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Tour Reviews

Judy and Allan Harless, Customised 14 Day Auckland to Wellington Tour, Travelled on 3 November 2018

—Incredibly helpful in arranging our itinerary

“Annelise was incredibly helpful in arranging our itinerary! It was really wonderful to get off of our flight and be met by a driver, provided all of our activity and accommodation details and confirmation numbers, and a phone! We very much enjoyed all of our activities and locations, with the exception of Waitomo. The hotel looked nothing like the pictures. It was horribly outdated and in need of upkeep. When we arrived at Waitomo, we realized there were several options for exploring the caves and would have like to have the ability to choose. The estimated activity time was two hours and we were out in less than 30 minutes. If we had to do it over again, we would have skipped Waitomo. The Bay of Islands, tall ship, and Cape Reinga air and land tour were by far our most treasured memories. Thank you for helping to make our anniversary trip a very special one! Judy and Allan Harless”

—Judy and Allan Harless, USA

Rob and Gail Danby, 17 Day North Island Luxury Explorer, travelled 11 October 2019

—Gail and I loved our trip!

“Gail & I loved our trip. Great accommodation & it all worked smoothly. (This was Rob and Gail's fifth holiday with Fine Tours New Zealand) ”

—Mrs Thi Be Valenzuela and Mrs Thi Trang Nguyen, AUS

Thiet The & Hoan My Luu and Caroline Hao Tanaka, Auckland and Bay of Islands Explorer, travelled on 10 October 2018

—I could not thank you enough

“I could not thank you enough for organizing such a beautiful trip for us.  We loved Auckland especially the Sofitel hotel, the gourmet wine tour and especially the Bay of islands tour.  Everything went so well and we had such beautiful weather and ate the best food especially the green lipped mussels in a Belgian bistro in Downtown Auckland. Thanks again and we hope to visit the South island of NZ with you one day.”

—Thiet The & Hoan My Luu and Caroline Hao Tanaka, USA

Elaine & Alan Spitzer, Customised South Island National Parks Grand Tour, Travelled on 9 October 2018

—Our trip was simply superb.

“Our trip was simply superb. From the beginning to the end, it was ideal and exactly what we wanted. Our only disappointment was that it had to end! Thanks to everyone at Fine Tours New Zealand for an incredible trip!”

—Elaine & Alan Spitzer, USA

Allen & Judy Carter, 21 Day Classic New Zealand tour, 9th October 2018

—Our trip was outstanding!

“First of all we had a great time in New Zealand.  The hotels (we call them motels, unless they are over 3 floors), were terrific.  The "mom and pop" ones were the best, the owners were so  welcoming and accommodating, something we never see on the US.  The 2 hotels, Auckland and Wellington, were nice as well and typical of large, quality hotels the world over. The trip was filled with adventure and beauty.  It seemed everywhere we went was more beautiful than the last.  I think it would be better if we had a couple more weeks to savor all NZ has, however, unfortunately we didn't. But I think the best was the people of NZ, everyone we encountered, no exceptions, was friendly, helpful and welcoming. Lastly, the planning was impeccable.  From the pickup of our Van's to the train ride across the South Island.  Everything was in order and having all the reservation info and numbers in our little books made check ins a breeze. So our trip was outstanding! We wish we had met you in person, to express our appreciation personally.  One way I personally evaluate locations though the world is asking myself - would I live there?  NZ - definitely! ”

—Kathy & John Steinbauer, Allen & Judy Carter, Karen & Bill de Blieux, Shirley & Carl Mikuletzky, Douglas & Janet Barksdale, Diane & Terry Lee, Deb Carter & Bud Samuels, USA

Bruce & Rene Herndon, Auckland to Christchurch Must Do Tour, Travelled on 4 October 2018

—The trip exceeded our expectations.

“Overall we had a very easy tour. The hotels all were very nice and the excursions were enjoyable and well worth exploring. We think we have done New Zealand well and the trip exceeded our expectations.”

—Bruce & Rene Herndon, USA

Bernard, Sherri & Daniel Goldberg, Goldberg Family South Island Tour, travelled on 24 September 2018

—We had a great time in New Zealand

“We had a great time in New Zealand. Beautiful country, very clean, people extremely friendly, and sheep everywhere. The mount cook helitour was fantastic and such an amazing experience- highly recommend it. And the doubtful sound day trip was also great. Driving worked out and the scenery breathtaking. 2 bedroom apt in Queenstown very good , actually preferred that to the Novotel where the room was really small. The Walter peak dinner excursion was delicious. Thanks for all your help.”

—Bernard, Sherri & Daniel Goldberg, CAN

Wu Long Nian William and Esther Teo, Bay of Islands Short Break, travelled on 10 September 2018

—Thanks Fine Tours New Zealand

“Amanda has been amazing. The arrangements she made was prefect and we thoroughly enjoyed the short break. Thanks Fine Tours New Zealand ”

—Wu Long Nian William and Esther Teo, SGP

Kirt & Julie Saville, South to North Scenic Highlights, Travelled on 13 May 2018

—On a scale of 1 to 10, this was a 10.

“Laura Davidson did a wonderful job planning our 10-day self-driving NZ tour. She was great to work with and did a fantastic job having everything organized and planned so we were able to travel without any worries. We found NZ to be the most beautiful country we have ever visited - and we have been all over the world. We like to be on our own, not with a tour group, but it is a lot of work researching where to visit plus planning hotels, cars, & flights. Laura made it easy for us with her recommendations and detailed planning. On a scale of 1 to 10, this was a 10. If we have the opportunity to visit NZ again (there are places we didn't get to that we would like to see), we will use Fine Tours again.”

—Kirt & Julie Saville, USA

Julie Wythes, Wendy Hennessy, Helen Nicholson & Neisha Dean, A Customised South Island Explorer, Travelled on 2 May 2018

—Thank you Fine Tours for a great itinerary.

“Thank you Fine Tours for a great itinerary. Everything worked very smoothly and we enjoyed every minute of the holiday. A beautiful country.”

—Julie Wythes, Wendy Hennessy, Helen Nicholson & Neisha Dean, AUS