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Waiheke Island Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus
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Waiheke Island Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus

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Explore Waiheke Island at your own pace, with all-day tickets for a hop-on, hop-off island explorer bus. Plan the perfect day with help from the onboard host, then see the things that interest you most, choosing from 8 stops near vineyards, galleries, beaches, and trailheads. This full-day Waiheke Island experience offers a personalized combination of nature, culture, and food, and departs from Matiatia every 30 minutes throughout the day.
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  • 6 hours
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US$50.87
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US$50.87

Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

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Take in the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this half-day tour of Auckland and benefit from an expert guide and small group size. Admire views of Auckland Harbour and drive over the Harbour Bridge; gaze out over the city from the top of Mt Eden; visit K Road, the Auckland Domain, and the Mission Bay beaches; and explore atmospheric neighborhoods such as Parnell, Ponsonby, and Northcote Point.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$47.10
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US$47.10

Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
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Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua

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Get an authentic introduction to Maori culture with an evening at the Mitai Maori Village of Rotorua. See warriors in traditional dress paddle in an ancient canoe, and be captivated by the displays of weaponry. You'll watch 'haka' and poi dances and view glowworms in their natural habitat. This 3-hour experience includes round-trip hotel transport and a traditional 'hangi' feast with your admission ticket.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.85
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US$85.85

Wellington Sightseeing Tour

Wellington Sightseeing Tour

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Whether it’s your first time in Wellington or you just want to see as much as possible during your time in port, this half-day sightseeing tour offers a great introduction to the city and a diverse range of sights. Visit the iconic Weta Cave and the historic Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, ride the Wellington cable car to the top of the city, and enjoy panoramic views from the top of Mount Victoria.
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  • 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$66.90
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US$66.90

Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
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Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS

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Make the most of your time in Auckland with a small-group tour that crams all the city’s best bits into just one day. Snap photos of Auckland Harbour Bridge, the Sky Tower and One Tree Hill; take in the views from Tamaki Drive and Mission Bay; explore vibrant neighborhoods like Ponsonby; and visit off-the-beaten-track attractions like Muriwai Beach, the Auckland Domain and Parnell.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.44
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest

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Walk into the real-world landscape of Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit.’ Pause at the Green Dragon™ Inn to for a draft of Hobbit™ Southfarthing™, see the remarkable detailing that brought Hobbiton™ to life on screen, and visit the places where key scenes were created.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.23
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6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga

6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga

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See, hear, smell, touch and taste on this full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. Experience the unique and special natural beauty of The Bay of Plenty. You will visit some out of the way spots that not everyone knows about and will go where the big buses don't. This tour is not a shuttle and will not drop you off anywhere to explore on your own. It is a fully guided small-group tour with a knowledgeable, fun and friendly tour guide. Along the way you will see and learn about the uniqueness that is New Zealand and you will learn about the geothermal region of Rotorua and its significance to the Maori people. We do not visit the commercial geothermal reserves on this tour, but we do see boiling mud pools, crystal clear bubbling hot springs, volcanic lakes and picturesque forests.  Please note that the ticket sent to you by Viator/TripAdvisor will show the standard tour departure time, we will advise an updated time when you book the tour which may be different, this is the one to use.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS

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Get a personalized introduction to Auckland’s most important sights on a half-day tour for your group of up to 11 people. Make the most of your time in Auckland with a convenient trip that includes round-trip hotel transfer from centrally-located Auckland hotels.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.88
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Swap the Tauranga cruise port for the Shire, featured in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, on a Hobbiton Movie Set shore excursion. Your tour includes movie structures such as hobbit holes, the party tree and the Mill. Sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn, and then suit up in a favorite LOTR costume with a stop at McLaren Falls Park.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour

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Indulge in the succulent tastes of Waiheke Island on a 5.5-hour food and wine tour. An informative guide picks you up from your island accommodation or the wharf — if you’ve taken the ferry from Auckland — and takes you to boutique wineries. Taste wine accompanied by locally produced specialties such as award-winning olive oil, fresh-shucked oysters and artisan cheese. Then settle in for a platter lunch at a vineyard restaurant. If you like, stay longer and make your own way back to Auckland at your leisure.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour

