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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...more
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Annette was very knowledgeable, prompt and friendly. The tour was very enjoyable. The wine was very good with something to suit everyone's taste. The added bonus of the exellent cheese & chocolate factories was a great inclusion.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GavinC817
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My first ever wine/cheese tasting tour consisted of stops at the renowned Mahoe cheese factory, three local wineries and the incredible Makana chocolate factory/ café. Annette is a great host, lots of laughs were had and I enjoyed getting slightly tipsy with the sights, sounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ConnorA125
AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Wonderful to have you guys join me. Cheers

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Annette was a great host and showed us around a local cheese maker for some tastings, various wineries and even finishing with a chocolate factory! Highly recommend if you visiting and looking for to spend a relaxing afternoon in the area!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KarenC8629
Reviewed 1 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cb4fullcircle
AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

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

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ACaulks
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

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank HunterW195
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

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thanks so much.

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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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