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Gala Local Tours

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Explore Auckland and surrounding areas on a small group, private tour with a friendly local guide. A maximum of six guests provides a personalised view of Auckland city sights including volcanoes, the waterfront and museum as well as wild West Coast...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Claire was waiting for us in the cruise terminal as we debarked our ship at 9am. Off we went on an all day tour of Auckland's finest sights. From the War Memorial to Gannet colonies Claire introduced us to the important sights in and around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 728harryf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Claire was an amazing guide. She did her best to show me Auckland n just a half a day. It was not nearly enough time to really see the city. I did get a taste of the city and also a couple of wine tastings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dona_M8450
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant, superb, excellent. Claire is an AMAZING guide. Very knowledgeable about New Zealand. Claire is on time, reliable and a great driver and goes the extra mile to help you. Claire is someone you want to travel with and take you on your tour. Don’t...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WadeC164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a private tour with Claire Ferguson on leaving our ship. She gave us a wide tour from one end of Auckland to the other covering mount Victoria beautiful beaches and scenery, wonderful photo opportunities. She certainly knows her local stuff.we enjoyed a lunch...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank glynishowie
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Claire came highly recommended by another tour guide who was recommended and unavailable to us. All of our dealings with Claire were specific, thoughtful, and she really took our needs into account. She also helped to tailor one and a half days of touring to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank golda2000
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

We couldn’t have asked for a better way to spend our last day in New Zealand. Claire met us at our hotel and we set off for the glowworms! Warm and knowledgeable, she took us first to a delightful cafe for coffee and snacks, in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank donnab748
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2019

Hi Donna! Thanks so much for the fabulous review! It was my pleasure to take you on the great day out to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Hobbiton. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed it so much. It was great spending time with you all....More

Reviewed 24 December 2018

My husband and I arrived in Auckland in mid November in the early morning. Claire picked us up from the airport and gave us a wonderful, albeit quick, tour and overview of Auckland and the surrounding area. She took us to see the Gannet colony...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mkrause3
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2018

Hi you two! Thanks so much for the excellent review! It was my pleasure to show you around and introduce you to New Zealand. I do hope the rest of your trip down south went very well too. Come back again! Kind regards, Claire

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Well, the reviews are all true. Claire is a wonderful and knowledgeable guide and a very warm person. She made our last day in Auckland very special. We covered so much ground in 8 hours that would simply not be possible on a tour from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2018

Thanks very much for the fantastic review! As you know you can cover so much more territory with a small private tour than in a larger group. It was my pleasure to show you around Auckland. Kindest regards, Claire

Reviewed 5 December 2018

Claire provided 3 days of amazing customized tours. This was the first tour by myself since my wife pasted away a year ago and Claire took all the stress and concern away so I could really enjoy myself. The first day we did the Auckland...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post the comprehensive review! Yes we did have fun on our three days together. Glad you enjoyed it so much and thanks for the recommendation! All the best, Claire

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Claire was able to accommodate a full day of sites for our party of 4 in her comfortable van. Only had a day layover and she allowed us to see a beautiful New Zealand from pastures to jungle, waterfalls to caves. Great driver!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KenikesWorld
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2018

Thanks for the nice review! Yes it's a full day to include Rotorua and Waitomo in one trip but glad I could show you a wide range of scenery. All the best for future travels, Claire

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