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Auckland Scenic Tours

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Want to see the best of Auckland, Hobbiton and/or the Waitomo Caves in one day? Then Auckland Scenic Tours Award winning tours provide the ideal personalised escorted tours of the “must see” attractions, landscapes and sights of Auckland and beyond...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nick and Tyler our driver and his assistant were fantastic. Tyler was like having your own personal photographer. We were the only ones on the tour. They took us to such exotic locations and gave us a real feel for the beautiful ecology around Auckland....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lynnabramson
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing our very popular Auckland West Auckland Eco Trilogy Tour. Your group, as you say, were fortunate in essence in having a personal tour. It is clear that you have some special photos and memories that you will treasure for a long...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nick was a wonderful driver and made the experience very enjoyable. He was very accommodating and helpful. It was a long day but well worth it.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mombo1950
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments about our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings) /Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour and one of our tour guides. You are right that you cannot escape the long day as Hobbiton and the nearby Caves are 2 hours out of Auckland....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick gave us a wonderful adventure "There and back again". Sights were wonderful but would have liked a little more time to explore the shire and sit to enjoy Hobbit ale and the meat pies.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J2717LGlaurenc
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our tour and one of our guides. You are right that every single one of guests would love to stay in Hobbiton and the Green Dragon for hours and hours. There is no better place particularly in winter...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with David our guide. This was a small group tour which suited us completely. David was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Prior to the tour we had no idea that we would be seeing so much...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our Full Day Tour of Auckland and one of our guides. You are right that our Full Day Tour of Auckland is widely regarded as the most comprehensive tour of Auckland available, ideal in your situation where you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very taken care of and felt like we were part of a little family. Our tour included a lunch which we thought was fabulous. It was a lot of time driving in the car so we were thankful someone else was doing the...More

Thank hannahpQ1759FG
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We really appreciated receiving your comments on our tour and your experience. All our tours are small tours with a maximum of 11 guests designed for that personal experience. We start as strangers but at the end you are right that we are like a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was doing solo trip and I booked hobbiton + waitomo cave tour. I was little afraid of being alone in this tour, so I downloaded bunch of mp3 music the day before the tour. But there was nothing to worry about! The tour guide...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments. We have so many single travellers on our tours and we make them and in fact every single person on one of our tours feel special. We want to take care of all the little details so that...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were struggling to find a tour so last minute, and ended up flying in a day early so we could book the only date left for weeks! Felt the trip was a great value. Tyler our driver was very friendly and knowledgeable without being...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our tour, our Company and one of our tour guides. For us punctuality is one of our hallmarks. You are right that all our 8 tours are widely regarded as being the best value -for- money available. Additionally...More

Reviewed 15 February 2019

All the DIY Hobbiton tours were booked up, so we took this one as it was the only one available, and we wanted to see the glow-worm caves too. How glad we were! It was an unforgettable experience for our last day in New Zealand....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments about our tour. You are right that Hobbiton is extremely busy with 5,000-6,000 people visit Hobbiton daily. However, our tour has been designed to miss the queues, the crowds and also the traffic out of Auckland to ensure...More

Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

This was an awesome tour and everything was perfect from when we met the tour driver until we ended the tour. Our tour driver was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed this trip so much!More

Date of experience: February 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share these lovely comments about our tour and one of our tour guides. Taking care of all the little details on any of our 8 tours is important to us; from the moment we receive your booking till...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

If you’re a LOTR fan who finds themselves in the north island, this is a no brainer. Trip was well organised and made things easy if you don’t fancy driving yourself. Highly recommended.More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings) and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo Tour is the best return 1 Day excursion out of Auckland where you can see the 2 attractions regarded as the most iconic in New Zealand in 1 Day. These are "must sees" on...More

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Momofthre3
19 May 2018|
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
We would love to take you to Hobbiton and back or show you our fabulous City. Both products available on line
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Momofthre3
18 May 2018|
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Hi. We presume that you are on the Radiance of the Seas which arrives in port at 6:30am and leaves at 6pm. You do not have time to do both Hobbiton and the Caves. You could do one or the other but definitely not both. You... More
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almurray35
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Thank you for your enquiry. Cambridge is about a 30 minute drive to the Hobbiton Movie Set. Google maps will likely show you 2 routes that you could take Tours operate from 9am to 3:30pm, though later in summer.
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