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Russell Mini Tours - Day Tours

Russell Mini Tours - Day Tours
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“ferry ride”(2 reviews)
Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 800 646 486
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved it. Our tour guide was an ex firey and had some interesting stories to tell. Absolutely stunning views and worth the drive around. Our guide was very knowledgeable too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelBug282
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely hour with Kelly on the mini tour, she was friendly and a good driver. The sights were spectacular. Even though Russel is a small township it is still worth the drive around the town and out to the other coastline

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kym Y
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This tour packs a lot into one hour. It is a great introduction to the town and also takes you to some nearby places with great views. Our guide was excellent and informative. After the tour, I was better able to explore Russell on my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Went to Russell and saw advert for mini tour.Booked for one hour tour.The tour guide was excellent and very informative telling us the history of the houses and the events that took place there.Went to .long. Beach a beautiful beach .and up to the flag...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jamesbM9194FA
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We took the ferry ride out to Russell. A lovely town. We walked around. Had a coffee before taking bus tour. The first part made us laugh as our driver talked about the shops etc. I don't recall drivers name but she knew the town...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Chris was a very informative guide and it was a great tour. We learnt a lot about Russell and saw some beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank debcol25
Reviewed 28 April 2018

After catching the ferry from Paihai, we wandered around Russell a little before deciding to take this mini bus tour. Very glad we did. We couldn't have seen half of what we did in the time we had available. The history of this little place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Just my husband and I on this mini trip with Kelly as our driver and tour guide. Lots of stories and history told with energy and enthusiasm. We both thoroughly enjoyed the trip and went back to some of the spots for further investigation. Thanks...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rosieg21
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My worst holiday experience in NZ. A drive through town pointing out each shop. Ta. I can read and I saw them all on the way to the bus. Drove just out of town centre to a couple of local sights and gave some historical...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had pre-booked this mini tour with our tour director so didn’t know exactly what to expect. We took the Russell ferry across from Paihia and the Minibus was waiting just 20 yards from the end of the jetty. As you may know Russell is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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3 December 2017|
Response from JANDC47 | Reviewed this property |
In terms of time - this is a short tour around an hour, so you should be able to do it. However, you need to get to Russell. You will need to check with the cruise ship if they will drop you of at Russell and how long you... More
30 July 2016|
Response from Meegan W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie Sorry for the late reply. Below is some info regarding Russell Mini tours which I can highly recommend. Cant remember how long the tour goes for but we loved every minute of it and the driver was fantastic. look... More
31 May 2016|
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Response from Janelle R | Reviewed this property |
It goes along forshore then up flagstaff hill with amazing views. Beautiful old buildings and lots of interesting facts. Not a big tour or large place but well worth visit.