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“absolutley amazing”
Review of Total Tours

Total Tours
Ranked #1 of 3 Food & Drink in Paihia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: TOTAL TOURS, Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ : Wine, Food, Tastings, Craft & Scenic Tours. New Zealand is a land like no other. We bring together unique soil, climate, water, pioneering spirit and offer exciting adventures. TOTAL TOURS visits local family run businesses including, wineries, craft studios, confection outlets - chocolate & fudge, cheesery, honey shop, historic & scenic sights, waterfalls, forests and much more. Enjoy a personalised guided tour with commentary and local stories, on our fun, relaxed adventure. We have 2 vans with seats for 5 & 11. We welcome visitors holidaying in the Bay of Islands or visiting via a cruise ship please contact us. Annette & Allan look forward to meeting you.
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Thankyou so much Annette for the great tour! your knowledge about the bay and wineries were very interesting and imformative! my bags are now full of local wines from the Bay Of Islands/ Kerikeri and delicious Makana Chocolates! Thank you again for the wonderful relaxing and fun afternoon!!

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

We really enjoyed your company. and welcome you back any time to the BOI Cheers Annette

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Annette picked up 7 of us from the Emerald Princess on the 28/8/17.
She organised our trip around the area including a visit to the Seed Gallery and the Art Place. Both places were very interesting. The Bay of Islands is beautiful situated on the northern end on New Zealand. The views from the main town out to the bay is fantastic; made of many little islands off shore.
This is the place to come if you just want to sit back and enjoy the views.
Will definitely be back to this piece of paradise.
Thank you Annette for showing us your beautiful piece of paradise.
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Alan and Annette took 12 of us on an all day long adventure showing us some sites of The Bay of Island area that we would never have known existed. We all had a great day and they were both lovely and very informative.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Recently had an afternoon tour with Annette we had a lovely time,Annette is so helpful with the different places to visit,we selected 5 different places each one interesting in its own right and a couple of extras as well

From the little factory producing items from Kauri and Rimu we were shown how the items were made, loved the Wooden Pens which had a personalised etching of peoples names

The cheese factory tasty samples ,and cheese to purchase,chocolate and fudge shops,lovely samples ,great for gifts,Ceramics and the Kauri Shop and the Stone Store at Keri Keri wonderful example of early NZ Shops and a visit to the Cottle Hill Winery lovely setting , good selection of wines for the tasting (especially the port)

Annette delivered a lovely commentary on all the sights around Keri Keri
This tour has to be the best in the area a Must Do

Thanks Annette we had a very enjoyable afternoon

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We booked a tour through Annette for 7 ladies, while our husbands were on a fishing charter. She met us from our Cruise ship and we had time to shop at the markets in Paihia before we visited wood work shop, jewellery and art galleries. Did some sightseeing and shopped for fudge and local pottery as well. Annette was very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed her company for the day.

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