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untamedNZ is Dunedin's best, little tour company. We are your Qualmark endorsed, specialist small-group shore excursion and day tour provider in the South. Based out of Dunedin, NZ we offer expert guides to showcase Dunedin and the lower South Island. We offer half-day, full-day and multi-day tours to your preferred destinations and can customise tours to your needs.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights and 1 full day in Dunedin on our tour of New Zealand in March. Having only one full day to see the area and after checking reviews on TA, we settled for the Untamed New Zealand Tour run by Mateo which...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard and Lesley, Thank you for your kind words. We had a great day exploring that is for sure! A brisk morning turned to beautiful weather and we were set. The highlight for me was catching those wonderful views of the moulting Yellow-eyed Penguins...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came from Japan. We were so lucky that we found this tour. We saw a lot of seals, little blue penguins, royal albatross and other wild animals.The tour guide, Mateo explained details about them. We enjoyed it very much and it was great time!...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Yuka and Tom, Thank you so much for your review! We had such a fantastic time exploring the Otago Peninsula in beautiful weather! I really enjoyed taking you both to see the Royal Albatross and Little Blue Penguins. 55 penguins was a pretty great...More

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I'm not usually one to write a review but felt the day was so fabulous I just needed to share. I went to Orokonui ecosanctuary with a wonderful tour guide, Mateo. Not only is the place in a stunning location, with Mateo taking me to...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen, Didn't we have a lovely day out adventuring. Orokonui Ecosanctuary is full of surprises and the Takahe are certainly a special creature! I'm really chuffed that you're a convert now :) We saw plenty of birds and I'm glad the photographs are a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As there is no local transportation a tour to Orokonui is the only option. Luckily for me I booked the best :) I had the most magical afternoon in the beautiful eco sanctuary with the knowledgeable, local and very likeable Mateo. Thanks to his spotting...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kerry, We sure did have a couple of great tours! Orokonui Ecosanctuary can be difficult to get to so I'm pleased we could get you up to our 'jewel in the crown'! Our viewing was exceptional and it is so nice to share the...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This tour is one the best things I could have done in Dunedin! Mateo, the guide, told me a lot of interesting facts about the history of the city, the wildlife of the Otago Peninsula and the conservation efforts made to preserve endangered animals like...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

¡Hola Nicole! It was so nice to meet you while you were on your conference in Dunedin... And to be able to show you a unique side of Dunedin was very special! We had fantastic Royal Albatross viewing at Taiaroa Head but the very best...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We spent a week in New Zealand in early March. With only 1 and 1/2 days in Dunedin, we had time for only one tour and selected the Penguins and Peninsula trip with Untamed NZ based on other Trip Advisor reviews. This tour was definitely...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Joanna and Peter, Thank you for your glowing review! We had an exceptional small-group tour and we were very fortunate with the weather! The strong wind was excellent for the Royal Albatross and we got some great views of the moulting Yellow-eyed Penguins. They've...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

David and I want to thank you for the wonderful tour of your city and the Otago Peninsula. The tour was one of the best we've ever taken. Your knowledge of the area and passion for the animals was evident and appreciated. I couldn't believe...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Debbie and Dave, We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time with us in Dunedin. It's very humbling that our tour was one of the best you have ever taken :) We had an awesome day and the scenery and wildlife were...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A friend and I had an amazing afternoon with guide, Mateo, and another couple exploring the Otago Peninsula. Wow! What a beautiful area with the best tour guide. Mateo is an outstanding guide - local, friendly, great bus driver, accommodating with an incredible knowledge of...More

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Mateo W, Owner at untamedNZ tour company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Anne, We braved the elements and were handsomely rewarded with some excellent wildlife viewing! To see 7 Royal Albatross flying at one time was quite exceptional! A record for us to be fair... I hope your cycling on the Central Otago Rail Trail is...More

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