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Scott Tours

51 Lund Road | Tauranga, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
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Tour to Rotoura N Z from Taranga

I would highly recommend this tour. Yvonne was waiting when we disembarked frpm the ship. Spent 3... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
Maz560
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Melbourne, Australia
Grand day out

We hand a grand day out with Yvonne. It is so much better to have someone local to show you around... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
harrisondavid218
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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We are a tour company providing small group tours in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. We specialise in Rotorua day tours and guarantee a fun & relaxing day for our customers. We are extremely flexible, tailoring your day to your needs. Friendly, knowledgeable and local hosts to make your tour the unforgettable highlight of your trip. Pick ups from your cruise ship - Port of Tauranga, Tauranga Airport and Tauranga Accommodations.
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51 Lund Road | Tauranga, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

I would highly recommend this tour. Yvonne was waiting when we disembarked frpm the ship. Spent 3 hrs sightseeing to rotorua. There were 6 passengers which made the tour very personalal. I would give this tour 10 out of 10 Thanls Yvonne

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you for your review. I very much enjoyed your company on the day. We love taking you people on our tours to show you our lovely country.Thanks once again take care.Yvonne.

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

We hand a grand day out with Yvonne. It is so much better to have someone local to show you around their own area. Not only did Yvonne know all the best place to see she knew all the people as we. Highly recommended

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Thank you for you Review. Sorry for it been a late reply.I do enjoy taking people to our venues knowing that the people operating there that I only settle for the best and that is what they do for our visitors.

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

My husband and I had a fantastic day trip to Wai-O-Tapu and the surrounds. We had a great day trip and saw many geothermal features. Yvonne is a very knowledgeable guide with a friendly personality. Yvonne picked up us from the hotel at Tauranga and...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you Vivian for your Review.It was a pleasure to take you and your husband on tour to Wai-O-Tapu and our surrounds.I enjoyed as much as you to be able to show off our great country. Great day had by all.Regards to you both.

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

Geoff met us (Two Older Australian Couples) at the Cruise Ship Terminal and provided a fantastic day trip to Wai-O-Tapu and surrounds. A knowledgeable and personable guide, Geoff took us around his region where we not only saw the highlights but had some unexpected stops...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thanks Pauline for your review on Tripadvisor.Yes as you say Geoff goes all the way to make sure you come away with a lasting and memorable experience.A good result also that Geoff connected you with Good company tours of Dunedin of who we know also...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Following advice of others we booked the trip to Wai-O-Tapu instead of to other mineral pools and so glad we did. Amazing colours. Booked online instead of booking cruise tours. Much cheaper. Small group. Scott Tours were waiting for us when we disembarked. Only problem...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thanks for the review.A bit unusal that you had to wait for the time you say the ships are mostly 30 mins of docking with each other but we are so sorry that you had that wait,but are very pleased that you had a great...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2017

Booked this online as cruise tours too expensive. We had a wonderful time at the village with a lovely guide. We got to see all the thermal attractions without having to walk too far. The Mud pools were not so good as the recent earthquake...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Thanks for you kind words on visiting Whakarewarewa village.so pleased you had a wonderful tour.Yes we agree with your words of a delicious lunch it gives you an Idea of taste and how there food is cooked.The Maori people pride them selves on there culture...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2017

Scott Tours saved our Tour Excursion Day! We recently arrived in Tauranga by cruise ship, which at the last-minute cancelled our shore excursion to Rotorua, which we had pre-booked many months prior, due to lack of participants. Having conceded to us just walking around the...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Thank you Guys for that great Review.We are so lucky to have such a Passionate person that helps us with our tours.Yes we know he goes that extra mile to make sure that your tour with Scott tours is a memorable one.We are ever so...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

We done the Wai-O-Tapu with George as our guide and had the best day ever. This was the 2nd time we have toured with Scott Tours whilst cruising NZ and could not have asked for anything more from a tour. George and Yvonne were waiting...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2016

Thank you both for that great Review.It is always a pleasure to have you on our tours it was unfortunate that your ship arrived into the port late so to get you around to see as much as possible before dark.For us it is satisfaction...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2016

The lovely Yvonne took us and two friends on a day trip to Rotorua. She is a lovely gal, and a font of information. The cultural show and tour of Rotorua were really enjoyable. Due to our ship being delayed by a day, we had...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2016

Thanks Lynne for your kind words and taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure to have taken you to our wonderful Geothermal area in Rotorua knowing that you would have enjoyed the culture show etc. Making sure you were booked in...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2016

Found Scott Tours via TripAdvisor. Glad we did. Our tour included the beautiful waters and geothermal features of WaiOTapu as well as a number of side trips including the scenic drive from our port at Tauranga to Rotaurua. Lots of great spots and stops in...More

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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2016

Thanks John for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you on my tour to Wai-O-Tapu.With us having the same interest in our music made the day interesting for me it was great, and as always that the end of the day I...More

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Thank you for your enquiry. Tours from the port of Tauranga can take 5 to 7 hours depending on the ship when it arrives and departs.Cost depends on which venue you visit in Rotorua.yes we will pay commision to travel agents... More
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