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Isobel Needham Guide at Contiki
Well hello there, its so nice of you to visit my profile page. Im a double lucky guide as i get to work for TWO great companies: Busabout in the northern hemisphere summer, and Contiki NZ in the southern hemisphere summer. GOOD TIMES!! I like onesies, flat top caps, tunes by biggie and orange fanta. I LOVE BMX bikes, rhyming couplets, learning new words and laughing til my face hurts, check out the madness on instagram @isothetourguide. If i were to win TourRadars Guide of the Year competition, well i'd be over the moon, but id be double lucky because my charity of choice is the raddest. Check them out at Livemoreawesome.com or on instagram @livemoreawesome. Peace out peeps, see you on the road!!
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Isobel was inspiring! She had the most energy I have encountered in a person and was always so understanding when you came to...Read more
Isobel had fantastic knowledge of the country. She went above and beyond with organising activities people wanted to do. She ...Read more
Wow... Once in a lifetime experience. Jumping out of perfectly good airplanes and off of perfectly good platforms. Great mi...Read more
I really enjoyed this trip... Different feel than tour of the South Island. The cities and excursions were the focal points ...Read more
I came to New Zealand on my own with any plans. From travellers I heard about the Contiki Tours so I looked up the Homepage a...Read more
Issy is an amazing tour guide! She always had a laugh with us and knew how to party! Issy was always smiling and made our 18d...Read more
La Tomatina - Camping review
It was the greatest experience I've had.
Isobel is the most amazing tour guide ever!! I had the best time of my life on tour xx
Izzy was exceeded all my expectations and I had an amazing first contiki because of her. She is an amazing, outgoing person b...Read more
Fantastic holiday! Isobel was a great tour guide. Her knowledge and experience enhanced our tour. She was also easy to talk t...Read more
Great guide had lots if fun. I love new zealand !
The tour was fantastic - I made so many friends (including Isobel) and saw so many fantastic places. Izzy looked after all of...Read more
A great holiday with a wonderful guide :)
Isobel made this trip beyond amazing, I may even move to New Zealand after school I liked it so much. Love this women <3
Road works have never been so much fun. Long live the crazy cone heads hats xxooxx
Isobel is the most funniest, upbeat, live life to the FULLEST chicks I have ever met. Her stories had my side hurting with la...Read more
was anazjng. Absolutely loved it!
Iso was half the reason the reason I got hooked on Contikis. The amazing people I met and the beautiful country that is New Z...Read more
Isobel was a great guide with all the best advice. She made the trip so much fun with her sense of humour. I'd recommend this...Read more
The trip was an amazing experience with a guide who filled the holiday with laughs and great memories
Isabel was the best! I still have the letter she gave everyone on the first day of our your, she MADE the trip.
Isobel is incredibly knowledgeable and kind - made for a highly memorable experience!
Amazing Experience seeing New Zealand.
Isobel is the bomb.Com!
Isobel is not only the best tour guide, she is just all around one of the best people I have ever met!!
The tour was awesome, coukd have have asked for a better guide than Isobel!
This tour was amazing! Had a great time exploring New Zealand and made some really great friends from all over the world who ...Read more
Isobel is the queen of tour guides. If you get the chance to travel with her, you will not regret it
Excellent tour to see all that New Zealand has to offer. I did things I never thought I would mostly due to the enthusiasm an...Read more
Isobel is without a doubt the best tour guide I have ever had and will ever have :)
Had the best time on this tour, made many great friends. Good times good memories, thanks Isobel and Steve
This trip was amazing - New Zealand was beautiful and Isobel is crazy in all the good ways
I can't thank Isobel enough for everything she did for us on the trip. She was very knowledgable and a hell of a lot of fun b...Read more
La Tomatina - Camping review
Iso was incredible at Tomatina, no question too small. Very organised and well run!
Excellent tour, amazing things to do and see. Guide was very knowledgeable and super fun!
It's was a time I will never forget ;)
Isobel is an amazing host- she knows so much about NZ! I'd follow her around forever if she'd let me!
I had an amazing time in NZ and was so happy to see so many different places and create new experiences. Isobel is very knowl...Read more
Isobel made this tour amazing. It would not have been the same amazing experience if Isobel wasn't our guide
She was incredible! Best time of my life :)
Isobel was the coolest person I have ever met; not only did she seem to know everything about New Zealand but she had some aw...Read more
Izzy was just totally awesome! She made the trip!
Isobel was one of the best tour guides I've ever had. My first overseas experience and she was brilliant. So informative, fun...Read more
Amazing two weeks in NZ summer with amazing people and of course and amazing tour manager Isobel :)
Isobel is an awesome tour guide. Amazing positivity, knowledge and energy!
Izzy is a top chick, and a really good tour guide. Had an awesome time!
It was a brilliant trip with a lot of fond memories! Isobel was an excellent guide she was a lot of fun and very helpful and ...Read more
Would recommend it again to anyone and everyone. Isobel was so knowledgeable and insightful; I learnt so much!
The tour was the best time of my life. Wouldn't have had it any other way.
