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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 17 January 2019

Had a wonderful adventure here and back again with our great tour guide, Louise. What a wonderful day. Both destinations more than fulfilled our expectations. Louise, our guide, was a great driver and a true fountain of knowledge as we drove through this beautiful country...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you for sharing your lovely comments. Our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/Waitomo Caves Combo tour is recognized as the best 1 day return excursion out of Auckland and as you mention our small group sizes of 11 in our transportation ensures a highly personalized...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Nick was very informative. Wonderful views of the city and beaches. Mt Edan was okay but views were great...at least we did not have to walk up to the top. The best stop was Muriwai beach with the gannetts...Beautiful! Stopped at a great place for...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words about our tour and one of our guides. We are passionate about Auckland and what we do. You are right that the difference in our tours is that we not only see...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

This was a small group (8) that spent a full day seeing the sites of Auckland. Nick was very informative and provided a wine tasting experience as well as an ice cream stop. Good way to see the sites.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 your lovely comments on our Auckland Tour. We have designed our tour, as you would now realize, to be the most comprehensive Auckland Tour available. In designing this tour, we have encapsulated the "best of the best." Taking you up the best...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019

Nick is a great guide so ask for him. He is pleasant, easy going and knows his stuff. This tour is a great start your exploring Auckland. You get a real overview of the places to see on your own. Great way to start your...More

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

We believe Auckland is one of the most beautiful cities in the World. You just need a knowledgeable tour guide to show you our spectacular city. We were really pleased to read your comments on one of our tour guides. Everyone of our guides are...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

My partner and I are from Australia visiting Auckland for the first time and our tour guide Alex was amazing he went above and beyond for our tour was very funny and also informative. The hobbiton tour is a Lord of the rings fans dream!...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 you lovely comments about our tour and one of our guides. Is there any better experience than seeing the movie set come alive in front of your eyes. You are clearly a huge fan, but interestingly only 50% of the people...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

I spent a lovely day in Hobbiton and at the glow worm caves! Early pick up at your hotel (6:10am), but it was definitely worth it! 2h driving to reach Hobbiton with Nick who was very nice along the road. Met some good people as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

We were privileged to share both of these iconic attractions with you. Interestingly only about half of the 1.5 million guests who visit Hobbiton annually have watched one of the movies; so never be put off by this. We really appreciate your comments on one...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

My friends and I booked the Hobbiton and Glowworm cave tour before we left for New Zealand. We couldn't be happier with the experience. Our guide, Nick, was friendly and fun and made the day stress free and enjoyable. We were picked up from outside...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you so much for sharing these lovely comments about our tour, our Company and one of our guides. These 2 attractions are "must do" whilst you are in New Zealand with the Caves, dating back to 1887, being the oldest attraction in New Zealand....More

Reviewed 11 January 2019

Nick, our guide and driver, took us to so many beautiful spots all over Auckland. He really maximised our time. We enjoyed his tour in his yellow bus. Very dependable. Highly recommend him for shore excursions in Auckland. Thanks Nick for the wonderful day out.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you for your lovely comments about our tour and one of our tour guides. Auckland is one of the most beautiful cities in the World; you just need a highly knowledgeable guide to show you. You are right that our tour takes you to...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

We drove through the North Island countryside before spending a few hours at Hobbiton, which was fun for all -- die-hard fans and newbies alike. After lunch in Hobbiton we drove to Waitomo caves to see the amazing glow worms, which was quite a treat....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Combo Tour is arguably the best 1 day return excursion from Auckland. One of the things that makes our tour special and different are the routes that we take. We see the day as a journey, rather than just getting you to...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This tour was fantastic!! Nick was a wonderful guide, he made our day pleasant as he had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth K
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on our tour, the particular way that we have designed this and also one of our tour guides. All our tour guides are passionate about our country and in particular these 2 attractions; the 2...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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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
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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