Auckland - Best Tours & Trips 2019

198 trips to Auckland tours from 38 tour companies. 93 reviews. 4.6/5 avg rating.
The largest urban area in New Zealand, Auckland is a vibrant city on the North Island. A mecca of excellent cuisine, art and culture, with easy access to outdoor activities, Auckland truly encapsulates the New Zealand spirit.
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Travel Style Travel Style Relaxed A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers.
Full on For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included.
Mixed You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included.

Trip Type Trip Type Group Tour Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Small Group Tour Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
River Cruise These vessels are smaller than most ocean cruisers, limiting which amenties are available. Passenger counts can vary. One of the biggest advantages of a river cruise is the ability to dock at smaller ports and local villages.
Small Ship Cruise Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Private Guided Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Self Guided / Independent Tour A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Vacation / Holiday Package Similar to a self guided tour, this usually involves a home base, such as a hotel or resort, with packaged activities and day tours as a part of the stay.
Large Ship Cruise This is the "floating city" experience, with multiple ways to enjoy your vacation aboard the ship as much as on land. Ships are multiple floors, provide several activities, culinary, and shopping options. They often make fewer stops and have less time available for shore excursions.

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Lodging Level Lodging Level Camping Typically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.
Basic - 2 star You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Value - 3 star Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Premium - 4 star 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Luxury - 5 star The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

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Physical Level Physical Level Very Easy Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip.
Easy Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments.
Moderate Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment.
Strenuous All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included.
Extreme Very challenging all day hiking and backpacking carrying significant equipment.

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Australia & New Zealand

SmarTours
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19 days
$ 300 / day
$ 5,699
From : $ 7,289
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Picturesque Queenstown
  • Milford Sound
  • Farm Stay (Fairlie, NZ)
  • Great Barrier Reef (Cairns)
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Harbor Bridge (Sydney)
  • Australian Wildlife Park (Sydney)
Visits:
Auckland, Cairns, Dunedin, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne, Milford Sound, Queensland, Queenstown, Sydney, Australia, New Zealand
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Australia & New Zealand Adventure
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Australia & New Zealand Adventure

SmarTours
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
19 days
$ 279 / day
$ 5,299
From : $ 6,518
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • See the picturesque Queenstown
  • Explore Milford Sound one of the most scenic in the world
  • After a spectacukar visit to Dunedin have a great Farm Stay (Fairlie, NZ)
  • See the Great Barrier Reef (Cairns)
  • Explore Sydney Opera House
  • See the impressive Harbor Bridge (Sydney)
  • Awesome Australian Wildlife Park (Sydney)
Visits:
Auckland, Cairns, Dunedin, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Australia, New Zealand
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The Complete South Pacific

Collette
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
27 days
$ 293 / day
$ 7,899
From : $ 9,716
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • Savor a memorable bush dinner in the Australian Outback.
  • Take in the sights during a delightful dinner cruise of Sydney Harbour.
  • Brace yourself as you meet a Tasmanian Devil.
  • See koalas in their natural setting during a stop at a koala conservation center.
  • Feel at home when overnighting at a New Zealand family’s home.
  • Explore the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Tour the sandstone domes known as Kata Tjuta at the base of Ayers Rock.
  • Witness the Little Penguins on the beach at Phillip Island.
Visits:
Alice Springs, Auckland, Cairns, Christchurch, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Milford Sound, Mount Cook, Queenstown, Rotorua, Sydney, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Wellington
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New Zealand Explorer

Indus Travels
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
11 days
$ 227 / day
$ 2,399
From : $ 3,374
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Visit the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo
  • Experience the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua
  • Admire Christchurch from Sign of the Takahe, a historic building providing spectacular views over the city
  • See the beauty and grandeur of the Southern Alps and see Mount Cook
  • Explore Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Wonders of New Zealand & Australia

Indus Travels
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
17 days
$ 194 / day
$ 3,299
From : $ 4,454
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Visit the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo
  • Experience the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua
  • See the beauty and grandeur of the Southern Alps and see Mount Cook
  • Explore Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand
  • Get to know Australia’s 2 iconic cities – Sydney and Melbourne
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Melbourne, Queenstown, Rotorua, Sydney, Australia, New Zealand
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South Island Explorer

