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Toru Tours

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Come on our personalized 3-Hour tour, showing you the highlights of what makes this city of Auckland so special. From the diverse eateries to the many Volcanoes, to the working farm,and beautiful gardens that we have. We can guide you to Auckland's...more
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37b Bel Air Drive | Hillsborough, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 274 570 011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is the perfect way to get an overview of Auckland and get your bearings if you have just arrived in Auckland and/or are staying for only a day or 2. Many of these places you visit would be difficult to see on your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ParkerL7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a comprehensive 3 hour tour by Paul in his small green bus, around all the areas mentioned on his website. He then drove us back up into the Ponsonby area where we are staying. Well worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just disembarked from the Noordam cruise ship, this was an excellent orientation tour. From the second Paul picked us up at the Cordis hotel, we knew it would be good. We prefer small groups as it makes getting of and getting on that much...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trevor T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paul was tour guide and he was very personable. He took us to key spots around Auckland which were nice to see to familiarize ourselves with the city on our arrival. The timing was perfect for us because of the gap between the ship’s disembarkment...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank L O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only in Auckland for a day, so I wanted a tour that would show me some highlights and help me get a feel for the city. And this tour did not disappoint. I loved seeing the silver fern and other plants in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Toru Tours on recommendation from a friend and we really enjoyed it. Paul our guide was very informative and friendly and told us lots of interesting things about Auckland and it’s history. We got picked up from our hotel and dropped off there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We had fun on the tour, and it was a real pleasure hosting you all. Safe journeys to you all. Paul.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paul was very helpful, friendly and informative. Assisted my 95 yr-old mother with her walker at all stops and kept her company while the rest of the bus group climbed Mt Eden. He negotiated Auckland's dire traffic jams with apology and a smile. Happy to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was three hours well spent. Paul, the guide, took us to lots of the main sites around the city, that would be difficult to reach by walking. We went to Mount Eden, One Tree Hill, the Winter Gardens and over the Harbour Bridge. Made...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Knitter8
Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. Yes one of the great things about taking the tour, is that you really don't know what's in a city, until you get a local guide to show you. We take the difficulty of getting around away. Safe Journeys...More

Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

Paul was a great guide and we enjoyed the city overview. Especially good if you like parks and gardens. Plenty of time out of the van. I think we spent a little too much time looking at the upper crust neighborhoods but for some that...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This tour gave me a good overview of Auckland and we saw some extremely impressive views of the city. I really enjoyed the Domain too! The best thing about the tour though is Paul, the driver and guide. He’s a courteous and safe driver and...More

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24 June 2016|
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Response from Torutours | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. Yes you can book online, and just add in the comments box. 11am pick up. I will be at the Princes Wharf iSite information Centre. This 150 yards from the exit of the ship. Regards Paul.
6 February 2016|
Response from BethH732 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to address this question to the operator. They were very obliging, so if it was at all possible, I'm sure they'd work out something.
9 March 2015|
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Response from Torutours | Property representative |
Hi .Thank you for your enquiry. We can certainly help with assisting with you planning. If you could please let me what you would like to see, we can help organise. Regards Paul.