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Address: Westport 0800, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-789 6883
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Out West Tours offers an excellent wild West Coast experience, taking you...

Out West Tours offers an excellent wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on a journey into the wild heart of the land. Enjoy spectacular landscapes and travel historic mining trails as you relax in one of our fully air-conditioned four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicles.

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If you do one tour...make it this one!

We have been in NZ for 18 days and this has been the best trip yet. Johnny Currie gave us his time and shared a little bit of his life with us. He lives in the most idyllic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been in NZ for 18 days and this has been the best trip yet. Johnny Currie gave us his time and shared a little bit of his life with us. He lives in the most idyllic place we have ever seen. He is a sensible enviromentalist and we need to look after and manage the world around us.... More 

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Hi Charles and Susan Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed our trip. Warm regards, Mickey and Doreen More 

Boulder City, Nevada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is the finest 4-wheel drive excursion I have ever enjoyed at a holiday destination. Our driver/guide Rebecca is an articulate and passionate "coaster" who clearly enjoys sharing her love for the West Coast with visitors. We joined her and three local ladies for a four hour long visit to meet Johnny, a local personality living "off the grid" and... More 

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Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

This was the best outdoors trip that I have ever been on in New Zealand. We travelled up on to the top of a valley and then a steep drive down to the river bed. Here we met Johnny and first were shown his "house" he lives in. He then joined us and told us all about the history of... More 

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Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I am a local, born and bred...this is an experience every local should have! It must be quite surreal for the tourists-wow! A wonderful day out with my siblings and their spouses-easily managed even though most of us are well over 60!

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Thank rona h
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

  We had tried to book this tour once before but unfortunately it had to be cancelled. So this time Mickey and Doreen picked us up on a wet Westport day and took us on our own private tour.  We visited what is believed to be the first concrete house thought to be built in 1860, then on to visit... More 

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Thank 2Mcintoshs
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Went on this tour as our accommodation ( miners @ sea in granity ) owners booked us on it. Due to bring only two of us we were given the newly formed 'Johnny's Journey' tour instead of the mining your. We didn't know what to expect so just let Mickey take us wherever. WOW!!! He took as to NZ's reportedly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

It was a really nice day out. We did the stockton tour and were only with four people on the tour. The tour was very complete and really worth the money 55 dollar. You get to see the very big machinery from very close by.

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Thank Teun H
Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

this was brilliant, got a real insight into the Stockton Mine and also an opportunity to see an area that is normally closed off to the general public. I am not into machinery but was awesome to see the size of the trucks, diggers etc that is up there. Was a great day out and we took a picnic and... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

Great company,wonderful views,very interesting if you are interested in this history of mining on the west coast of the south island of newzealand.well Westport and surrounding areas.

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Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

Excellent value for money on the mine tour,fantastic views looking back to cape Foulwind,great for all ages and for everyone to see how they are looking after the enviroment,and replanting.The unimogs are a great way to travell and the drivers give great commentry's.There is so much history in the Buller area and this is one of they ways to see... More 

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