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GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours

102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-583 5790
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Founded in 1987, GreatSights New Zealand operates the most comprehensive range of premium day sightseeing tours in New Zealand. Our nationwide network provides luxury sightseeing tours to destinations throughout New Zealand. Day tours from Auckland include the Bay of Islands, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Everything is taken care of when you travel with GreatSights. Entrance fees are included within the tour price and optional extras like lunches can be added if required. Complimentary hotel transfers are provided on most tours and our experienced local driver guides will keep you entertained with informative commentary throughout the tour.
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102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fantastic time to Hobbiton and Waitomo, with the day made even better with a fantastic bus driver, Damien. He was very informative and provided excellent detail and commentary throughout. Learnt a lot about the history of New Zealand as well as the destinations...More

Thank Hay Kun Henry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves while on our Honeymoon and it was the best tour we've ever been on! Our tour guide, Damian, was so informative and lft us so much knowledge about New Zealand and it's history, as well as some pre-tour...More

Thank lncassese
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to take this full day trip while on the last leg of our honeymoon. Definitely enjoyed the Hobbiton tour. The scenery was amazing and we couldn't have asked for better weather. The ride is a couple hours each way (from...More

Thank anraam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky to have Damian as our tour driver , he is funny ,caring and did a remarkable summary during our trip about New Zealand history (past and present). If you are expecting the "usual" guide tour boring talk you will be surprised as...More

Thank Carito G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day trip with GreatSights to Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton would have been perfect, but for the coach driver. Hobbiton was wonderful, the lunch provided was exceptional. Our tour guide in Hobbiton was delightfully witty. Waitomo Caves was very interesting. Two issues: first, Gray Line...More

1  Thank safisoft
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora safisoft, I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. GreatSights and Gray Line offer complimentary hotel pick up and drop offs from selected inner city hotels. This needs to be booked at the time of making a booking. I'm sorry you weren't collected...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This day tour is a MUST DO TOUR TO THE HOLE IN THE ROCK ! I chose this tour to see a special place in New Zealand, and the Great Sights tour group is very customer service oriented, helpful and informative. My tour guide/driver KENNY...More

Thank travelsalot1995
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora travelsalot, We're glad to hear you had a good time exploring the Bay of Islands with us! Isn't it a beautiful place. I'll be sure to pass your lovely feedback on to Kenny and Robin. All the best for your future travels, Esther...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour from Great Sights have Just returned to the hotel the package I have forgotten in the bus. Thank you very much for helping me.

Thank Thereza P
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Thereza P, I'm glad we were able to reunite you with your lost package. Thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a long drive but our guide Ben gave great commentary about the area and New Zealand, in general. You have to know what tour you picked because there are people doing overnights and the Hole in the Wall dolphin tour. I wish we...More

Thank Hyewon I
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Hyewon, Thank you for your feedback, it's great to hear you enjoyed our guide's commentary and driving skills. I'll be sure to pass your feedback on. It is a long drive from Auckland, but we do try to stop many times to allow...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took their trip to Waitomo + Hobbiton which was a lot of fun. Definitely worthwhile having these both on one day. The lunch included was amazing! Not your standard sandwich lunch or anything but more of a feast at Hobbiton. The bus commentary was...More

Thank Roshidaa
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Roshidaa, Yes the lunch at Hobbiton sure is a feast, and it's delicious too! Thanks for sharing, I'm glad you had a great time seeing two of New Zealand's most popular attractions. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing driver called Damian who told us all about NZ. He was funny, helpful,kind, engaging and caring. The tour itself was also fantastic, and the tour guides were also very nice. I would definitely recommend this tour!More

Thank mieke495
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing Coordinator at GreatSights New Zealand Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Mieke, It sounds like you had a wonderful time with us! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your day tour with Damian, I'll be sure to pass on your lovely feedback. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at...More

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ankurmalik83
9 January 2017|
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Response from GreatSightsNZ | Property representative |
Kia ora, You should be able to tick a small box to the right of "Add Meal". This option is available on both tours and the Milford Sound Day Tour from Queenstown has three options to choose from - Buffet Lunch, Indian Lunch... More
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ankurmalik83
6 January 2017|
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Response from VikramWKarve | Reviewed this property |
Yes - starting point Christchurch will give you better scenery. On the way back from Queenstown to Christchurch you will see Lake Tekapo anayway.
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Mayrendezvous C
11 September 2016|
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Response from GreatSightsNZ | Property representative |
Kia ora Mayrendezvous, there is a honey centre located near Warkworth, a short journey north of Auckland. However, we don't visit this location on any of our day tours, sorry.
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