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Private tour guide Phil

Phil P.

Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

"Amazing day with Phil, his knowledge about wine and the country of New Zealand made this a most enjoyable day for us.

He was warm, extremely hospitable and became a friend in a short amount of time!"
Review from a ToursByLocals client.

I've lived in Auckland for over 40 years - as a local and as a fourth generation New Zealander.
And it has been my pleasure to host thousands of visitors, being a Specialist Private Tour Guide to our vibrant and multicultural City, and rolling green countryside, plus breath-taking coastal scenery.

I've written two published guides to New Zealand wine regions - and I'm also a NZ certified Passenger Service Driver. It's the best job in the World - exploring the never ending subjects of our heritage, food and wine - and meeting fantastic people from all over the globe.

I look forward to meeting you and sharing the inside knowledge of my home town!

Warm regards,
Phil

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A Recent Review of this guide

Phil was knowledgeable, flexible, personable and a pleasure to spend the day with. I would recommend him to anyone wanting to see and experience Auckland
Bill Cafferky

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Credentials

Phil achieved a Pass With Merit in the internationally recognised WSET level 2 Certificate in Wines and Spirits. He has also completed a Montana Diploma of Wine Appreciation.
Phil is also a foundation member of Wine Writers of New Zealand (WWNZ)
In 2008 Random House published Phil's book on New Zealand's wine regions - The Mad Keen Wine Buff's Road Trip.
In 2015 Phil published his e-book Wine Regions of New Zealand - A Visitor's Guide.
Phil has two regular print media wine columns and contributes to a number of publications as a freelance writer.
As a qualified NZ Physical Therapist, Phil owned his own very sucessful practice for 22 years.
Phil is a NZ licensed Passenger Service Driver.
Winner - 'Service Award' - Luxury Travel Guides Award 2017
His dog - Mr. Merlot, thinks that he is really great.

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Tours by Phil P.

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Private tour guide Phil

VIP Auckland Foodie Private Tour

Scrumptious, tastebud tour of discovery - Vineyard Restaurant lunch,...

739 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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VIP Insider's Auckland City Coast & Country,...

Premium VIP Insider's Tour - City, Coast, & Countryside - Lunch included!

739 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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VIP City & Country Wine & Cheese Private,...

Sample boutique wines with NZ fine Cheese selection - lunch included!

754 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

5 hours

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VIP Waiheke Island Paradise Private tour

Three superb boutique Island wine tastings, 5-star lunch included!

988 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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Gourmet Ice Cream VIP Masterclass - Private,...

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Boutique private ice cream Masterclass. City tour and lunch included!

1509 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

5 hours

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VIP Art and City Private tour

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NZ contemporary Art and City tour - with Vineyard lunch included!

744 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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VIP Auckland Foodie Private Tour for 10

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Auckland's Original Foodie tour - a scrumptious, tasty tour of discovery,...

1619 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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