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Wilderness Guides is an outdoor adventure company based in Picton, owned and operated for the past 20 years by Steve and Juliet Gibbons, New Zealanders and Marlborough people with a passion for the outdoors. The owners are hands-on and have a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Picton Waterfront | Corner Wellington Street & London Quay, Picton 7240, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did a half day kayaking tour and saw a blue penguin and eagle rays! Well organised, excellent guide, good equipment. Wonderful day!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stefffoxylady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can not recommend enough! The gorgeous Julia planned our whole trip and offered it to us as we had been having a bad time surrounded by the Wakefield fires here in Nelson. The tour itself was AMAZING! the people in the Marlborough Sounds you won’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank courtneybyrne1995
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk was fantastic. Our guide Alec was the bomb, his knowledge of the Queen Charlotte Sounds, history and present, the sea life, the flora and forna, the Maori history and bird life was outstanding, Thanks Alec, The walk although challenging in some parts is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the self guided walk. We LOVED the lodges and the transportation of the bags was very organised. The whole process through the Wilderness Guides was very organised and flawless. Highly recommend them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kiki t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our walk was memorable in several ways. We had a lovely kiwi couple to walk with, a knowledgeable young man as our guide, magnificent scenery and terrific lodges. The weather was perfect and Wilderness Guides were very helpful in accomodating our changes along the way....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jennyg120449
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be put off by the weather! Due to rain and fog we were given the option to come back the next day as the forecast was better. I’m glad we didn’t. Not only did we avoid the sunburn but the sound had an eerie...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chazg309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a perfect day out and what a wonderful kayak. Chill, relax and the amazing scenary! Thank you!

Thank girlwiththecello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the full-day Kayak and walking tour from Picton in early February. It was a fantastic day. Jake, our guide on the Kayak portion of the day was terrific. He knew a lot about the wild life, giving us a close up view of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marty led a great half day tour of Queen Charlotte Sound, about 12 km total. His knowledge of marine and terrestrial life in the Sound as well as local history was extensive and entertaining. It was a real treat to see dozens of rays swimming...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mvspike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure whether to take a guided tour, and we were so pleased we did. The team at Wilderness Guides were fantastic from the start, with the drive to our start point taken gently and an excellent briefing before we launched into the bay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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beng991
22 July 2018|
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Response from WildernessGuides | Property representative |
Hi Ben, Thank you for your enquiry and great that you would like to explore this beautiful part of the world! We offer guided kayak trips from the age of 8 years. Our kayak rentals start from the age of 14 years old. Full... More
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