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Lonely Mountain Tours

272 Ballantyne Road, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Excellent guide overland Dunedin to Milford Sound

John was the guide for our one-night overland excursion booked through Royal Caribbean: Ovation of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scowdoc
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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
Fabulous overnight, 2 days from Milford Sound to Duneden!!!!

This 2-day tour was the absolute highlight of our cruise from Sydney to Auckland in early February... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
EdofMaineSoCarolina
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Portland, Maine
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We offer you a true taste of the spectacular Central Otago region with a choice of gourmet, wine and Lord of the Rings tours from Lake Wanaka. Relax, indulge & enjoy… scrumptious local produce… Lord of the Rings landscapes… perfect pinots… behind the scenes stories… hidden havens… historic icons… colourful characters… dramatic props… enthusiastic & knowledgeable guides... entertaining insights… comfortable transport… small groups… just choose your favourite tour or we’ll create your own personalised tour.
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272 Ballantyne Road, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John was the guide for our one-night overland excursion booked through Royal Caribbean: Ovation of the Seas. Personable and very knowledgeable. Not sure if one can find out who the guide will be when booking through the cruise line, but we would recommend him for...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This 2-day tour was the absolute highlight of our cruise from Sydney to Auckland in early February. The sights to be seen are just breathtaking.....fjords, glaciers, mountains, lakes, quaint towns......but the real star was our tour guide, John Wellington!!!! He was so knowledgeable, friendly and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

John's outstanding tour was one of the highlights of our trip. He really was organized and knowledgeable about the landscape and had so many insights that added a great deal to our trip. We loved this experience and hope you won't miss this opportunity if...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were a party of three couples having booked our overnight excursion through Celebrity Cruises. Our tour guide was John Wellington. His knowledge of the area along with his boundless energy were phenomenal. The scenery was magnificent. If you book the 14-day Celebrity cruise from...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

My wife and I just went on his Milford Sound to Dunedin overnight excursion (arranged via Royal Caribbean). Probably one of the best excursions we have ever done. John Wellington is a fantastic tour guide. On a scale of 1 to 10, John would be...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This tour was the highlight of our cruise on Ovation of the Seas. John was extremely well prepared and organized. Full of interesting information, anecdotes and photographs. He kept the group on time, which meant we could visit all points of interest. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

There is not much I add to the stellar reviews already posted. Just know that John Wellington is at the top of his game. His knowledge, preparation, logistical arrangements, energy level and leadership skills were the best! The already spectular Fiordland Park was elevated in...More

Thank Jeff P
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Spent two days with tour owner John Wellington traversing through New Zealand. From Milford Sound, through the wine country, Queenstown , Clyde and Dunedin. John is so knowledgeable of the area/ history and adds such a great personal touch to all the beauty of the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Well what an amazing day out with John! He is so full of local knowledge and full of interesting stories! We definitely learned a lot from him about this area and its history. All the spots visited were lovely and we would not have even...More

Thank annafranceschini
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

John Wellington, director of Lonely Mountain Tours was a magnificent guide and his itinerary plan was brilliant. We did this through Azamara Cruises which was spot on with connecting with this company. John took us through the national parks, Mirror of Lakes, Queenstown, an evening...More

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