I had a great time on this trip, both our Guide and driver were very knowledgeable and fun. I would recommend this trip to an...Read more
Awesome experience what anamazing place had the best guide to top it off
Isobel was the best guide ever
Amazing tour amazing tour guide
It was the first time I had ever been overseas (well next door from Australia!), and it was the best time ever. Isobel was so...Read more
Isobel was the best guide ever... so much fun!!
Best tour guide we could've asked for. Highly energetic, informative and fun! Always sharing stories and laughs both during t...Read more
Had an awesome contiki tour in New Zealand. It was one of the best trips of my life!
Best tour guide I've ever head.
This was the best time of my life an amazing tour and I made friends for life. Isobel made everyone feel welcome and was grea...Read more
This tour was the best travel experience of my life. NZ is amazing any way you experience it but with this tour I was able to...Read more
San Fermin Camping Opening Ceremony review
brilliant tour, isobel is the best.
Izzy was fun outgoing and full of knowledge about the history of New Zealand which I found interesting. She knows all the pla...Read more
Awesome tour guide! Not only had amazing knowledge but was always there if you needed help, advice or a good laugh! Loved her...Read more
Croatia One Way Sail (Split to Dubrovnik) review
Had a great time on the tour. The group were great and Isabel really looked after us.
The tour was fantastic very scenic and surreal. Would not have been the same without the amazing tour guide Isobel, she was a...Read more
It was an amazing experience that was made even more perfect because of our tour guide Isobel! I just wish it was longer!
good luck isobel!!!
San Fermin Camping Opening Ceremony review
Best guide ever :)
Over the last few years, I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to travel to several places. It is without...Read more
Awesome trip.. great guide who made it fun and inclusive for everyone. So much fun partying and exploring New Zealand, great ...Read more
Did the Kiwiana Panorama for NYE in Queenstown. Had an amazing time. Great group and out of the tours ive done overseas in t...Read more
Croatia One Way Sail (Split to Dubrovnik) review
One of the best weeks of my life!
Great trip! so much fun! Isobel is really knowledgable about NZ culture and fun facts :) Recommend to everyone!!
Life changing trip. Great guide. Brilliant bus driver. Cool country. Would recommend to anyone whose up for an adventure; big...Read more
My first solo trip, and I was terrified! Looking back now, I was crazy to be! New Zealand was the most beautiful country, and...Read more
The tour was fantastic; it surpassed all of my expectations and I would recommend it to anyone. Isobel was a great tour guide...Read more
Best two weeks of my life so far! Isobel was a great friend to everybody and definitely made the your more worth while :) if ...Read more
Issy was very welcoming to all within the tour, everyday was keen to get and give all ago. Never complained, can she that she...Read more
I had the best time of my life on this Contiki. Isobel is the most amazing tour group leader, she is really knows how to have...Read more
I loved this tour, Isobel made it the best experience and made me love travel and contiki. She pushed me to try new things an...Read more
The big tiki was my first group tour. It was everything I wanted.. and more. From the activities on offer to the wifi on the...Read more
Amazing tour, amazing guide and driver! I had a blast, and made lifelong friendships! Highly recommend!
Isobel was always happy and friendly... I had an awesome tour :)
Best tour for NZ , so much fun, highly recommend, Isobel made it very enjoyable and helped planning tours activities we wante...Read more
Absolutely amazing!!!! Nothing else needed. Thank you Isobel!!!!
Isobel Needham was the best tour guide every. i have been on a few contiki tours around Europe and i wished Isobel had been m...Read more
Isobel was the most wonderful guide, and Pumba her lovely companion was an amazing driver! It was the BEST trip I have ever b...Read more
The tour was really great value for money, so much was included in the price and there were great package deals offered along...Read more
I had an amazing time during my time in nz. Thanks to my tour guide isobel needham. She took care of us in every way posible....Read more
Changed my life.
This trip was amazing!! New Zealand has it all, if your a geek and just want to see middle earth you can do that, if you want...Read more
Best thing I have ever done , guide was amazing beautiful funny and treated like family would do again !
woah! what an amazing tour!! was so much fun and we met some amazing friends which we still keep in contact with. and isobel ...Read more
I had an amazing trip, of my life, last year in New Zealand with the Contiki Tour, guided by Isobel Needham. There were aweso...Read more
This short trip from Auckland to Wellington was nothing short of fun with the great company, parties and a wonderful native g...Read more
This tour was absolutely amazing. For so many reasons. And all those reasons have one common denominator; our truly brilliant...Read more
Where do I start?! This tour was honestly the best thing that I ever decided to do. Having travelled Australia and Asia, I ca...Read more
I had an amazing time on the tour met lots of new people the guide was super cool and knowledgeable!! Isobel is so approachab...Read more
Isobel was an awesome tour guide! I found her very professional while also being very friendly as a fellow traveller
Isobel was an amazing tour guide to have! She made the trip not only enjoyable but very comfortable, always there for us & ma...Read more
This tour was amazing got to see the best parts of New Zealand as well as doing many different activities. Isobel was the bes...Read more
Amazing trip. I saw everything I wanted and so much more. Friendliest tour guide who made you feel like you've known each ot...Read more
"We re up all night to get lucky" ... If someone had told me beforehand how awesome our tour would be I hadn't been scared t...Read more