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Awesome Tours

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Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717
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Great day tour in Dunedin

We arranged a tour with Mark when our cruise was in port in Dunedin. He was very knowledgable and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Awesome Milford Sound trip with Paulie

Doing a day trip to Milford Sound from Te Anau. Pick up from the hotel and the on a bus ride with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Munich, Germany
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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, Queenstown, West Coast, Mt Cook or the entire South Island. Day tours from Dunedin can include areas such as the Catlins and Moeraki Boulders and the Otago Peninsula. We provide small group scheduled and private shore excursion tours for cruise passengers while in Dunedin including pickup/return from/to Port, Key City Sights, Natures Wonders Argo Wildlife tours ( Yellow Eyed Penguins, NZ Fur Seals and much more) Natures Wonders authentic Sheep Shed experience, Larnach Castle and the Royal Albatross Colony.We look forward to being of service to you.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged a tour with Mark when our cruise was in port in Dunedin. He was very knowledgable and friendly. The 7 of us had a great day. The highlight was the fur seals and blue penguins at Nature’s Wonders. We compared all of our...More

Thank SharonP76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doing a day trip to Milford Sound from Te Anau. Pick up from the hotel and the on a bus ride with driver/ guide Paulie - a walking encyclopedia on everything Fjordlands! Kept the spirits up during the rainy morning and predicted the sunny afternoon....More

Thank martinw1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour of Dunedin was outstanding!! Tour guide Mark went the extra mile to make sure our trip was exceptional. The highlight of the day was the Argo at Nature's wonders. Saw a lot of wildlife!!

Thank rosehappypa
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We recently used Awesome Tours as a cruise ship day tour. Mark was busy with another group, and we had a different guide (I think his name was Pat). We visited the Railway station, which was interesting, as well as the extraordinary steep street. We...More

1  Thank Steve13527
Reviewed 6 December 2017

You can book directly with this tour company and they can customize your visit to include whatever you like. Small groups are always better than larger. 6-8 people is ideal. We had a comprehensive tour of the town being all of the sights. Lanarch Castle...More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 28 November 2017

What a shocking rip off we paid $135 expecting to see penguins, seals and albatros and got 1 hour of albatros which cost $50 at the Royal Albatros Centre Dunedin. Do not use this company BOOK direct with Royal Albatros Centre they do pick ups...More

1  Thank jwl38
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Mark thanks for plannng such a lovely day of touring for us. We enjoyed all the stops. Larnach Castle and Gardens were beautiful. Driving by the scenic peninsula with the gorgeous views was breathtaking. Our visit to Natures Wonder with the Argo tour was so...More

Thank SGF
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Our Cruise Excursion was titled: Multi-day Adventures -- Queenstown – Dunedin/Milford This excursion would better be titled: “Fiordland National Park, World Heritage Excursion.” This is the destination that matters and what justifies taking two days off our extraordinary ship. It’s all about doing the stunning...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Liked. Dunedin in all its splendor. I never hear anything but good. People. Places. The natural world. Fine southern city and environs. Nice people. Good value.

Thank williamjohnson1994
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have booked many tours through Awesome tours now for the American exchange students that I host. Mark is highly committed to making the experience as customised to the group as possible. Every tour comes with Mark and his mind blowing knowledge and history of...More

1  Thank Kelsey P
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Kelsey - thank you so much for your kind words of appreciation and support, they are very much appreciated. I had a great time with you guys as well, sorry about all the Dad jokes, I'll have to work on those! When we get...More

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Becky K
15 November 2017|
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Response from Becky K |
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
4 November 2016|
Response from awesometoursnz | Property representative |
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