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| Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 21 181 1570
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Fantastic day at Arthur's Pass

We just completed a tour to Arthur's Pass today. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lam Z
Great day

Craig was an amazing host and guide. His enthusiasm was contagious. Truly a fun and informative... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Carole E
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Sightseeing tours including ,Aoraki Mount Cook Day tour or overnight trip,Tekapo transfer tour,Christchurch garden tour , Akaroa Day trip with nature cruise or swim with dolphins, Kaikoura whalewatching ,swim with dolphins, Hanmer hot spring trips , Tranz Alpine train day tour with hiking in the Arthurs Pass National Park , wineries and hiking.I prepare homemade 2 course picnic lunches which enables us to have flexibility so that we can change our schedule if the weather is not on our side.My vehicle seats 7 guests. However am able to arrange charters of larger reliable vehicles to suit clients wishes or groups size.I also speak and write Japanese so delighted to assist guests from Japan with their holidays to New Zealand.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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+64 21 181 1570
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just completed a tour to Arthur's Pass today. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to anyone who wants to sit back, relax, and enjoy the best of NZ's wonderful nature. The organisation of the tour was perfect: Craig tweaked the schedule slightly...More

Thank Lam Z
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J R, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much. For sure there is a higher risk with Winter weather but without doubt the photos in winters are far superior. Have a good trip home and do come again when our city is further along the recovery road.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Craig was an amazing host and guide. His enthusiasm was contagious. Truly a fun and informative day. The views were amazing. It was our best tourMore

Thank Carole E
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J R, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thats high praise indeed. So glad you enjoyed the day and we were blessed with great weather which sure helps. Thanks so much for finding me and coming such a long long way. Dont you let Mr Trump upset you..we enjoy Mr Trudeau fending him...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We have recently returned from a trip to New Zealand, Australia and Bali. As we were a group of 10, a private tour was the only way to travel. We hit the jackpot when we choose Craig Rome as our tour guide. Craig picked us...More

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J R, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for a wonderful review. I thoroughly enjoyed my day with you all and so glad that the weather Gods played their part too. Great that you were blessed with good weather in Milford also...One day I hope I get to see Western Brook Fiord...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I recently returned from a fabulous trip to New Zealand and can’t say enough good things about our tour guide J. Craig Rome with CanNZTours (cannz@cannewzealandtours.com/en) Craig was so knowledgeable about New Zealand and will design a special tour just for you. He went out...More

Thank Jo L
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J R, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you also Jo for keeping me in a job I love. I m currently over in London helping my brother nurse his sick wife and whilst its an exciting city to be in and nice to have a bit of early Summer instead of...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Craig is amazing! Our party of four danced around the raindrops and saw the beautiful countryside above Akaroa. We stopped at a small cheese factory and had some delicious cheese. After many scenic vistas we bowed to the weather gods and had our picnic lunch...More

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J R, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Good on you Kathy. Thanks for finding me in the digital maze and lovely to meet Joe as well as Gary and Roxxy, Did you ever hear more from the folk from Atlanta...Felt very sorry for them missing their flight like that. The weather Gods...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This is review of the brilliant and wonderful Craig Rome from cannz tours. We travelled with friends as a 4 and had private tour all day with Craig into southern alps. What an experience and what a fantastic and funny guy Craig is, we had...More

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for booking my tour and I had a great time with you all. I hope that Martin will remember his 50th birthday in NZ for many years. Great to hear that you got a brilliant day in Milford and X'mas day too. Thanks so...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to book two day trips with Can NZ Tours after our original plans got cancelled. We did a Mt Cook day trip and then had a TransAlpine experience the next day. Craig from Can NZ is a great, cheerful guide, full of...More

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. That was just such fun two days travelling with you both and so enjoyed the chats about your different upbringings and current lives. I enjoyed the Wellington match but was pretty dissapointed with the referee in Lima however...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We only had one full day in Christchurch, which we had saved for a day trip to Arthur’s Pass. Given the time of the year (winter), every company that I had contacted, rejected my reservation because the minimum group numbers (four people) for the tours...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Craig for a wonderful 3 nights and days full or entertainment , lovely food and incredible sight seeing. One of the best moments was Milly waiting for us at the airport! Looking forward to trying out your homemade bread recipe and hoping it...More

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks very much for finding me on the Internet and booking those tours with me. That was great fun enjoying those few days with you and sorry you couldnt stay to watch all of the All Blacks Wallabies game....Hope you got on ok in Milford...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a wonderful day out with Craig our guide, out from Christchurch in the morning on the scenic route to the train station, hopped onto Trans Alpine railway train ride to Arthurs Pass, where Craig met us. The snow on the mountains was stunning...More

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クレイグ, Owner at Can NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for your very kind comments. That was just a wonderful day to be up in the Mountains with so much fresh snow.As you said there was almost no one else up there which makes it doubly special. Undoubtedly some of our best scenery can...More

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