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We are a tour company providing small group tours in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. We specialise in Rotorua day tours and guarantee a fun & relaxing day for our customers. We are extremely flexible, tailoring your day to your needs...more
51 Lund Road | Tauranga, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
+64 7-549 4925
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was just the most memorable awesome trip ever. Thanks Yvonne, every penny worth, you showed us everything and more. Yvonne was waiting outside port as promised, she showed us Wai-o-Tapu and Whakarewarewa and we even went to a Kiwi farm, she really knew a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Well what an amazing trip, we got off the cruise ship and we booked our tour with Scott Tours (6 Adults) at the port. Yvonne (Mildred) was our tour guide/driver and she was amazing. The local knowledge that she gave us was fantastic. If anyone...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

Thanks for the great write up guys. I really enjoyed your company and always have satisfaction that you have gone away with lasting memories.Take care.Regards Yvonne.

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Initially we had some difficulty locating Scott Tours in the wharf area and when we did they did not have us down as booking a tour with them. Fortunately all worked out and with another party of 5 from the cruise ship we headed to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

Thank you for your Review on your trip to Wai-O-Tapu.Its always a pleasure to show people our wounderful back yard.Glad you go away with lasting memories.Take care Yvonne.

Reviewed January 29, 2018

I would highly recommend this tour. Yvonne was waiting when we disembarked frpm the ship. Spent 3 hrs sightseeing to rotorua. There were 6 passengers which made the tour very personalal. I would give this tour 10 out of 10 Thanls Yvonne

Date of experience: January 2018
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you for your review. I very much enjoyed your company on the day. We love taking you people on our tours to show you our lovely country.Thanks once again take care.Yvonne.

Reviewed April 17, 2017

We hand a grand day out with Yvonne. It is so much better to have someone local to show you around their own area. Not only did Yvonne know all the best place to see she knew all the people as we. Highly recommended

Date of experience: March 2017
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for you Review. Sorry for it been a late reply.I do enjoy taking people to our venues knowing that the people operating there that I only settle for the best and that is what they do for our visitors.

Reviewed March 25, 2017

My husband and I had a fantastic day trip to Wai-O-Tapu and the surrounds. We had a great day trip and saw many geothermal features. Yvonne is a very knowledgeable guide with a friendly personality. Yvonne picked up us from the hotel at Tauranga and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you Vivian for your Review.It was a pleasure to take you and your husband on tour to Wai-O-Tapu and our surrounds.I enjoyed as much as you to be able to show off our great country. Great day had by all.Regards to you both.

Reviewed February 26, 2017

Geoff met us (Two Older Australian Couples) at the Cruise Ship Terminal and provided a fantastic day trip to Wai-O-Tapu and surrounds. A knowledgeable and personable guide, Geoff took us around his region where we not only saw the highlights but had some unexpected stops...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thanks Pauline for your review on Tripadvisor.Yes as you say Geoff goes all the way to make sure you come away with a lasting and memorable experience.A good result also that Geoff connected you with Good company tours of Dunedin of who we know also...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017

Following advice of others we booked the trip to Wai-O-Tapu instead of to other mineral pools and so glad we did. Amazing colours. Booked online instead of booking cruise tours. Much cheaper. Small group. Scott Tours were waiting for us when we disembarked. Only problem...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thanks for the review.A bit unusal that you had to wait for the time you say the ships are mostly 30 mins of docking with each other but we are so sorry that you had that wait,but are very pleased that you had a great...More

Reviewed January 5, 2017

Booked this online as cruise tours too expensive. We had a wonderful time at the village with a lovely guide. We got to see all the thermal attractions without having to walk too far. The Mud pools were not so good as the recent earthquake...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Thanks for you kind words on visiting Whakarewarewa village.so pleased you had a wonderful tour.Yes we agree with your words of a delicious lunch it gives you an Idea of taste and how there food is cooked.The Maori people pride them selves on there culture...More

Reviewed January 1, 2017

Scott Tours saved our Tour Excursion Day! We recently arrived in Tauranga by cruise ship, which at the last-minute cancelled our shore excursion to Rotorua, which we had pre-booked many months prior, due to lack of participants. Having conceded to us just walking around the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Thank you Guys for that great Review.We are so lucky to have such a Passionate person that helps us with our tours.Yes we know he goes that extra mile to make sure that your tour with Scott tours is a memorable one.We are ever so...More

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April 14, 2015|
Response from yvonne732 |
Thank you for your enquiry. Tours from the port of Tauranga can take 5 to 7 hours depending on the ship when it arrives and departs.Cost depends on which venue you visit in Rotorua.yes we will pay commision to travel agents... More