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We did the Aoraki Mount Cook day tour from Christchurch and at first we were a little hesitant because of the long drive...but man, the views were spectacular and the commentary by our driver and guide, Rodney O’Brien just made the trip even better. He was so extremely
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the glowing review! It makes it all the more better that it was thanks to your driver/guide, Rodney, that you had such a great day out. We'll definitely pass on your kind words to him. You are right that it is a long day out with the drive to Mt Cook and back again. The fortunate thing is that the drive is excellent with so many stunning views and locations to visit along the way, which really makes the day go quickly. Visits to the Tasman Glacier and Lake Tekapo really add to this tour and affords some excellent photo opportunities, and it's all the more better when you have a great guide providing information on this beautiful part of New Zealand. Thanks again for the review and I hope you get to visit Christchurch again soon!
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Very rude driver on city tour. (15/11/19) This cowboy seemed pretty bored with his job and lacked professionalism. Also a pretty inconsiderate driver and seemed to enjoy upsetting traffic behind us as not willing to pull over while driving way too slowly on windy road from
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Manager at Leisure Tours
Responded 3 weeks ago
The review states it relates to a city tour on the 15th November, in which case the tour driver was an employee of ours by the name of Rodney. Rodney has been an employee of our for the past 6 years and a professional tour driver for more than 30 years. We have never previously had any negative comments with regard to Rodney’s professionalism commentary or driving ability, in fact you will see from other reviews that there is nothing but positive praise and appreciation for his tours. The contents of this review are questionable as although there are some layby's on the road round Lyttelton's inner harbour there are no passing lanes. And having spoken to other passengers on this tour who travelled with us the following day, they had nothing but praise for Rodney and the tour.
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Our group of 18 arranged three separate private shore excursions thru Leisure Tours. Our contact was Kevin and he was fantastic. He was very accommodating, informative and easy to work with. He was able to organize for our group only three customized private tours. They are as
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for the great review of our company. It was our pleasure to help you with your private shore excursions in Dunedin, Akaroa, and Tauranga. We always do our best to accommodate privates group's custom needs so they have some truly memorable and fun experiences during their time in New Zealand. It's excellent that we were able to achieve that with your group! And thanks for your great review of Kevin as well. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to him! Thanks again and we hope you return to New Zealand soon!
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We would like to commend Mr. Rodney O’Brien, our driver and tour guide, who made our trip very memorable. He really went out of his way to make us enjoy our journey. His enthusiasm and passion in showing us the beauty of his native country made us appreciate New Zealand more!
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours
Responded Jun. 10, 2019
Thank you so much for the positive review and it's great to hear you had such a nice time with your driver and tour guide Rodney. We're really happy that he represented the company so well and that your vacation in New Zealand was that much better because of it! Rodney has told us how much he enjoyed being your guide during your time around the South Island. He will be thrilled to hear that you have left him a great review so I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to him. Thanks again and we hope you get to return to New Zealand sometime soon!
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Kevin assisted me with a group of 26 people for Napier & Picton. He found a tour for us even though I reached out to him last minute. He is extremely professional and patient with answering all of my many questions via email despite the (major) time difference. All of his
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Digital Marketing Manager at Leisure Tours
Responded Mar. 11, 2019
Thank you for the kind words Jessica. We certainly do our best to ensure that our customers are well taken care of and it means a lot to us when people reach out to thank us on our services. Kevin was pleased to read this message and thanks you for your business. I'm also glad to hear that everything went well for your group on the days they travelled and I hope they have fond memories of their tours in NZ. It was a pleasure assisting you and your travellers and we look forward to working together again soon!
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