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Auckland Scenic Tours

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Want to see the best of Auckland, Hobbiton and/or the Waitomo Caves in one day? Then Auckland Scenic Tours Award winning tours provide the ideal personalised escorted tours of the “must see” attractions, landscapes and sights of Auckland and beyond...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tyler was a wonderful driver, very knowledgeable. Alway let us know about little things that maybe we wouldn't have noticed. Our lunch was very good. Thanks again Tyler.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We were so pleased to read your comments! For us, the most important focus for everyone on our team is our guests' personal safety and the safety of all their possessions on this and any of our 8 tours. Our tours always take 2nd place;...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just want to say thank you for the amazing tour! Our host Nick was brilliant. He took the time and made the effort to make sure our tour was worth every cent! couldnt of had a better tour guide! even the tour bus amazingly comfortable,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mac E
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our tour and particularly also our tour guide. Every single one of our tours we believe are the best value-for-money available. It is also clear that the comfort of one of our Mercedes Sprinter 12 seaters that we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cathedral Cove is not included, which we didn’t find out until on our way. Disappointed on that point but otherwise a wonderful time.More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing our tour and sharing these lovely comments. You are right that there are 2 places in New Zealand with very similar names, Cathedral Cave and Cathedral Cove, both of which are simply spectacular. Cathedral Cave we go through on our tour...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour. Well planned and organized. Very pleasant tour guide. Have to start very early before 6am but it is worth it. We were the first tour in Hobbiton at 9am, which means more time for lunch and travelling to Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Once we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments about our Hobbiton/ Waitomo Caves Combo Tour, its organization, planning and our tour guide. You are right that it is an early start when one of our yellow 12 seater Mercedes Sprinters pick you up at your Downtown Auckland...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick was a great and engaging driver to both venues - despite him being from Birkenhead ;) The on-site tour guides were informative and entertaining. Lots of Hobbit holes and glow worms to keep any fan happy. Great day :)More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Combo Tour and one of our guides. It is clear in reading your comments and talking to your guide that you and your group on board had a fun and memorable day. Your guide...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful trip to the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Gloworm Caves with Auckland Scenic Tours. Tyler our guide was brilliant. Your initial response to my original email was so supportive. My husband welcomed your understanding and was so relieved that his condition...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Your comments made our day! Thank you so much for sharing these as we all talked about this yesterday from the first moment we read your comments not only about our tour and that this was the highlight of your 28 days touring; but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide/driver David was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and very entertaining. We spent a good part of day with him. He did an outstanding job of covering the main sights in Auckland and the surrounding area, and he managed to keep the tempo constantly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments about our Full Day Tour of Auckland and one of our tour guides. Our tour is widely regarded as the most comprehensive Full Day Tour of Auckland that is available. There is no better place to view Auckland...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour with Auckland scenic tours was well worth the long day of travel. Our tour guide Alex was a delight--knowledgeable, accommodating, and professional. He went above and beyond all day to make sure everyone had a good experience. He learned our names immediately and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Combo Tour and one of our tour guides. You clearly had a day you will treasure for a long time in which you saw the 2 attractions in New Zealand regarded as the most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Nick was the absolute BEST guide! We loved him. He’s super funny and friendly and informative. The Hobbiton was worth every penny! We drove out in a commuter type bus with 12 seats- and thankfully they only filled 10 of those seats so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a delight reading your lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Tour and one of our tour guides. We pride ourselves on the affability, professionalism and knowledge of every single on of our guides. Also their deep focus on your safety as we take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got very lucky on our tour of the glow worm caves and hobbiton. David was our driver/guide and we could not have been more pleased with the experience. We had a group of 11 so that made it easy to get to know everyone...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour and also about one of our guides. It is clear that you had a day that you will treasure for a long time. Our transportation to/from the 2 attractions as you mention takes...More

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Momofthre3
19 May 2018|
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
We would love to take you to Hobbiton and back or show you our fabulous City. Both products available on line
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Momofthre3
18 May 2018|
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Hi. We presume that you are on the Radiance of the Seas which arrives in port at 6:30am and leaves at 6pm. You do not have time to do both Hobbiton and the Caves. You could do one or the other but definitely not both. You... More
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almurray35
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Cambridge is about a 30 minute drive to the Hobbiton Movie Set. Google maps will likely show you 2 routes that you could take Tours operate from 9am to 3:30pm, though later in summer.
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