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Horrible driver

Upon boarding this bus the driver (Hanna) asked what lunch we would like; a choice between chicken... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Nicole14adventure
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Toronto, Canada
Two drivers, both knowledgeable

The tour over to the Waitomo Glowworm caves was very enjoyable. The one back was a bit too... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Gregory B
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Welcome to Rotorua, a geothermal wonderland of boiling mud pools and spectacular geysers and a region steeped in Maori history and culture. GreatSights offers daily sightseeing tours in and around Rotorua. Get to know the city on a half-day tour and explore its main attractions including Te Puia, Rainbow Springs, the Agrodome or Agroventures. From Rotorua, GreatSights runs day tours to Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata.
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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Upon boarding this bus the driver (Hanna) asked what lunch we would like; a choice between chicken or Vegetarian. I asked for clarification Re what was included in the Vegetarian option and the very abrupt and unhelpful response was “not chicken”......we have 2 kids with...More

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InterCityNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Kia ora Nicole, I'm really sorry to hear about your bad experience with us. Please send us an email with more information, such as your booking reference, so we can look into this further. You can reach us on info@greatsights.co.nz. All the best for your...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The tour over to the Waitomo Glowworm caves was very enjoyable. The one back was a bit too talkative. Stats of government run programs.

Thank Gregory B
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Kia ora Gregory, Thanks for sharing, it's great to hear you enjoyed our tour! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I bought the bus ticket through the Intercity app and I found it worthy. Good price, bus was very clean and left on time in every single trip. The driver / guide was always very helpful with all the information given.

Thank Keila B
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Kia ora Keila, Thanks for sharing your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your journeys with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We took their tour with a stop at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The driver was excellent. She was interesting, funny and explained everything that we were passing on this 7 hour trip. The caves were fabulous. The drive was exactly as per the schedule that...More

Thank WorkToTravel_1111
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Kia ora WorkToTravel, You're right, travelling with us is a great way to see the countryside and get from one city to another! Our drivers provide a high level of service including entertaining commentary, I'm glad you enjoyed it on the day! All the best...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went on the Great Sights Discover Rotorua Morning Tour. This tour included the Te Puia thermal sight, Agrodome, and Rainbow Springs. We got to Te Puia right when they opened at 8am. Our guide was informative, but I felt that we were only taken...More

Thank Greg1771
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Kia ora Greg, I'm glad you enjoyed the Agrodome, it is an entertaining show! I'm sorry to hear you felt this trip was too rushed, we do try to fit in as many of the highlights as possible for tourists and visitors to Rotorua with...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

They are experts and do a good job. Drivers, guides and staff take care of you. With a lot of rain they were able to function with only minor disturbances. They take care of the tourists they serve

Thank carlosjulio1968
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Kia ora Carlos, Thanks for your feedback, we're proud of the service our drivers and guides deliver and we're happy to hear you are too! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We went to glow worm caves sheep farm and Maori resort . Rachael our driver was brilliant great knowledge a super driver and loved New Zealand ! We booked through book me nz and saved over 200$ it's a long day but worth it

Thank kate055
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GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Kia ora Kate, Thanks for the lovely feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with us and your driver Rachael! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Damien made our day with good and exiting information about NZ. Hobbiton was what we expected, no more than that. The glow worm cave was more than we expected but felt it was to short time. Felt a little rushet around. Nice lunch😀😀

Thank Ann_Cicilie
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Amy_Cooper_NZ, Marketing team at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Kia ora Ann, I'm glad you enjoyed your Waitomo and Hobbiton day tour with us! All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Damien was fantastic, the whole tour was phenomenal and well organized. Thanks to everyone who made the day happen, it was one we won't forget!

Thank Gabby V
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Amy_Cooper_NZ, Marketing team at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Kia ora Gabby, Thank you for sharing your thoughts! I'm glad you enjoyed your day tour to these two amazing destinations. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at GreatSights

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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The tour was very good. We did the rotorua day tour and hobbit town. The busses are very good. Convenient pickup and drop off. Our tour guide Danny guided us very well too

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Amy_Cooper_NZ, Marketing team at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2016

Kia ora bhishmachow, Thank you for touring Rotorua and Hobbiton with us, and for sharing your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your time on board and your driver guide's commentary. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at GreatSights

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