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About GreatSights
Founded in 1987, GreatSights New Zealand operates the most comprehensive range of premium day sightseeing tours in New Zealand. Our nationwide network provides luxury sightseeing tours to destinations throughout New Zealand. Day tours from Auckland include the Bay of Islands, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Everything is taken care of when you travel with GreatSights. Entrance fees are included within the tour price and optional extras like lunches can be added if required. Complimentary hotel transfers are provided on most tours and our experienced local driver guides will keep you entertained with informative commentary throughout the tour.
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Ngaria Marsters wrote a review Jul 2020
5 contributions
Case was wanderful I enjoyed her delivery and presentations also the landscapes scenery’s and ginger beer was my favourite
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Date of experience: July 2020
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bevzaifman wrote a review May 2020
London, Canada8 contributions
Not sure this was worth it...it was a very long day to see some beautiful scenery which we had seen all over New Zealand. Although Mt Cook is historically significant, and beautiful, once you've seen the Rocky Mountains in Canada, it pales in comparison (I know I shouldn't compare)....I'll repeat: it's a very long day with most time spent on a coach bus.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Fran wrote a review Mar 2020
Darwin, Australia5 contributions3 helpful votes
We did the full day trip last month with driver Stuart on a GreatSights bus. It was a well-paced day with lots of stops at places with good travel food, clean toilets and/or photo opportunities. Stuart quietly explained the landscape & told stories that highlighted an aspect of places all along the journey. He pointed out glaciation evidence, infrastructure projects and historically important locations. We heard about famous people & animals who hailed from places along the route, eg Rutherford the physicist, Shrek the sheep and many more. He touched on issues such as the politics of the fur trade, the growth of the dairying industry & explained what we were looking at as we cruised comfortably in the well appointed bus. A thoroughly enjoyable day.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at GreatSights
Responded Apr 16, 2020
Kia Ora frandavies57, Thank you for taking out your precious time to write this review and we really appreciate the information you have provided in the review for other travellers. We are glad that we could make your day enjoyable. Our drivers and the guides are all really well informed and try to provide the best experience for the travelers. We hope to see you again for more amazing tours in New Zealand. I will forward your review to Stuart. All the best for your future travels, Jerome and the team at GreatSights
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NKA wrote a review Mar 2020
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The tour was very organised. We had to stick to our timings and all passengers kept time. Our driver Rachael was very informative and kept the tour interesting while we were travelling. We enjoyed our tour to all places visited.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at GreatSights
Responded Apr 16, 2020
Kia Ora Nagesh090859, We really appreciate your feedback, and we are so happy that you enjoyed the tour, we will forward your feedback to the Rachael. All the best for your future travels, Jerome and the team at GreatSights
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Surreysunlovers wrote a review Mar 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom42 contributions9 helpful votes
We enjoyed our tour to the Waitomo Caves and Rotorua. To see all the highlights makes for a long day so therefore expect to be tired. The gloworms in the caves and the trip on the boat are something that will never be forgotten and Rotorua is a very well kept town. The geysers are spectacular. If you have never seen sheep shearing then this will be of interest. Seeing the haka performed by Maoris was also a highlight. We would recommend this tour especially if you have a tight itinerary.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at GreatSights
Responded Mar 19, 2020
Kia Ora Surreysunlovers, Thank you for choosing to see Waitomo Caves and Rotorua with us. We appreciate you writing a review and we wish you all the best for all future travels - in New Zealand and beyond. Jerome and the team at GreatSights
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