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John S.

Auckland, New Zealand

Hi, I'm John I am a true born and bred Aucklander, and have lived all my life in this wonderful city.

My Auckland heritage is very strong, going back three generations. I am passionate about Auckland and would love the opportunity to show you around this intriguing city.

My background is in real estate where I was the co-owner of an international franchise company. I also hold a Diploma from the New Zealand Institute of Management. My interests include movies, shows, music, and sports. I play tennis and golf, and run regularly (starting tomorrow!). I retain a keen interest in international affairs, and have travelled to many parts of the world, including the USA, Canada, Australia, some Pacific islands, Great Britain, Europe, and Egypt.

The unique location of Auckland, stretching from one side of New Zealand to the other on a narrow isthmus, means there is an incredible variety of natural features to enjoy, including native bush, beautiful beaches, dormant volcanoes, a sparkling harbour, plus manicured parks with stands of native trees. A rich and colourful history and culture provides a vibrant backdrop to this lively city, and ensures that a guided tour of Auckland will be a memorable experience.

Of course a tour could be customised to meet your particular requirements. I can promise you a compelling mix of sound local knowledge, and fun. it would be a pleasure to introduce you to the Auckland I know and love.

See you soon!
John

A Recent Review of this guide

Very courteous and knowledgable. Even though it was a terrible day, weather wise we managed to have an excellent tour, thanks to John. Would recommend him as aguide without any hesitation.
Hans Bissig

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Auckland - City to Surf

Highlights of Auckland and the West with a private guide

420 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Awesome Auckland

A comprehensive private tour of the City of Auckland

680 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Essence of Auckland

Enjoy the Highlights of the City with a private guide

420 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Auckland - Coast to Coast private tour

The best that Auckland and the West Coast has to offer

680 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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