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“Christine is a true ambassador”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of See Waiheke Tours

See Waiheke Tours
Ranked #7 of 27 Tours in Waiheke Island
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: SeeWaiheke Tours caters for private tours, small groups and families. Get away from the large buses and create your own specialised tour.See what you want, when you want to!
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Christine is a true ambassador”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

There is a bit of Paradise a short hop from Auckland called Waiheke Island. After a short 30 minute ferry ride from Auckland 4 of us had the pleasure of meeting with Christine Gisby of See Waiheke Tours. Christine is the owner of the company and a long time resident of Waiheke.
She whisked us away in a very comfortable van for a marvellous day of Superb vistas, delightful wineries ( Obsidian and Peacock Sky), ocean beaches were we swam and walked and a good cultural overview of what Waiheke was and is.
We had a beautiful lunch at Peacock Sky Winery at her suggestion.
Throughout the day Christine's knowledge of Waiheke and her passion for her island bubbled forth. We thoroughly enjoyed her company and were sorry to say goodbye at the end of the day.
One of us had forgotten a camera at one of the stops. A phone call to Christine and she found the camera and had it on the ferry the next morning. Thank you Christine. You made it a great day in every way.

Visited February 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
“amazing day out!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

i was part of a private group for a girlie 30th birthday day out - starting with zip lining, lunch & wine tasting, and then two further wineries. Christine was our driver/guide/organiser and was absolutely fantastic! she knew everything about the Island and also got right into the vibe of our group (6 very hyped up 30 year old women!), playing along with our fun. There were times where we ran slightly behind schedule, but she never once made us feel pressured or rushed, and took care of everything. From the sounds of things, the person who arranged things with Christine could not have had an easier time making the arrangements - no request too difficult! Recommend without hesitation and would be in touch with her again should I return to Waiheke.

Visited March 2014
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New York City, New York
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137 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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“Outstanding island view and visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

Our guide Christine Gisby was the perfect combination of knowledge of the island and enthusiasm about it with responsiveness to our indicated interests. She knew exactly what to show us and who to call to get us special treatment when we were there.

Visited March 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
“The best day ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

I booked a private tour with Christine for my birthday weekend. From the beginning she was amazing, responding to my query within about an hour with a proposed (and thoughtful) itinerary already planned. She organised everything perfectly, I didn't have to do anything! On the day she was warm, friendly and easy going, catering to all of our requests (no matter how random) and getting into the spirit of the day with us. She even had cupcakes waiting for us at one of the wineries we went to! I cannot recommend Christine enough, she will make sure you have an absolutely unforgettable time on the island.

Visited March 2014
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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“Great day in Waiheke”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent a great day with Christine of See Waiheke Tours.
From the moment she met us off the ferry we were wonderfully looked after. She was very knowledgeable about the island and her love of the island shone through. We visited two vineyards (for wine tasting) and an olive oil producer, all were very interesting. Lunch was at Peacock Sky, a real experience which we will definitely repeat! I can't recommend Christine and See Waiheke Tours enough.

Visited March 2014
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