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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 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

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Just a couple of danes recommending the best driver/guide Nick (sorry if it's spelled wrong). We had a great time at the movie set and in the caves. Always nice with a little skinny-dip ;) - Emma & MathiasMore

Thank mathias h
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

It is clear you had a special day you will treasure for a long time. If one of our tour guides contributed to making this special, then we are very pleased to read this. Reading between the lines, I can also see that you had...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019

One of the best tours I have been on, definitely for me a must do if you are in Auckland! Fantastic day in Hobbiton, and at the glowworm caves. Meet some very nice people in my group and had a lot of fun during the...More

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

Thank you for these lovely comments and in particular your comment 'that it was one of the best tours you have every been on." Is there a better experience than seeing the movie set come alive in front of your eyes. Like you, people are...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

I am not sure I can say enough good things about this tour group, the tour and the overall day. I think, unless you just don't like LOTR movies, you would MUST-SEE this. The glowworm caves were a treat afterwards. Unfortunately my older daughter was...More

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

Thank you for sharing your comments on our very popular Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour. I can read the enthusiasm in your comments and it is clear you had a very special day and that one of our guides contributed to making...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

I had such a nice time with this tour. My guide Nic was lovely and professional. Pick up was on time.very Recommendable.More

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

Thank you for these lovely comments about our tour and one of our guides. We pride ourselves on our punctuality and our communication to every one of our guests from the moment we receive your booking to the moment we say 'good-bye.' We realise you...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent trip, well planned and organised by Nick our tour guide! We were guided the entire time so our trip went fluently and without any hick-ups. Recommend to couples , family’s the lot!More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you for these lovely comments. It is the little, often unseen things, that make the difference between a good tour and an excellent one. We love your comments as you clearly appreciate the attention to detail by one of our tours guides continually throughout...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Nick was imppecible; I would not recommend going to the Waitomo Glow Worm Cave unless you have kids. Kinda overrated.More

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

Thank you for sharing your comments and your lovely comments on one of our tour guides. We note your comments on the Caves and appreciate that the Caves may not have lived up to your expectations, but every year thousands of our guests are spellbound...More

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

It was such a fun day. Great service provided by Nick with his local knowledge & great sense of humour. We would recommend this service to all our friends. Thanks heaps to Nick. From family of 4:)More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VickyPower4
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Our tour is perfectly designed for individuals, couples or families. Every one of our guides have a deep knowledge of all our tours and are committed to providing outstanding tours and an outstanding guest experience. Is there any better tour than what you experienced where...More

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Was an early start but well worth it. Nick was a great tour guide - passionate, knowledgeable and a good driver. We’d definitely recommend any Auckland visitors doing this full day trip - an experience we’ll always rememberMore

Thank Cosquilla
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

We really appreciated reading your comment "good driver." For our company the personal safety of everyone on our transportation is our #1 priority, with the tour always coming second. We really appreciate that you noticed and commented on this. it is clear that you had...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time on our tour to the Hobbiton movie set and the Waitimo Gloworm caves. Nick, our driver, was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable not only about the attraction sites but also the countryside. The small group nature of...More

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

All our tours are small and personal giving those who choose the opportunity to strike up new friendships; you clearly did this. We value your comments immensely as you can now appreciate how our tour has been designed to enhance your experience. The special tips...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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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
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
2 September 2017|
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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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