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Sole Ventures offers a number of active outdoor tours around the North Island. We make it our personal mission to ensure that you have a truly unforgettable Kiwi experience while exploring some of the most incredible environments on the planet! All...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a group of (4) 30-year-old friends on vacation from the US looking for a tour of the North Island. Cole was very responsive, detailed, and flexible to our ideas and provided us a custom itinerary. No detail or question was left unanswered. Danni...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sam was very punctual, polite, professional and a pleasure to travel with. He took a group of us to a seafood festival in his luxury Mercedes Coach which was immaculate. I would not hesitate to recommend Sole Ventures for your next private charter!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an awesome time with Sam and Danni during our 3 day tour in New Zealand from beginning to end. We (group of 4) were initially picked up in Auckland in their high end Mercedes Van, where they took us to Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Our visit to New Zealand was brief but packed with great sights and activities all thanks to Sole Ventures! I really appreciated that Cole took the time to customize our own 3 day adventure and made it more than affordable. The Mercedes van that we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Sole Ventures took care of the Elevate CA team Christmas function for the second year running. Cole was a fantastic host - and from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble. It was a big day - we cycled from Kaikohe to Opua where...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fraserhurrell
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The absolute best. Sam and Cole are the most fantastic hosts, guides and all round good guys. Their professionalism stands out - from their Sole Ventures coach to their expert knowledge on all things NZ. We started with our pick up in Auckland and managed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MitchHolden
Reviewed November 29, 2018

What a day!!! The six of us were blown away; snorkeling in this stunning marine reserve, with the northern sunshine, calm clear water and our fabulous guide Sam, from Sole Ventures. Couldn't have been any better.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank leahjfletcher
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Awesome service nothing was too much trouble. Fully recommend these guys. Service with a smile at all times. Thanks for a great experience cheers steve

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of a day charter in Sole Ventures Mercedes coach. The day was seamless, comfortable and exactly on time! These guys are professionals and very customer focused. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GG123456
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We have used Sole Ventures 4 times now and they represent excellent value. From the pristine condition of their Mercedes Coach to their punctuality, professionalism and reliability ..This is a service hard to fault..always with a smile and helpful attitude. We would highly recommend using...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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