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Shore Trips & Tours

Hangar AS8, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-574 1779
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We offer a range of small group, friendly and professional tours tailored specifically for cruise ship passengers arriving into all the ports of call in New Zealand and Australia. Choose from our standard tours or design your own one. With over 17 years experience our dedicated team of drivers and guides visit the best destinations, provide value for money and pride themselves on giving you the experience of a lifetime. We look forward to sharing New Zealand and Australia with you.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“new zealand” (72 reviews)
“cruise ship” (39 reviews)
“te puia” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hangar AS8, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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+64 7-574 1779
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"new zealand"
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"cruise ship"
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"te puia"
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"great tour"
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"kiwi orchard"
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"recent cruise"
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"mud pools"
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"half the price"
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"outstanding service"
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"maori cultural show"
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We used Shore Trips and Tours for 4 of our shore excursions on a recent cruise to New Zealand. They responded quickly to emails and answered our questions. When changes were made to the cruise ship schedule, they made adjustments to the tours. Our first...More

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Ian H, Owner at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Robert [we managed to work out who you were as you had booked the 4 tours, so with a little bit of deduction [you gave us the drivers name for the Tauranga trip] we could find out the ship and then track the clients...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We booked this tour direct with shore tours, the process was so simple and such an easy transaction. We disembarked at the cruise terminal and there was our director Ian ! We had the best time, so informative and we were really treated to some...More

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Ian H, Owner at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi all, thanks for the positive feedback, I also had a great day and lots of fun sharing Mum's big birthday with you all and the Blacktown couple just fitted in so well. If you have any nice photos be great to have some and...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

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KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

a superb, well organised tour with an excellent driver/guide who was both very knowledgeable and amusing. This trip did not disappoint in any way, we saw all that was advertised in an unhurried and enjoyable fashion, getting us back to our ship in plenty of...More

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KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hello Dave, thank you very much for your lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share with others about your great day on tour with us. Kind regards Kim

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

What a great way to spend a couple of hours. Fast boat, a few decent bumps but with a seat belt & jacket on, we didn't even get spray. My wife & I are 60 and would do it again. The weather was good, the...More

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KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hello Glen C, thank you for your review. We are pleased you had an awesome time! Kind regards Kim

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

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Ian H, Owner at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We recently took the Wellington Snapshot Tour [code WLG-5] on Sunday 18th March 2018. We found the meeting spot quite easy to find, as did the other 25 people booked on this tour, unfortunately the bus driver did not, he was parked on the opposite...More

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Ian H, Owner at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Bobbie, thanks for the review on the tour and we are sorry that the tour meet and greet process did not run as smoothly as usual. The tour you booked in Wellington using our Shore Trips and Tours web site is not one that...More

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travel32956
6 June 2018|
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Response from Gourmetdiner123 | Reviewed this property |
I am struggling, because Trip Adviser won't allow me to provide you their contact information. I just googled them and found them ...they are not the first listing, but they are listed if you google Shoretripsandtours. Ian... More
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Brian O
10 May 2018|
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Response from dalskier | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the tour of the Hobbiton Movie set. However, we did use this company while on our cruise in December. We found the cost to be so much better than thru the cruise ship and were able to do the arrangements while... More
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mumsyyols
28 February 2018|
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On our cruise, we were scheduled to go to South New Zealand, but the cruise ship didn't go to Wellington due to a cyclone and we were re-routed. I emailed Ian and advised him of the problem, and all of our pre-paid tour fees... More
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