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Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 210 355 817
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Wine, cheese, chocolate, honey, great views and Annette giving a running commentary - great day!!

It is just a year since we returned from our New Zealand travels that included North and South... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
The Best!

Two tours in one day with Allen weren't enough. His knowledge and love of the area were obvious and... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Craig B
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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 local family run businesses including, wineries, craft studios, confection outlets - chocolate & fudge, cheesery, honey shop, historic & scenic sights, waterfalls, forests and much more. Enjoy a personalised guided tour with commentary and local stories, on our fun, relaxed adventure. We have 2 vans with seats for 5 & 11. We welcome visitors holidaying in the Bay of Islands or visiting via a cruise ship please contact us. Annette & Allan look forward to meeting you.
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Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank michaelpmcgarry
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

Thank Craig B
AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Sandra B
AnnetteG54, Owner at Total Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks so much It was a fabulous afternoon we enjoyed everyone's company immensely. Hope to see you again. Annette

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Thankyou so much Annette for the great tour! your knowledge about the bay and wineries were very interesting and imformative! my bags are now full of local wines from the Bay Of Islands/ Kerikeri and delicious Makana Chocolates! Thank you again for the wonderful relaxing...More

Thank Vaneeeea
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Annette picked up 7 of us from the Emerald Princess on the 28/8/17. She organised our trip around the area including a visit to the Seed Gallery and the Art Place. Both places were very interesting. The Bay of Islands is beautiful situated on the...More

2  Thank himandhermilperra
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Alan and Annette took 12 of us on an all day long adventure showing us some sites of The Bay of Island area that we would never have known existed. We all had a great day and they were both lovely and very informative.

2  Thank 370kerrief
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently had an afternoon tour with Annette we had a lovely time,Annette is so helpful with the different places to visit,we selected 5 different places each one interesting in its own right and a couple of extras as well From the little factory producing items...More

2  Thank Kiwis2NthShoreAuck
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We booked a tour through Annette for 7 ladies, while our husbands were on a fishing charter. She met us from our Cruise ship and we had time to shop at the markets in Paihia before we visited wood work shop, jewellery and art galleries....More

2  Thank JenniferM1808
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Booking was really straight forward over Internet before we left England. Confirmed pick up time and was prompt picking us up. There were only 4 of us on the tour. Annette was very knowledgeable and the tour covered a lot without you feeling rushed. Thoroughly...More

2  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Dear Annette. Thank you for this wonderful day in Bay of Islands-area. Seems we saw all sights in the area in only one day. Wonderful experience, perfectly organized. I would love to come back as soon as possible and enjoy the same tour again or...More

2  Thank Carsten S
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