A select number of predetermined journeys are operated on a private basis only or guests can Trust the Guide to seek out activities or features to cater for any specific interest.View our Luxury & Exclusive tours
Scenic eco and nature tours in Abel Tasman Nelson, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks, Golden Bay and Forest Parks and Reserves in the North-west and West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand.View our Wilderness Eco & Nature tours
Wine Exposed visits the small boutique family owned wineries that are the most picturesque to be found anywhere and learn their unique or historical stories.View our Wine & Food tours
Don't just look at the art in galleries, get up close and personal with the actual creators. No other tour options get you this close.View our Nelson Arts tours
If it is the top Nelson wineries you wish to experience Wine Art and Wilderness has single and unique access to the very best. Our wine tours are also offered in Marlborough.
We have developed personal relationships with Nelsons best international rated artists.
Our passion is finding the best artisan food producers.
Wine Art and Wilderness has achieved and maintained the highest Qualmark endorsements for our Tours.
We are Nelson’s premier ground-based tour provider and work closely with luxury accommodation, helicopter and boat operators.
Our guides are mature and professional with a ‘can do’ attitude.
All luxury tours are fully catered with all-inclusive pricing.
Wine Art and Wilderness have a full house of 5 Star TripAdvisor reviews.
See below for visitor comments…..
We pride ourselves of providing exceptional service and experienced, knowledgeable guides. We judge our achievements from our client feedback. The following testimonials are from our visitor book.
Absolutely wonderful perfect day – small taste of NZ that makes us want to come back & enjoy more. Thank you Noel.Kim & Colin Marshall
AMAZING DAY!!! Thank you. We will never look at a tree the same again.Erin & Dan Garfin, USA
Thanks for the two day trips. Very well organized, beautiful sights, mountains of information, good lunch options. I was impressed with by Wharariki Beach and Abel Tasman coastal track views in my two different days.Stefano Casini - Milan
Wonderful outing. Enjoyed every minute & learnt a lot.Nancy & Matt Rohn, Belgium
Amazing Tour! Thank you so much for the wonderful tour, one of the most enjoyable times we had in New Zealand.Dan & Mary Shepard -Oldtown, ID
You are a wealth of info and a joy to be around. Thank you for the great food, Abel Tasman trek and art.Layne & Michael Lieberman
This was the most perfect day! Your expertise is fabulous as was your company. I can’t thank you enough.Debbie Diener, Arlington, VA
A lovely two days, great care and very good tour.Barbara and John Pope, Gloster, UK
This was an amazing tour. Great food & wine & knowledgeable host. Thank you.Laura & Yvonne Eaton, Bristol/Bath UK
Even more fun than last year!Raedene & Bill Kalm, USA
Truly appreciated the personal touch and great regional knowledge. Brillant!!Wayne Stening, Alphatetta, GA
Fantastic tour, wonderful wine, lunch and guide.Jade Dellios & Berin Smithson, Melbourne, Australia
Thanks for stepping in to help us. We had a wonderful day and will also be recommending you.Alano & Conor, Ireland
An Amazing day! A rainy day turned into a bright fun day of wine tasting and touring. Informative and fun. Thank you.The Kings (family) Singapore and New York
Thanks for making this a memorable and hilarious day.Megan Koren - CA
A truly great day! Thanks a lot!Therese & Richard Malberg, Sweden
Thanks for a wonderful time and lots of extras!Chrissie & Jim, Ithaca, NY, USA
Thank you for two great days of adventure, wine and art. Fabulous choices in where to take us. Great salmon & lunches!! Great conversations & knowledge about area and wine.Sharon Parker & Dick McGonigal, Connecticut
The best day out in a long time ! Noels knowledge is amazing - thanksDaniel Rickett - Waterford UK
Thank you for the beautiful tour, the history and making another wonderful NZ memory.Tom & Colleen Walder - Evanston, Il
I really like to travel with Noel, he has a great knowledge of trees, plants, rocks and nature in general and is able to communicate it. THANKS!Wolfgang Wessel - Germany
We have been on a number of wine tours in some pretty good places but this has been the best –BY FAR! Noelhas been a brilliant host. Thankyou.Jill & Tony Innes Norwich, UK
Made our trip very special! Would not have been near as much fun without your knowledge and good humour.Anne Leonard & John Stratton, San Francisco
Such a fantastic way to start our NZ trip, we loved it!!Scott & Angela Hughes - Madison Wi
Awesome tour and a very knowledgeable guide. An excellent intro to New Zealand.Meenakshi, Kashmir, India
Perfect day! Great blend of tastes, visual & visceral.Nancy Bryant & Jerry Taylor, Washington, DC
Thanks for sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm for Nelson.Anne & Dick Fink, USA
Noel is the best there is!Susan & Elliot Markowitz