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Haka Tours

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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About Haka Tours
Voted 2018's best New Zealand tour operator, Haka Tours offers 3-24 day Adventure and Snow tours of New Zealand. Our difference? We believe size matters – all of tours have a max size of 16 people. Tours are also completely flexible – all tours include the basics such as transport, accommodation and breakfasts but you choose the activities you want to add to your trip. Reserve your spot with just a $99 deposit, pay off the balance later. Create your dream New Zealand tour today!
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ladytraveler1041 wrote a review Jun 2022
Santa Ana, California11 contributions7 helpful votes
We had a terrible experience. Our guide had never guided before and didn't know anything. 12 days with no information from her at all. She was just a driver but we were told she was a guide. Ha! a REAL GUIDE would have been nice. Our vehicle was old and uncomfortable. Nothing worked. The seats were bumpy. The PA system was broken. This company cuts corners and tries to go cheap. We tried to talk to them about couldn't get anyone to do anything., I would not recommend them
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Elizabeth K wrote a review Apr 2020
2 contributions5 helpful votes
I booked a trip scheduled 2nd April, the company notified me that due Covid 19 pandemic the tour would be cancelled. I was offered options of a refund or get credits. I chose refund as I was not gonna get any other time which they concurred. After 2 weeks I was contacted by one rude Eva Lawrence who stayed that the business was not doing well due to the pandemic hence they would not refund back the money?! So is that how you treat your customers? Was it my fault that you cancelled the trip due to the pandemic??! I need a refund ASAP. lizahkeru@yahoo.com +61450753569
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Response from EveLawrence, General Manager at Haka Tours
Responded 18 Apr 2020
Hi Elizabeth, I'm so sorry about this. By no means do myself or my staff ever mean to be rude in any way. We are all in an incredibly difficult global situation and different laws in different countries make things very grey for business across the globe. As I mentioned in a previous correspondence you should be able to claim any and all costs directly from your travel insurance provider as our trips were cancelled on direction from the government therefore our contracts weren't cancelled by Haka they were 'frustrated' by the government regulations. I can forward your comms into our business owner Eve
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crouch241 wrote a review Mar 2020
Basingstoke, United Kingdom13 contributions
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I was a bit anxious about going solo. I need not have worried as I was with a wonderful group and tour leader. The accommodation ranged from ok to excellent. For me a clean comfortable bed and I’m happy. There were many activities on offer but no pressure to take them up. These were offered the day before and free activities were mentioned. I would have missed some wonderful walks if they had not been mentioned by are guide. I had pre booked my activities and only 2 got cancelled bye to bad weather and time. It was easy to get alternatives. I had the most wonderful time and for once my time away did not fly by. This could be because the pace of the tour was almost right. Every one agreed that the time at Able Tasman National park could have done with an extra day then it would be bang on the money. After all that I would definitely go with haka again and would heartily recommend to anyone.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from EveLawrence, General Manager at Haka Tours
Responded 24 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for the review. The team at Haka are super pleased you enjoyed your tour. Please come and join the Haka Whanau again when this all clears up!!
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Geraldine C wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions6 helpful votes
Joined a tour 24 Epic adventure tour with Char it is amazing. Still have 10 days to go. There have been only 2 of the hostels that we’re average but we saved so much choosing a hostel tour with twin accomodation that l am ok about the simple living when all the beauty is outside everywhere. We keep on thinking we have trumped all experiences and then we experience another magnificent landscape, additional activity or accommodation which is location, location, location. Char is full of local knowledge advice and is a lot of fun. Char has a good effect on group dynamics l would highly recommend this tour guide and the tour itself. 10 out of 10. The only downfall is the poor free wifi, Char suggested we get a month internet connection as she explained that the free wifi was not always reliable and l wish l had of.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from EveLawrence, General Manager at Haka Tours
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for your amazing review Geraldine. Charlotte is a fabulous guide, we love her and I will certainly pass this feedback onto her. New Zealand is a beautiful place with great activity choices, Maori culture and scenery. Be sure to come back and join the Haka Tours Whanau again soon! Safe travels, Eve
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Rydcook wrote a review Mar 2020
Bar Hill, United Kingdom4 contributions
Super lovely group of people. Our tour guide was excellent. I really enjoyed the cultural aspects of the tour (for example doing the Haka Dance, carving Jade stone) it was genuine, authentic and less touristy. I loved that accomodation & transport was all taken care of as it meant for a stress free experience. Perfect to end of with the Paddle a Waka. Awesome stuff. Highly recommended for all ages. If you want less touristy, more culture, nice people and a range of awesome activities to choose from, go for this! If you can, stick around and get a campervan for a while too. Enjoy!
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Response from EveLawrence, General Manager at Haka Tours
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour and the experiences Haka Tours could provide and we hope you join us again in the future!
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