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Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

When we docked at Tauranga on Feb 16th, Jim was waiting for us as arranged when we got off the ship. He was very friendly and informative and we had a brilliant day out with him. I have mobility problems and although I hadn't asked...More

Thank K5125VBsarahl
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We had an excellent day on Saturday 6th February when our cruise stopped in Tauranga / Rotorua for the day and we were greeted by Julie, like we were old friends. The tour started punctually, she greeted 4 couples and our company was good, enhanced...More

Thank Jill N
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We booked this tour prior to leaving home and had no problems at all. The tour was very interesting and varied, and Jim is a great host. We loved the visit to Rotorua and all the sights along the way. It was a wonderful experience,...More

Thank bazandee
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We contacted Jim to book and private tour from our cruise ship . His replies were quick and helpful so we booked an Auckland tour as well Julie meet us for the trip to Tauranga she was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of...More

Thank Beryl L
Reviewed 1 March 2016

After extensive research before our cruise we booked this shore excursion from Tauranga based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. From the first email to Jim we knew that we would have a great day and we were not wrong. Jim met us as arranged outside...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We were on a private excursion from our ship in Tauranga with Archer tours. The tour was posted on Cruise Critic and filled quickly. Working with Jim was easy and he responded quickly to all questions and concerns. The tour to Rotorua was perfect. Julie...More

Thank Sunny51
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We contacted Jim by email to arrange a tour - his communication was great and helpful even when due to Cruise ship error our docking times changed and had to give Jim very short notice. He was very helpful and understanding. We had a small...More

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We had a lovely day out with Julie, felt like we were part of the family. She greeted us promptly at the port of Tauranga and whisked us around to all the highlights and we managed to get to all the sites before the big...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Booked this excursion easily beforehand on Jim’s website. He was very prompt in confirming the booking and took no payment up front. We were met as arranged at the port terminal. The mini bus was smart and comfortable. Jim’s commentary was informative, interesting and delivered...More

Thank lindaj20162016
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Jim, picked us up at the Port of Tauranga for a tour to the Hobbiton movie set and later to Rotorua and the Geo-Thermal area and Geysers. Also he was outstanding with the Maori culture and History. Jim had a very comfortable van and the...More

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Response from JimArcherNZ | Property representative |
Archer Tours started in 2001
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6 February 2016|
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