14 days
$ 414 / day
$ 5,799
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. Strenuous
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Enjoy Hike Routeburn Track
  • Visit the famous Pancake Rock
  • Hike Abel Tasman National Park
  • Enjoy Franz Josef Glacier
Visits:
Abel Tasman National Park, Queenstown, Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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Ultimate North Island Adventure

11 days
$ 445 / day
$ 4,899
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Hike Cape Brett
  • Visit Ruapekapeka Pã site
  • Cruise Poor Knights Islands
  • Hike Tongariro Alpine Crossing, soak in hot pools
  • Hike Rainbow Mountain, hike to Huka Falls
  • Hike Northland coastline
Visits:
Auckland, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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New Zealand Winter Adventure

14 days
$ 329 / day
$ 4,599
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness. Strenuous
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
Highlights
  • Hike the fabulous Kepler Track, Fiordland National Park
  • Copland Valley, Westland National Park
  • West Coast beaches and rainforest
  • Fox Glacier
  • Mt Aspiring National Park
  • Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park or ski/snowboard Ohau Ski Area
  • Cycle Wanaka
Visits:
Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, Queenstown, New Zealand
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New Zealand Adventure

16 days
$ 417 / day
$ 6,674
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury - 5 star
Highlights
  • New Zealand’s unspoiled natural scenery
  • Auckland sightseeing and harbour cruise
  • Geothermal Rotorua
  • Art Deco walking tour in Napier
  • Wellington’s Te Papa national museum
  • TranzAlpine train excursion
  • Two-night Franz Josef stay, with guided walk through the Glacial Valley
  • Kiwi birds at West Coast Wildlife Centre
  • Scenic Doubtful Sound excursion
  • Outdoor mecca of Queenstown
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Fiordland National Park, Hawke’s Bay, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington, New Zealand
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New Zealand Splendour Summer 2019

Trafalgar
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
15 days
$ 380 / day
$ 5,695
From : $ 7,005
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • City tour in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch.
  • Cruise on Cook Strait, Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound.
  • View fur seals up-close at Ohau Point and the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train.
  • Visit the Tamaki Māori Village in Rotorua, historic Arrowtown and Franz Josef Glacier
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington, New Zealand
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Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand Summer 2019
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Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand Summer 2019

Trafalgar
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
17 days
$ 370 / day
$ 6,295
From : $ 7,743
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Christchurch.
  • CRUISE on Great Barrier Reef in Queensland and Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park
  • VIEW Darling Harbour from your Sydney hotel room and the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train
  • VISIT Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Queensland, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and Te Puia Geothermal Valley in Rotorua
Visits:
Auckland, Cairns, Christchurch, Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Rotorua, Sydney, Australia, New Zealand
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Best of New Zealand Summer 2019

Trafalgar
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
18 days
$ 375 / day
$ 6,750
From : $ 8,303
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • City tour in Auckland, Wellington, Blenheim, Dunedin, Christchurch.
  • Cruise in Bay of Islands, on the Cook Strait, on Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound.
  • View the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train.
  • Visit Waitomo Glow Worm Grotto, the Bay of Islands, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Franz Josef Glacier.
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington, New Zealand
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Australia and New Zealand Panorama Summer 2019

Trafalgar
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
15 days
$ 330 / day
$ 4,950
From : $ 6,089
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • City tour in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland
  • Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Harbour
  • Scenic drive through Queenstown with views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range
  • View Darling Harbour from your Sydney hotel room, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House on your city tour
  • Visit Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Rainbow Springs Nature Park, Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and a geothermal valley in Rotorua
Visits:
Auckland, Cairns, Melbourne, Queenstown, Rotorua, Sydney, Australia, New Zealand
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New Zealand Splendour Summer 2019

Trafalgar
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
15 days
$ 330 / day
$ 4,950
From : $ 6,089
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • City tour in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch.
  • Cruise on Cook Strait, Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound.
  • View fur seals up-close at Ohau Point and the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train.
  • Visit the Tamaki Māori Village in Rotorua, historic Arrowtown and Franz Josef Glacier
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington, New Zealand
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Best of New Zealand Summer 2019

