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Awesome Tours is a privately owned and operated small group tour business providing local scheduled tours, tailor made personalized multi day tours and shore excursion tours to meet your needs. These can include areas such as Milford Sound...more
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Me and 3 others were booked on the Kiwi Experience and Mark and Awesome Tours helped them out by taking us to Invercargill and Dunedin via the Catlin’s. Mark was the best host and made the two days we had with him really fun. He...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Chris, thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and for your kind words of support. When I get to meet and spend time with such nice people, it really makes my day too. I look forward to meeting up...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

My wife and a best mate just had a fantastic tour of Central Otago with Mark Dixon. As we were all in Dunedin for our daughter's 21st birthday party with a couple of day's spare afterwards, my wife found Awesome Tours and made contact to...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Kip, Louise & Alan for your very supportive comments, much appreciated. I enjoyed our time together and when I get to meet such nice people, it makes my day too. I look forward to your next visit to NZ. Trust the rest of...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Mark is a great guide and his knowledge of the city is perfect. We took the wildlife encounter tour using 6 wheelers argo. My daughter loves it soo much, she keeps talking about it for a week :) Overall, very recommended tour in Dunedin.More

Thank lio h
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi lio, thanks for taking the time to send in a review and joining our tour. Very much appreciated. I’m pleased to hear your enjoyed your time with us especially your daughter. I trust the trip home went well too. I also enjoyed our day...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I took the Wildlife nature tour to the Albatross center expecting to see Albatross. But got to see only seals . We were 5 of us in the van with Mark . We were transferred to Argo when we reached the center(the owner of the...More

Thank suraksha
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

I can understand your disappointment and sorry to hear the tour didn't meet your expectations however, it seems you were on the wrong tour, if it was the Albatross Colony you wanted to visit. Your coach captain booked you on our Natures Wonders tour (Not...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

This was a great experience to see the city sites and visit a sheep farm where we saw the working of the farm and the sheering of the sheep, pretty amazing. Then go on a adventure buggy around the farm to Penguin Beach and if...More

Thank Julia K
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Julia, thanks for taking the time to send in a review. Very much appreciated. I’m pleased to hear your enjoyed your time with us. I trust the trip home went well too. I also enjoyed our day and when I get to meet good...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a great tour, thanks primarily to Mark Dixon. He provided just the right amount of information and tips; for example, he recommended a restaurant that was reasonably priced and great. Really personable and responsive. The highlight of the tour was the ate-type vehicle...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Booking a day tour for 10 was easy and Mark was very flexible and helpful with the itinerary so we could work out a tailor made tour. He arranged everything from start to finish, including morning tea outside the city, tours at the Albatross Centre...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Lovely to hear from you and thank you, for your very kind words. They are very much appreciated. When I meet such nice people, it makes my day too, we had a great day. Should any of you find you way down this way again,...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I booked this tour to view the Hoiho penguins and visit an albatross colony. It was more expensive than the cruise ship's tour but I thought it would be worth it because we would be in a small group of 10. We were only a...More

Thank Gail M
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to right a review however, I must say there are so many facts wrongly reported in this review. We are sorry to hear you felt so bad about the day and your experience at Natures Wonders, (not Penguin Place...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Mark was a pleasure to work with. He adapted to changes in our tour group graciously. We were looking forward to a wonderful day. And I am sure it would have been. Unfortunately, although our guide was there waiting, our cruise ship was unable to...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words of support for the tour we never got to share with you, so disappointed for your all to not only miss Dunedin but Milford Sound as well. You will just have to come back this way someday and hopefully...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Nature Tour was outstanding despite the atrocious weather brought to us by Cyclone Gita!! Tour guide Mark went the extra mile to make sure our trip was exceptional. The highlight of tour was seeing yellow eye penguin. Saw a lot of cute seals and other wildlife!! Definitely recommend...More

Thank David P
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Great to hear from you and thank you, for your very kind words of support. They are very much appreciated. When we meet such nice people, it makes our day too and we all had a great day, despite the weather :) Should any of...More

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Becky K
15 November 2017|
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Hi Mark We are all seniors and interested in sightseeing around Dunedin and Otango peninsula. If you could quote me the price I could check with my group and make the booking Thanks Becky
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maurconn49
4 November 2016|
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Hello, thank you for your interest in our wildlife tours. At Natures Wonders you will travel by coach to the wildlife viewing areas, there is very little walking involved however, there is one penguin viewing hide which does... More
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