Come and explore New Zealand's iconic and historic lighthouse set upon the countries longest sand spit in an incredible half day tour.
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Come and explore New Zealand's iconic and historic lighthouse set upon the countries longest sand spit.
This unforgettable half day tour will take you on a journey through the protected nature reserve which can only be described as a nature lover's paradise.
Scale the magnificent sand dunes taking in the amazing panoramic views of the beautiful Tasman coastline and the spectacular and imposing coastal cliffs.
The spit is home to a vast array of marine and wildlife. Watch the seals basking in the sunshine and be in awe of over 15,000 birds who call this paradise home. Explore the exposed rocks pools containing exposed fossils, wormcasts and sea life.
Learn how the historic lighthouse worked and soak up the history from your knowledgeable and friendly guides who are passionate about the area and its conservation.
Enjoy a muffin and beverages at the century old Lighthouse keeper's house, view the pouwhenua (wood carvings) and hear fascinating Maori legends.
Farewell Spit is world-class wildlife sanctuary. Come and see for yourself why it's such a highly regarded nature reserve of international significance.
Duration: 4.5 Hours
Location: Collingwood, Golden Bay. Two and a half hours drive from Nelson
Note: the tour departure times are influenced by tides, so booking times are indicative at best. Departure times on the day range between 6am and 4pm. It is ESSENTIAL to follow the booking instructions on your bookme.co.nz confirmation to get the exact departure times from Collingwood on the day from the operator.
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