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West Coast Encounters

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About

John Kennedy head guide of West Coast Encounters has worked in the tourism and hospitality industry for over 30 years and has an extensive history in tour guiding.

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A love of history brought John to the West Coast 11 years ago, where he was one of the founding tutors on the Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s Ecotourism Programme, specialising in history and interpretation.

With a degree in New Zealand History John really knows he can offer you a unique experience that showcases his love of the people and the dynamic past of the West Coast.

John's experience includes:

  • Guiding Tourism New Zealand’s Visiting Media Programme.
  • Sea Kayak Guide in the Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Self employed walking and driving tour guide.

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745 Taylorville Road, Taylorville 7805, West Coast, New Zealand
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