Fantastic start to our Abel Tasman adventure, CJ was waiting at the airport to welcome us and was very happy to stop along our journey to Wainui Bay as required. He was helpful and informative. Also introduced us to the great cafe on Takaka Hill for our lunch stop. Definately will recommend to friends, thanks CJ.
Our tour with CJ couldn't have been better. Personally we found him very open, creative and flexible. He knows the area like the back of his hand.
Punctual, organised, friendly and flexible. Exactly what we needed. Thanks CJ.
Thanks to CJ for a great afternoon out of wine tasting in Nelson. Your tour was perfectly catered to our needs.
Had a great day out tasting wine with an enthusiastic host. CJ provided light hearted humor and guidance to the wine tasting experience.
His friendly attitude made the whole experience worthwile and memorable.
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We had a fantastic day out in the Nelson area with CJ from Nelson Tours and Travel. We visited interesting sights around Nelson then ventured further afield to the edges of the Abel Tasman National Park. This was a great way to get a feel for the Marlborough region. As there were only 2 of us we were also able to tailor the tour to our interests and managed to visit a local cemetery to find some long lost relatives. CJ was a fantastic guide and we had the feeling we were just travelling along with a friend. A great change from the regimented tours of larger companies.
We stopped at well thought out venues for lunch and bathroom stops. We had packed our own lunch and sat in a wonderful spot looking at the water then went into a local cafe for a refreshing cuppa. It also had a good range of food options which we could have purchased for lunch.
Stopping at places where food was being produced locally and was available for purchase was also great, like the Old Post Office in Upper Moutere with its sheep's cheese and preserves and pottery.
The trip had a good balance of general background to the area, history, sightseeing and art and culture.
Tramping in the Abel Tasman. CJ was helpful when we were planning the trip. He collected us from the airport taking us to the start of the tramp and collected us at the other end, minding a bag for us in the interim. Great company, very reliable, on time, full of useful information. Highly recommended.
Had an excellent day!
CJ is a friendly, easy going and very knowledgeable guide.
CJ Wine Tour and Tastings , great bloke , great service , made us feel very comfortable , really enjoyed his company and his knowledge . Highly Recommend !!!
CJ takes me from the airport to my holiday home in the Motueka area on a regular basis. He is always reliable and friendly. The trip seems to be over before you realise it.
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CJ was an an excellent tour guide; friendly, knowledgeable and fun. We really enjoyed our experience and would highly recommend the tour to any travellers. Thanks a lot!
We were refered to Nelson Tours &Travel by our B&B host. CJ was an entertaining and knowledgeable guide.
Great day , warm friendly hosts and tour guide lots of knowledge
CJ was not only incredibly friendly but his knowledge of the wine and region also made it a fantastic day. Would definitely recommend to anyone!
We use Nelson Tours for our travel arrangements and they are always punctual, courteous, and friendly! We would highly recommend them for all your travel needs, including airport shuttle services.
Great time. We thought it wouldn't be as fun as Marlborough would have been, but we didn't have the time to do the journey. In fact, having such a fun relaxed day, and having smaller wineries that really took the time to chat, made it a really fun and personal experience. Nice tour guy too - thanks CJ!
CJ provided a great and extremely well priced tour forme and six friends. He not only knew the area well he was able to change some details on the fly as some of the group had to been to wineries days earlier. To top it off we had an amazing lunch at a beautiful vineyard with CJ playing host with very tasty NZ wines. We did two wine tours in Nelson and CJ was head and shoulders above competitors on the experience and price. Outstanding,
Nelson Tours & Travel Ltd responds:
Cheers Nathan and friends!! It was a great day and your feedback means alot ;)
CJ provided an excellent, professional, and pseudo behind-the-scenes Nelson wine/beer tour for my wife and I. We were on our honeymoon and referred to CJ who proved to be an excellent tour guide with great taste, knowledge of the area, all at a reasonable price. We were very pleased with the tour and would highly recommend giving CJ a call when touring Nelson.
Funny Guide. Cool Information. Awesome Trip.
CJ provided a very professional and excellent service. He was punctual and operates a good quality minibus for his clients. His local knowledge of the wineries and vineyards was excellent and ability to choose the more boutique vineyards, rather than the larger ones was much appreciated. An excellent day out!
Enjoyable Tour, punctual and good value for money. Flexible to clients needs/wants.... Enjoyed the smaller owner/operator Vineyards rather than the larger outfits.....
Nelson Tours & Travel Ltd responds:
Thank you for the feedback I really enjoyed looking after your group for 3 days of fun and excitement. We normally do go to the smaller boutique vineyards in the peak season but as we went in June unfortunately alot of them are closed for the winter. Take care and I hope to see you all in Nelson again!! ;)
Gray and I would like to say how impressed we were with our tour of the vineyards last Friday. CJ shared his knowledge and passion for this area and we had a most relaxing, informative and enjoyable time with him.
A very reasonably priced tour and a great way to see places we would not have found had we used our rented car.
Thank you so much
Joan Wright and Gray Sutcliffe
Nelson Tours & Travel Ltd responds:
Kia ora Gray and Joan, thank you for the kind words it was a pleasure taking you on my Nelson wine tour and I very much enjoyed spending time with both of you. Cheers
I went on the wine tour with CJ. The tour was great as was the guide. CJ is really flexible so we went to a cheese shop too. I liked it because it was like going on wine tour with my friend. No rush, no stress... All good.
Awesome tours. Owner is lovely and really friendly. Goes the extra mile
CJ and Helen picked us up from the end of the Heaphy Track and brought us all the way back to Nelson in less than 6h, saving us a lot of time and giving us interesting facts along the way. Nice, comfortable car and CJ's a great driver, so what more do you need? :-)
We went with cactus tours around nelson lakes. Awesome! CJ's really friendly and flexible, informative and happy to go out of his way to help us out and give suggestions. Would definately recommend to others!