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Absolute Tours - Day Tour

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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-486 5212

If you want a fun day out with a real local tour guide we are the one to...

If you want a fun day out with a real local tour guide we are the one to look after you.We only take small groups out and each day is never the same as the day before,we go further and fit more into the day than anyone else leaving you wanting more but also going at your pace.Our tours are for anyone who likes a little adventure, a BIG thankyou for all the wonderful feedback we really enjoy our days out with you.We would love to show you my favorite places :)

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Terry is the man!

My wife and I booked the Auckland city and Piha beach tour and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it! Terry picked us up in his own vehicle and the tour began by him driving us... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kyle D

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked the Auckland city and Piha beach tour and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it! Terry picked us up in his own vehicle and the tour began by him driving us through the city with two other guests, adding in his own personal and informative anecdotes along the way. We could tell he was the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (my husband and I) booked a "Hobbiton/Waitomo Caves" combo tour. Terry picked us up - we were his only customers that day! So we felt somewhat like VIPs! :) Terry was great - he picked us up at our apartment rental and he was on time. The communication prior to the date of the tour has been great. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great day yesterday with our host Therry. We felt in love with Cathedral cove. Coromandel day tour is very good to see a little more about this beautiful country!

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Terry is the best guide!! He was excellent and so nice!! I experienced the free private tour since there was no one registered on that day. I was so lucky. Terry was so nice and I truly experienced the best private, unusual, and adventurous tour to PIHA beach and rain forest. It was awesome!!! Thank you very much for this... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Had an absolute fantastic experience thanks to a thoughtful, knowledgeable guide Terry. I only had 24hrs in Auckland and he made my day exploring NZ just magic. He is expert naturalist and knows a lot about history and area. Hire him!

Thank Maria T
Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Terry is the best guide/babysitter/entertainer! His knowledge is so extensive that not only is he an expert in all the NZ highlights, he also will point out all the best spots for pict-taking, buying souvenirs and scarfing local food. There was never a dull day with Terry as he was also such a cheerful and funny guy - watch out... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had a tour scheduled we were so excited to go on. Unfortunately the start time was changed from 9:20 am to 8:00 am and we didn't get the message. We contacted Absolute Tours and found out he was very near our hotel ready to do a private tour; he agreed to pick us up. The tour was fun, light-hearted,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Highly recommended! Terry was the best host and took us to see places that the usual tourist tours don't show you. The great thing about Absolute Tours is that the tour groups are smaller compared to some of the other companies and you really get enough time to experience and appreciate the surroundings. I went on the Piha Beach and... More 

Thank Christina A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Terry is ar real wizard! Just let him lead you through the jungle of New Zealand miracles ant you will be astonished, amazed and absolutely satisfied! These tours are one of the best experiences in my life! Highly reccommended!

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We really recommend this tour. Thanks Terry for showing us the beautiful Piha beach and Waitakere Ranges rainforest. We also appreciated much the personal touch of the tour. Thanks to you we now know quite a lot about your country and how it is to live here. We really enjoyed the tour! Madelene and Virpi

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