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NZ Tourguide Services

Christchurch, New Zealand
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About NZ Tourguide Services
Private Driver/Guiding Services in New Zealand. We are based in Christchurch in the South Island and our main business is actually Touring , anywhere in the country,be it 2 or 3 days or 2 or 3 weeks. We prefer touring in the South Island however, but often take tours also in the North Island as well. Our Tours suit small private groups or families from 1 to 10 people. Or larger groups being 10 to 15 people . (just ask) We offer : your Driver/Guide , plus a suitable size vehicle , then can help you to plan your Itinerary in your time frame and help arrange optional type activities and things you may wish to do on your trip . Costing wise all tours are costed including the driver/Guide their meals and accommodation plus a Vehicle & fuel. This leaves you free to book your own accommodation directly and also so optional type activities & entries ,with our help. We are very flexible how we plan & cost tours.
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Jessica F wrote a review Jul 2019
Greenville, South Carolina44 contributions13 helpful votes
It's hard to know just what to say about Richard and Heather. We had an absolutely fantastic time with them over our 6 day tour. It was so nice to have a "local" doing the driving on the south island and their knowledge of the area, the wildlife, the communities, etc truly enhanced our trip. Richard was super easy to work with and very flexible with our group and our plans. We felt spoiled having both Heather and Richard with us every day, and learned so much from each of them! HIGHLY recommend them if looking for a great tour of the south island! Thank you, Richard and Heather, for truly making our trip wonderful!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Richard G, Owner & Driver/Guide at NZ Tourguide Services
Responded Aug 3, 2019
Hey Jessica Heather & I are so pleased you & your family enjoyed your tour ,we really enjoyed your company as well . Thank you also for all your pretour help in the planning stages ,I think we made a pretty good team effort ! Perhaps you need to be our U.S planner , Lol ! Take care and many thanks Heather & Richard
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Fowlerbt wrote a review Jun 2019
Greenville, South Carolina1 contribution
Richard and Heather are absolutely brilliant! They are incredibly polite, punctual, knowledgeable, flexible, and friendly. It would be impossible to overstate the value they added to our overall experience during our trip. They worked with our planned itenerary and added in thoughtful advice and even included some stops only locals would know which added another layer of enjoyment. They go above and beyond in every way possible. If you are considering booking a private tour guide for your trip to NZ, you need not look any further.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Richard G, Owner at NZ Tourguide Services
Responded Jun 28, 2019
We just enjoyed looking after your family so much , what wonderful people and a joy to look after , thankyou ! (I know you still maybe abit upset about missing the hokeypokey icecream ,how ever ,what an excuse to come back !!) Richard & Heather
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37annabell wrote a review May 2018
39 contributions23 helpful votes
Four of us when on a road trip with Richard and he was nothing but amazing. We flew over from singapore to shoot the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand in Christchurch. The bride and groom along with me ( photographer) and makeup artist. Richard knew where to go and the routes to take easily. He made sure that our trip didn't end by just taking wedding photos and even brought us to his personal family farm to have a tour of the animals. His jokes were hilarious and entertaining yet always maintaining professionalism. We ended the trip with having dinner back in the city with his Wife and Daughter - started out as strangers but ended up as friends. Thumbs up!
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Richard G, Owner at NZ Tourguide Services
Responded May 21, 2018
Hey Bell Was great to meet you and the rest of the team ,we all did have some fun together and I'm sure you will have some pretty amazing photo's for the Bride & Groom to show all their friends & family. I enjoyed watching what you were doing with your camera & creative eye capturing the various back drops. Let me know when you are ready for your wedding photo's I will keep practicing until then !! See you again one day .
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833tan wrote a review Jan 2018
Penang, Malaysia3 contributions1 helpful vote
We are a family of four and had a 10 days South Island tour with Richard. It could not have been more perfect with Richard being our guide. He is courteous, helpful, fun and knowledgeable. We will definitely come back in near future. Thank you Richard for making our trip so wonderful and memorable.
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Richard G, Owner at NZ Tourguide Services
Responded Jan 5, 2018
Thank you very much it was a pleasure to look after you and your family ,we did have a fun time together. Look forward to seeing you on your next holiday this way !
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Richard S wrote a review Aug 2016
Hong Kong, China15 contributions1 helpful vote
New Zealand is already a great place to visit, but with Richard as our tour guide, he provided a level of service and flexibility that really made the trip more enjoyable. Whenever we think of going back to New Zealand, we always see if Richard is free to be our tour guide before we decide.
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Date of experience: September 2015
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Response from Richard G, Owner at NZ Tourguide Services
Responded Dec 13, 2017
I really did enjoy tripping you around it was a lot of fun , look forwards to seeing you when you return.
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