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Address: Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 021 667 215
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Best local tour

By far my favorite part of the North Island, in large part because of how much time and attention Tim devoted to making the tour both fun and informative. He had a wealth of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

By far my favorite part of the North Island, in large part because of how much time and attention Tim devoted to making the tour both fun and informative. He had a wealth of knowledge about each area visited and brought the sights alive with his personality! Highly recommended!

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Days like this make it a real joy to tour with such reactive visitors and the chance to promote NZ More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Excellent tour which was run by an amazing guide, with great knowledge of the area and very friendly. He taylored the tour to suit our personal choices and what we wanted to see. Would highly recommend Taylor's tours to anyone visiting Rotorua.

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Another wonderful out and making new friends whilst getting the benefit of some good walking. Adapted as we went along More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I took a day tour in the Taupo area, visiting thermals, glass-blowing, mud pools, a river cruise and more. It was a wonderful day, made all the more so by our tour guide Tim. Tim's familiarity with the area meant he took us to all the great spots at just the right time before the tourist hoards arrived! He was... More 

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Being able to relate to nearly all areas that my guests are from makes for a much more enjoyable day as one can have a better understanding of their needs and requirements without being forceful. Another lovely day out with happy folk. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were treated to the best sights ever. Tim made us feel special and made sure we saw the most spectacular sights in the area.

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We are lucky on New Zealand to have so many great sights for our visitors to experience. Makes for such a good feeling to take our guests around. Thank you for another interesting day with interchange of experiences More 

Redondo Beach, CA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We took a half-day tour of Taupo area - thermals, waterfalls, glass-blowing, etc. Just the two of us with Owen, our driver, in his car. He was on-time, polite, knowledgeable, and delighted to customize our tour with his personal recommendations (he has lived in the area for years). He even showed us his favorite soaking pools, which were beautiful -... More 

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So happy you were able to see and learn about what makes New Zealand such a special country to visit and finish with a relaxing hot foot bath More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I want to preface the rest of my review by stating that maybe I completely misunderstood how this tour was meant to run and hence was left rather disappointed by the experience. After reading all the glowing reviews on Tripadvisor my brother and I were expecting a truly informative and insightful day's outing but sadly this didn't live up to... More 

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this review

We always try and accommodate peoples request even at such notice for a personal tour rather than with a large group. The comments on Owen's apparent lack of interest and information does not relate to recent comments received on how much local knowledge he imparts. He was also good enough to go a long way out of town to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our group consisted of a my senior citizen parents, a child and myself. 3 generations in one family and uncle Tim had a fun time for everyone! He listened and tailored the trip to suit our requirements and even adjusted the price because we could not do everything. He is so knowledgable, friendly and indeed like that one friendly and... More 

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This was about the best day I have experienced as a tour guide. What a lovely friendly family who gave me so much in return. Look forward to a return visit More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My husband and I booked with Taylor's Tours a day tour of some of the best Rotorua attractions: Geothermal Park,, Waikato River, Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Our guide, "Uncle Tim", was very professional, explained to us in great detail all the attractions and demonstrated to us that he knows a great deal about all there is to see in... More 

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A great boost during the peak holiday season from a couple who were such a joy to take round in less that clement weather More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had a awesome trip with Taylor tours. Uncle Tim was our guide and he was just excellent!! Very helpful, informative and he truly gave us enough time to enjoy the sights. I was visiting along with my in-laws so the pace was a bit slow, but he was very patient!! He took us to key locations, stopped occasionally for... More 

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Another special family day out that makes the " Guiding" such a pleasure - meeting and greeting and taking care of our overseas visitors More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a belated review. I took a tour with Uncle Tim on a rainy day in Rotorua and I was the only one on it. It was great to have your own personal tour guide. Tim is very knowledgeable about the various Rotorua's attractions. He was even kind enough to take me to a local Thai restaurant for dinner... More 

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this review

Good to hear from you again. It was a pleasure to take you round for the day and evening. I learnt a lot from you also - good always to have a 2 way exchange of ideas etc Hope to see you back when you get another break away from work. Best wishes for the future More 

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