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Phone Number: +64 9-486 5212
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Description: 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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What a lovely time! I really enjoyed the hours spent on this tour. Good car, great driver/guide (Terry). Such a pleasant person makes everything worthwhile. Relaxed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

What a lovely time! I really enjoyed the hours spent on this tour. Good car, great driver/guide (Terry). Such a pleasant person makes everything worthwhile. Relaxed, informative. It was a high point in our 3 week New Zealand/Australia trip. I do recommend it.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great way to get an overview of the city. Terry is a fantastic host; lots of little tips and hints for you to take on board when planning the rest of your time in Auckland. Great meal tips too! Thanks Terry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Tour with Terry was great. He catered the tour to our interests, took us to the most beautiful spots we saw during our 4 day trip to Auckland. This tour is a MUST see. Again Terry is great!! He is very knowledgeable, funny and has a passion for sharing his country. He knows all the local spots, he took us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This tour was absolutely incredible! I was only in Auckland for 5 days so I wanted a good tour of the Auckland landscape. Terry showed me a great view of the city (from Mt Eden, since I had not been yet) and gave a great explanation of the suburbs of Auckland and what they are known for. He's also big... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Mr Buckley took me to see a few of his favorite places and made them my favorite places. Very personable, tells a good story. Trip the best part of my visit to New Zealand. J. Racette, Canada

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had Terry as our tour guide today. He is informative and good. Firstly, he took us to the Avondale Sunday Market. All of us bought some fruits and cake, good price and saw many local product. Secondly, we visited the Arataki Visitor Information Centre, took some interesting pictures. Thirdly, we had home made pies for lunch I had vegetarian... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This first section is about Terry/Absolute Tours in general, the second, about the 3-hour Auckland City tour, and the third, about the two-day Rotorua-Taupo-Waitomo tour. In General You need to understand that Absolute Tours is Terry Buckley. Though Terry employs four other guides, I believe that at least half of the tours are led by Terry himself. Sometimes the groups... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Terry is a knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. He clearly enjoys what he does and his enthusiasm added to the enjoyment of our day. If we had more time in Auckland we would definitely have signed up for another of his tours. Thanks for a great day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Judy and I went out with Terry for two days, the first day he took us to see all of the highlights of his beautiful city, the next day we went to Piha Beach and hiked to Rainforest. Terry is passionate about his city and his country and it shows in all of his words and actions. He has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with Terry on the Piha Beach & Rainforest tour - just like it says in the other reviews - he's passionate about what he does and really wants to show you the best of his city! He's also a great and willing photographer! Can't praise him enough!

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