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6 days ago
“Beautiful Bay of Islands by Jeep ”
6 days ago
“Fun Day Exploring Bay of Islands”
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Rogue Pony tours are about showcasing the Bay of Islands as one of the finest locations in New Zealand particularly seen from our unique viewpoint. At Rogue Pony our tours are about relaxed sightseeing but more importantly about quality and an...more
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56 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When we visited the Bay of Islands aboard the Celebrity Solstice this week, we chose to take a private Jeep tour with Rogue Pony Tours ... which proved to be an inspired choice. Of course it helped that we had a nice sunny day, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RogueMarkNZ, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, it was a wonderful day to show you around wasn't it. It was a pleasure to mix it up a little and get you out to a sandy beach before you left NZ. Have a lovely Christmas and safe travels, Tui and Mark.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a native Kiwi explaining the history, the flora and fauna of the area. Stops were unique a forest with beautiful natural flowers and plants, an artsy quirky town (Kawakawa), and a ride along the farmlands. Best part---The Winery and the lunch. We only brought...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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RogueMarkNZ, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks formerhusker71, Tui, while guiding you, was inspired by your choice and finally tasted the Tempranillo when we were both up there privately recently and it was amazing, That is the beauty of having your own designated driver with you at a winery! Cheers Mark...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged this one day tour around the Bay of Islands during our cruise stop on the Celebrity Solstice. A great experience and definitely recommend this private tour of the region.

Date of experience: October 2018
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RogueMarkNZ, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was great to meet you and the rest of your group. Great work getting off the ship early, even if we had to wait at the coffee shop while the Chocolate Factory opened! Cheers, Mark.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent the day in the company of engaging, knowledgeable and personable tour guides that did a great job making sure we had a great time! We checked out historic sites, waterfall, forest walks and three wineries. The drive was smooth. Lunch...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RogueMarkNZ, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So happy that you had a great time! Hope to see you again soon next time you are up our way.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I, along with another couple, had a wonderful day out with Mark exploring the back roads of Russell during a port call there on our honeymoon cruise. He took us to some great vantage points for spectacular scenic shots. The view from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RogueMarkNZ, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Angela for such a lovely review. It was great to explore with the four of you and it was so amazing there were two honeymooning couples on the same ship! So happy that you had a relaxing time with us and we hope to...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We took a Jeep excursion with Mark during our cruise visit on Celebrity Solstice. We usually prefer a private tour (instead of bus tours) to the ports we visit and Rogue Pony Tours certainly meet our expectations. At the commencement, Mark asked what we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MarkW8356, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks for the kind words. It was great to meet you and get you away from the crowds. Awesome work getting off the ship so early so were able to beat the buses up to the forest and chocolate factory! Always an advantage if you...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I just want to thank mark and his family for letting us use his vehicle for our wedding. We are truly lucky for rogue pony tours to be apart of our day which made it all a bit more special. The car was unlike no...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark_Tui, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for choosing us to be part of your special day. It was a perfect setting and great weather for you to be able to get the top down (after the photos!)

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Mark was absolutely amazing and had a wonderful knowledge of the area, the jeep was so comfortable and allowed us to go off road. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone as it was a wonderful 5 hours touring around Paihia, Waitangi, Kerikeri, Opua,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mark_Tui, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for the great feedback. So happy that you and your family enjoyed your time with us, and even happier that we managed to see the train running through the middle of town!

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Great to have a blast in the beautiful countryside, with the top down, in Mustang V8. Blow the cobwebs out. All smiles. Good fun!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mark W, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

It was great to share the sights and V8 sounds with you. Thank you for going for a ride with us!

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Did this tour with 3 others friends off a cruise ship had a really great day with Mark in his lovely Jeep Wrangler,still working on the wife to let us get one ha ,anyway got picked up nice and early as requested at the wharf...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Mark W, Owner at Rogue Pony Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you Mike for the lovely recommendation. Very happy that you and your friends had a great time. Keep working on Louise about getting a Jeep, they are awesome! -[o|||||||o]- Regards Mark and Tui.

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