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Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My brother & I were traveling to Hamilton on short notice and with little free time upon arrival. We found Archer Tours by happenstance, and are so pleased we did. Of three guides we attempted to contact, Archer Tours was the only one to reply....More

Thank Kirk B
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Archer Tours was willing to shape the tour to Rotorua's Te Puia Cultural Center and geothermal area to the arrival and departure of our cruise ship which had a limited time in Taruanga's port. Archer's 11 passenger van accommodates small groups very nicely. It's AC,...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were on a New Zealand & Australian Cruise, with a full day port call in Tauranga. I had been lucky enough to secure a private tour with Jim Archer, an incredibly knowledgeable & entertaining Maori tour guide. He was to take us (& two...More

Thank cozkitty
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We can't recommend Jim Archer Tours highly enough, especially if you're on a cruise stopping at Tauranga. As many of the other reviews state, Jim is extremely knowledgeable, professional and personable. Our trip to Rotorua and the Te Puia Centre was a highlight of our...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Today a group of 8 friends from the m/s Amsterdam's 2018 World Tour arranged for a Tour to see the Glow Worms with Jim Archer. Jim arrived at our ship docked in Auckland on time with a clean large comfortable van. Our drive to the...More

Thank TampaBayJeff
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We were lucky to find info about Jim Archer online and we are so glad we did!!! Jim is Maori and he knows so much about the history and culture. We were in a small group and had an amazing tour with Jim. The entertainment...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 25 December 2017

After careful research and contacting people on TripAdvisor who had used Archer Tours, we decided to hire Jim for our 17 night tour of the North and South Islands. We made the right choice! From our first contact with him it was obvious that he...More

Thank mdpooh
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend Archer Tours. We left from Hamilton with our 3 year old child for a tour of Hobbiton and Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The tour was punctual and Jim was so helpful coordinating tickets and times. It was a great experience all around!!

Thank KMCali
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My colleague and I selected Archer tour from a plethora of available tours and hoped for the best. We were not disappointed! Jim (the owner) was easy to get in contact with and he more than accommodated our requests as regards time for departure, pick-up...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We used Jim and Archer tours twice in 15 years for a family trip of over 10 people. Jim's attitude, flexibility, kindness and humor made the long rides in the car much more enjoyable. his knowledge of the south island and history of NZ is...More

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