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Gala Local Tours

Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
+64 21 675 757
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Wonderful day Tour !

We booked Claire from Gala Local Tours for a day while we were visiting Auckland from Canada... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eric_Zack
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Ottawa, Canada
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Amazing experience with Claire

I had the opportunity to meet Claire the owner of Gala tours.She is just so warm and lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
arvindsandhu
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Brisbane, Australia
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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 beaches. Other out of the city tours include Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton and Matakana. Customised tours to reflect your interests and time also available. Come with us for an informative and stimulating sightseeing tour!
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked Claire from Gala Local Tours for a day while we were visiting Auckland from Canada. Claire showed us an amazing day, from wine tasting to a beautiful black beach ending the day with a walk to the top of a volcano! Thank you...More

Thank Eric_Zack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to meet Claire the owner of Gala tours.She is just so warm and lovely person.She gave us a private tour of Honey Centre,Heron's Flight Winery,Morris & James Pottery,Goat Island marine reserve,Brick Bay Winery and Puhoi Village.It was a fun day. I...More

Thank arvindsandhu
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Arvind and Afzal for your excellent review! I really enjoyed showing you around the Matakana area. It's a great day out away from the city. I hope that one day I can host you again. All the best for the future, Claire

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Claire is absolutely wonderful! She is very professional and organized and worked with our schedule. Originally we booked a full day tour to Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves but dues to time changes with our cruise ship, she worked with our so that we would make...More

Thank Monica D
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Monica for the excellent review! Glad you all enjoyed the trip to Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Hobbiton. It's one of my most popular tours. Thanks also for the compliments re communications. It's very important for me to respond quickly to queries and also to...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It was really nice of Claire to take on our tour in 22May 2017 as it was already the start of winter (which we had no idea when booking for the tour). She is really friendly and took care of us well during the trip....More

Thank sereneett
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi Serene! Thanks so much for the lovely review. I enjoyed taking you two on the tour and I'm very pleased that you enjoyed it so much. Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton are becoming very popular destinations and even though it's a big day there is...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Claire F. was our excellent tour guide. Our small group of 4 adults asked her to show us sights within driving distance from downtown Auckland. Together, we visited several notable locations such as Pihu beach, Westbrook Vineyards, waterfalls near Karekare, and the rainforest near the...More

Thank slhesten
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi, thanks very much for the excellent review! It was my pleasure to take you on the tour and of course end it with an enjoyable wine tasting session at the picturesque West Brook winery. The tour to Piha and Karekare Beaches is one of...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Claire was absolutely tops. She has excellent local knowledge and recommended a tour that met my interests. The trip up Maungawhau was especially interesting, and we were able to drive up as she is a tour operator. The general city tour and visits to museums...More

Thank Lou K
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Lou, thanks very much for taking the time to post the great review. It was my pleasure to show you around Auckland and I was happy to customise our tour en route so that you could visit the extra museum. Thanks for visiting Auckland!...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Like a number of other reviewers, we knew we would arrive in Auckland after an overnight flight and had booked an afternoon “city tour” with Claire. (Gala Tours is her company name.) She arrived in her minivan at our hotel, and we departed as the...More

Thank PAscuba
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thanks very much for the lovely detailed review! It will give prospective visitors a great insight to my Auckland city tour. I was happy to be of service to you. Kindest regards, Claire

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

If you have some time available in Auckland, make sure to spend an afternoon with Claire! From the tops of volcanoes, through city center and communities on the North side of the city, Claire is extremely knowledgeable about her city. The 3 hours flew by....More

Thank Patti S
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thanks Patti for the excellent review! I really enjoyed spending time with you both and showing you my city. All the best for future travels, Claire

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Personal style backed-up with great knowledge of the city. Claire took us round the key sights & suburbs showing off Auckland at it's bestMore

Thank HansonTighe
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review, I really appreciate it! I believe in tailoring a tour to the visitors' interests where possible and I'm glad you both found the trip so enjoyable. Wishing you all the best for future travels!...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our cruise ship docked early morning in Auckland and our flight did not depart for another 12 hours. How best to spend the day and experience the city? Past reviews on TripAdvisor gave us great confidence in contacting Claire and Gala Local Tours and she...More

Thank rgm1714
Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hi, thanks very much for the lovely review. It was my pleasure to take you on the day tour full of variety. And of course to deliver you to the airport afterwards. As you found it's an ideal way to solve the problem of transporting...More

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