Trafalgar
Preferred
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
18 days
$ 329 / day
$ 5,925
From : $ 7,288
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level : Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
Highlights
  • City tour in Auckland, Wellington, Blenheim, Dunedin, Christchurch.
  • Cruise in Bay of Islands, on the Cook Strait, on Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound.
  • View the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train.
  • Visit Waitomo Glow Worm Grotto, the Bay of Islands, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Franz Josef Glacier.
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington, New Zealand
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93 Auckland Tour Reviews - Summary 89% Recommend

4.6 out of 5
Excellent 66
Great 16
Average 8
Disappointing 3
Terrible 0
Value
4.6
Guide
4.6
Activities
4.6
Lodging
4.6
Transportation
4.6
Meals
4.6

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G adventure does great on multi sport for multi ages

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0

We have done 2 previous G Adventure trips that went really well. This one did not let us down. G Adventure does a great job to get your ready with your To GO packet. Coordinator/CEO did an excellent job throughout! Meet and great hotel was upgraded and having stayed at both their change was a good choice. Day 2 Bike ride through Karangahake Gorge was lovely and mostly down hill, and easily manged by most anyone and followed by night at Maori lodge ,culture experience and cookout - a highlight! Our group was diversified in ages from late 20's to active 70's with activity options and pace to meet every age or risk factor. Itinerary of activities as described and delivered was very good to excellent; and well enjoyed. For my husband and myself Day 5 - the time at Duck Station/ Whanganui River Station and canoeing on the Whanganui River was the highlight. Our excellent CEO at times needed to multi task too much as both bus driver, tour guide and guide/ booker for off days i.e. as in Rotorua - ideally G Adventures should have both a bus driver and tour guide. She did an exceptional job but having seen how it works when both guide and bus tour driver are supplied - feel G Adventure should supply both. Tongariro National Park hike Day 4 was cancelled due to weather but again our CEO came up with exceptional and meaningful tour option of supplemental Maori village tour. Jet boating on Whangagui River at end of Duck Station stay as part of return trip from river canoe and kayaking was fun but not quite life memory or overly physically stressful. Transition day 6 - drive on way to Wellington with night at Snowy Lodge was fun evening following an ad hock tour arranged by CEO on way. Day 7 - off day in Wellington was very much on our own time and a bit of a filler as CEO having to focus on next group welcome and start up and we shared our good bye dinner with their meet and great - my opinion not ideal? Overall events were graded at an 8. People on the tour and our Ceo made it an 9! No trip is perfect but this one was very good and we will be back for more of G Adventure.

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Very nice

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Very nice equipment & was delivered in room & picked up as told when it was ordered.

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Operator Special needs at Sea

Wonderful Tour With Heart

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

This was my best trip to date. Jeremy Elsasser was the most Professional, patient, informative and kind Tour Guide that I have ever traveled with. I would gladly recommend Smartours because of the excellent guide and the wonderful tour. It was everything I had hoped for. Thanks to all.

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Operator SmarTours

Contrasts Of New Zealand

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Mark made sure that we had a great time and when we arrived without our luggage he did everything he could to locate it and have it delivered to us. Mark is a great guide and educator, he knew so much about each area we were at and made it very interesting.

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Operator Trafalgar

A great trip

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

This was a great trip overall. You get to see a lot of NZ and can do some great walks and other activities. The range of places visited on both islands means that some days there is a lot of traveling but the guides work really hard to break the day up with short walks and stops.
Some of the more challenging walks rewarded you with great views and a real feeling of having achieved something. Jet boating and catamaran tip were both great experiences.

Both guides were knowledgeable and prepared you well for the next days activities.

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Operator Exodus Travels

Northern Discovery

4.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0

Most of the choices were very interesting but occasionally there was something that probably could have been left out. Some of the bus rides were very long. The leaders did find good places for us to have our stops when it was a long bus ride. There might have been a reason to give us printed material rather than try to talk about everything on these longer bus rides. It was hard to concentrate for hours on end.

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Operator Trafalgar

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