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Toru Tours

#25 of 163 Tours in Auckland
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Address: 37b Bel Air Drive | Hillsborough, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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+64 274 570 011
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Come on our personalized 3-Hour tour, showing you the highlights of what...

Come on our personalized 3-Hour tour, showing you the highlights of what makes this city of Auckland so special. From the diverse eateries to the many Volcanoes, to the working farm,and beautiful gardens that we have. We can guide you to Auckland's best shopping, cuisine and sights. Along the way, you'll learn about the Maori culture and settler history. We will meet local people and share stories which provide you with an enriching experience. Small groups (16max and yes we even take 1) increases the quality of the tour, so you can ask as many questions as you like. We get plenty of time to stretch our legs with 4 stops along the way. Let us show you 'our Auckland'.

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Paul's Personal Tours

Paul showed us a wonderful time in Auckland. We saw the highlights of the city in the comfort of his small bus. He told stories and answered all our questions.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
georgiegirl2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paul showed us a wonderful time in Auckland. We saw the highlights of the city in the comfort of his small bus. He told stories and answered all our questions.

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paul of Toru Tours gave us a great tour of the Auckland area. There were only four of us on the tour, so we could be flexible. In three hours we saw quite a lot, including the Harbor Bridge, Winter Gardens, One Tree Hill and Mt. Eden. Paul was friendly, funny and informative. The tour left a 10:00 am, which... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great you enjoyed the tour. Yes I do understand you are on holiday, hence the later start. Thanks again for coming to Auckland. Paul. More 

Campbelltown, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good local knowledge lots of stops around the city and plenty of sights to see. Paul was very accommodating picking up at hotel when only booking tour on that morning. Saw lots of interesting points in Auckland. very friendly. great tour to get a feel of Auckland.

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I think you nailed it on the head by stating you get a feel of Auckland. Again it is always better to have a local showing you the place, and I'm really please enjoyed your time on the tour. Paul. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had only one day in Auckland so this tour was ideal for us to get a feel for the city. We managed to see many of the city highlights in a short period of time along with a running commentary from Paul our guide. Comfortable small bus which picked us up at our hotel. Recommend to anyone pressed for... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Having only a short time in Auckland, I am really pleased you enjoyed the tour, and that you felt comfortable. Safe Journeys. Paul. More 

Beaver Dam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Thank you, Paul, for a lovely afternoon around Aukland. Our tour was just the right length, I liked the variety of all we saw, especially the sheep in the park, and that we could frequently get off the bus to stretch our legs a bit. We had just a couple of days in Aukland and this tour was ideal for... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. People are so fascinated by how much there is to see in Auckland. So I am pleased we were able to get you to see so much, in a short amount of time. May the rest of your journeys go well. Paul. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great personalised tour by Paul. Made us feel very welcome. We saw a lots of great places in the three hours . Like the winter gardens, the hobby farm at One Tree Hill, Mt Eden & more. He gave his great knowledge in the commentary, history of places we went to. Very worth the money we paid. We did the... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes there is lots to see in Auckland, and it is great that you got a real feel for the place in a short time. Safe Journeys. Paul. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I knew we were arriving early on a Sunday and couldn't get into where we were staying, so we thought we would book a relaxing tour. Best decision of the trip. Paul was engaged and engaging, informed and entertaining, and best of all, we were the only two on the bus. Very highly recommended.

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. My tour takes a lot of stress out of coming to a new city, and knowing what to see. Safe journeys. Paul. More 

Edgewater, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I booked this tour on very short notice and Paul, the owner/guide arrived at our hotel within 25 minutes. It turned out that we were the only guests on the bus, so we had a very personalized tour. Paul is a very friendly, positive and outgoing person who answered all our questions, provided interesting insights about New... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is always nice when you are a foreign city, to find someone willing to help you with your journeys. I am really pleased you enjoyed the tour. Paul. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our family of four (2 adults and 2 boys, ages 9 and 12) took Paul's tour in early September. We decided on the tour since we only had two days in Auckland. Booking was prompt and Paul was accommodating when two members in our group had to cancel. The tour van is on the older side, but adequate for the... More 

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a real pleasure hosting you all. Paul More 

Hokianga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Small coach, intimate experience and Paul's personality is second to none. This is a great and easy way to enjoy an introduction to Auckland. Don't be just another passenger be a VIP. Thanks Paul for creating memorable experiences.

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Torutours, Owner at Toru Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We like to treat all of our guests as VIP's, which you are. Safe Journeys. Paul. More 

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