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Gala Local Tours

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Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
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A Great Tour Operator in the Greater Auckland Area

Claire from Gala Tours is a terrific choice when considering an excursion in or around Auckland... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
InvisibleExile
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Toronto, Canada
Outstanding Start to our NZ Adventure

Our 1st day in Auckland was a WONDERFUL introduction to New Zealand by Claire. She gave us an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kemper02459
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

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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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

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

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

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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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Claire picked us up at the cruise port and planned a delightful day for us to get an introduction to her beautiful city. The weather was fantastic as was her commentary. We thoroughly enjoyed the city sights and the beaches.

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks Steve for the fabulous review! It was my pleasure to show you both around Auckland and I'm glad you enjoyed it so much. All the best to you, Claire

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Excellent and enjoyable overview of all aspects of Auckland with Claire in a comfortable vehicle that picked us up from the Cruise Terminal and returned us safely too our hotel.

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to send through the nice review! I really enjoyed taking you all around Auckland to then up to Matakana to give you plenty of variety in the day. All the best to you both for future travels, Claire

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We just returned from our 51 day journey and knew we needed to add a review of our short time with Clair. She was an outstanding guide, one of our best guides ever. Our prearranged itinerary was a starting point, but we feel we saw...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for the amazing review! I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour so much. It was certainly my pleasure to show you around - you were so friendly and positive. All the best to you both, Claire

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Claire was a great private tour guide for the 4 of us that finished our cruise in Aukland. She met us right on time from the ship. She drove us all over the city modifying it to what we wanted to see. What great views...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you Diane for the excellent review! I really appreciate your detailed feedback. Yes, a trip around Auckland city and then delivery to the airport is very popular for people finishing their cruise in Auckland. All the best for the future, Claire

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We had the best time visiting the Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton with Claire during our trip to Auckland. She went out of her way to make sure our day ran smoothly and kept us entertained and educated with her stories. Thank you Claire for a...More

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Claire F, Owner at Gala Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to share your positive feedback, much appreciated. I do hope that you'll both come here again one day and see more! Kind regards, Claire

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