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Take a premium wine tour of Waiheke Island and sip fine wines at this famed North Island destination, just a ferry ride away from Auckland. An informative local guide accompanies you to award-winning boutique vineyards and shares knowledge of the island and its viticulture along the way. Includes wine tasting fees and round-trip island transport from the ferry terminal by luxury minibus.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

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Auckland’s Sky Tower has stood 1076 feet tall (328 meters) over the city since 1994, and is one of its most popular attractions, especially for first-time visitors. Save money and time by pre-booking your general Sky Tower admission ticket, which allows you to spend one to two hours at three observation levels. Get quickly orientated and spot key landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge, Mount Eden, and Waiheke Island.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.62
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

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Visit a pair of New Zealand's must-see attractions with this combo tour from Auckland to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Peek into Hobbit Holes, frolic in the Shire, and get a drink at the Green Dragon Inn on a guided tour of Middle-earth, followed by a Kiwi-style lunch. In the afternoon, explore Maori myths and history on a boat ride through mesmerizing caves lit by thousands of glowworms, and finish with a drive through some of the North Island’s most majestic scenery.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$215.63
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing

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Take a shore excursion to the Hobbiton Movie Set and sightsee Rotorua with a guide when your cruise ship pulls into port at Tauranga. Journey to Middle-earth and The Shire of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ fame, featured in the popular LOTR trilogy and ‘The Hobbit.’ Then learn traditional customs at the Maori village of Whakarewarewa before strolling past the spouting geysers and steaming hot springs of thermal Rotorua. Numbers are limited to 19 participants in this small-group tour to the land of hobbits and hot pools.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

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The fictional, yet globally famous, village of Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves rank among the most popular sites of interest in New Zealand. On this tour, visit both sites in one day—see the home of Bilbo Baggins and explore Waitomo’s subterranean caverns—and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this limited to 15 people.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo

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The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are among the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island and Ruakuri Cave is the longest of the underground caves. Explore the magnificent cave on this 75-minute guided walking tour and marvel at the unique rock formations, subterranean rivers, and thousands of glittering glowworms.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

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Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū

Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū

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Learn more about local Maori culture and cuisine in an atmospheric forest setting in Rotorua. Be immersed in rituals and songs, and take a torch-lit walk through the forest before feasting on local, seasonal food prepared the traditional way. Entertainment and culinary events vary by the season and the Maori lunar calendar.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Shore Excursion
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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Shore Excursion

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When your ship docks in Waitangi Wharf, explore the beautiful Bay of Islands and see the best of New Zealand’s spectacular North Island. Travel through the Bay of Islands with your guide and take in top attractions including Kawakawa and the Kawiti glowworm caves. Explore the Puketi Forest’s rich ecological diversity, sample New Zealand sweet treats at the Makana Chocolate Factory, and gaze out over the Haruru Falls and the Waitangi River.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

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Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set on a full-day tour from Auckland that explores New Zealand's 'Middle-earth,' where 'Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' came to life on film. Travel through a landscape of lush farms, then take a guided tour of the 12-acre (4.8-ha.) Hobbiton Movie Set, from hobbit holes to gardens and the Green Dragon Inn. With free time to shop and explore, this tour includes transport from selected locations in Auckland, and it's limited to 16 travelers to ensure personalized service.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour

