We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share

Tour South
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
38
All photos (38)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
A fully escorted day tour from Akaroa Cruise Ships, featuring the best of the scenery, history & nature of Akaroa & Christchurch. We travel in luxury 11 passenger Mercedes Benz vehicles which are spacious & comfortable with elevated seating & large...more
Contact
5b Hibiscus Place, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Website
+64 27 269 6928
Call
Reviews (57)
Filter reviews
57 results
Traveller rating
50
6
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
50
6
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cruise ship visiting akaroa celebrity solstice small bus cheese factory container mall christchurch earthquake new zealand interesting information botanic gardens breathtaking views bennett van seas motion driver graham
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 57 reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Lovely route with friendly driver made a perfect tour for us. Well chosen stops, lots of interesting facts only a local could give

Thank Anselman0815
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent tour with us. We welcome the valuable feedback provided by our guest reviews. Thank you. Doug BENNET - Tour South.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Last December we took a Tour South three-hour "Quick Fire" tour from Akaroa through the surrounding countryside. We loved the scenery and the views, and our driver/guide, Kay Mathieson-Adams, was a fount of information about the places we visited and passed through. She was patient,...More

Thank mdekay2018
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your "Quick-Fire"tour of Akaroa & Eastern Bays, when your cruise ship visited Akaroa in December. We greatly value the feedback provided by our guests, as it can assist us in measuring the suitability of our tour content,...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Although we originally booked the Akaroa Farm Tour with Zealandier Tours, when we arrived in port we were met by a representative from Tour South - Fully Escorted Tours for Christchurch and Akaroa. Since we spent 46 days in NZ and Australia, I've forgotten the...More

Thank Barbara J
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so much for posting this review on your tour of Akaroa, the Manderley Farm Tour & the Giants House, when your cruise ship recently visited Akaroa. We greatly appreciate the feed back from our guests, as it provides us with valuable information on...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

My partner and I took Tour South for a 2-3 hour bus tour. We were very happy with the tour despite the poor weather and the cloudy conditions. Kate our tour guide was very informative and very knowledgeable of the area. I thouroughly recommend this...More

Thank Eddy Q
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Eddy Q, We appreciate your review of your recent 3 hour Quick-fire Tour of Akaroa & Eastern Bays.Poor weather can occasionally limit visibility, but I am pleased that you were very happy with the tour, and the performance of your tour guide Kay MATHIESON-ADAMS,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had the best time with Doug on this Tour South adventure. Easy to communicate with, great instructions on how to find him and very laid back, fun host. Good driver too. My wife felt safe the whole time as Doug navigated over hill and...More

Thank channingdutton
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for your review of your Quick-fire Tour of Akaroa & Eastern Bays. Obviously we enjoy receiving reviews which are such a positive endorsement of the content of the tour and the quality of our tour guides. Once again thank you for your review....More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had a great time on a short 2-hour tour around Akaroa. We rode in a 6-person van and saw sights that are difficult to reach in a full bus. Kay showed us wonderful scenery and sites, and shared great background information. And she smiled...More

Thank rbcarly
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent tour of Akaroa & Eastern Bays. We value these reviews as a barometer of the suitability of the tour and the quality of our Driver/Guides. I will pass your comments & compliments onto Kay, who...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had purposely not scheduled any cruise excursions preferring to sample the "local" culture on foot and avoid the crowds; and then we met Tour South and decided a short driving tour would be nice. Kay Mathieson Adams was our driver and she was fantastic;...More

Thank Daryl M
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we value the time & effort which goes into such a review and we feel sure that positive or otherwise these reviews are likely to be of considerable help to future guests contemplating tour options in this area....More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We did the 3-hour “Quick Fire” tour while visiting Akaroa, NZ and thoroughly enjoyed it. Wayne, our driver/guide was both a well-informed tour guide and a great driver! With the narrow, twisting and steep roads in this area, having a good driver is crucial!! We...More

Thank MBF44
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time & effort to post this very complimentary review.We are indeed fortunate to be able to operate our tour business in such a stunningly beautiful part of the world, and we are naturally delighted to receive such positive...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

After we arrived on the first tender out in the morning from our cruise ship, we were disheartened to find the East Bays Main Run Tour which we had booked had left without us even though we had paid in full in advance. Thankfully we...More

Thank Jay B
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Sorry to learn that your visit to Akaroa had such a negative start, and I am pleased that we were able to fill the void and provide some positive memories of the visit to take away. Thank you for your compliments regarding the spectacular scenery,...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Graham took good care of us and drove us to most places he could fit in our schedule. Wonderful trip and beautiful places. Thanks again Graham.More

Thank Vandana S
EMDEEAR1, Owner at Tour South, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for your review of your recent tour with Graham. We are so pleased that you enjoyed this experience in this special part of the world we call home. I will share your review with Graham, who I know will be delighted to receive...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 147 nearby hotels
Northcote Motor Lodge
53 reviews
.90 km away
Garden City Motel
112 reviews
.96 km away
AAA Northlands Motel
35 reviews
1.02 km away
Abbella Lodge Motel
71 reviews
1.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,182 nearby restaurants
Coasters Tavern Redwood
66 reviews
.77 km away
Redwood Souvlaki
12 reviews
.82 km away
Curry Time Indian Restaurant
56 reviews
.86 km away
Coffee Culture Redwood
19 reviews
.77 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 453 nearby attractions
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
914 reviews
3.01 km away
Groynes
64 reviews
2.85 km away
Northlands Shopping Centre
35 reviews
2.22 km away
Styx Mill Conservation Reserve
18 reviews
2.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tour South staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines