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Scott Tours

36 reviews
Katikati, New Zealand
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About Scott Tours
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. Friendly, knowledgeable and local hosts to make your tour the unforgettable highlight of your trip. Pick ups from your cruise ship - Port of Tauranga, Tauranga Airport and Tauranga Accommodations.
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Our tour is small and intimate, with expert local driver guides. We guarantee you a fun and relaxing day out experiencing the best of Rotorua's Maori culture and geothermal activity. Complementary hangi sampler meal (comprising of chicken, kumara, potato and corn) - cooked by mother nature, courtesy of in-ground steamboxes and mineral pools.
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

Yvonne is amazing! This tour was a highlight of our cruise to New Zealand and Australia. Although we cruised with Holland America, I booked this tour for 4 of us separate fromthe ship’s excursions (ship pricing is ridiculous). Yvonne was waiting for us at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Thank you for your Wonderful review.Always glad to know that our passengers leave us and have had a great day also have learned a little of the area they have visited.Always looking forward maybe to meeting you again.Yvonne.

Reviewed April 15, 2019

We can not rate Scott Tours highly enough, what an amazing day trip we had with Yvonne.Such a professional lady, so informative, and extremely lovely to deal with. We took a visit to an authentic Maori village, what an experience, it was amazing. We had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thanks guys for your great review.I just loved showing you around our area.Always nice to have great people on board.All the best from Yvonne and Scott tours.

Reviewed April 12, 2019

Back home from our cruise, we want to say we really enjoyed our wonderful Thermal Wonderland Tour. Thank you so much. What a fabulous day. We highly recommend you to anyone.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thanks for your Excellent Review. Very happy that you enjoyed your time with Scott Tours and that you have arrived home safe.For you to recommend us to other like minded people we would appreciate your thoughts and thank you again for choosing Scott tours to...More

Reviewed April 5, 2019

We could not get a booking to see Rotorua as part of our cruise on the Golden Princess, it was fully booked. I Googled "Rotorua Tours" found Scott Tours and called Yvonne a couple of days out of Tauranga, we made a deal and agreed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2019

Thanks Phil you were true to your words on Reviews.I enjoyed your company and was a pleasure to show you both around part of our lovely country.You both take care.Regards Yvonne.

Reviewed March 28, 2019

This was a full on tour and we really came to learn what Rotorua was all about. Geoff took our group of 5 to the geothermal area with its geysers and pools and explained the workings of the area. Saw probably what I consider the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2019

Thank you for your great review. We know Geoff will go out of his way to see that you have a great day and learn as much as possible while you are in our area for a short while.Glad to hear you really enjoyed the...More

Reviewed February 9, 2019

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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yvonne732, Owner at Scott Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Hello to all you guys and thank you so much for the great review.You were great people to show around. I had as much pleasure to show you our beautiful part of the area as you did to see it.We were so lucky to have...More

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
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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.

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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
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