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Custom Day Tours NZ

Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-542 0267
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Fabulous experience

Travelling with my husband, my daughter, son in law and two granddaughters, aged 7 and 9 was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RBFToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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Absolutely Amazing Mother Nature !

We were in the port of Tauranga for the day on a crusie ship.  We had the most amazing adventure... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oblina33
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Here at Custom Day Tours we specialize in making your excursions memorable, stress free, informative and fun. We work directly with you the client to design the tour that best suits your needs. We are a husband and wife team who love showing you the best we have on offer between Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo and the Coromandel. We offer private and group tours for cruise ship clients as well as personalized affordable tours for all tourists in NZ. We guarantee safe arrival back to your cruise ships on time and delivery to your accommodation for all other travellers. VIP travellers are catered for within Custom Day Tours and we welcome you to contact us for your private tour.
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“redwood forest” (15 reviews)
“day trip” (11 reviews)
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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+64 7-542 0267
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Travelling with my husband, my daughter, son in law and two granddaughters, aged 7 and 9 was sometimes a challenge. Not so for Carolyn and Terry Kelliher of Custom Day Tours. Carolyn picked us up at the cruiseport in Tauranga asking that we get off...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in the port of Tauranga for the day on a crusie ship.  We had the most amazing adventure with our tour guide Rob who took us to Te Puia (Rotorua thermal region) where we saw the most amazing geysers - spurting out water...More

1  Thank Oblina33
Reviewed 5 days ago

Carolyn and Terry provided a four day itinerary packed with experiences that highlighted their fantastic homeland. This was a university graduation trip and a "once in a lifetime" trip for my daughter and me. From the moment they picked us up at the airport in...More

Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a really good excursion from Tauranga to Rotarua an back. Carolyn was an excellent guide and kept up a continuous commentary throughout the trip. Carolyn was waiting with a minibus when we left the ship/port - the minibus was a Mercedes and very comfortable/secure....More

Thank gwill-in-glos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our ship was three hours late arriving to Tauranga and we had a lot we wanted to see here. Plus, all ship excursions were canceled because of the late arrival, so we were hoping we could find someone to provide a tour for our group...More

1  Thank OhioRon
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you so much for taking the time to review the time spent with our employee Rob while your Cruise ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We endeavour to make your time touring with us a highlight of your visit to New Zealand. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, we were on a Holland America cruise which stopped for just one day in Tauranga. In the short time we had, we had several places we wanted to visit, including Hobbiton and also the Te Puia geothermal area. None of the tours offered by...More

Thank Ada T
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ada----Many thanks for taking the time to comment on the awesome day we had together when your Cruise ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. It was our privilege to be able to show you just a small area of our beautiful country....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were on a cruise to NZ in December 2017 and we booked a tour of the glowcaves with this company. We were thrilled with the service we received from Carolyn. Our ship was late to port due to weather and Carolyn...More

Thank tomkatf14
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tom---your comments on the day we had together is very much appreciated and I thank you sincerely for taking the time to post your comments. We do our utmost to ensure that our clients have the best possible experience during their time with us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day with Carolyn. She is super knowledgeable about almost anything you can think of in New Zealand. She was happy and chatty and very willing to fit in with what we wanted to do. Would highly recommend. Booking arrangements worked fabulously....More

Thank Megsy B
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Megsy-----Thank you so very much for taking the time to write of your experience with us while your Cruise Ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga N.Z. We try, very hard, to more than meet your expectations and were so privileged that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carolyn was our driver and guide. She was brilliant. You could tell that she enjoyed her time with her customers. Highly recommended for anyone who wants a small personal tour.

Thank I7708JNnatalieg
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Carolyn does small group tours very informative and gives you a real feel for Tauranga and the surrounding area. We enjoyed the redwood forest, the thermals were amazing. The Maori presentation was really good and Carolyn got my husband selected as Chief, he was thrilled....More

Thank wlanelane
CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for taking the time to comment on the day we spent together while your Cruise Ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We enjoy showing our visitors the many natural attractions that are prolific in the area we live in and are so...More

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