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Address: Hangar AS8, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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+64 7-574 1779
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We offer a range of small group, friendly and professional tours tailored...

We offer a range of small group, friendly and professional tours tailored specifically for cruise ship passengers arriving into all the ports of call in New Zealand and Australia. Choose from our standard tours or design your own one. With over 10 years experience our dedicated team of drivers and guides visit the best destinations, provide value for money and pride themselves on giving you the experience of a lifetime. We look forward to sharing NZ and Australia with you.

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$114.33*
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Hobbiton Shore Excursion Including Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Movies Set Tour
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Full-Day Rotorua Shore Excursion Including Te Puia and Hells Gate Thermal Beds
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Full-Day Shore Excursion: Geothermal Te Puia and Kiwifruit Orchard

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Wellington Bay of Islands NZ

This company can arrange all day tours in all ports in NZ for all cruise passengers with limited time in Port. They are very reliable, friendly and ready to assist with your day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Erina, Australia
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Erina, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This company can arrange all day tours in all ports in NZ for all cruise passengers with limited time in Port. They are very reliable, friendly and ready to assist with your day tours. They will pick you up in Port on arrival and ensure you are back on board in plenty of time for embarkation. Their pricing is good... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't waste your money on the ship excursions!! Book with Shore Trips and Tours and get better bang for your buck. Best money ever spent on tours!

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Wolfville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked Shore Trips and Tours out of Tauranga primarily because we wanted to visit both Hobbiton and Rotarua on the same day, and this option was not available to us on our cruise ship excursions. John, our tour guide, was very knowledgable and provided a significant amount of information about the area. We had a great day, enjoyed the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

John was an incredible resource on NZ history, typography, and economics. We had 71/2 hours before return to ship. He spoke clearly and was easy to understand. Our objective was to see one tourist site which was 2 hour out of Akaroa. He helped us accomplish that plus two others and then added a Kiwl farm. The day went fast;... More 

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Seaforth, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide arrived on time to pick us up for our adventure to Hobbiton. He made a point of showing us some local natural sites that were more spectacular because of rain the day before. The explanation of local natural history and culture was very interesting and made the trip to Hobbiton just fly by. The tour at Hobbiton... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were excellent. Good value for money. Guides were well prepared and sights worth seeing. Even waited when our tendering processing was way behind time and we were 3/4 hour late for our tour.

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Campbelltown, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time in NZ. we were picked from the ship in three destinations, Auckland, Tauranga and Dunedin. Our drivers were splendid their knowledge and personalities were excellent, they took us around to places where I'm sure other trips would not, the cars we travelled in were extremely clean very roomy, couldn't fault any of it and would... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All three of the tours we had booked through Shore,Trips and Tours were informative, professional but extremely friendly. Special mention to Stephen in Auckland a huge thank you for extending our tour due to the traffic jam on the highway. It was much appreciated. we had a private tour the rates were reasonable and the transport fantastic especially the Jag... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent female driver who gave us a great description of locations we passed on our drive. History, geography, and social issues were discussed. When we arrived at Hobbiton, a young guide led us through the sets and paths that were featured in the films. It was a delightful visit and we had lots of opportunities for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked three different shore excursion for my recent NZ cruse from these guys. I did two private tours and one small group tour. All three were excellent in planning and execution. They provided good instructions for meeting points. Each tour guide was knowledgeable and personable and fun. I would recommend using them as they are professional.

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