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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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All reviews waitomo glowworm caves full day tour combo tour guide david family owned vineyard flowed smoothly hobbit movie set back roads glow worms new zealand terrific tour strongly recommend this tour one tree hill small group picked up from our hotel great driver dropped off
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Spent the day from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm driving through the country side to see Hobbiton and the Glow Worm Caves and the the tour guide (David) was extremely knowledgeable about the places along the route of interest. Great sense of humor and a...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 about our tour and one of our guides. All our guides are known in the industry for their depth of knowledge not just on these 2 attractions and the points of interest en route but New Zealand history,...More

Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Thank you Mr Tour Guide David you are wonderful 👏😎🤗11stars Auckland is beautiful place loved everything learned as much about New Zealand & Auckland Davenport is favoured we are going back tonight wow thanks for teaching me Maori too Regards the Lamb from Rockhampton CQMore

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

Auckland is one of the most beautiful and spectacular cities in the World. You just need an experienced and knowledgeable guide to show you the stunning scenery, explain the history of the places visited and the fauna and flora en route. Our Half Day tour...More

Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful way to start our tour of New Zealand! It was a small tour group (only 7 of us), which was perfect! We felt like we were treated to so many things in and around Auckland that we would never have gotten to...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 choosing our Full Day Tour of Auckland. Overseas guests may not realize but due to the geography and topography of Auckland, the best way to see Auckland is in a small 12 seater vehicle. We can go where the bigger buses physically...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We had an awesome tour with Louise, everything was very organized and on time. Louise was very knowledgeable and kept us entertained with her stories and sense of humor! We got to enjoy Hobbiton with time to shop for gifts. The small size of the...More

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

Thank you for choosing our tour and your lovely comments about our tour and one of our tour guides. Our tour, with a maximum of 11 guests, is designed to be small and ensure that you miss all the queues, the crowds, the lines and...More

Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful day, I did the Hobbiton and glow worm caves tour with Nic. Definetly recommend for young, old and in between. I was nervous being a first time solo traveller but I was at ease immediately. If I come back to NZ with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you for sharing your comments on our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Glowworm Tour. Unquestionably this tour is the best way to see the 2 attractions that are "must sees" in New Zealand and what are widely regarded as the 2 most iconic attractions in New Zealand....More

Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

First off, I would like to give our driver, Dave a 5 star review for his impeccable service. He was very friendly, funny, and definitely entertaining. He was so full of knowledge that anyone would be lucky to have him as a guide. Tours: Hobbiton:...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments on our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Tour and also your comments on one of our tour guides. Our guides are known in the industry for their depth of knowledge, not just on these 2 attractions and the points of interest...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

We booked a tour to Hobbiton and the Waitimo Glow Worm caves. It was a fantastic day. Started early at around 6am and ended at about 5pm. Started off in Hobbiton. Our guide, Alex, was great. Such a knowledgeable and friendly guy. He really made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Thank you for these lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Combo Tour and one of our tour guides. You are right that an early start means that we can beat the peak hour traffic leaving Auckland but also miss the 5,000 people that go to Hobbiton...More

Reviewed 23 January 2019

Picked up on arrival at port with our luggage and only a small group 5 of us in total in a comfortable small mini van. Nick and Tyler were our guides and they were very knowledgeable,funny and professional. We went to winter gardens, drove around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

We welcomed these lovely comments on our Half Day Auckland Tour. Auckland, as you now know, is one of the most beautiful cities in the World. You just need a skilled and knowledgeable guide to show you. Our Half Day Tour of Auckland is widely...More

Reviewed 22 January 2019

Our guide Nick was great. He picked us up on time, made sure everything ran smoothly, and was very friendly. The Hobbiton movie set was well worth the trip, it was great to see behind the scenes. The glow worms were magical. A long day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Thank you for sharing these lovely comments on our tour and one of our guides. You are right that you cannot escape the fact that Hobbiton is a good 2 hour drive from Auckland in the midst of some of our most stunning countryside. We...More

Reviewed 22 January 2019

Very entertaining tour. Our driver Nick gave excellent descriptions of areas we traveled mixed with a witty sense of humor. We enjoyed the movie set and the glow warm caves.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write these lovely comments about our tour and one of our guides. We believe all our highly knowledgeable guides assist in a marked way to ensure that each and every one of our guests have an experience that...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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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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