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Absolute Tours - Day Tour

Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-486 5212
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Ranked #11 of 113 activities in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 :) « less
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Dallas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

What a great way to see the Auckland region of New Zealand. I was on a long term business trip to Auckland, staying at the Hilton in Auckland without a car. This tour picked me up at my hotel and took me to areas that I would otherwise not seen. For the first part of the day we hiked to... More

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Terry Buckley from Absolute Tours met us as we disembarked from our cruise ship in Auckland and so began an enchanting journey. My husband and I were his only two "guests" of the day. The next eight hours were filled with many fun experiences including a “gentle” hike through a rain forest on the Hillary Trail; beautiful waterfalls and giant... More

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Terry is an exceptional tour guide. Joined him for the day tour of Piha Beach and waterfall hike. Fantastic! Very professional and informative. He does a great job of customizing the tour based on the group. This is a must on your visit to Auckland.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Short notice trip, our call Harbour Bridge, his call under the bridge, great photo opportunities.(spotted "will you marry me" banner in the sky, by the way Terry it was actually "win 20 million tonight"... did you?) Stopped at coffee shop but not Mums wine bar. Walked the plank, more great views. Would not have seen outlying areas of Auckland if... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Spent the day with Terry and absolutely loved it! He is knowledgeable, fun and has a great attitude. We went to the west coast-saw Piha beach, did a rain forest walk with a waterfall and had the best time. Thanks Terry :)

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GreatTours, Owner at Absolute Tours - Day Tour, responded to this review

Hi Sam thank you for taking the time to pop a great review up for me. It was an awesome day out with you both I hope you enjoyed the many pictures of the great scenery,the Day Tour is a great adventure, I hope you were not too tired the next day :) I look forward to seeing you back... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I rang Terry out of office hours and was so happy that we were still accomodated. We did the full day tour to piha and the whole tour was excellent. Terry was very enthusiastic on the tour with us despite the not so good weather. The tour was worth our time and money. Until next trip! :)

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GreatTours, Owner at Absolute Tours - Day Tour, responded to this review

Thanks you for the great review it was an awesome day out with the many pictures and thank you for sending all the pictures of me :) it is always a fun day out and great to meet you both . Your next adventure will be just as good.Thanks again Terry More

Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We didn't expect we would have such a good guy to take us around Auckland. It was lucky we had Terry to be our tuor guide.Terry is very friendly. We didn't feel nervous at all to be his passengers. He told us a lot about Auckland during the trip. It is important that he is very proud of his country... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The city tour with Terry was informative, personalised, a lot of fun and we absolutely loved it! There are no comparisons to seeing a place through the eyes of a local. We got to see the Viaduct Harbour, Newmarket, Parnell, Mt Eden, Mission Bay, the Domain etc all the while learning about the best kept local secrets such as great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Thankyou for the wonderful tour of Auckland I had with you on Tuesday. I learnt so much about the city and its history, I even learnt where the best restaurants and bars are, and the coffee shop for lunch was really good. My regret is that I did not go on tour tour at the beginning of my holiday instead... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Terry was absolutely fantastic. We had a great beer tour. Not only is he knowledgeable out the beers, but he did a great job teaching us about Auckland and the surrounding area. This tour was not simply a beer tour. He took us through botanical gardens, took us to the war museum, and even took us to the top of... More

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