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Gala Local Tours

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Explore Auckland and surrounding areas on a small group, private tour with a friendly local guide. A maximum of six guests provides a personalised view of Auckland city sights including volcanoes, the waterfront and museum as well as wild West Coast...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Claire is very knowledge about Auckland and surrounding area. She made our tours fun and was willing to adjust tours to suit our interests. She even went above and beyond by playing a round of golf with us. If you are looking for knowledgeable, fun...More

Thank Diana A
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diana, thanks so much for the lovely review! It was great to spend time with you both over the five days. Wishing you well for future travel. All the best, Claire

Reviewed 25 September 2018

I am very grateful to Claire for the amazing introduction she gave me to Auckland. She fitted so much in to the time I had available and everything she showed me was tailored to my interests.Claire also gave me a lot of information that will...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks very much Mary for the fantastic review! I'm glad that the tour met your expectations. I do hope that you can return to New Zealand soon and bring your family with you. All the best to you, Claire

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Claire was really knowledgeable and even followed up with me by email on a question that I had. I felt like I had a great overview of the city and learned a lot

Thank VictorS1959
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Victor, Thanks very much for the great review. Yes, it's no problem to follow up if someone needs more information after the tour. I enjoyed spending time with you! All the best for future travels, Claire

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Claire was prompt, communicative, funny and really knew Auckland and the surrounding area. Very personable and prompt.

Thank Tracy H
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi Tracy, thanks very much for taking the time to post a review. I very much enjoyed taking you and your family on tour! I do hope the rest of your time in New Zealand went well. All the best to you, Claire

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Claire (Gala Local Tours) provided the highlight of our Auckland visit. We booked our tour with Claire at the last minute, due to our original vendor canceling. Claire couldn't have been more accommodating. My wife and I were the only two guests that day and...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks Marty for the excellent review! It was my pleasure to take you to the Wild West Coast. I'm glad to hear that it was the highlight of your time in New Zealand. Wishing you both all the best for future travels, Claire

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Claire from Gala Tours is a terrific choice when considering an excursion in or around Auckland. She's very personable, prompt and extremely knowledgeable about the area. Plus, you can work with her to completely customize your day's itinerary. We wanted to see KareKare and Piha...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks very much for the excellent review! Yes it's a great day out visiting the rainforest as well as the renowned black sand beaches. Customizing itineraries is one of my specialties as well. I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour so much. Kind regards, Claire

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Our 1st day in Auckland was a WONDERFUL introduction to New Zealand by Claire. She gave us an informative, fun, well thought out tour of Auckland and surrounding area. She also gave us great tips for the rest of our stay while in New Zealand....More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Kemper, thanks very much for taking the time to post the review. It was my pleasure to host you and your group and I really enjoyed it too! I hope that you decide to come back one day and see more.. Kind regards, Claire

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to be with Claire from Gala Tours in Auckland recently. She took us on a quick over-view of Auckland! She was fun, informative, not in a rush, a great driver and very friendly. We would use her again when we visit Auckland...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Many thanks for the lovely review. I really enjoyed your company and I'm very pleased you're coming back to see more! Kind regards Claire

Reviewed 15 March 2018

My husband and I went to NZ for our honeymoon. We went on a tour with Claire to see some of NZ highlights, black sand beaches, and the karekare waterfall. This tour with Claire was our favorite of them all. The places were amazing to...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks for the fantastic review! We definitely had a fun time. I'm pleased that you both enjoyed it so much. The West Coast black sand beaches never fail to impress. All the best for the future, Claire

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour of Auckland NZ today. She was informative and humorous. I would definitely recommend her!

Thank rickrofeshnaim
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks Rick for the great review! I really enjoyed showing you Auckland - you are fun people to be with! All the best for future travels, Claire

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