travellers013
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Relaxing way to see Spit and local sights with informative background colouring the scene. Worth the money.

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My words below do not do justice to the seductiveness of the scenery encountered here. There are three outstanding highlights at the tip of the South Island where you experience mother nature raging in its pristine beauty far from civilization. The 3 places are Wharariki...More

Thank bdesai2015
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour to Farewell Spit. A very windy and isolated place. Only accessible to the lighthouse on a tour. The area is very remote and the exposed winds near the lighthouse make the area unsafe for general public access. The tour provides great way...More

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

One of the not to be missed experiences of any trip to New Zealand. A place where nature rules and man a tolerated visitor.The walk out onto the spit is truly inspiring and the ever changing nature of the environment.is a humbling experience. From the...More

1  Thank WilliamRG2014
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Except if you are on this tour, the public's access is limited to about 4 km on the west end of the spit. The busses used are purpose built, high off the ground with large super grip tires, four-wheel-drive, capable of up driving up to...More

Thank Hawkeye0746
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Seriously, either pay your staff more, or expect them to be a whole lot better at customer service. Have been in several times over the past months. Unless there is some improvement in the service received, we will take our friends elsewhere.

Thank Amelia131023
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was a tour that is inaccessible unless you go on the Eco tour. Beautiful unspoilt beaches. Pristine! Saw fur seals and walked along the beach. Informative guide. Took us to the lighthouse and had coffee and muffins there. Able to climb one of the...More

2  Thank malibu358
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you have got this near to the tip of S Island, this is a must. The time of your trip varies according to tides but we were lucky and it was a very civilised hour. We picked up the trip at the car park...More

2  Thank Gill078
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