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It's all very well patting ourselves on the back, but it's more important to hear what others have to say about their Black Sheep experiences. Read what some of our happy flock have to say below, and if you'd like to contact a former Black Sheep traveler personally, contact us for our long list of references.

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"Every single way, every single place, I could not have had a better minute or a better hour. It just could not have been better."

Anne Collins, Hanover, NH | Private Tour

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Words can't describe how perfect our trip was. I actually cried when we left New Zealand. The food, scenery, and people were just spectacular. We are telling all our friends and family that they have to go, and I have passed along your company information. As for us, we definitely want to go back. Thank you for all your assistance--we are so glad we worked with you on our dream trip that surpassed our high expectations! Thanks for making our dream trip such an easy affair!"

Sherri Klipowicz, Cornelius, NC | Self-drive Tour

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I consider you one of the very best in the business. Before traveling with you, I had traveled in New Zealand four times, even bought waterfront property in the Marlborough Sounds. Nevertheless, almost all of the experiences you provided were new to me. Great job!”

Rob Sangster, Memphis, TN | South Island Experience Tour

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"Best touring company we've ever worked with--and that's saying a lot as we travel worldwide. Super organized, great service, overall fantastic tours with superb guide! Highly recommend this company to anyone traveling to New Zealand.”

Stacey Miller Rose, Branford, CT | Private Tour

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"This was one of the most remarkable trips we've taken and were very pleased with all the preparations done by Black Sheep. We had no trouble with accommodations, tour or flight reservations. The accompanying trip itinerary was both accurate and very helpful to us as a daily reminder and guide. I'd certainly recommend your company to anyone."

Charlie Schnell, Roseburg, OR | Self-drive Tour

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"My husband and I just returned from our best vacation ever! The activities, the accommodations, the food, the people and, most importantly, our guide, Diana, were incredible. We hope to come back to New Zealand and of course we plan to use Black Sheep as our touring company!"    

Karen Baldwin, Omaha, NE | New Zealand Experience Tour

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"I just want to thank you once again for all your help. The events were magnificent, the dinners were wonderful, the hotels were beautiful. This has always been a lifetime dream of mine to travel to New Zealand. The entire trip was much more than I imagined or even expected it to be--and my expectations were pretty high. Also, Dean was a wonderful guide. He was not only very nice, but also extremely informative, as well as entertaining. I had a wonderful time. New Zealand is absolutely beautiful. I hope to return to see the North Island. Thank you once again for a wonderful vacation and for the memories of a lifetime."

Linda Edwards, Lawrenceville, NJ | South Island Experience Tour

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"Many many moons ago (2004) Paula and I traveled to New Zealand with Black Sheep. Paula and I have traveled all over the world, with other groups like Linblad-National Geographic, World Wildlife etc. and on our own and have been to all 7 continents. I can say that in our experience, it was probably one of the best trips ever. Enough said, I could add more superlative comments but why bother--the best ever will suffice.Touring with Black Sheep in New Zealand will forever be memorable. Thanks."

Mel Weiss, Sacramento, CA | New Zealand Experience Tour

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“Thank you so much for all of your help putting together our trip! We had a fabulous time and just really appreciate everything Black Sheep did to make everything run so smoothly. It is not always easy to travel with young children, and we are so thankful for everything our guide did to make the trip fun for the girls. He was really amazing. [Our daughters] had such a great time in New Zealand, and so did we! We would be happy to recommend you to anyone planning a trip to New Zealand. We could not have been happier with our experience working with your company!

Julie Kicuchi, Boise, ID | Private Family Tour

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The tour was beyond our expectations! I can't begin to tell you the great stuff that happened. I will recommend Black Sheep to anyone!"

Ron Michaelson, Springfield, IL | Private Tour

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Wow, what an amazing trip! We had the absolute best time and can't say how great the materials, accommodations, scheduling and activities were. Know you have two Black Sheep Touring Co. raving fans in Omaha!"

Amy Brown, Omaha, NE | Self-drive Tour

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We can’t thank Black Sheep enough for making our holiday in unique New Zealand so much fun. Dear Dean (guide) pulled out all the stops to cater to our every need and we were so sad to bid adieu to him and our fellow

travelers, nay new friends.

Thanks to all at Black Sheep. All our adventures were amazing! We will add our congrats to Black Sheep on TripAdvisor hoping others will enjoy the experience in our footsteps. Thanks for everything."

Pam and Mike French, Petts Wood, Kent, UK | New Zealand Experience Tour

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“I just wanted you to know that we had a fantastic time on our trip!  Everything went very smoothly and William, our guide, was a delight!  Debbie and Larry were just perfect as traveling companions and the glow worm/cave rafting was definitely the highlight of the trip (no pun intended)! Thanks again for everything, it was a trip of a lifetime!"

Eileen Saul, Corona Del Mar, CA | South Island Sampler Tour

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"The trip was great! Our thanks to you and Black Sheep for a great itinerary, excellent accommodation, and terrific meal recommendations. Janet, the Black Sheep representative at Queenstown, deserves a special mention for being so friendly and helpful. We really had a fabulous time. We plan to visit New Zealand again and will not hesitate to use or recommend Black Sheep Touring Company."

Shona Gallagher, Paddington, NSW, Australia | Self-drive Tour

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“It really was a great experience. Our guide provided us with lots of opportunities that would have been really difficult to do on our own (if we even knew about them). For that, I can't thank you enough."

Steve Anderson, Washington, PA | Private Tour

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"I love reliving the trip by thinking about our guide out with another herd of Black Sheep. I still remember every day with amazement."

Nancy Virkler, Rexford, NY | New Zealand Experience Tour

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"Our guide was passionate about New Zealand and ensured that we got to see and do as much as possible every day. A truly wonderful experience. Rating 10/10."

Declan Black, Ashbourne, Ireland | New Zealand Experience Tour

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I would like to write to someone at Black Sheep and suggest that you are decorated with a gold medal!!! I can't believe how much on top of everything you continue to be!!! And you don't know how much we appreciate it. I am ready to send anyone to New Zealand now since I have seen how hassle-free it is.”

Elizabeth Cuellar, Coyoacan, Mexico (Travel Consultant)

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