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“Best Introduction To Waipara's Wineries” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Discovery Travel Day Tours

Discovery Travel Day Tours
Ranked #16 of 89 Tours in Christchurch
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Owner description: Christchurch based tour operator offering small group, day tours to Akaroa, Waipara wineries, Arthurs Pass, Kaikoura, and Hanmer Springs, giving you a very personalized tour. Cruise ship tours from Akaroa are also available. Activities such as whale watching, swimming with dolphins, TranzAlpine Train, thermal pools, spa treatments, jet boating, and wine tastings are all on offer. Private charters for 2 people to 200 people are also available.
Brisbane, Australia
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“Best Introduction To Waipara's Wineries”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

John is super friendly as well as a great driver and guide. I'd recommend this tour to all my family and friends.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 reviews
“Fantastic choice - Hanmer Springs Day Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Chose this tour for a group of four important visitors our company was hosting from India. They had heard of Hanmer and wanted to visit it before they left. The online booking process was so simple, especially as the booking was made at 3pm the day before the tour was planned.

John picked up our guests from their hotel on time and treated them to a day they won't forget - even taking them to a beach and to a supermarket to pick up some items they wanted to take home with them - despite this not being part of the tour package.

Would definitely use this again!

Visited August 2014
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“Friendly, knowledgeable and relaxing experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

John picked us up from our hotel for day trip to Waipara wine country. We had a lovely trip and it was very well planned and organised with the first winery stop, then a fabulous lunch at Waipara Hills. John was easy to communicate with and had a high knowledge of the region and it's surrounds, the Christchurch earthquake and other interesting facts about the South Island.
Clearly, John loves what he does and thus The whole experience was really fun...we also managed to purchase quite a bit of wine!

Many thanks for the whole experience!

Visited August 2014
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Colorado
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“Highlight of vacation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

My husband and I went on the Arthurs Pass/Tranzalpine day tour. Our driver, John was great-generous and informative. Lunch was delicious. We spent 15 days touring both New Zealand and Australia, and this day trip was one of the best we experienced.

Visited July 2014
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
“Arthur's pass day tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Had a brilliant time on the one-day Arthur's pass tour. Lots of scenery, great food and great commentary at a relaxed pace! We had plenty of time to do everything we wanted to do, and everything from pick up at the hotel, all tickets, and all food, was organized for us so that we could focus 100% on the fun stuff! Couldn't recommend it more.

Visited July 2014
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