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Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ - Day Tours

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Birding tours throughout New Zealand. We provide a range of services from 21-day scheduled tours that cover the whole country, to custom tours, a days guiding here and there, or a pre-trip planning service. We also do day long pelagic seabird tours...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Napier 4149, New Zealand
+64 27 680 3740
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We met Sav at the International Bird Fair at Rutland Water in UK. We are not birders, but love nature in all its glory. As we were to visit NZ this year, we contacted Sav who arranged for us to have a day with him...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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B1RDER, Owner at Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you very much! We are glad you had a great day out!

Reviewed 9 February 2018

I was privileged to go on a 21 day birding trip through Wrybill Tours with co-owner "Sav" Saville as our guide. What an outstanding trip. Despite a couple of days of unusual weather, which no one could have predicted, Sav managed to make Lemonade out...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

It was our first time in New Zealand and we wanted to plan a birding and hiking adventure. Sav Saville helped us draft an itinerary that met our needs. He provided lodging recommendations, information about hiking, and great information on where to see birds (particularly...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

A few days before our cruise ship docked in Napier, NZ, I contacted Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ to inquire about arranging for a half day birding tour of the area. Sav Saville responded quickly to my inquiry and we agreed to meet at 0900 on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank kedavis4
Reviewed 7 March 2017

In Feb 2017 I joined Sav Saville (tour leader) and 5 others on the Wrybill 21 day tour. The birding was fantastic, helped enormously by Sav's knowledge of the country and it's birds. There can't be an easier way to see the birds of New...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank JohnBirdSolihull
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Just finished the 21-day tour with San Saville. A wonderful guide for a superb tour. Saw all but one of the possible New Zealand endemic birds. Excellant tour route, superb food and a very knowledgable and convivial guide. One of the best birding tours we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank lagavulin46
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I have just returned from a 21-day birding tour of New Zealand. The design of the itinerary was excellent, covering all the important sites throughout the country to maximize the number species seen. The logistical arrangements were flawless (accommodation, meals, transportation). Most importantly, our guide's...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank ChristianManila
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Wrybill is without doubt the number one outfit for birders in New Zealand. They run birdwatching trips which range from their infamous 21 day hardcore birders' tour with all endemics targeted, a number of all day pelagics and ad hoc guiding. This review is about...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Seven people enjoyed a wonderful experience traveling for 3 weeks from north of Auckland to the far south of New Zealand, including Stewart Island. You need to be committed to birding to enjoy this tour, the pace is relentless in the quest to see all...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Dorian M
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon birding with Sav and it was well worth it. He is so knowledgeable about all the bird species and where to find them that I was sorry my schedule didn't allow for more time. A very interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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