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Gala Local Tours

Auckland Central, Auckland 1347, New Zealand
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Very knowledgeable!

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

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Tracy H
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
Womderful Tour Experience - Highlight of our NZ trip!!

Claire (Gala Local Tours) provided the highlight of our Auckland visit. We booked our tour with... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Martin L
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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 1 May 2018

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

Thank Tracy H
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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 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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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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