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Fun Filled 2 Day New Zealand Tour!

We highly recommend Milestone Tours! Ewald, our tour guide, was absolutely exceptional! He... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
Top Notch Tour of Hobbiton and Waitomo

You will not find a more knowledgeable, interesting, and kind tour guide than Ewald. He had booster... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Amy S
Alexandria, Virginia
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Experience the real New Zealand with Milestone Tours. We specialise in day tours and shore excursions in and around Auckland. Enjoy Auckland's city sights and picturesque beaches or come with us to Waitomo, Rotorua, Taupo, Hobbiton, Coromandel...more
231 b Titirangi Road | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend Milestone Tours! Ewald, our tour guide, was absolutely exceptional! He provided information about New Zealand while riding on a comfortable Mercedes van. He was very professional. We greatly enjoyed our tour because the logistics and the driving was taken care of. We...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

You will not find a more knowledgeable, interesting, and kind tour guide than Ewald. He had booster seats for my kids and was super patient with them. Hobbiton exceeded our expectations and was not very crowded due to the winter season. The kids enjoyed seeing...More

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Ewald-Boss, Owner at Milestone Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Dear Amy, thanks for taking time to write such a kind review. It's my pleasure to share such nice and interesting destinations with visitors to New Zealand. We always do our very best to keep our passengers comfortable and happy. I hope you had a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Our small group traveled around Auckland and Rotorua with Milestone Tours, and its very professional and knowledgeable guide, Ewald. All of the logistics were handled flawlessly; the driving was excellent in a very comfortable vehicle; and all recommendations provided were sound and helpful. Ewald clearly...More

Thank ProjectZen
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had an excellent 2 day tour to all the high points of the North Island with John of Milestone Tours. We could not have done it without John's guiding and driving and Ewald's plan! It was perfect! John was very flexible, informative and helpful....More

Thank boymomdfw
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We took the Rotorua Waitomo Taupo 2-day tour with a group of 10 after our cruise around New Zealand. John was prompt in picking us up at the cruise terminal and off we went. John gave us some information about the area as we drove,...More

Thank OBwan49
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Ewald was a wonderful guide to this cultural and geological day trip. He kept everyone informed, interested, and safe. The drives were beautiful, Rotorua and the Maori village of Whakawarewa, and the Waitomo glow worm caves were unmissable. Getting out of the city (Auckland) and...More

Thank gillyfry3517
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had a fantastic time with Ewald on the two day Rotorua Waitomo Taupo tour and he very kindly added in Hobbiton on our return journey to Auckland (at our request and cost). It was great that he ran the tour with only two people....More

Thank madderred
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We did the Rotorua Waitomo Taupo Tour as a group of 10. John picked us up at the cruise terminal and we had a quite wonderful two days. The tour was a good mix of activities from the Glow Worm cave tour, to the geothermal...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We took a day trip from Auckland to Coromadel Peninsula! Our driver and tour guide Ewald, picked us up from our hotel and guided us all day. It was very personal. He was well knowledged and patient with every stop. He took us to Kauri...More

Thank Annie K
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Picked up by Daryl at Cruise pier. He transferred our luggage to hotel and provided us an extensive tour of Auckland with drop off at our hotel. We visited multiple high points of the city including several viewpoints created by volcanic activity. Daryl provided an...More

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Charles L
5 June 2018|
Response from Ewald-Boss | Property representative |
Hi Charles thanks for your inquiry. Our standard 2day tour doesn't include a visit to Hobbiton. However we might be able to tailor the itinerary to your liking by adding a visit to Hobbiton. Please contact me for a quote... More
10 April 2018|
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Response from ProjectZen | Reviewed this property |
HI- We booked our hotel separately, and stayed at the Sofitel Viaduct Harbor which was very nice. Right on the water. Nice café right on the harbor for morning coffee, pastries, quiche, eggs, etc -- in addition to the... More
kirit K
25 January 2018|
Response from Margaret Lynn M |
Milestone Tours will bend over backwards to help you out, and The Grand Chancellor is an excellent hotel