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Carrington Tours

Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
+64 22 070 6686
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Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves.

John the owner of this family owned business and our private tour guide for two amazing days and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
James A
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GREAT TRIP AND SERVICE

We did a trip with our staff in one of the Carrington Limos. Driver was on time, incredibly... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
dbee44
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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 & Land. CTNZ is an official Tourism New Zealand Certified Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Service Operator, your guarantee of authentic quality adventures. We work closely with you to create a personalized itinerary so that your experience in New Zealand is based on your requests, set at your pace, time frame and on your terms, or enjoy one of our fantastic set tours. Our wonderful tours feature life enriching activities, authentic cultural interaction & our exclusive small group tours are popular with those who appreciate a unique personal experience. We offer unsurpassed value, service & flexibility with extras that only we & our partners know to make your trip even more memorable & we always have time to stop & take that picture.
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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

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 :-)

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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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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect ride to and from Hobbitton with John. He arranged the tickets, told us lots about the local area, and engaged in some very enlightening discussion of New Zealand and its successes and challenges. Couldn't have asked for a more competent and...More

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Kia Ora Lois/Fred Thank you for your wonderful review, it is always great to receive such fantastic feedback from our American guests. So nice to talk about so many varied topics and see the joy and happiness in your faces on our journey to and...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We are from Honolulu Hawaii and my husband had business in New Zealand. Since it would overlap with our 35th wedding anniversary I decided to tag along. We knew we wanted to tour the Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton, but I was not sure how...More

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Kia Ora Barbie/AT Simply wonderful to meet you both and spend time with you on such a special occasion, enjoying Waitomo Glow worm caves and Hobbiton Movie Set. Fantastic day/night and so happy we could play a role in your 35th Wedding anniversary, even the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Our group of family and friends spent 3 amazing days with John. We had ideas in mind and with John and Fionas suggesting we created a tour made for us all. It was fantastic, John was hilarious, the vehicle always spotless despite our best efforts...More

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Kia Ora Mike and the Team Thank you for the great review and so glad you all had such a fun time and so happy we got the adventures and activities just right for you friends and the family. As discussed we are already working...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We used John's Van service recently for 6 days when needing to transport a group of visitors to various locations in Auckland and Hamilton. John was always very punctual and went out of his way to give the visitors a great experience. He was very...More

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johnc10119, Owner at Carrington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Kia Ora Jan Marie Thank you for the wonderful review, it was great to meet and spend time with you and a pleasure to take your Indian delegation around the Auckland and Waikato regions on there week long educational tour. Certainly look foward to future...More

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