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Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 21 667 215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We first met Tim when he appeared, by previous arrangement unbeknownst to us, to take us from our organized tour in Te Puia to our hotel. He was friendly, and most knowledgeable about the area. We then had the good fortune to meet up with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving in Rotorua on a tour bus, my wife and I were dismayed to find that the company that had booked our hotel and tours had screwed up.......big time. Before we arrived our bus driver had contacted Tim to confirm our hotel reservations. Tim drove...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve S
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am humbled by such writing. For me customer service is the most important part of being a tour operator and guide. I was pleased to be of such service that you could leave with better memories Safe travels and best wishes

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Uncle Tim and his wife accompanied us for a day tour to place like Lady Knox Geyser, Huka Falls, Bee Farm, Aratiatia Rapids Scenic reserve, glass museum from 8am - 4.30pm! Uncle Tim explained in detailed to us about the places, and his wife offered...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huizz89
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

This had to be one of the best tour days. Such lovely family and friends - we laughing and happy all day. Hope to see again and my friend send best wishes also. Thank you again

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I took the tour on Sept 30th. It turns out that I was the only one in the tour. I really appreciate that Tim didn't cancel the tour because it was only one person in the tour. In fact, Tim was not in town, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LynnKittyCat
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you so much for your comments. I am so pleased you enjoyed the day out - one person is just as important as many people as far as I am concerned. Safe travels in the future

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Tim is such a wonderful man! He drove the bus that dropped me off at my hotel at the first night of my holiday and the next day I was meant to be going on a day tour and it got cancelled at 8pm due...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

So happy we were able to save a day of your holiday. We really enjoyed your company and that you enjoyed the experiences

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed having the owner and tour guide at the same time. He made sure that we were able to experience Rotorua has to offer. We first stopped at the Kaiangaroa largest manmade forest in the Southern Hemisphere then we moved to our thermal activity...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miles527
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

As always it was a pleasure to organise a personal tour for my guests who also enjoyed the River Cruise to view the Huka falls. We had a really happy rain free day and as stated we did not go hungry !

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We are most lucky to have met uncle Tim and Al, who took us to the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and a few other places off the beaten track. Uncle Tim guided with enthusiasm and knowledge. This tour started early in the morning and it allowed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kay L
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

During a recent visit to New Zealand, February 2018, and touring the Tauranga/Rotorua area we hooked up with Tim and Al of Taylor’s Tours. We could not have been happier with the experience! We were only expecting a ride to and from a jet boat/geothermal...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ckinnhome
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend doing a tour with Tim and his lovely wife Al around Rotorua Taupo area .. very informative and knowledgeable on the area ..and got some amazing pics that Al took for us too ..I was visiting the area with my parents and Tim...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank madwife67
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Such an enjoyable day out with the family ( King , Queen and Princess - they understand) . It is times like this that makes the tour business so such fun and worthwhile passing on information and thoughts. Thank you for coming with us and...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We hired the Thermal Encounters & Scenic and Historic tour which includes Wai O Tapu, Waimangu, Redwood Forest, the Blue and Green Lakes and the Buried Village. Tim was super friendly and knowledgeable and we spent a fantastic day with him and his wife. Tip...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Pamela K
26 May 2018|
Response from TaylorsTours | Property representative |
Good morning You can contact me on 021 667 215 or via my website I will be only too happy to arrange a tour from you 16th.June "Uncle Tim "
15 May 2018|
Response from TaylorsTours | Property representative |
Hi Victoria. Among areas we could visit would be Paradise Valley Wildlife park , Wingspan to view wild hawks and harriers , Redwood Forest where there is at night an amazing canopy tree walk , Canopy Tours another visit to a... More