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Toru Tours

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Come on our personalized 3-Hour tour, showing you the highlights of what makes this city of Auckland so special. From the diverse eateries to the many Volcanoes, to the working farm,and beautiful gardens that we have. We can guide you to Auckland's...more
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37b Bel Air Drive | Hillsborough, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 274 570 011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun tour of the Auckland highlights, and it was helpful to be in the small bus, which made getting on and off very easy. The bus driver was great - very friendly, helpful and informative. You get a good picture of what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toru Tours' 3 Hours Auckland Express Tour is an excellent way to see the highlights outside of central Auckland. We do not care for large impersonal coach tours so the opportunity to sightsee in a van with only a few other passengers was ideal. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am really please you enjoyed the tour. I really think it is critical that you meet a local in Auckland. As you mentioned you would have missed a lot, and Auckland is really is a great place. Yes it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a few hours in Auckland so I looked up short tours. We really struck it lucky with Toru Tours. We did a 3 hour tour for about $85 each. It was in a small van which was extremely comfortable and easy to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Yes we like to make it easy for our guests to get around Auckland. We try and see as much as we can in 3 hours, so i'm pleased you felt you had sufficient time. We try and see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paul is a really cool guy and sooooo friendly. The tour was great, altough the wheater wasn‘t great. He told something about the history, but also about the „daily news“. He is a gorgeous busdriver with many jokes. Its really profitable:)

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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Went on the 3 hour tour with Paul on October 4th. It was an excellent tour and well worth the cost. Saw lots of lovely things and a good quick overall view of Auckland Very personalised tour and we really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I could only spend 2 days in Auckland, so apart from a thorough visit to both Memorial War Museum and Maritime Museum, I needed something to get the most of Auckland as possible in a few hours. Well, this tour was exactly what I was...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

First time visitors to NZ and only had 12 hours in the City while transit to the US. Rather than hop the Red Bus we booked Toru Tours. After meeting the owner / guide we spent the next three hours visiting interesting sites around Auckland....More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice leisurely tour of Auckland with a very nice driver/tour guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. Took us over the Harbour Bridge and top of Mt Eden and through some amazing parks and views around Auckland. Winter garden and the hot houses. Enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for your review. Yes we try and fit a lot into our tour, and the aim is see as much as possible, while having time to do other things your day. I will add more stops this year. I am glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

Highly recommended! We've visited important, interesting and nice sites that otherwise would be difficult to reach within a short time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, and thank you for the recommendation.

Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I like supporting locally-owned tour companies when I can. The 5-star reviews are true- this is a unique tour in a comfortable van that shows you areas that the giant tour buses don’t. Toru Tours was seamless from start to finish. The owner and tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Paul F, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for your review. I believe there is nothing better than meeting a true local, as we know the place. It was a real pleasure hosting you. Safe Journeys. Paul.

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June 23, 2016|
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Response from Torutours | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. Yes you can book online, and just add in the comments box. 11am pick up. I will be at the Princes Wharf iSite information Centre. This 150 yards from the exit of the ship. Regards Paul.
February 5, 2016|
Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
You would need to address this question to the operator. They were very obliging, so if it was at all possible, I'm sure they'd work out something.
March 9, 2015|
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Response from Torutours | Property representative |
Hi .Thank you for your enquiry. We can certainly help with assisting with you planning. If you could please let me what you would like to see, we can help organise. Regards Paul.