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Custom Day Tours NZ

Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-542 0267
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Customized to Perfection!

My husband and I traveled to Tauranga during a South Pacific Cruise. Our cruise line did not offer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tabatha S
most excellent

Carolyn made this trip memorable with all her knowledge and knowhow. The Maori village and the... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Anita T
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Here at Custom Day Tours we specialize in making your excursions memorable, stress free, informative and fun. We work directly with you the client to design the tour that best suits your needs. We are a husband and wife team who love showing you the best we have on offer between Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo and the Coromandel. We offer private and group tours for cruise ship clients as well as personalized affordable tours for all tourists in NZ. We guarantee safe arrival back to your cruise ships on time and delivery to your accommodation for all other travellers. VIP travellers are catered for within Custom Day Tours and we welcome you to contact us for your private tour.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to Tauranga during a South Pacific Cruise. Our cruise line did not offer any excursions in this port that appealed to us so we reached out to Terry and Carol hoping to obtain a customized private tour. They not only...More

Thank Tabatha S
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tabatha, Many thanks for your very kind comments about the adventures we had together while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We strive to make your time with us a highlight of your Cruise around New Zealand and Australia leaving you...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Carolyn made this trip memorable with all her knowledge and knowhow. The Maori village and the redwoods were just the highlights. we will be getting in touch again if and when we go back.More

Thank Anita T
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Anita Hi!, Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments about the awesome day we had together while your Ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. Our goal is to make all of our clients experience with us the Highlight of your...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

On docking in port the weather turned to a rainy day but we decided to go ahead with our tour. Our driver Terry was very knowledgeable and accommodating to our requests and had a good sense of humour. The tour was great despite the weather....More

Thank Dianne H
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dianne Hi! I am so pleased that, despite the weather, you had an enjoyable day together touring with me while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. I thoroughly enjoy showing visitors just a small part of our beautiful country. We are blessed...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was an excellent tour and our guide Carolyn was amazing. We had tried to book another tour company for our day in port and that company was full but they told us to contact their friend Carolyn, her and her husband own Custom Day...More

Thank Leslie E
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Hi Guys, Thank-you for taking some of your precious time to comment on the day we had together when your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We do our utmost to ensure that all of our clients wishes are fulfilled by taking them...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We were met in the Independent tour operator area of the dock on our Holland America cruise. There was time to get a good cup of coffee from a coffee van there. What we liked about Rob was that he was flexible about time spent...More

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Planner 55 Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to comment on your days touring with Rob when your Ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. Rob is a top quality driver and Guide and we are so lucky that he works for us and...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had both Terry & Carolyn guide our group of 19 on a private tour I arranged months ago. Great job. Loved all the scenic stops and information on the wild, plant, and just general life. Te Puia was super. Makes a long day when...More

Thank Soulefulltraveler
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your kind comments on the awesome day we all had together touring from your ship while berthed at the port of Tauranga. We are "Spoilt for Choice" as to which natural wonders to visit that are so bountiful in our...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Carolyn picked us , 2 S. Florida couples on Azamara cruise, outside the cruise terminal in Tauranga. After quick discussion, she put together an action packed agenda for us which included visits to 2 amazing parks, Mauri show, Kiwi farm, blue & green lakes, and...More

Thank Aviv T
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Aviv T, I was thrilled to hear from you and thank-you for taking the time and writing such favorable comments on the awesome time we had together while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We are so lucky to have so...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Making the booking with Custom Day Tours was a breeze. Our cruise ship arrived in Tauranga In Jan 2017 and our group of 18 friends met Carolyn at the end of the wharf where she took us to the bus. Here we met Terry who...More

Thank Max_Rx
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you so much for taking the time to comment on the awesome time we had together when your Cruise Ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. Our goal is to make your time with us the Highlight of the many Ports you visit around...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Booked the Rotorua Day Tour before we left Australia with Custom Day Tours, and arrived in Tauranga NZ on the Celebrity Solstice on the 18th February only to find heavy rain which prevented us from joining the tour. I went and saw Terry & Carolyn...More

Thank Terry C
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank-you for posting this review. We were disappointed that you were both unable to join the tour with us while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga but were most appreciative that you disembarked to tell us that you had cancelled however despite...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I think we met the original Energizer Bunny! Carolyn Kelliher met us at the dock and from the word "go," we knew we were in great hands. Her dry wit and fact-filled commentary were fun and informative as she brought us on a brief walk...More

Thank lal5510
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you so much for the many kind comments on a very memorable day, together, while berthed at the Port of Tauranga. Custom Day Tours go that extra mile to ensure that your time with us is a safe, fun filled and informative experience for all...More

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