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Private tour guide Patrick

Patrick L.

Tauranga, New Zealand

Experience New Zealand - Kiwi Style: Kia Ora, Welcome to the Port of Tauranga!

My name is Patrick, your local private tour guide and driver. I look forward to meeting and introducing you to the beautiful Bay of Plenty region (including Rotorua).

I have lived in this area for most of my life, except for a 20 year period where I lived in Auckland before returning to Tauranga 10 years ago. I have seen the Tauranga Port grow from small beginnings to become the biggest Port in New Zealand and Tauranga City become the second fastest growing city in New Zealand.

I know the region like the back of my hand and will explain and show you the many hidden secrets & aspects of our wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty region including our amazing 2 billion dollar kiwifruit industry and the reasons people come to live and work here.

I became involved with the tourism industry in 2011 as a casual driver for a big tour operator before striking out on my own 3 years ago and have never looked back. As a private tour guide, I am very familiar with New Zealand's rich history including Maori settlement, the arrival of the European settlers and NZ economy which is part of my commentary. I love answering all of your questions.

There's a lot to see and do in NZ's most popular cruise ship Port destination. My private Shore Excursions include Rotorua's volcanic hot spots, erupting geysers, boiling mud, Maori culture, world-famous Hobbiton Movie Set, or anywhere you want to go!

I am always delighted to tailor my private guided tours to meet your personal preferences.

Come and join me, in my air-conditioned 8 seat-passenger luxury mini coach for an awesome day of photo opportunities, fun, adventure and wonderful memories of your New Zealand visit.

I will make your day a great day!



Book your private tour in confidence.

My vehicles are safe, dual air-conditioned, comfortable, clean and have passed stringent Certificate of Fitness inspection by NZ transport Authority as safe passenger service vehicles.

In addition, I hold an NZ Passenger Service Licence and a first aid certificate to ensure your safety.



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Discover Tauranga, Mt Maunganui Base,...


Includes tour of our beautiful countryside, lush farmland, waterfalls,,...

447 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

5 hours

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Rotorua "Te Puia" Geothermal Wonderland,,...


See erupting geysers, boiling mud, hot pools, Maori culture, a steaming,...

511 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

6 hours

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Rotorua's "Te Puia" Geothermal Park and,...


Tauranga, Rotorua, Hobbiton,See erupting geysers,hot pools,Hobbit Holes,Green,...

616 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

8 hours

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For Garden Lovers, Tauranga to "Hamilton,...


Smell the Rose's: See 21 Gardens Representing Different Civilizations,...

596 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

7 hours

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