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About Us

Leisure Time Tours is a family owned and operated touring company, which has provided inspirational travel experiences to our guests for over 30 years. Our core purpose is Enriching lives through great experiences.

We are proud of our reputation for putting our clients first in every area of their travel experience – from quality accommodation, dining and entertainment through to comfortable and safe transportation with knowledgeable and friendly guides. We feel that this attitude is one of the most important contributors to our continued success.
During Leisure Time Tours’ years of operation we have built a fantastic rapport with our tourist operators, accommodation and cruise providers. Our supplier relationships enable us to ensure that you have a memorable experience with Leisure Time Tours for all the right reasons!
We proudly own a fleet of modern five star coaches and our international clientele travel to join us from Australia and as far away as North America and Europe.
Leisure Time Tours is a Qualmark™ accredited business, a member of the New Zealand Tourism Export Council and the Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand. We take pride in being ethically and environmentally responsible and are one of the only NZ travel operators with Approved Concessionaire status with the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

Scott Mehrtens,  Managing Director,

 Les Mehrtens, Founder & Director