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Your Local Chauffeur

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Your Local Chauffeur provides a selection of Marlborough Tours encapsulating the true 'Essence of Marlborough'. Your Local Chauffeur provides Gourmet-Wine & Scenic Tours complimenting our famous Marlborough Wines, Gourmet food & Landscapes offering...more
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Springswood Grove Springlands, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We only had four hours to tour the Marlborough wine area in late August. Took the boat from Wellington and Pamela picked us up there. We visited 4-5 wineries (couldn't remember by the time we were done), and then popped on a plane back to...More

7  Thank jlouderb
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We had a lovely day and Pamela was a charming and knowledgeable host. We toured the Picton area, visited three wineries in Marlborough and had a lovely lunch. The wineries were very welcoming. The ride back along the coast line was beautiful. A very good...More

14  Thank RichmondYari
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks for your review. Aim to please and the day with weather was a great day. Maybe look forward to your return to New Zealand to see a lot more. Regards Pamela

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this lovely and thrilling Marlborough experience. Pamela from 'Your local chauffeur' is very friendly. She goes above and beyond to ensure you are enjoying every moment. Travel in comfort between selected award-winning wineries for indulging Wine 'Tastings'. The captain Micheal from 'Pelorus jet'...More

11  Thank SapphireB23
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Well you made it home in one piece I see. Thrilling I think is the right word in my tour description isnt it! I think I will go with my guests again ???????? Kidding. I will that's for sure and hope that you find thrilling...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had a lovely time travelling around the wineries of Blenheim with Pamela. She ensured we went to wineries that suited our tastes, and also provided great suggestions on where to have lunch. It really helped that she had menus to look at. The afternoon...More

13  Thank Neil R
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hi Neil I sent the response but it didnt seem to submit. Sorry if twice. Thank you so much for your great review. Come again soon. Regards Pamela

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We booked a private gourmet tasting tour with Pamela, who picked us up from our accommodation right on time. She ensured we visited wineries that suited our tastes, and also offered suggestions on places to have a beautiful lunch. It really helped that she had...More

9  Thank Neil R
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hi There Neil Thank you so much for your review. Time to rest a little but the days are still great tour days with winter coming sun shining and snow on the peaks. Regards Pamela

Reviewed 31 March 2018

This tour was OK, but we expected better. We visited just a couple of wineries and a kiwi plantation. That was the good part. The rest was some shopping which my wife and I could certainly do without. I suspect the store owners welcome the...More

11  Thank nvsoft
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Touring the wineries with Pamela was like spending a great day tasting wine with a good friend! She is extremely accommodating and knowledgeable. Having grown up in Blenheim she brings interesting local knowledge and has many local contacts. Everyone in the wineries know her and...More

11  Thank Steven B
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hey Steven Great reviews. Thank you so much. Winter chills a little now but still as mentioned we are having those lovely sunny days of 16-19 degrees. Working on next season with some changes to make sure we continue to offer the personal touch. Regards...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Booked this shore excursion on line prior to departing on our down under cruise of Australia and New Zealand. We were a party of 5 travelling with my elderly parent. We were met by Larissa, our driver and guide, at the Information Centre in Picton....More

11  Thank veronicad449
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you very much Veronica for your review. Larissa is thrilled that you enjoyed your day. On behalf of Your Local Chauffeur I do hope you will join us again in the future. Regards Pamela Your Local Chauffeur

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Prior to being picked up I sms'ed Pamela regarding some wineries we would like to visit. Pamela was happy to include the wineries in the tour. Pamela's wine & local knowledge was first class and she ensured we had a terrific day. We were picked...More

12  Thank Adrian S
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thanks Adrian Wonderful review thank you so much. I enjoyed meeting you and hope you will return again one day soon. Regards Pamela

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

While we met charming Pamela, the owner, our chauffeur was Pastor Paul, yes he is an actual church pastor. As we drove to three fine wineries, he provided an overview of the region, in addition to the benefits of being a vegan. Very informative as...More

10  Thank ConradHastler
Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Howdy Conrad Thank you very much for your review. I will pass this on to Paul.He is very big on that good old Visitors Book but I do like the reviews here too. I am so pleased you had a great time and Paul is...More

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19 April 2018|
Response from ConradHastler | Reviewed this property |
No, we were on a cruise. I have toured the South Island, and at least a week is needed to do so properly.