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Hassle Free Tours

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Hassle-free Tours is an award winning company that specialises in offeirng unique tour experiences in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Hassle-free Tours is privately owned and has been operating since early 2003. We believe a tour is about...more
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our family was early hence we waited for about 10 mins at Christchurch Cathedral Square before the Double Decker Hop On-Off bus arrived. We walked towards the bus but instead of stopping, the bus sped on after 5 secs and the driver did not bother...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leonard L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The scenery was great and we really enjoyed seeing filming locations. Our guide was okay but he seemed easily distracted. The tour bus did not have great cooling system and it was a warm day. The seats are very tight together with no leg room...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelCoupleCKDK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being a big time Lord of the Rings fan, I was absolutely awe struck by the untouched beauty of this shooting point - its not just a location, but a rare part of what nature in New Zealand has to offer :) Our friendly guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nattte
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your journey to "middle-earth" with Steven - learning all about the making of the movies at this stunning site, and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I knew I could self drive but I chose to do the organized tour to get the comments and insidesand it was a blast. It's one thing to go and see the mountain but having the stories and insides from a local is a must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Framptonxx
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey to "middle-earth" with Kris! We are really pleased to hear that you found the commentary fun and informative and hope you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took the Whale Watching day trip from Christchurch and it was spectacular. We were a small group - about 8 - which is so much better than some of the massive coach tours. Maria, our cheery and helpful driver and tour guide, kept us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank NicolaF743
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Kaikoura Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Maria - learning all about our region, history, culture and more. We are extremely fortunate to have a passionate and dedicated team of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour to ‘Edoras’ location. Even for non-hardcore LOTR fans like me the tour is fantastic .. beautiful nature and interesting story how the movie was made. Hassle free tours is convenient, well organized and worth every single cent !More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 609aroundtheworld
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Mike and found the tour informative. We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or those who just want to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great and informative day. I really learnt a lot about the making of LOTR. Kris was so friendly and made me feel good even though I was slower than the rest. Thanks Kris for a GREAT day.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daffy1
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Kris and will make sure to pass on your kind comments. We warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The day tour from Christchurch to Mt Sunday where the Lord of the Rings set was constructed was great. Weather was good, scenery great, and the commentary superb. I felt we were traveling with well-informed friends. The stories and notes about geography, history, the filming,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne F
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your wonderful review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with us and are so glad you had a memorable experience! It is great to hear you found our driver/guide commentary...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish this was a really professional tour. Our guide, Michael, was a delight, super informative and very mindful of everyone in his group. Michael led us on an adventure into Middle Earth without the cheesy patois but with tidbits from filming that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dcypher69
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Michael and had fun learning about the making of the movies at Edoras (Mt Sunday)! We warmly welcome Lord of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why just view Ian Brodie's fine book (2004, 2011) on the filming locations of LOR - when you can immerse yourself in a wonderful full day tour from Christchurch? Mark was a very knowledgeable guide, providing not only photos and props but also a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter M
HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are always delighted to welcome dedicated LOTR fans and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Edoras! Our drivers work hard to provide an...More

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jackiemahood
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Response from HassleFreeToursNZ | Property representative |
Kia Ora, thank you for your query. We are pleased to confirm that Kaikoura is recovering well from the recent earthquakes and the Inland Scenic Road, and State Highway One, are both open allowing access from Christchurch to... More
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