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Hassle-free Tours is an award winning company that specialises in offeirng unique tour experiences in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Hassle-free Tours is privately owned and has been operating since early 2003. We believe a tour is about more than 'just seeing the sights'. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and giving our guests memorable experiences that will last a life-time. From city sightseeing tours on-board classic and new, open and closed top, double decker buses, to visiting a Lord of the Rings movie location, speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, watching whales and dolphins in Kaikoura, and riding on the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch, Hassle-free Tours offers a myriad of tour experiences for everyone to enjoy.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“edoras tour” (84 reviews)
“wings” (113 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service:                      10/10 Atmosphere:             8/10 Cost:               $45 per adult Safety:                        9/10  Family friendly:...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on this tour! Highlights included phenomenal scenery, replica props and knowledgable and interesting guide Hammond - an absolute pleasure to meet. Would totally recommend this adventure to LOTR fans - a must visit along with Hobbiton.

Thank Holly O
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I spent an amazing day with Hassle Free Tours, reaching Kaikoura from Christchurch. Efficient hotel pick up, great tour, including an amazing whale watching cruise. Maria is a great driver and a great guide, and she is always available to offer insights into the area,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip. We started off from Christchurch on a rainy morning, but by the time we got to Edoras, the sun was brightly shining, jackets were shed, and we had an amazing time! Our small group was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have traveled to many places in Europe and the USA and I have to say New Zealand has the friendliest people ever. The LOTR tour today with Maria was one of the best tours I have ever been on. Rainy in Christchurch to start...More

Thank Kathleen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this amazing Lord of the Rings Tour to Edoras with Hasslefree Tours as a birthday present for a Lord of the Rings Fan and it was an UNFORGETTABLE experience! A big "Thank you!" to our tour guide Simon B., who took great effort to...More

Thank dairyfarmdan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a trip by off road vehicle, if full it would hold approx 15 people, to the place where Edoras was filmed in LOTR. It is a really fantastically beautiful area called Mount Sunday. The vehicle was comfortable, able to cross small streams, and...More

Thank supertaf
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour! We are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us, learning more about our region, and the making of the movies in this spectacular location. Thank...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group was lucky to have such a lovely sunny day (without the strong wind) for the Edoras LOTR trip. Aaanddd... we were luckier than we thought to have Hammond as our amazing guide!!! He’s friendly and he knows LOTR as much as the Director...More

Thank l4y_low
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Lord of the Rings Edoras Tour! We are absolutely delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with Hammond and couldn't agree more that the scenery is simply "spectacular". We are happy to hear that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently chose to tour on the Soaring Kiwi Tours Hop on Hop off Red Bus for Auckland sightseeing. We boarded the bus at Sky Tower in Auckland. They have two buses, the red bus does one area and on this particular day we had...More

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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your fantastic review of our Auckland Soaring Kiwi 'hop-on hop-off' city sightseeing tour. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your journey with Graham and Sandy, and had fun learning all about the history of our country's largest...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With my wife being a fanatical LOTR fan this is one tour we had to do. We were picked up by Simon from our motel at the time nominated and there followed a fantastic day for our small group. Simon was informative not just about...More

Thank dasdad54
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HassleFreeToursNZ, Public Relations Manager at Hassle Free Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thank you for your review of our Lord of the Rings Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your journey with Simon and warmly welcome Lord of the Rings fans, or those who just want to enjoy a spectacular scenery, in great...More

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jackiemahood
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Kia Ora, thank you for your query. We are pleased to confirm that Kaikoura is recovering well from the recent earthquakes and the Inland Scenic Road, and State Highway One, are both open allowing access from Christchurch to... More
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