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Take a spectacular tour through Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud Experience New Zealand through the eyes of a local private guide! Browse our tour 'suggestions' - each can be customized just for you.

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It's hard to imagine a more inviting travel destination than New Zealand. Although a small country, it overflows with unique, unforgettable scenery.

Explore the North and South Islands on our New Zealand tours with friendly local guides, and in the space of a few days you can visit glaciers, fjords, beaches, mountains, geysers and volcanoes - learning about indigenous Maori culture along the way.

In Fiordland's Milford Sound, gaze at the sheer cliffs plunging into still green water, as playful dolphins swim alongside your boat. Strap on crampons with your guide and walk across the Fox Glacier, or spend a day kayaking around the golden beaches of stunning Abel Tasman National Park. For a truly unique Kiwi experience, ask your guide for a shovel and head to Hot Water Beach, where you can dig your own hot spring pool mere inches from the surf!

There is so much to do on a New Zealand tour. Your local guide would love to help you customize an itinerary that will ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.
Tour Guide Legal Requirements
In New Zealand there is no requirement for a guide to have a license to give tours.

However, if the tour guide is also the driver, then they are required to hold a Passenger Service License and have a Private Hire Registration.

The driver must hold a Passenger Endorsement and must also complete a log book, and must record all work time. Drivers must not exceed the allowable work time.

The vehicle must hold a Certificate of fitness (CoF)

Some rental vehicles are not suitable as Passenger Service vehicles due to the narrow aisle space, seating arrangements and lack of cargo barriers. Most rental company contracts forbid the vehicle being used in a passenger service. report error

All ToursByLocals guides have met our ToursByLocals Guide Requirements which includes warranting that they can legally give the tours they offer.

Auckland Tours

New Zealand tours Auckland-New-Zealand Private Tours Essence of Auckland
Enjoy the Highlights of the City
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New Zealand tours Auckland-New-Zealand Private Tours Awesome Auckland
A comprehensive tour of the City of Auckland
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New Zealand tours Auckland-New-Zealand Private Tours Auckland - Coast to Coast
The best that Auckland and the West Coast has to offer
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Bay of Islands Tours

New Zealand tours Bay-of-Islands-New-Zealand Private Tours Bay of Islands 4 hour Tour
Paihia and 'Best of the Bay' tour
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New Zealand tours Bay-of-Islands-New-Zealand Private Tours Bay of Islands - Above and Below
Paihia - Russell - Kawiti Caves - Kawakawa - Hundertwasser - Waitangi
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New Zealand tours Bay-of-Islands-New-Zealand Private Tours The Bay of Islands : "Why I love it here"
A 6 hour tour for up to 11 people
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Christchurch Tours

New Zealand tours Christchurch-New-Zealand Private Tours Fox Glacier / Queenstown / Te Anau / Dunedin (ex-Christchurch) with a Private Guide
South Island 9 Day Tour in a Circular Route
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New Zealand tours Christchurch-New-Zealand Private Tours Akaroa, Rakaia gorge, Lake Coleridge, Porters Pass, Christchurch
Christchurch EQ and Rebuild tour add on subject to ship docking time
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New Zealand tours Christchurch-New-Zealand Private Tours Private Tour to Milford Sound / Queenstown / Dunedin / Mt Cook / Lake Tekapo (ex- Christchurch)
8 Day tour with private guide...best of the South Island
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Dunedin Tours

New Zealand tours Dunedin-New-Zealand Private Tours Scenic Catlins
Wildlife and beautiful landscapes on the wild Southern Coast
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New Zealand tours Dunedin-New-Zealand Private Tours Scenic Catlins Private Tour
Experience wildlife and the untamed southern coastline with a private guide
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New Zealand tours Dunedin-New-Zealand Private Tours The Spectacular South Private Tour
Dunedin, Catlins, Fiordland and Mt Cook with a Private Guide
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Napier Tours

New Zealand tours Napier-New-Zealand Private Tours Napier City Shore Excursion - Morning Tour (3 Hours)
Discover the secrets of Art Deco Napier with a knowledgeable local guide.
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New Zealand tours Napier-New-Zealand Private Tours Napier City and Environs Shore Excursion, Including Winery Lunch (5 Hours)
Discover the secrets of Art Deco Napier and beyond with a knowledgeable local guide
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New Zealand tours Napier-New-Zealand Private Tours Napier - Hawkes Bay and it's History
Come learn the Napier and Hawkes Bay Regions History
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Picton Tours

New Zealand tours Picton-New-Zealand Private Tours A scenic tour of Marlborough
See the highlights while you relax!
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New Zealand tours Picton-New-Zealand Private Tours Picton/Blenheim & Wines Full Day Excursion
Discover the secrets of the Top of the South Island with a knowledgeable local guide.
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New Zealand tours Picton-New-Zealand Private Tours Mystery of the Moa Hunter, Cruise ship excursion, (can be customised for other visitors)
Your knowledgeable, local guide brings to life the lives of New Zealand's earliest inhabitants.
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Queenstown Wanaka Tours

New Zealand tours Queenstown-Wanaka-New-Zealand Private Tours Otago Central Rail Trail
Cycle the famous trail through remote valleys surrounded by mountains
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New Zealand tours Queenstown-Wanaka-New-Zealand Private Tours Southern Experience Private Tour
Queenstown, West Coast including Milford Sound with a private guide
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New Zealand tours Queenstown-Wanaka-New-Zealand Private Tours Experience Clyde
Experience Cycling and Wine Tasting
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Tauranga Rotorua Tours

New Zealand tours Tauranga-Rotorua-New-Zealand Private Tours Discover The Bay Of Plenty "The Best of Town and Country"
An Inspiring Scenic Journey of Discovery Through This Bountiful Region
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New Zealand tours Tauranga-Rotorua-New-Zealand Private Tours Shore Excursions
Port of Tauranga to Rotorua
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New Zealand tours Tauranga-Rotorua-New-Zealand Private Tours Rotorua's Geothermal Wonderland and Living Maori Village Experience
The geothermal wonders of New Zealand are seen here in Rotorua .
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Wellington Tours

New Zealand tours Wellington-New-Zealand Private Tours Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour
with a genuine LotR movie extra
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New Zealand tours Wellington-New-Zealand Private Tours Bolton St Memorial Walk
The Stories of Wellington's Original Settlers
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New Zealand tours Wellington-New-Zealand Private Tours Wellington's Military History
The Fortress of Wellington
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