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Address: Tauranga, New Zealand
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+64 7-542 0267
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Here at Custom Day Tours we specialize in making your excursions memorable,...

Here at Custom Day Tours we specialize in making your excursions memorable, stress free, informative and fun. We work directly with you the client to design the tour that best suits your needs. We are a husband and wife team who love showing you the best we have on offer between Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo and the Coromandel. We offer private and group tours for cruise ship clients as well as personalized affordable tours for all tourists in NZ. We guarantee safe arrival back to your cruise ships on time and delivery to your accommodation for all other travellers.

VIP travellers are catered for within Custom Day Tours and we welcome you to contact us for your private tour.

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Double Whammy

We had both Terry & Carolyn guide our group of 19 on a private tour I arranged months ago. Great job. Loved all the scenic stops and information on the wild, plant, and just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sun City West, Arizona
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Sun City West, Arizona
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999 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had both Terry & Carolyn guide our group of 19 on a private tour I arranged months ago. Great job. Loved all the scenic stops and information on the wild, plant, and just general life. Te Puia was super. Makes a long day when you are on a cruise ship out of Rotorua, but well worth it. You see... More 

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Miami, Florida
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carolyn picked us , 2 S. Florida couples on Azamara cruise, outside the cruise terminal in Tauranga. After quick discussion, she put together an action packed agenda for us which included visits to 2 amazing parks, Mauri show, Kiwi farm, blue & green lakes, and more. She is truly an amazing lady, proud of her country and it shows. We... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Making the booking with Custom Day Tours was a breeze. Our cruise ship arrived in Tauranga In Jan 2017 and our group of 18 friends met Carolyn at the end of the wharf where she took us to the bus. Here we met Terry who was recovering from a Hip Replacement and with Carolyn the driver and Terry the Guide... More 

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the Rotorua Day Tour before we left Australia with Custom Day Tours, and arrived in Tauranga NZ on the Celebrity Solstice on the 18th February only to find heavy rain which prevented us from joining the tour. I went and saw Terry & Carolyn on the dock and advised them accordingly and they could not have been more understanding.... More 

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Thank-you for posting this review. We were disappointed that you were both unable to join the tour with us while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga but were most appreciative that you disembarked to tell us that you had cancelled however despite the weather we all had an awesome day. Kind regards Terry More 

Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think we met the original Energizer Bunny! Carolyn Kelliher met us at the dock and from the word "go," we knew we were in great hands. Her dry wit and fact-filled commentary were fun and informative as she brought us on a brief walk though the redwoods, Rotorua, lunch, the kiwi farm. She arranged and re-arranged the order of... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.... first impressions can be deceiving, and I won't mention Carolyn's age, but her energy and organisation would make you think she is a twenty something. Carolyn knew how much time we had available to cram as much as possible into, and have us back at the pier with time to spend with locally living friends, yet we never felt... More 

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Hi Jim, So pleased you caught up with your friends after an enjoyable time together with Custom day Tours. It was our honour to be able to show you some of the many attractions in our area. Thank-you for your kind words and may 2017 bring you health ,wealth and happiness. Kind regards Carolyn More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Carolyn did a super duper job of taking me, my husband, our son and daughter in law on an all day tour when our ship docked in Tauranga. She managed to get us to the Waitomo glo worm caves and Hobbiton as well as making sure we got to see a real KIWI bird and did it without making us... More 

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for taking the time to review the awesome day we had together while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga.\ We pride ourselves on meeting the requests of our clients and of the quality of tours to give you the ultimate experience. We are fortunate to have so many natural wonders on our door-step and... More 

Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Carolyn was our driver and guide and she was fantastic. Carolyn had local knowledge of traffic conditions; experience of when the geysers would blow; how to avoid the crowds which enabling us to fit a lot into our day. She also knew how to locate a silver fern plant to show us their national symbol and shared information about the... More 

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for sparing the time to review the wonderful day we had together. Our greatest reward is knowing that you all had a memorable day while your ship was berthed at the Port of Tauranga. We are blessed with having so many natural wonders for our clients to view and having a temperate climate to add to your... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I were taken great care of by Carolyn! We spent a wonderful week touring the North Island and all its beauty. All the highlights, and even some not so well known spots, that we wouldn't have missed for the world! Carolyn made it all happen for us. We miss you girl! Love Sandro and Maria

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Thank-you both for taking the time to comment on the awesome week we had together touring the North Island of New Zealand. We all got to know each other really well and I enjoyed your companionship so very much. It is my wish that we meet again in the not to distant future to renew the close friendship that developed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful time visiting Hobbiton with my teenage grandchildren. The day was perfect. The sun shone all day and the film site looked amazing with it's beautiful gardens. The girls took so many photos, they have been fans of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings for years and were impressed with the authenticity. On the way home... More 

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CustomDayTours, Owner at Custom Day Tours NZ, responded to this review

Hi Heather, Many thank's for sparing the time to make comments on the day spent together at Hobbiton. We were honoured to be able to show you both the man made attractions and just some of the natural wonders that our country has been blessed with. May I take this opportunity to wish you my very best of wishes to... More 

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