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Archer Tours

10 Santiago Place | Magellan Heights, Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
64 7 854 6444
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Ranked #2 of 12 Activities in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Alpharetta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I with our friends had the best day in Auckland with Jim Archer of Archer Tours! Jim took the 4 of us all over Auckland for a 5 hour tour to show us everything possible around that city. We saw every peak of Auckland that I am sure you can not see in a large bus. We... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful time on both days with Jim. If you don't like the big bus tour, Jim Archer is perfect. We were on a New Zealand cruise and he greeted us at the dock in Tauranga. In Auckland he stored all our luggage and took us to the airport at the end of the day. Jim is very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We did this tour with Jim Archer.we were able to see much of the beautiful scenery before arriving in Rotarua. First we saw the boiling mud and then we went to the Maori center. Jim explained what we were to see in the show. Then he led us to see the Geysers. On both the trip from the ship and... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Arrived early morning in Auckland after a cruise, and had 10 hours before our flight left. We arranged a tour with Jim Archer who picked us up at the dock and then showed us the highlights of Auckland, after which he dropped us off at the airport - no hassle. Auckland is a beautiful city, and this was a great... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was an excellent day tour from the port of Tauranga to Rotorua and Te Puia Maori Centre with its nearby geysers and boiling mud pools. Pre-tour email communications with Jim were easy; from booking the tour to final instructions of where to meet him at the port. I did appreciate that Jim did not ask for a deposit or... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A fantastic day trip to Rotorua - so well organised from the minute we stepped off our cruise ship in Tauranga and met Jim from Archer Tours! Jim's knowledge of the area and of the Maori culture enhanced our experience, especially Jim's telling of the many Maori legends! Highly recommend this tour!

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had the pleasure of using Archer Tours during to trip to New Zealand. This was one of the best tours we have been on and one of the best for our recent trip. We liked the small size of the tour group and Jims commentary for the whole tour was excellent. Anyone visiting New Zealand should really consider using... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Jim Archer personifies that saying, "if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life". Jim was quite energetic, friendly, helpful and accommodating throughout this tour, not to mention he really knows the Moriarty people and culture of New Zealand. His love of New Zealand really shows as he is describing anything from bees to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

The owner Jim jam packed a trip for my group around the Rotorua area. We had an amazing time and visited lots of places. Great value for money! We could have not paid that price to get into the sites alone.

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had Jim arrange a seventeen day tour of both islands for ourselves and two other couples. All we had to do was tell him approximately how long we wanted to stay, what we primarily wanted to see (e.g. scenery versus historical sites, etc.), what major attractions we especially wanted to see, and what level (e.g. four star) level accommodations... More

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