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From Collingwood: 6-Hour Golden Bay Farewell Spit Eco Tour

Product ID: 261017
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Embark on a unique 6-hour tour and explore the wonders of Farewell Spit, the Northernmost point of the South Island. Marvel at the incredible coastal landscapes, a diverse range of wildlife, and learn about the important conservation efforts in the area.
About this activity
Duration 6.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Cape Farewell, the northernmost point of the South Island
  • Marvel at incredible wildlife including birds and fur seals
  • Learn about important conservation efforts in the region
  • Take in the beautiful landscapes of Farewell Spit
  • Enjoy educational commentary from your expert local guide
Full description
Travel to the northernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand for an unforgettable experience. Begin the adventure in the small town of Collingwood in Golden Bay, where you’ll meet your local guide before boarding a purpose-built vehicle. 

On the journey up to Cape Farewell, enjoy a handful of pitstops for photos and marveling at the incredible wildlife, as well as time for some leisurely walks. Your guide will accompany you to all the points, offering informative commentary regarding the history, ecology, and native wildlife of the region. 

During a stop at the Lighthouse Reserve, cool off with some refreshments and soak up the history in the lighthouse keepers’ cottage. Then, gear up for a climb to the top of a sand dune to take in panoramic views over the ocean beach. All the while, your tour guide will provide some insight into the important conservation efforts being undertaken in the region.
Includes
  • Transport from Collingwood to Cape Farewell
  • Exclusive entry onto Farewell Spit
  • Commentary from expert local guide
  • Light refreshments
  • Multiple stops for photos and viewing
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local partner's office: 6 Tasman St, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• All trips are subject to favorable weather conditions and ocean tides. It is recommended to book for your first available day in Golden Bay so that you have maximum flexibility.
• The date and time of your trip may be different to the one requested. The local operator will confirm your exact tour details by email after booking
• A reasonable level of fitness and mobility is recommended for this tour as you will be walking over varied terrain
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Farewell Spit Tours

Product ID: 261017