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Lonely Mountain Tours

272 Ballantyne Road, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 800 663 7464
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A Superb Tour Guide in New Zealand

John Wellington, director of Lonely Mountain Tours was a magnificent guide and his itinerary plan... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
John Wellington is hands down the best tour guide we have ever had!!!

John Wellington escorted our tour from Dunedin to Milford Sound off of The Radiance of the Seas... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Bay Area, California
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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
+64 800 663 7464

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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

Thank pacemsi
Reviewed 22 April 2017

John Wellington escorted our tour from Dunedin to Milford Sound off of The Radiance of the Seas back in February of this year. My husband and I have been cruising for over 10 years and have participated in a lot of shore excursions. John is...More

Thank CruisenFamily
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We booked an overnight tour thru Our cruise line, Azamara. There were 2 buses and we were lucky enough to have John leading ours. He share enormous amounts of information in a smooth flowing manner during our 2 days. His recommendations on things to see/eat...More

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 2 January 2017

we went from Milford Sound to Dunedin. John Willington was knowledgeable and had lots of additional information (brought newspaper articles and pictures to supplement the experience). at each stop, he had suggestions and advice to make the experience exceptional. the tour was well designed with...More

Thank kentos45
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have traveled the world including Galapagos, Alaska, Valley of the Kings(Luxor) and an African Safari but this tour was #1. It started with our tour guide John Wellington who picked us up in Dunedin in route to an overnight in Queenstown and on through...More

Thank bluemoran21
Reviewed 27 December 2016

John was our tour guide from a Celebrity overnight trip from Milford Sound to Queenstown to Dunedin. We have been on many a tour over the years and have never encountered anyone as interesting, engaged and prepared as John Wellington. He was very easy to...More

Thank Joy331
Reviewed 10 October 2016

John's knowledge is comprehensive, and his attitude is enthusiastic. He was most co-operative the whole day. The all-day trip with him around Central Otago has been the highlight of our visit to the area.

Thank Neville B
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Spending the day with John was one of the highlights of our trip to New Zealand... His knowledge and enthusiasm made for a day packed with beautiful sights and great conversation. Would highly recommend his services!!!

Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you wish to take a tour around central Otago or Fiord Land John Wellington should be your guide, his knowledge of the area's geology, fauna and Hobbit/Lord of the Rings film locations is without doubt the best you could come across. I was on...More

Thank Phlyn
Reviewed 26 March 2016

John Wellington is a pro with knowledge and skills that made this a life event for my wife and me. I highly recommend John Wellington.

Thank John L
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