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We offer small group (1-11 guests) bespoke private tours of the very best of New Zealand. CTNZ is 100% New Zealand owned & operated family business. We are New Zealanders & are passionate about sharing the very best of our People, Culture, History...more
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Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
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All reviews fantastic tour thanks john helpful suggestions amazing service new zealand waitomo caves a lot of fun punctual company vehicle jc limos knowledge adventure driver journey auckland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic night 6 lucky Morrinsville children had with a ride in the Super Stretch Limousine to their Intermediate end of year 8 social. John arrived on time and accommodated the many family photos with the Limo before safely driving them into the school....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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John C, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Wayne/Alison Fantastic thank you and as it was last year, a real pleasure to take the young ones to the school social in the super stretch Limousine indeed a great experience due to the excitement and fun it generates for everyone involved. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

John took our family on a wonderful day tour of Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Both were FANTASTIC! He was very warm, funny and friendly. The beautiful drive through the New Zealand country side was a spectacular bonus. We appreciated his knowledge of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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John C, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia Ora Stacey That's awesome, thank you so much for your sentiments and kind words, gratefully accepted. Really was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and meander together throughout the Waikato and Middle Earth all the while discovering, learning and laughing, making for a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

John arranged tours for our group of 8 to visit Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton. He picked us up from our cruise ship, drove us to the sites while providing details on the beautiful country we passed through and had us back to our ship in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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John C, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora MaryAnn, Jim, Rodney Jay, LaNae, Larry, Carlene, Stacey, Steven. Thank you for your fantastic review, It was a real pleasure to meet you all, share information and to take your family on tour and show you some of the best of the Waikato...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had contacted John and Fiona about a few tours we wanted to do and they gave us so many options and customized our itinerary to suit our wants and do's. John was fantastic and very accommodating making sure we were comfortable on the tours,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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John C, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora David, Andrew, Brendan Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure to take all 3 brothers on tour and show you some of the best of the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, Hobbiton and Rotorua. It was fantastic to also learn...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

John the owner of this family owned business and our private tour guide for two amazing days and tours is the best. He is very friendly, funny, and knowledgeable. Being a Native New Zealander he gave us great insight into the native culture and customs....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Kia Ora Jim/Christy Awesome, thank you so much for your amazing review, it is greatly appreciated. It was so good to meet you both, become friends and be able to show you our slice of paradise. Of course we hope to be meeting you again...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We did a trip with our staff in one of the Carrington Limos. Driver was on time, incredibly accommodating and gave us all a lot of laughs on the journey to Bracu. The Limo was immaculate with plenty of space for 11 of us. Excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Kia Ora Eru/Dania/Asheigh and the Crew Thank you for your fantastic review. It was a great day out and Bracu restaurant was a fabulous destination for your company outing. Great to play a small role in your staff function and look forward to the next...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We are a group of friends from Auckland and Australia. We contacted John and Fiona who had the most amazing suggestions and advice for three days of classic kiwi adventure. John and Fiona were worth there weight in gold and the four of us simply...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Kia Ora Liv and team 'AA' Thank you so much for your kind words and fantastic review. We were so glad everything went perfectly with timing and each activity, making for such a great time. Laughing, screaming, laughing, screaming, absolutely hilarious and the faces and...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is the third year we have used Carrington Tours - they're very easy to deal with, reliable and flexible to our requirements. Our international visitors were well looked after by John and Fiona. We will be using their services again for sure!More

Date of experience: June 2018
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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Kia Ora Nastassia Thank you for your review, it is greatly appreciated and as always it is a pleasure working with you and your team. From our perspective It has been great to have a association which such a credible organisation. Always great to meet...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

We were a group of 10 people from India. We were in NZ on business purpose and we were looking for someone with good knowledge and experience to guide us to the places in NZ. John & Carrington Tours curated the best visit for us....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Kia Ora Chitra, Santhosh and all the Educational specialists Thank you for the fantastic review. It was great to meet you all and spend a week together on your educational tour of the Waikato, Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions. Also nice to enjoy some...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

I have used John & Carrington Tours multiple times for work and John & the team are awesome - would highly recommend them for any NZ tour or transport needs. Thanks John :-)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nat D
johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hi Natalie Thank you for your review, it is great working with you and providing transport around the Waikato and beyond for your special clients, always great fun and entertaining. Look forward to hearing from you in the near future. Best Regards John and Fiona

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