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Address: Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-348 2229

Grumpy's Transfers & Tours offers good old fashioned SERVICE WITH A...

Grumpy's Transfers & Tours offers good old fashioned SERVICE WITH A SMILE. Discover the Grumpy's Experience and enjoy our Mini Tours which include transport and attractions, join us on a guided tour to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and other geothermal wonders on our 'Hot as' tours. Get around easily within Rotorua with Grumpy's All Day or 48h pass. Grumpy's will get you where you need to be - with quotes to anywhere, from anywhere!

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Simply the best transfer and tours in Rotorua, even in NZ!

I spent only 3 days in Rotorua, and the day arranged by GRUMPY's was simply the best. Richard, Mr. Grumpy use their shuttle took me to the Lake Waratera, on the way, he let me a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Zhuhai, China

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Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent only 3 days in Rotorua, and the day arranged by GRUMPY's was simply the best. Richard, Mr. Grumpy use their shuttle took me to the Lake Waratera, on the way, he let me a little walk on the Blue Lake beach. Then I started the hiking to hot water beach. Thanks to Richard's introduction, on the way I... More 

Thank zlj1982
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had such a great time in Rotorua and all of New Zealand! Grumpy transfer services were awesome and both Maria and Richard are such sweet and kind people it was so wonderful meeting them both! I hope the best for all their future business plans and hopefully the next time I visit Grumpy tours will be number 1!!! :)... More 

Thank cctraveler24
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We actually booked a Wai-O-Tapu tour with Grumpy's. When we called to confirm, we found out that, due to some technicalities, our booking was void as they were fully-booked. Grumpy's immediately recommended us an alternative company and provided us with a phone number, and so we managed to have our Wai-O-Tapu experience after all. In the afternoon, we called to... More 

1 Thank DianaRahman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Grumpy's provide a useful service especially for those pesky out of the way places that are not serviced by local transport. I do wish they would modify the price structure which is per head. A group of four will pay $30 instead of $7.50 for an individual taking the same trip. Planes and buses would do likewise but taxis don't.

Thank Derek R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I don’t remember the name of the lady who picked up but yes I have taken her photo so definitely my kind words about her great service would be passed to her. We were recommended Grumpy by our Hotel Owner. Taxi overall is a little expensive hence they suggested Grumpy and we opted to go for it. She picked us... More 

1 Thank Nins_12
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We took a couple of tours with Grumpy's and in my opinion they are the best way to get around and see all the best sights if you don't have a hire car. They are very knowledgeable and will try and accommodate your plans if you have something different in mind.

1 Thank Cara F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had an amazing lady who did our transfer to Wai-o-tapu and she showed us great places to look at sites; buy honey and told us about the history and culture. It was a fantastic experience. Highly recommend them for transfer OR tours.

1 Thank LS S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

My wife and I and another couple booked Grumpy's for a day tour of the Rotorua District, the Glow Worm caves in Hamilton and to drive us to Auckland at the end of the tour. Our driver/tour guide Darrin was knowledgeable, friendly and super accommodating. He got us to the three sites we wanted to visit in the morning without... More 

1 Thank Djb1116
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

We booked a tour to Wai-o-Tapu and we thought we were the most unlucky visitors when we woke up to a rainy morning. Henry, our tour guide, picked us up from the hotel and we got to find out that due to the bad weather we were the only ones on the tour. We got Henry's undivided attention, a superb... More 

1 Thank MissCristina81
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We booked a visit to the buried village through Grumpy,s the driver picked us up outside our motel on time. We were given infomation about the area on our way to the village.We asked to be picked up at a certain time as we had booked a flight over the lake.we were told not to worry Terri the driver would... More 

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