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“hobbiton tour”(10 reviews)
“new zealand”(44 reviews)
Providing friendly, informative fully guided Day Tours and Shore Excursions from Tauranga and Auckland .Travel to Rotorua, New Zealand’s thermal wonderland! Experience Maori culture, geothermal forces, beautiful scenery and adventure. We also offer...more
Tauranga 3149, New Zealand
+64 7-572 4118
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been on over 50 cruises on all continents and in order to secure peace of mind and convenience I research and arrange my shore excursions before leaving home. With this in mind, I booked and paid for in advance the Wellington Central Tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DCH47
Jan D, Owner at Zealandier Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Don, I wholheartedly felt for you when I had to tell you that this tour would not be running due to lack of bookings - You were the only person to book from your ship and we only run these tours for crusie ship...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally happy that I chose this company for our day tour, when our cruise ship stopped in Tauranga. Had perused different groups and offerings on the 'net months earlier, and concluded that these people offered much of what we wanted to see at a reasonable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 10 person van with Stephen as our guide. It was a fantastic day filled with a sampling of a few of the highlights of the Tauranga area. We went to the factory where they make Manuka honey, visited the Whakarewarewa Maori village...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Geo Thermal grounds, a Maori dance demonstration and Hobbiton in a day was the shore excursion my brother and I took in Tauranga, New Zealand. Jan, our tour guide, presented each of us an extra large Ziploc bag full of drinks and food. (All...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

I was part of a cruise which had a genealogy seminar happening and a bunch of us "genies" met whilst boarding our bus to Hobbiton. It was a wonderful bus ride through the city and then into the countryside of beautiful New Zealand. Hobbiton is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I reached out to Zealandier Tours to help create a 5 day itinerary during our visit to the north end of the island. Thy went above and beyond! I don't believe we missed a thing! We were so fortunate in having the pleasure of Jan...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jan D, Owner at Zealandier Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Lisa Thank-you for taking time to post a review about your experiences here in New Zealand with me. People love to read others experiences which gives them confidence to book their tours with complete strangers. I loved hosting your beautiful family and we were...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

I've availed of the services of Zealandier Tours twice, 1st one was for our honeymoon last Dec 2015 and because we liked their service a lot, got them again for my short family reunion in Auckland last May 2018. We are very thankful for Jan...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Very belated review, but had to be done. We cruised NZ over Christmas/NY (2018/2019) and decided to chance it, and book a tour direct with a supplier rather than through the cruise ship. Two Adults plus a 16 and 14 yo. Hesitant to do so,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Jan D, Owner at Zealandier Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review for others to read - it is very much appreciated. . Yes we did have a fun day out and our little hedgehog visitor was a highlight for many to see. Hobbiton definitely offers a fantastic...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

If your a fan of the hobbit or not, you will be amazed at this tour. Walking around the village, seeing all the hobbit houses is great. The attention to detail is incredible, and make sure you keep up with the tour rep, as they...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We came to New Zealand on a Sun Princess Cruise ship and wanted local tour guides in several locations. the best price for multiple tours , with the best mix of places to visit during the few hours we were in port, was unreservedly Zealandier!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jan D, Owner at Zealandier Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review about your experience with us for others to read, this is very much appreciated.I personally enjoyed hosting you from the port of Tauranga and I too had a great day out with you both - you...More

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1 August 2018|
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Response from Jan D | Property representative |
Hi Newhall California - in regards to your question - you are much closer to Hobbiton Movie set from port of Tauranga. It is only just over 1 hours travel from port of Tauranga.
Lee L
11 July 2017|
Response from Jan D | Property representative |
Hi Lee I am not sure which of our excursions you are specifically asking about as we have several on offer. Most of our tours have some walking throughout the day which are very short and definately not arduos and most of... More