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Taylor's Tours
Ranked #21 of 64 Tours in Rotorua
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

My wife and I signed up for the scenic Rotorua tour with Tim and ended up loving our time with him so much that we kept using his services for the next two days! Tim's a pleasure to spend time with, very knowledgeable about the area, and has great stories. One thing that we weren't aware of is that he's good about customizing plans if you ask in advance. His fees are also very reasonable for what you're getting and generally include admission to wherever you go. Working with him was particularly perfect for us as we didn't have a car of our own there. (On that note, he provides transfers as well at reasonable rates - we had him take us to the airport on the last day.)

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Hi Guys

So glad that you have arrived home ok. Was a real pleasure taking you round during your stay in Rotorua and that we managed to tick off some of your " Bucket List " wishes. Hope you managed a few more before you left. Best wishes for the future together

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Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is one of the best tours that I have ever been on - Tim kindly picked us up from our accommodation and then gave us a perfect day. His timing to get from place to place to see all the sites could not be faulted - it was wonderful seeing the Hukka falls and the Dam open. I was travelling with my 80 year old mother and he was so kind and helpful pacing the day to suit us. I would recommend this tour very much! Thanks again Tim!

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2013

It was a real pleasure touring with mum and daughter , it felt like we were old friends. Full marks for Mum making it through the day and I trust the flight back to the UK was not too tiring. Days like this make it so worthwhile being a guide for visitors to New Zealand.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Uncle Tim is a very pleasant, knowledgeable, and responsible guide who is sensitive to our needs. we were well taken care of as we toured rotorua and surroundings. enjoyed our visits to the geothermals, caves, and particularly hobbiton! Uncle Tim went beyond his call of duty by sending us to the place where we could board the coach back to city on the following day as well. Thanks Uncle Tim! :)

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

Hi to Wendy , Lily and Bon. Trust you all had a safe journey back to Singapore. I so enjoyed our 2 days touring together it makes everything so worthwhile to know that you had a great time and enjoyed what New Zealand has to offer. I hope ALL the photos come out okay as a permanent reminder of your holiday

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

I travelled alone and had only one full day in Rotorua so I tried to make the most of it by joining a tour group. I decided to choose Taylor's Tour because he seemed to be okay in Tripadvisor. It turned out that Tim was not just okay, he's superb!! Luckily I was the only guest on that Saturday for "Thermal Encounters & Scenic and Historical Tour" (205.00 NZD) so I got a private tour for the whole day. Tim was knowledgable, friendly and fun to be with. He picked me up from the hostel and started to break the ice on the way to Wai o tapu. We covered all the places on his tour list. I felt like I was travelling with a friend rather than a tour guide.

After the tour I spontaneously decided to go to a Maori show in the evening. Tim managed to get a discount ticket for me for Te Po Indigenous Evening Experience at Te Puia which he didn't really need to. It was actually not in the scope of his tour anymore but he picked me up from the hostel before the show started at 5.45 pm, waited and made sure I got in okay, picked me up after the dinner at 9 pm and dropped me off at the hostel. Tim really went EXTRA miles!!

My experience in Rotorua wouldn't have been this great if I hadn't chosen Tims Taylor's Tours. So if you're looking for a tour in Rotorua, this is it!

Thanks a lot, Tim. You really made my trip to Rotorua memorable. Kob Khun kha!

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2013

Korp Kuhn kup Pornthip

I was so happy to have someone from Thailand tour with me. As Hong , my wife ,is from Chiang Mai it felt like a family day out . I hope you will be able to visit again sometime so I can show you some more of our lovely country. Good luck for the South Island and let me know when the house if finished !!

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

My seven year old daughter and I had one full day in Rotorua so we wanted to squash as much in as possible. Tim made this happen, showing us all the local spots that had absolutely no one there, organised and drove us to our speedboat ride, and surprising me by coming with us! Tim is so full of interesting information, every question I had was answered. He is also delightful company. Tim made our day.

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TaylorsTours, Owner at Taylor's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2013

So pleased you enjoyed our day together as much as I did. More great memories to store away

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