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Sightseeing tours including Aoraki Mount Cook Day tour or overnight trip,Tekapo transfer tour,Christchurch garden tour , Akaroa Day trip with nature cruise or swim with dolphins, Kaikoura whalewatching or swim with dolphins, Hanmer hot spring trips...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
60 Windermere Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 21 181 1570
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are currently on our first trip to New Zealand celebrating our 40th anniversary. Upon high recommendations from friends, we booked Craig for the day. He met us in Akaroa where our ship was docked. What a delightful man! He is very knowledgable about New...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JR1268, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good on you for following up on your predecessors and giving me an amazing visit to Craigforth and learning so much more about the early history of Banks Peninsula and Pigeon Bay. The weather certainly does help and what fantastic vista s we could enjoy....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big thanks to my tour guide Craig! :) He guided us through our day trip to Aoraki Mt. Cook and showed us around all the amazing photo spots. We also had a lovely picnic at a beautiful location with Craig’s handmade meal which tasted amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JR1268, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good on you for putting up such a kind review on my tour. That was just an incredible day and when I can combine the asparagus from my garden and the fresh salmon from Mt Cook and enjoy it beside those fantastic aqua marine blue...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

It's wonderful time to my family we travelled Christchurch at July.2018. Craig is a nice, experience and helpful guild. The trip made us had a good memories in NZ. Thanks Craig again and I hope I have a chance to travel next time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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JR1268, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review and so glad that you and your family have got some great memories of your trip. I hope I can be of service to your family again in the future. cheers Craig

Reviewed July 19, 2018

We just completed a tour to Arthur's Pass today. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour to anyone who wants to sit back, relax, and enjoy the best of NZ's wonderful nature. The organisation of the tour was perfect: Craig tweaked the schedule slightly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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J R, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thank you so much. For sure there is a higher risk with Winter weather but without doubt the photos in winters are far superior. Have a good trip home and do come again when our city is further along the recovery road.

Reviewed March 27, 2018

Craig was an amazing host and guide. His enthusiasm was contagious. Truly a fun and informative day. The views were amazing. It was our best tourMore

Date of experience: February 2018
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J R, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thats high praise indeed. So glad you enjoyed the day and we were blessed with great weather which sure helps. Thanks so much for finding me and coming such a long long way. Dont you let Mr Trump upset you..we enjoy Mr Trudeau fending him...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018

We have recently returned from a trip to New Zealand, Australia and Bali. As we were a group of 10, a private tour was the only way to travel. We hit the jackpot when we choose Craig Rome as our tour guide. Craig picked us...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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J R, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thanks for a wonderful review. I thoroughly enjoyed my day with you all and so glad that the weather Gods played their part too. Great that you were blessed with good weather in Milford also...One day I hope I get to see Western Brook Fiord...More

Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

I recently returned from a fabulous trip to New Zealand and can’t say enough good things about our tour guide J. Craig Rome with CanNZTours (cannz@cannewzealandtours.com/en) Craig was so knowledgeable about New Zealand and will design a special tour just for you. He went out...More

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J R, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you also Jo for keeping me in a job I love. I m currently over in London helping my brother nurse his sick wife and whilst its an exciting city to be in and nice to have a bit of early Summer instead of...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

Craig is amazing! Our party of four danced around the raindrops and saw the beautiful countryside above Akaroa. We stopped at a small cheese factory and had some delicious cheese. After many scenic vistas we bowed to the weather gods and had our picnic lunch...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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J R, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Good on you Kathy. Thanks for finding me in the digital maze and lovely to meet Joe as well as Gary and Roxxy, Did you ever hear more from the folk from Atlanta...Felt very sorry for them missing their flight like that. The weather Gods...More

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

This is review of the brilliant and wonderful Craig Rome from cannz tours. We travelled with friends as a 4 and had private tour all day with Craig into southern alps. What an experience and what a fantastic and funny guy Craig is, we had...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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クレイグ, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Thanks for booking my tour and I had a great time with you all. I hope that Martin will remember his 50th birthday in NZ for many years. Great to hear that you got a brilliant day in Milford and X'mas day too. Thanks so...More

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to book two day trips with Can NZ Tours after our original plans got cancelled. We did a Mt Cook day trip and then had a TransAlpine experience the next day. Craig from Can NZ is a great, cheerful guide, full of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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クレイグ, Owner at CanNZ Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. That was just such fun two days travelling with you both and so enjoyed the chats about your different upbringings and current lives. I enjoyed the Wellington match but was pretty dissapointed with the referee in Lima however...More

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