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Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Friday afternoon left over Yotties looking for something to do.

Six of us waiting on a weather window to sail from New Zealand to the Islands booked a tour with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cb4fullcircle
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Great wine & cheese

Just had a great afternoon with Annette taking us round. Started at Kerikeri markets the couple of... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
bigted64
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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TOTAL TOURS, Paihia, Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ : Wine, Food, Tastings, Craft & Scenic Tours. New Zealand is a land like no other. We bring together unique soil, climate, water, pioneering spirit and offer exciting adventures. TOTAL TOURS visits local family run businesses including, wineries, craft studios, confection outlets - chocolate & fudge, cheesery, honey shop, historic & scenic sights, waterfalls, forests and much more. Enjoy a personalised guided tour with commentary and local stories, on our fun, relaxed adventure. We have 2 vans with seats for 5 & 11. We welcome visitors holidaying in the Bay of Islands or visiting via a cruise ship please contact us. Annette & Allan look forward to meeting you.
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Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us waiting on a weather window to sail from New Zealand to the Islands booked a tour with Annette and had a lovely afternoon. I have been to Kerkeri many times and so I was just going to hang out and be with...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A fabulous group to have along Thanks for a wonderful afternoon it was wonderful to show you some new places / Sail away safe Cheers Annette

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Just had a great afternoon with Annette taking us round. Started at Kerikeri markets the couple of very nice winery's, especially Cottle Hill (very nice especially the Syrah) then Mahoe Farmhouse Cheese (the " Very Old Edam" is to die for) all cheeses very nice....More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks so much We enjoy giving a more personalised tour. You never know what is around a corner. Cheers Annette

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our wine tour with Allen yesterday. Both Annette and Allen were so helpful and flexible when organising our tour. Allen took us to a great family run cheesery, followed by three winery tastings and he also managed to fit in an unexpected...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

We in the Bay of Islands will always welcome you. Personal tours is what makes us tick. Thanks so much for coming with us. Annette

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Our wine tour with Allen was such an amazing experience. His love of the area and love for the customers were very evident. We arrived late because our flight got delayed but he still picked us up later, offered us lunch, and took us on...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks so much for coming along. Total Tours always aims for a fun and flexible time and Allan said he really enjoyed your company Thanks for spreading the word Cheers Annette

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It is just a year since we returned from our New Zealand travels that included North and South Islands. To be sure, one of the most memorable activities was the 1/2 day Wine and Cheese Tour which we took with Annette. She was delightfully informative....More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for coming along and for remembering us. Total Tours enjoys the freedom of being able to give our guests an extra stop if they see something they would like along the way. We like to offer a flexible itinerary.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Two tours in one day with Allen weren't enough. His knowledge and love of the area were obvious and his care for his customers came through loud and clear. A general area tour started our day and then the afternoon included the Glow Worms Caves...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thanks so much.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

What a marvelous day! Our hosts Annette and Allan took 5 of us on a Wine Tour that was so much more! Their knowledge of the history of the Bay of Island added so much to the beautiful places we visited, which included two lovely...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks so much It was a fabulous afternoon we enjoyed everyone's company immensely. Hope to see you again. Annette

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Thankyou so much Annette for the great tour! your knowledge about the bay and wineries were very interesting and imformative! my bags are now full of local wines from the Bay Of Islands/ Kerikeri and delicious Makana Chocolates! Thank you again for the wonderful relaxing...More

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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

We really enjoyed your company. and welcome you back any time to the BOI Cheers Annette

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Annette picked up 7 of us from the Emerald Princess on the 28/8/17. She organised our trip around the area including a visit to the Seed Gallery and the Art Place. Both places were very interesting. The Bay of Islands is beautiful situated on the...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Alan and Annette took 12 of us on an all day long adventure showing us some sites of The Bay of Island area that we would never have known existed. We all had a great day and they were both lovely and very informative.

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