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Address: 205 Poraiti Road | Poraiti, Napier 4182, New Zealand
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+64 6-844 0154
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Providing tours of Napier and the surrounding district, visiting wineries...

Providing tours of Napier and the surrounding district, visiting wineries and other places of interest

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Outstanding Double Tour!

My husband and I were on a recent cruise that stopped in Napier; we wanted to take advantage of this to see this really interesting Art Deco town. However, we are also interested... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Carolyn_B_27312
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North Carolina

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North Carolina
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134 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I were on a recent cruise that stopped in Napier; we wanted to take advantage of this to see this really interesting Art Deco town. However, we are also interested in wines and had never visited the Hawkes Bay area. We contacted Nick at A1tours4U, who indicated that he could combine most portions of his Art Deco... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

I am very pleased you enjoyed the day and a shame that the weather didn't allow you to appreciate the views. More 

Wiltshire UK
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182 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nick is an Englishman who has lived In Napier over 10 years. Showed us The Art Deco architecture of Napier & surrounding area & 3 wineries. For a more relaxing tour, Would have enjoyed a lunch stop at one of the wineries as it felt a little rushed but otherwise a good trip.

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

I will always try to accommodate a lunch stop if requested and of course if time allows. A winery lunch takes up to an hour, so on shorter tours and particularly combination tours, it is not always possible to stop for lunch in order to fit everything else in. I am glad you enjoyed the day though. More 

Upper Hutt, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nick was a very good guide and a wonderful source of information about the Napier area. He was very obliging and due to only being the two of us on the tour and it would be finished well within the four hours he organised off his own bat an extra vineyard for a wine tasting. He also included a tasting... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure to,take you both out and I am very pleased that you enjoyed the day. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had an half-day tour combining city and winery with A1tours4U. Nick picked us up in his mini van at our hotel at the appointed time. Nick is very knowledgeable about everything in Napier. He pointed out to us many of the art deco building accompanied by the comprehensive information on their history. We also managed to stop at the... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I enjoyed your company as well. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I booked for an afternoon tour with a1tours4u because we had done our first wine tour with Mike on our honeymoon 5 years ago - so nostalgia dictated we went back to the same place on our anniversary weekend. When I contacted them to arrange this, I got an email back from Nick saying that he was now running the... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

I am very pleased you enjoyed the tour and it was a great pleasure to meet you too. More 

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had a full day wine tour with Nick and it was excellent. He also put a brewery in there for the non-wine drinkers in our group. We found him very friendly, helpful, he also knew a lot of history. Would definitely recommend him.

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

I thoroughly enjoyed your company for the day and I am very pleased you all had a good time. More 

Marlow
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156 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I booked this tour some months before our cruise to New Zealand. I had explained to Nick that we were primarily interested in a wine tour but didn't want to pay for a private tour so we were happy to do his standard tour. This was a fairly comprehensive one which included the Art Deco history of Napier, the views... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

Thanks for that Morag, I enjoyed your company and I will try to send the photograph you wanted but we did not have time to get, within the next few days. More 

Brisbane
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Nick tailored a mix of history, Art Deco & 2 lovely wineries to fit in with our free morning in Napier. Highly recommended.

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure to meet you both and I hope the remainder of your trip goes well. More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We chose this tour as it seemed to be more personal than others in the area - And it was exactly that. Nick has such a good knowledge of all of Napier and its surrounding area, he pointed out so many different places of interest, and as it was so personall, it allowed us to ask questions along the way.... More 

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

I am very pleased you enjoyed the day. It would be a pleasure to take you on a wine tour when you next visit Napier. More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We went on a wine tour with Nick last month, what a great day! We visited half a dozen different wineries for tastings and a look around, really enjoyed each one. Nick certainly knows his subject very well and because he only does small groups it was a really personal experience and lots of fun. Highly recommended!

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nick_scannell, Owner at A1tours4U, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed the day,thanks for your kind words. More 

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