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Hinterland Tours

6B Sunbrae Grove, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 8118
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Wonderful Private Tour

Tauranga is the biggest and most important port in New Zealand; it is also beautiful as you sail... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
NewJerseyNomad
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New Jersey
This is the best tour company ever!

I led a group of cruisers from Holland America's Far East and Pacific 80 day Grand Cruise as we... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
John H
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Join us for both Rotorua Tours & New Zealand Tours - Hot Boiling Springs, Bubbling Mud Pools, and Geysers - Maori Cultural Performance Show - Manuka Honey & Kiwifruit Tasting - Native New Zealand bush, farms, lakes & beaches - Modern Spacious air-conditioned coach, with friendly and knowledgeable Kiwi Driver/Guide....
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“kiwi farm” (22 reviews)
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6B Sunbrae Grove, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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+64 7-575 8118
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Tauranga is the biggest and most important port in New Zealand; it is also beautiful as you sail into the harbor. We had previously arranged a tour with Hinterland Tours for a small group and Andy, our driver/guide, was waiting for us. Andy took us...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I led a group of cruisers from Holland America's Far East and Pacific 80 day Grand Cruise as we toured several New Zealand ports.. I worked with Kae and Brad before the tour using their very efficient and simple computer reservation and payment system (wish...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The tour guide (Julie) arrived on time to take us on tour and returned us on time to board our cruise ship in Tauranga. We enjoyed the FULL day tour...Kiwi fruit Country, Maori Village, Lake Rotorua, Hot springs and a stop for ice cream at...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were a group of 7 couples travelling around New Zealand on Emerald Princess. At our destination of Tauranga we organised a small bus to take 14 of us on a combined trip to Rotorua and Hobbiton. We were lucky enough to have Andy Ralph...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We located our tour just outside the terminal. Our tour guide Richard greeted us, He was very knowledgeable. He took us to Kiwi farm, Hot spa and Maori. He showed us the Mudpools. He also brought us to a beautiful lake. Would recommend to friends..Thank...More

Thank Alvin E
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

All these great reviews tell you this is a great company to book with. What I can offer that's different is that they allowed me to customize our day. We booked sometime in advance for our cruise ship excursion by email. I explained before booking...More

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Brad C, Manager at Hinterland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Donna, thank you for your Excellent Review. Yes the New Zealand farm show is part of the Rotorua Ultimate Tour, and everyone who does this, loves it. We did help you out on this day, as I had to run a vehicle back to...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Wow ! What a fantastic tour and well worth the money and far cheaper than what the cruise ships would charge. Richard was our driver and he was fabulous, he was extremely informative with every aspect of New Zealand and it's people's history. I can't...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This was the 2nd time in 2 years that we booed this tour as it was great the first time and equally great the second time. Traveling with friends and some had never been there and since Hinterland was a known tour company, booked them...More

Thank AnnB92821
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had a fantastic time with Hinterland Tours. Saw the geysers, hot pools and maori culture show. Their service is excellent - I highly recommend them.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Had pre-booked this tour to Rotorua, from the Cruise Ship. (We didn't want to miss out - I believe it is possible to book the tour on the day however) Travelling with family group of 9 persons, including 3 young children. Despite the weather (we...More

Thank Andrew H
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Brad C, Manager at Hinterland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Andrew, Thank you for the Excellent review, and we are pleased you had a great day. We believe we are very good at what we do. In order to guarantee your seat when you arrive into Port of Tauranga and that you can do...More

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azippy
5 December 2015|
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Response from Jo T | Reviewed this property |
It was a full day trip and we got back to the ship with plenty of time to spare...approx an hour. We saw lots of things so no time for anything else after the tour and you really wouldn't need to.
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JohnB4035
29 September 2015|
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Response from Brad C | Property representative |
Hi John, Thank you for your email, and it is nice to hear from you. Yes we can meet your wife's needs and requirements for wheelchair access. So I confirm we can take yourself and your wife to Rotorua as requested. Can... More
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