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“Highly recommend....amazing!”
Review of Absolute de Tours

Absolute de Tours
Ranked #9 of 28 Food & Drink in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are a family-run travel business giving our guests a unique experience of the attractions in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North and surrounding areas. Our well trained staff will make your tour relaxed and special. We use luxury vans and coaches and provide free transportation to and from your local accommodation. We are proud supporters of Napier's Art Deco Heritage and work in close association with the Art Deco Trust. Book with Absolute de Tours today - it's simply the best way to see Napier's beautiful and historic Art Deco city centre and all the highlights of Hawkes Bay.
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We did the wine tour with Yvonne. She was absolutely wonderful. Very personable, extremely knowledgable about Napier and it's history and went over and above by suggesting wineries we would enjoy and appreciate.
There were three of us, we each picked a vineyard and thought to add a fourth, Yvonne kindly suggested Crossroads.... Which turned out to be the best of the four (the other three were great too, but the wines here were suburb).
I highly recommend Absolute de tours, the tours are great and the service is second to none. We have already recommended to our parents and friends.

Thanks Yvonne for a great afternoon, and shall see you again for different vineyards next time!

Thank billyoats1110
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We had a wonderful 3 hour tour with Paul who showed us a Maori crafts center that is probably not on the bigger tours. There were four of us in a comfortable van and we saw lots of "real" things before having a good tour of the Art Deco district. This tour definitely "made" our stop in Napier and I would highly recommend it, especially if you get Paul for a guide.

Thank marcypelton
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Barry was our guide for our tour. We were the only two on the tour which we loved as we got to ask lots of questions which he was able to answer. Was a great tour. Would highly recommend it as a start to your time in Napier. Barry was friendly and lovely to have as a guide.

Thank Kim1812014
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Yvonne was our honey of a guide. The history of the aftermath of the earthquake came to life in the words of someone who heard all the folklore at her father's knee. This born and bred Napierite articulates tales about all sorts of things with humour, pride and love. We saw the best that Napier has to offer including the different art deco styles in architecture which Yvonne is passionate about. DON'T MISS IT

Thank Jeanette71_24
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We booked our tour through the Tourist information centre on 18th March 2014 for the 2hr Art deco tour the following day and were picked up by Paul our driver at our accommodation. After introductions we were told that we were the only ones for the tour so we got a one on one guided tour. Paul was very informative on the Art deco period and the history of Napier what happened after the earthquake and the re building of the town. Time was no issue for him and he was only too pleased to stop for photo shots. The end of the tour, which went very quickly, we were given the choice of seeing some art deco homes or going to see some vintage cars so we chose the latter. And arrived at a place called Hooters vintage and classic car hire. The place was a hoot and Dave the owner has many old vintage and classic cars and was quiet happy to answer any questions asked. The cost of $40.00 was well worth the money and by far value for money. Big congratulations to Paul our driver. For anyone wanting to see Napier this is the trip to do. Anne & Dennis Watson

Thank Denwats
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