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Taylor's Tours

Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Very personalised, wonderful tour!

I took a day tour in the Taupo area, visiting thermals, glass-blowing, mud pools, a river cruise... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2015
Mairin H
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Hong Kong, China
Amazing personal tour...

We were treated to the best sights ever. Tim made us feel special and made sure we saw the most... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2015
Italian1953
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London, Canada
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“huka falls” (11 reviews)
“uncle tim” (34 reviews)
“private tour” (8 reviews)
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Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

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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...More

Thank Mairin H
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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2015

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.

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Reviewed April 15, 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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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2015

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

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Reviewed March 9, 2015

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...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2015

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

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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...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2015

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....More

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Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

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...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2015

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

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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...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2014

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

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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...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2014

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

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Reviewed November 18, 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....More

Thank Jane C
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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2014

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...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2014

I admit that my wife and I were surprised when Owen of Taylor's Tours arrived to pick us up early at our hotel in Rotorua in his personal vehicle. We didn't know it yet but we were in for an action-packed day of sites and...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2014

I am so pleased that I was able to have Owen take you on a personal tour. I had no doubts you would have such a great experience for the day and learn a lot about our wonderful country of New Zealand and the Rotorua...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2014

So I have 11 International students in Wellington bombarding me with requests of what they want to see in Rotorua and as you can imagine they all wanted to go in different directions. From seeing the geysers to hobbiton to action packed adrenalin activites and...More

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2014

What a" feel good " that feedback gives me. To be able to share Kiwi hospitality with our overseas friends is a special reward for enjoying being a tour guide or " Uncle Tim" to them. I look forward to meeting more of such a...More

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