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We offer a range of small group, friendly and professional tours tailored specifically for cruise ship passengers arriving into all the ports of call in New Zealand and Australia. Choose from our standard tours or design your own one. With over 17...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Hangar AS8, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a non ship excursion to Hobbiton, it was cheaper and you got to visit two other place a waterfall and a honey outlet. Tour was with made direct with Cruise Tours Tauranga. Small group tour, and like the tour of Hobbiton, ran like...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sharon I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was pretty good tour. Did not like time change an hour earlier after booking. Enjoyed tour and lunch. Would have liked quick stop to see kiwi/avocado orchard.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank xedcon2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit. Expecting a few "hobbit houses" but there are 44! All set in beautiful surroundings; informative guide ; easy walking & delightful refreshments in the pub afterwards.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alison C
KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Alison, we totally agree with you! - Hobbiton IS amazing!!! So pleased you enjoyed your day out with our guide and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Kind regards Kim

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour is good unless you happen to be the last ones on the mini-bus. We arrived earlier than the appointed time of 8.00am but we found the mini-bus full, except for two seats which were left for us. One was at the front, the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SydneyHarriet
IanH4043, Owner at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Estelle, thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear the day was not 100% satisfactory. Sounds like the actual tour and our guide Brian was fine as you gave us a 5 star review on our feedback form that day, so thank you for...More

Reviewed October 8, 2019

This tour truly was a small group tour. We were eight in a twelve seat van. Very comfortable! Since the forecast was for rain and wind our guide rearranged the tour to give us the outdoor part first and then the more protected parts later....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ddaniels43
KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Hello Dennis, thank you very much for your wonderful review - our first of the season! We are rapt you had a fabulous day out and enjoyed yourself. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with others. Safe travels. Kind regards Kim

Reviewed July 23, 2019

Definitely, recommend visiting. The place is amazing, with plenty of time to enjoy and take photos. must visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sightsee64195992533
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We used this company twice when we cruised to NZ. First trip was excellent. all day tour around Dunedin, guide was great, providing us with local knowledge and history, small snacks were provided. The next tour was in Wellington. Warning if you only have a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Hello Camille, thank you for your review and we are pleased you had a great day in Dunedin. I had a look into the Wellington tour and you booked a tour operated by Weta Workshop which departs from the i-Site in the city which meant...More

Reviewed June 16, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Shore Trips and Tours. Our tour guide, Mr. Alistair was simply superb! He made our trip truly memorable. THANK you! We would highly recommend this tour to anyone. 

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nadiail
KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Hello Ambas, thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are rapt you had a wonderful day out with Alistair. Thank you for taking the time to recommend us to others. Kind regards Kim

Reviewed June 6, 2019

We took this tour as an independently booked tour during a cruise. Booked with Shore Trips & Tours. We were picked up at the pier at Akaroa by Graham for our tour to Christchurch. There were 8 of us on the tour, and fitted comfortably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dave H
KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Hello Dave, thank you very much for your wonderful and comprehensive review. We are rapt you had a fabulous time with Graham in Akaroa. Kind regards Kim

Reviewed May 12, 2019

Wonderful tour, great driver with commentary, he was well spoken and understandable, friendly, professional. Clean, well kept modern vehicle. Beautiful area. Voucher Ref:V41878.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jane O
KimScanlen, Manager at Shore Trips & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Hello Jane, thank you for your review and taking the time to share with others your experience of our tour. We are rapt you had a wonderful tour in a stunning part of New Zealand. Kind regards Kim

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October 24, 2019|
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Response from KimScanlen | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we pick up and drop off at the port for 95% of our tours and yes we guarantee to get you back to the ship on time. We have been touring for 18 years and no one has missed a ship. Kind regards Kim
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Response from johnoO8598OC | Reviewed this property |
Shores trips & tours will automatically change the time. They work with the cruise ships
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