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Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay

Napier 4183, New Zealand
+64 6-845 3703
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Good choice for a tour!

Hamish was our guide on an excellent wine tour. The cheeseboard was very good, the wines really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sukkeret
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Alesund, Norway
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Oh Yes !!

Superb half day tour with Hamish - nothing too much trouble, very easy going bloke, couldn’t have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
590Nick
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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For the adventurous traveller who prefers touring in small groups, a Prinsy's Tour is a fun and flexible way to experience the very best of Hawke's Bay. We offer set driving itineraries or we can personalise your tour to include the sights and activities you particularly want to see or do. Whether it's an education on our wines, a day's fishing on our finest trout rivers, or an intriguing insight into rural New Zealand, we combine intimate local knowledge with genuine hospitality to ensure you have a memorable time. We are a family owned business offering: - Wine tours (Exclusive, Full or 1/2 day) - Exclusive food, wine & sightseeing tours - Cruise ship shore excursions - Guided transfers - Rural Experience or Fishing tours We pride ourselves on excellence & personal service, so much so that we won the HB Tourism Visitor Experience Award 2017. We are the only wine tour business to include a trip up Te Mata Peak on all tours (weather permitting). Tour with us & see for yourself.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Napier 4183, New Zealand
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+64 6-845 3703

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hamish was our guide on an excellent wine tour. The cheeseboard was very good, the wines really good and the stories along the tour were great. We enjoyed ourself from start to finish! I think our favorite was the Black Barn, but they were all...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb half day tour with Hamish - nothing too much trouble, very easy going bloke, couldn’t have asked for more ! We got on like a house on fire - he was keen to find out what and where we wanted to go - a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hamish and Diane are amazing people. They open their home to total strangers and make us feel like family. I even wanted to do the dishes that is how comfortable we felt with them. The tour was provided from their hearts and would recommend it...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Billsherlene for your amazing review. Yes we love what we do & are proud to host others in our region & at our "little slice of heaven" Thank you for touring with us & we look forward to meeting up with you both...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful day had by all. Hamish was super friendly & a brilliant guide. He was a wealth of knowledge. I would highly recommend this experience and I would do it again in a heartbeat! So wonderful to meet Diane too, you were both so welcoming,...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mandy226 for your wonderful compliments, we too enjoyed your company & meeting you all. Thank you also for sharing your photos. Enjoy replicating the cheese log too. Best wishes & look forward to meeting up again sometime. kind regards Hamish & Di.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited NZ by cruise and had a wonderful morning in Napier with Prinsy's Tours. Our driver Keith was very knowledgeable, interesting nice guy.We enjoyed exploring out and around the area and the lovely winery ASKERNE that we visited. A really pleasant morning tour

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you loirem for your 5* rating of Prinsys Tours, great to hear you enjoyed your brief visit to Napier. Kerry is a wealth of knowledge, so we will certainly pass on your compliments to him. Best Wishes & safe travels. Di & Hamish.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a cruise to New Zealand and booked this half day tour with Prinsy in Napier. Both Diane and Hamish were lovely people to deal with. We were with a group of 10 from our ship and we were met...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you CatrinaE for your lovely compliments, you too were great to deal with & thank you for getting your group together. Check out our photo up on tripadvisor of you all at Birdwoods gallery & Cafe' . Yes Ian is very knowledgable of the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

With all the wineries that exist in Hawke’s Bay, let alone in NZ, it can sometimes feel that a winery visit is fairly mechanical and you are just another body through the door. This is definitely not the case with Prinsy’s. When booking a tour...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Nigel d for your amazing review & compliments. It was also a pleasure to host you & your family from UK on our tour. The highlight was to see your niece label her own bottle of wine with close supervision by Tony, of...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Booked this tour through the Napier I site office just the day before. The lady at the office called Prinsys and explained that I was interested in the Flaxmere area wineries and the lady in the office read off a list of the wineries that...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you aichii for your review , Yes you were very luck to have our last vehicle out that day to yourselves :-) Kerry has a wealth of knowledge & always enjoys sharing it with guests to ensure they learn lots as you travel around...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Tour of Countryside home and local area was interesting, highlight was home visit, tea, farm details. Low was lackluster wine tastings.More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you Connie G for your 5 * rating of our shore excursion on board your ship (Countryside & Private home visit) Great to read our home visit was a highlight for you. Thank you for touring with us & we wish you safe travels...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We did a half-day tour of 4 wineries and had a great guide. We went to Church Hill, Trinity Hill, Askerne (my personal fav, the owner is such a character - big laughs all around - only open on Saturdays), and finally Craggy Range. We...More

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Hamish P, Owner at Prinsy's Tours Hawkes Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you tswt for your kind comments about our tour, great to hear you learnt so much & enjoyed the day. Yes Gideon is always a lot of fun at Askerne on a Saturday, he is passionate about what he does and the customers love...More

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CatrinaE
1 October 2017|
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Response from Hamish P | Property representative |
Hi Ineke, Thank you for your message & email inquiry. I will email you directly with options. Kind Regards Di Prins
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GolfCharlieCharlie
7 October 2016|
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Response from Hamish P | Property representative |
Hi there, the cruise ships listed on our website are those whom we have our shore excursion on. If you check the Napier port cruise schedule you will notice that your ship is indeed listed to visit Napier Jan 14th 2017.
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Response from Davy F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they pick up anywhere in the immediate Napier region. We stayed in Mahia and got picked up at the Napier National Aquarium.
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