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Taylor's Tours

Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 21 667 215
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Very personalized tour, would definitely recommend

We took a half-day tour of Taupo area - thermals, waterfalls, glass-blowing, etc. Just the two of... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2015
Gato77
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Redondo Beach, CA
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Not what we were expecting

I want to preface the rest of my review by stating that maybe I completely misunderstood how this... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2015
downundergypsy
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Brisbane, Australia
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Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 21 667 215

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Reviewed 10 March 2015

We took a half-day tour of Taupo area - thermals, waterfalls, glass-blowing, etc. Just the two of us with Owen, our driver, in his car. He was on-time, polite, knowledgeable, and delighted to customize our tour with his personal recommendations (he has lived in the...More

Thank Gato77
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2015

So happy you were able to see and learn about what makes New Zealand such a special country to visit and finish with a relaxing hot foot bath

Reviewed 21 January 2015

I want to preface the rest of my review by stating that maybe I completely misunderstood how this tour was meant to run and hence was left rather disappointed by the experience. After reading all the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor my brother and I were...More

Thank downundergypsy
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2015

We always try and accommodate peoples request even at such notice for a personal tour rather than with a large group. The comments on Owen's apparent lack of interest and information does not relate to recent comments received on how much local knowledge he imparts....More

Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Our group consisted of a my senior citizen parents, a child and myself. 3 generations in one family and uncle Tim had a fun time for everyone! He listened and tailored the trip to suit our requirements and even adjusted the price because we could...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

This was about the best day I have experienced as a tour guide. What a lovely friendly family who gave me so much in return. Look forward to a return visit

Reviewed 22 December 2014

My husband and I booked with Taylor's Tours a day tour of some of the best Rotorua attractions: Geothermal Park,, Waikato River, Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Our guide, "Uncle Tim", was very professional, explained to us in great detail all the attractions and demonstrated...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2014

A great boost during the peak holiday season from a couple who were such a joy to take round in less that clement weather

Reviewed 15 December 2014

We had a awesome trip with Taylor tours. Uncle Tim was our guide and he was just excellent!! Very helpful, informative and he truly gave us enough time to enjoy the sights. I was visiting along with my in-laws so the pace was a bit...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2014

Another special family day out that makes the " Guiding" such a pleasure - meeting and greeting and taking care of our overseas visitors

Reviewed 19 November 2014

This is a belated review. I took a tour with Uncle Tim on a rainy day in Rotorua and I was the only one on it. It was great to have your own personal tour guide. Tim is very knowledgeable about the various Rotorua's attractions....More

Thank Jane C
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

Good to hear from you again. It was a pleasure to take you round for the day and evening. I learnt a lot from you also - good always to have a 2 way exchange of ideas etc Hope to see you back when you...More

Reviewed 31 October 2014

I admit that my wife and I were surprised when Owen of Taylor's Tours arrived to pick us up early at our hotel in Rotorua in his personal vehicle. We didn't know it yet but we were in for an action-packed day of sites and...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2014

I am so pleased that I was able to have Owen take you on a personal tour. I had no doubts you would have such a great experience for the day and learn a lot about our wonderful country of New Zealand and the Rotorua...More

Reviewed 1 September 2014

So I have 11 International students in Wellington bombarding me with requests of what they want to see in Rotorua and as you can imagine they all wanted to go in different directions. From seeing the geysers to hobbiton to action packed adrenalin activites and...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

What a" feel good " that feedback gives me. To be able to share Kiwi hospitality with our overseas friends is a special reward for enjoying being a tour guide or " Uncle Tim" to them. I look forward to meeting more of such a...More

Reviewed 14 August 2014

After going through the reviews in TA, I booked the "Taupo in a day" tour on 22nd April. At scheduled time, Owen came to pick us up from our motel. It seemed only we have booked this particular tour for that day, so it became...More

Thank Krisyd
TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

Great to know that Owen's dedication and knowledge was so well received. We look forward to seeing you again in the future

Reviewed 13 August 2014

I really enjoyed my tour of Taupo with Tim. His knowledge of the area is very in depth and pointed out many interesting landmarks on our journey. He also was a great laugh and a pleasure to spend a day with. If you're looking for...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2014

A real fun day tour made easier with a good rapport and exchange of views and ideas. Happy South Island travels ahead

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