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Takitimu Tiki Tours Te Anau

26 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 22 342 4599
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A "must do" activity for Te Anau

Heath's tour of Te Anau provides an insight into the richness of the natural and cultural history... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
gene_sunnyvale
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Sunnyvale, California
Cool, fun and informative

We learned about this tour through a brochure in the place we were staying. As the road to Milford... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Tam_dc
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Basel, Switzerland
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Tour Te Anau... Tour begins from your accommodation with amazing scenic photo stops of the Upper Waiau river over-looking lake Te Anau. Guided bush walk along the river's edge. Visit the Te Anau bird park to view the endangered Takahe. Department of conservation visitors centre museum. Ramparts scenic viewpoint. Amazing photo opportunity overlooking the entire Te Anau basin, Fiordland's National Park and N.Z's second largest lake. Meet the Moa and feed the friendly Alpacas. Tour of the town centre, what's what and where to find it. Blue gum point where we share Te Anau's history with scenic photo stops on the shores of lake Te Anau. All within a fun, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Small tours only where you escape the crowds. Contact us and we may be able to accommodate a time that best suits you. Scheduled tours daily at 10:30 am and 2 pm. Duration 2.5 hours Adults $45 Kids $20. promotional tours include $30 Thursdays all day and our Friday freebie 10:30 am tour!
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26 Mokonui Street, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Heath's tour of Te Anau provides an insight into the richness of the natural and cultural history of this region. Witty and charming. I'd recommend this to any of my friends. Give yourself a little extra time on your way to Milford Sound for a...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We learned about this tour through a brochure in the place we were staying. As the road to Milford Sound was closed we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. Heath is a very knowledgeable guide who knows his home town extremely...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I just had the most entertaining und informative two hours trip around Te Anau and a very nice and pleasent conversation with the Guide. He showed me places that I would have never found myself and some wonderful lookout views. Thanks from Thomas

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We booked this trip and were given a delightful tour around the Te Anua area by Heath. What a great guy and a fount of knowledge regarding the landscape, customs and local people. We had a thoroughly enjoyable few hours and we even got to...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great trip. Was on my own so tailored to what I wanted to see. I learnt a lot about Te Anau which was great. Good trip to find out where everything is.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Heath is a great guide, very knowledgeable of local and surrounding areas. Mini bus very clean and tidy and comfortable. Heath seems to make the tour according to what people want to see and a bit more. Will stop if you want to take photos...More

2  Thank Ozikiwi2016
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TakitimuTikiTours, Owner at Takitimu Tiki Tours Te Anau, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It's so rewarding to see so many happy guests! Looking forward to the summer ahead. All the best to you both...Heath and Sue.

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Wayne was informative, obliging and a friendly chap. Most enjoyable even in the rain. The mini van was a good size and the DOC Visitor Centre was interesting.

1  Thank Adel W
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

i was the only guest of the tour so my travel time is very flexible. and Heath the tour guide took me to a gift shop which sell the cheapest blue shell necklace etc. in new zealand! and i see all the rare birds in...More

2  Thank lokyanchu
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This tour is great. Heath only takes small numbersof people so xan amend the tour to suit each group. I would recommend you take this tour on your first day so that you can revisit some of the great places you go. Thank Heath

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

The best thing to do when you get to Te Anau is contact Heath and arrange to do his two hour personalised tour of the town and surrounds. We, Ernie & Linda, were picked up from the camp and taken around in a comfy vehicle...More

2  Thank Ernie P
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TakitimuTikiTours, Owner at Takitimu Tiki Tours Te Anau, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2016

A very warm welcome and thank you ever so much for such a wonderful review. I did catch up with mike and thank him for his amazing marketing skills!!... All the best for the future...kindest regards to you both...Heath.

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Hello and thank you for your question....We do have a private hire option within our tour operation here in Te Anau, Fiordland, NZ. How ever we would have to know the airport involved...We do have a local airport that cater... More
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