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Secrets of Fiordland with Ron






What can we say about Ron? He is the epitome of a genuine Kiwi guy. Casual, funny, knowledgeable and with a heart of gold. A day with Ron will allow you to see the wonder of Fiordland with a Local who will be proud to share with you his Landscapes.

Book this Locals and Landscapes Experience


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

One-day trip starting from Te Anau:

·    Pick up from Te Anau accommodation

·    Privately guided by Ron on one of the country’s most scenic roads; the road to Milford Sound.

·    Native bush hikes and photo stops along the way (away from the masses)

·    Morning tea by a river

·    Boat cruise on Milford sound with Dave and commentary along the way

·    Picnic lunch at a scenic spot chosen specifically for you on the day

·    Stories, belly laughs and great photo opportunities throughout the day. 

The sheer beauty of the Sounds will take you back to a Prehistoric time that carved this magnificent region. Even on a wet and rainy day the awesome power can be seen and experience like no other place, truly one of the most magical places on the planet.

Three-day trip option starting from Queenstown:

 

Your journey begins with a steamboat ride across Lake Wakatipu across to Walter Peak Farm where you enjoy a BBQ Lunch with Ron before setting of on your travels through the backcountry via four-wheel-drive to Fiordland. Visit hidden lakes and enjoy spectacular scenery. On day two enjoy a nature cruise on the Milford Sound with Ron as your guide.

On day three take a different route back to Queenstown through old gold mining towns and new boutique vineyards. Your time with Ron will be filled with the challenge of taking so many photographs from all you will see today.

Day One:

 

 

·    Cruise across Lake Wakitipu on the TSS Ernslaw from Queenstown to Walter Peak Station 

·     Meet Ron at Walter Peak Station 

·     BBQ lunch enjoyed at homestead before beginning four-wheel-drive adventure 

·     Four-wheel-drive route between Walter Peak and Te Anau through remote and rugged farm land 

·     Afternoon tea at a sheep musterer's hut. 

·     Visit Lake Mavora , a remote lake that was one of the sites for the Lord of the Rings trilogy 

·     Drop off at Te Anau accommodation for a two-night stay.

 Day Two:

·  Pick up from Te Anau accommodation and guided on one of the country's most scenic roads; the road to Milford Sound.

·  Native bush hikes and photo stops along the way 

·  Morning tea by a river 

·  Boat cruise on the sound with Ron to offer commentary along the way 

·   Picnic lunch at a scenic spot chosen specifically for you on the day 

·  Stories and great photo opportunities throughout the day. 

·  Drop off at Te Anau accommodation.

 Day Three:

 

  • A totally different four-wheel-drive route back to Queenstown 
  • Visit abandoned old gold mining towns
  • Lunch at a winery (own cost) 
  • Arrive back at your Queenstown accommodation by 4pm

    Pricing and Inclusions

    $1204.00 NZD One-day option: based on two passengers
    Includes guiding, morning tea, cruise on Milford , lunch and afternoon tea.

    $3025,00 NZD Three day option: based on two passengers
    Includes guiding, steam ship cruise on Lake Wakitipu, 2 morning teas, 2 lunches and 2 afternoon teas as well as a cruise on Milford Sound.

    Helicopter Flight is an Additional option: Heliflight over Milford Sound and Sutherland Falls :

    Cost of the Helicopter is for either one passenger or up to four and not a per person rate $900.00NZD

    Accommodation is not included

    To enquire about accommodation options for first and second nights in Te Anau, please contact us for further information info@localsandlandscapes.com

    Rates Guaranteed to 31 March 2009




When you book our Locals and Landscapes Guide Ron a Donation of $10.00
per person will be donated to The Fiordland Conservation Trust, helping
New Zealand Encounters in our Conservation Efforts in New Zealand.

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Colwyn - Bay of Islands Exploration with Colwyn

Melissa - Maori art and culture with Melissa

Dee and Mike - Hauraki Gulf Cruising with Dee and Mike

Chad - Hauraki Gulf Cruising with Chad

Damian - Bush and Beaches with Damian - 2 Days / 3 Nights

Ben - It just has to be Ben!

Simon and Cath - Fishing and Fun with Simon and Cath 2 Days / 2 Nights

Geoff - Wine Indulgence with Geoff 1 Day / 2 Nights

Pete and Takutai - On the Water with Pete and Takutai - 1/1 1/2 & 2 Days / 2 Nights

Peg - Art and Design in Picton with Peg

Tony and Maree - The highlights of Christchurch with Tony and Marka

Mark - The Southern Alps by 4WD with Mark 1 - 2 day / 3 nights

Matt - West Coast Experience with Matt 3 Days / 2 Nights

Ron - Secrets of Fiordland

Brian - Wildlife Wonders with Brian 1-4 Days / 3 Nights






 
 
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