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See the sights of Auckland on a 3-hour small-group shore excursion in the ‘City of Sails.’ A knowledgeable guide takes you by mini-coach across the Harbour Bridge to tour the city center. You’ll drive along Queen Street and the suburb of Ponsonby, take a stroll at Devonport’s Narrow Neck Beach, visit the Auckland Fish Market and see the city spread out before you from the summit of Mt Victoria. Numbers are limited to 18 people to ensure personalized attention.
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  • 3 hours
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Waiheke Island Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus
"Wonderful island experience enhanced by knowledge of driver/host. Time allowed to visit a number of establishments"..."
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
"Seeing the bridge and seeing someone doing bungee cord jump, though far away. It was a bit rainy day but enjoyed the ride and hearing Michaels talk, though I had a bit understanding because of my hearing problem and his accent."..."
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Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
"Great food, good people, entertaining experiences. I loved every minute. I’d definitely recommend it."..."
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Wellington Sightseeing Tour
"Fantastic guide who took us to lookouts, coast line, movie studios, and tram ride. He kept pointing out flora and fauna as well as any interesting sights and was more than willing to stop at any of them. We’ll worth the money and time.All"..."
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Auckland Scenic Day Tour Full-Day- 8 HOURS
"The Auckland scenery, the wine tasting and the dormant volcano. The driver was so knowledgeable about everything we saw."..."
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Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
"The mastery of Tolkein's words brought to life by Jackson's film & recreated for us to experience at Hobbiton - magical."..."
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6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga
"Great tour with Simon. He was very knowledgeable and took us to Rotorua, Redwoods and Māori village past Kiwi fruit"..."
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Half-Day: Small Group Auckland Scenic Tour - 4 HOURS
"The day after record rainfall and flooding, we enjoyed the sunshine and scenic half day tour of Aukland. Mike was courteous and knowledgeable and fun! Great experience!"..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
"Iwe can not express high enough how wonderful this tour was for us. Steven our guide was brilliant. Hobbiton was fabulous. Went with Zealander tours afte ship cancelled our reservations. So glad we did price was 20% less than cruse ship. We booked online ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"..."
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food and Wine Tour
"Excellent tour with three wineries but made best by our wonderful guide and driver Michael who also showed us much of the island including a drive down a popular beach."..."
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Premium Full Day Waiheke Wine Tour
"Would recommend such a good tour! Driver was great and really knowledgeable !!! 10/10 great service and great variety of wineries!"..."
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Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket
"It's nice to get the panoramic experience! Can't get it any other way. All aides were very nice and polite."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
"Both Hobbiton and the fireflies very good, guides very good and knowledgeable, all in a very good day out from Auckland"..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing
"Rolf was a great guide! The tour was also enjoyable and entertaining. I would recommend for anyone who is a LOTR fan."..."
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Our driver and guide are wonderful. Great tour to see Hobbiton. Too bad we had to cancel the portion to Waitomo due to flooding. But we love Cheeky Kiwi."..."
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"Action packed, challenging, great fun, very professional, awesome caves, floating along under glow-worms was very special. Bucket list experience!"..."
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75-Minute Guided Ruakuri Cave Tour Waitomo
"Fabulous experience, great guide, friendly and knowledgeable. This is a very worthwhile tour with amazing sights, highly recommend it"..."
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"Just a great little adventure under ground with a very nice guide.The adventure wasn't that long so interest was maintained throughout the tour."..."
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
"It certainly did rain! Our guides led us through the rainforest while the region was in a state of emergency from the January rain in Auckland. Appreciated the local knowledge of guides who know the area well. The right amount of commentary and helpful information!"..."
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner
"Crew was awesome…informative, friendly and service oriented. Fun time! Sail was a lot of fun. Food was terrific"..."
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Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
"Delightful people who shared their cultural and spiritual beliefs. Enjoyed the dancing and storytelling!"..."
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*Popular Cruise Ship Tour* Bay of Islands and Glow Worm Caves Shore Excursion
"Glow worm cave was amazing. Service was fantastic. We were late getting off the cruise ship and they came back to get us. So nice of them to be so flexible."..."
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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
"Just generally the whole day was great, from the short bus ride to walking around the set. Just so magical. We wished it would have lasted longer!"..."
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Half-Day Auckland City Guided Tour
"Wayne was an excellent guide. We enjoyed all his stories and “jokes”. He never stopped talking and was constantly giving us information about Auckland. I would highly recommend him as a guide to anyone who wants a great overview on a half-day tour."..."
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