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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our day with Jim Archer. We enjoyed the entire tour and Jim was informative and made the tour interesting....it is apparent that he is doing what he loves to do and what he should be doing!!! The Maori Cultural...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for a great time! We loved it. It was everything you said it would be. Very interesting and so much to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vacation626281
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour to Rotorua to the Maori Cultural center with Jim as tour guide. Being a native Maori he was very knowledgeable about the culture. Jim was polite, professional and very friendly. We never felt rushed. We highly recommend his tours! Thank you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 649candyp
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Jim was punctual meeting the ship and was prepared with lots of interesting info and stories. The tour was amazing and included a lengthy tour of the Maori Cultural Center, along with the geothermal area. We stopped for lunch at a really good little cafe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GSOLady
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Loved our tour with Jim Archer of Rotorua. Stopped at a beautiful beach, then on to the geothermal area and Maori Cultural center. Really enjoyed the meeting house ceremony. Had lunch at a great restaurant, then went on a walk through the redwood forest, which...More

Thank Patti R
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Jim our tour guide is of Maori decent and he takes pride in his heritage. He is a wealth of knowledge about the culture, plants and wildlife. Jim’s itinerary is well planned out so you get to see much without feeling rushed. I felt a...More

Thank Exploration80625
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I organized a private group tour for both Auckland and Tauranga with Jim Archer , and he was professional, knowledgeable, personable and very accommodating for our group of 10. His van was comfortable for our group, and with his heritage we all learned a lot....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ezale
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We took Jim's day tour as we were on a New Zealand, Australia, and Bail Cruise. We met Jim outside the port gate, where he greeted us with a big smile and sign with our names on it. Jim's knowledge of the geothermal sites and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My brother & I were traveling to Hamilton on short notice and with little free time upon arrival. We found Archer Tours by happenstance, and are so pleased we did. Of three guides we attempted to contact, Archer Tours was the only one to reply....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kirk B
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Archer Tours was willing to shape the tour to Rotorua's Te Puia Cultural Center and geothermal area to the arrival and departure of our cruise ship which had a limited time in Taruanga's port. Archer's 11 passenger van accommodates small groups very nicely. It's AC,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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