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Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer

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Address: Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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+64 3-477 9083
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Headfirst Travel's Waitomo Wanderer offers transport to Waitomo from...

Headfirst Travel's Waitomo Wanderer offers transport to Waitomo from Rotorua. Book your desired tour in Waitomo and let us get you there, or book your tour at Black Water Rafting with us and experience the world famous Glowworm Caves or Legendary Black Water Rafting on the Black Abyss. Operated by Headfirst Travel, who also manage the Geyser Link Shuttle, Larnach Castle Tours, Dunedin Combos, Bottom Bus and Penguins Crossing.

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Best Tourguide Ever!!!

I took all my day trips with headfirst and they were all really nice! Headfirst has a really cool team of bus drivers who also act as tourguides as you drive around the area of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took all my day trips with headfirst and they were all really nice! Headfirst has a really cool team of bus drivers who also act as tourguides as you drive around the area of Rotorua (from where I've taken all my tours) there is one who really stood out and that was Kahurangi (Blue) he was my driver when... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with Blue! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Ka Kite from the Headfirst Travel Team! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you Leonie Yanú for this beautiful and entertaining trip to waitomo and hobbiton. It was such a lovely day, even boring busrides were fun the whole time. Your driving skills, your incredible knowledge about your country and your warmhearted Maori spirit enriched my journey so much. Thankkkkkkkkkkss, cheers

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with us! Many thanks and warm regards the Headfirst Travel Team! More 

Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I went to Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton with Headfirst Travel and had a wonderful day with our guide Leonie :) There were only 2 of us on the bus that day which made it even more fun! Leonie was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, and I loved her stories - both about the different areas we passed through as well as... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Public Relations Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia ora thank you so much for the lovely review. So pleased to hear our tour delivered to your expectations. kind regards Headfirst Travel team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were running late for the coach in the morning, so we called to let them know and see if they could let the driver know and they were amazing! They let the driver know and even doubled checked we made it via text which we thought was lovely! We didn't get the guys name but he is a credit... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for your feedback. We are always happy to help when we can and ensure that you get to experience our tour in any and all circumstances. Many thanks and warm regards from the team at Headfirst Travel! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Today we went to the waitomo caves and the hobbiton, was a sunny day and we got a lovely driver Liona!!! Thanks for everything

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for your positive feedback we are always happy to hear that our customers have enjoyed their day with us especially when our drivers have made a lasting impression. Many thanks and warm regards from the team at Headfirst Travel! More 

Harwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This has by far been one of our favourite days out in New Zealand! We were picked up at 6am from our hostel and started the drive to waitomo caves. Leonie (the driver) was absolutely amazing, so enthusiastic and a very lovely person. The caves were incredible and the activities we done really got the adrenaline flowing including abseiling, zip... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora Tom and Tash! We appreciate your positive feedback and are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day with Leonie. Many thanks and warm regards from the team at Headfirst Travel. Kind Regards, Sylvie More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

What an awesome day filled with fun and excitement. Starting with Headfirst, the driver was very knowledgeable on the surrounding areas, before we knew it we had arrived at Waitomo Caves. Waitomo Caves were very impressive, my son was absorbing everything the guide Alexs was saying. We both love the boat ride, we were so amazed with the glow worms.... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! We appreciate you positive feedback and are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your day with us! Many thanks and warm regards from the team at Headfirst Travel. Kind Regards, Sylvie More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a great day! We went with Headfirst to Waitomo and Hobbiton. Amazing activities, we made great memories which we will never forget. We got picked up in Auckland by Leonie, she is such a great person. She brightened up our early morning! We had a good time on the bus and learned a lot about the areas we drove... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for your positive feedback an we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day with Leonie. Many thanks and warm regards from the team at Headfirst Travel. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Leonie was a great tour guide for our day! She picked us up from our hostel right on time and took us up to Waitomo. She was really nice about stopping when we needed to use the bathroom or get a coffee. The Waitomo tour was great. She next drove us to Hobbiton and that was also very fun. Great... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! Thank you for your positive feedback and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with Leonie. Over the off season (April 30th-October 1st) we do need to heave Waitomo earlier due to operational issues. However, from October 1st to April 30th we do leave Waitomo one hour later to allow for more activities. Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous. We were picked up in a small van and our group was small (4-5) so the experience was more personal and you get to know the guide. (Leonie was great). I commend her for always giving us a smile and taking care of us on this trip. The day starts out at 6:15am and we're driven to waitomo... More 

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Headfirsttravel, Front Office Manager at Headfirst Travel - Waitomo Wanderer, responded to this review

Kia Ora! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day with Leonie. Many thanks for the positive feedback from the team at Headfirst Travel. More 

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