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Auckland Scenic Tours

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Want to see the best of Auckland, Hobbiton and/or the Waitomo Caves in one day? Then Auckland Scenic Tours Award winning tours provide the ideal personalised escorted tours of the “must see” attractions, landscapes and sights of Auckland and beyond...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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All reviewsfull day tourwaitomo glowworm cavesone tree hillguide davidcomprehensive tourfamily owned vineyardhis enthusiasmsmall groupbrilliant tourdropped offmuriwai beachhobbiton movie setnew zealandwould highly recommend this tourbooked this tourgannet colonyan amazing experience
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Reviewed yesterday

Nick is the great guide. He is not only knowledgeable but also nice, kind and charming person. I joined this tour by myself and was the only participant who didn't speak English well, but it didn't matter at all because he cared me a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time on our day tour of Hobbiton and the Glowworm caves. Both places were spectacular in different ways and well worth the cost and travel time. Our guide, David, was incredibly friendly and informative and made the entire drive and experience...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for these lovely comments about our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Tour and one of our tour guides. We pride ourselves on the deep knowledge of all our tour guides; but equally importantly we want all our tours to be fun. We love, as was the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There were only seven passengers, and we really enjoyed the comfortable van ride. I want to mention that our driver Nick was a terrific driver. The drive to Hobbiton is about two+ hours so we we were grateful to have an excellent driver. Both tours...More

Thank Judy G
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

For us, passenger safety and the safety of your possessions is our #1 priority on all our tours. We are so pleased that you recognized this as this is the prime focus for our team; the tour and your enjoyment always comes 2nd! You experienced...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nick is the best tour guide you could hope for!! And the driver, Alex, was really nice as well... and handsome 😁 hah.More

Thank fcl94
DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing our tour and for sharing your comments on two of our tour guides. We value these comments and they were both thrilled to receive this feedback. We pride ourselves on the professionalism, attention-to-detail, deep knowledge, affability and sense of humour of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Small group tour with NICK .... the best guide we could have ever hoped for!! He was entertaining, answered all our questions with great enthusiasm, was a very responsible chaperone, and gave us a spectacular day with his great depth of knowledge of New Zealand....More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for these wonderful comments on our tour, the way that we have designed this and one of our tour guides. He was thrilled to receive this lovely feedback. Our small group size, as you mention, is just one of the benefits of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small group tour so it’s a personalized experience. Nick, our tour guide, is amazing. He made all the difference and would highly recommend him! The Hobbiton experience is awe-inspiring. The landscape is more beautiful than the pictures. Oh and the lunch is very filling and...More

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DavidS23368, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your comments on our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/waitomo Gloworm Caves Tour. The small size of our tour means that we offer, as you point out, a very personalized tour. it is important for us that all our tour guides take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went on this tour on Sept 1. What a great way to see the North Island and get immersed into all things Hobbit and New Zealand related. All the previous reviews were spot on about being first in line at the venues, lunch, the...More

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David S, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your comments on our Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves Tour. As our name (Auckland Scenic Tours) suggest we have designed this tour so that our guests see the stunning scenery of this region en route to Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves. We recognize that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Our guide was on tima and very charming. It was a smooth ride to the tours and very well accommodated. Loved both tours. He took us to the best ice cream I have had at the end of the tour. Highly recommendedMore

Thank Michelle S
David S, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/Waitomo Caves Tour; this is the best 1 day return excursion out of Auckland where you get to see and experience the 2 most iconic attractions in New Zealand...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

She is a great advertisement for your company. Knowledgeable, pleasant, cheerful and a very good safe driver. (She knows everything! From cattle to historic facts to the horse Louise called Simon to tips on Hobbiton) Not sure when we be back but we would have...More

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David S, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for these lovely comments on our tour, our Company and one of our tour guides. It is clear that you had a very special day and we are pleased that one of our tour guides helped make this a day and tour that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

David was an excellent tour guide. He had a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm during the tour. He gave great insights into how to have the best experience at hobbiton that was helped us to have a great time. Going early and missing the crowds...More

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David S, Owner at Auckland Scenic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your comments on our Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings)/Waitomo Caves Tours and your comments on one of our tour guides. All our guides are not only highly knowledgeable but passionate about sharing any of our 9 tours with our guests and...More

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Momofthre3
19 May 2018|
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
We would love to take you to Hobbiton and back or show you our fabulous City. Both products available on line
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Momofthre3
18 May 2018|
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Hi. We presume that you are on the Radiance of the Seas which arrives in port at 6:30am and leaves at 6pm. You do not have time to do both Hobbiton and the Caves. You could do one or the other but definitely not both. You... More
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almurray35
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Response from DavidS23368 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Cambridge is about a 30 minute drive to the Hobbiton Movie Set. Google maps will likely show you 2 routes that you could take Tours operate from 9am to 3:30pm, though later in summer.
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