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V8 Trike Tours - Cruise the Bay of Islands on a custom built V8 350 Chev Trike. Ultimate fun & excitement! Great for all ages. Paihia & surrounding area tours from 30 mins to 1 hour For those who love adrenaline, experience the exhilaration of the...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in Paihia for the day & we spied this company. Denise managed the booking at the stand. She is just wonderful! Friendly, welcoming & explained our options for a ride. We chose the 1/2 hour ride to Opua, a small town nearby. Mark...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa B
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

WOW Lisa! - what a fantastic review, thank you so much. So glad you has such a great time with us and felt safe! All the best & Merry Christmas Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked this tour as a surprise for our last stop in NZ on our cruise. I thought that it would be a blast for me and my 88 year old Mum. Well that it was...... We had such a great ride and felt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank whytefish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience and what a machine especially for petrol heads. Great driver/guide showing us all the attractions and history of Russell then on the open road roaring around at 100K. Definitely by far the best shore excursion on our Seabourn cruise. Highly recommended, many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fraser1942
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a fab experience, a must for all ages. A great way to see areas around Paihia. A great host/driver, was very pleasant and had a laugh with us. Even had a pic with my mum. Thank you for making it enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank suepaddy
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We arrived in Paihia at the start of our New Zealand holiday, looking to enjoy a post-jet-lag quiet 6 days. My wife had other ideas as she booked us on a Thunder Trike Tour. I was slightly dubious but 1 minute into the trip, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Andy B
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hi Andy, Thanks for your great review! So glad you enjoyed your tour, great way to look around. Best Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly to be recommended! Mark is a brilliant chauffeur & a knowledgeable & engaging tour guide. We did the long trip to the Falls and Opua - learned things we didn't know and saw the sights through local eyes. We'd recommend it to a anyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EvJo
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks so much for your great review! Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Just landed from cruise ship" Majestic Princes " first trip to NZ and came across your stand " lets do it we said " very different .. Denise the person selling tickets held our spot while we rushed off to pay by credit card ..on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gjycabarita
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Hi Geoff & Jill Thanks for your great review - so glad you enjoyed your ride on our big beast! Best Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Absolutely agree with all the great reviews of Thunder Trike Tours. We had such an insanely wild adrenalin pumping tour on the back of Mike’s Thunder Trike. Full accolades to Mike for creating a great experience, fabulous personalised service and providing an informative and interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Wendy M
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Wendy, Thanks for your great review! So glad you had such a great time. All the best Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We dropped in at Paihia while on a cruise on Ovation of the seas. The ship pulls in a short 10 minute bus ride, (supplied by cruise line) or 25 minute walk from where the ride leaves from. We had the 30 minute ride to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Julie M
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thanks Julie, Glad you got the chance for a ride especially when Ovation is in Paihia (very busy!) Really is great fun and you obviously enjoyed your ride! Many Thanks Regards Denise & Mark

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We cruised to NZ (waves) and used Thunder Trike Tours to visit different parts of the towns we stopped in. Easy to book online. Very friendly staff and skilled drivers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tanya B
Denkiwi, Owner at Thunder Trike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thanks Tanya. Love the "Wheels & Waves" bit LOL Regards Denise & Mark

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cannytraveller2008
1 July 2018|
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Response from Denkiwi | Property representative |
Hi there, Usually not a problem (however we do charge a little extra) We are going away so just need your dates in Paihia. What tour were you thinking - Scenic, Thriller (30 min) or Combo (60 min) Check our website for... More
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cazza1301
20 April 2018|
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Response from Denkiwi | Property representative |
Hi Carole, Not usually - however we are located right beside where the shuttle bus drops you off in Paihia. We can however drop you off back to the tender wharf after your tour with us. Regards Denise
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