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Awesome Tours

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Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717
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Awesome tour - to see the penquins

Mark Dixon was an awesome guide from the ship to natures wonders as we travelled all way around... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
claireellman
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La Jolla, California
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Otago Peninsula Tour

Awesome Tours really was AWESOME! We were in Dunedin at the beginning of NZ autumn and went to the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Alex S
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Chicago, Illinois
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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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“larnach castle” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Mark Dixon was an awesome guide from the ship to natures wonders as we travelled all way around coast on the outbound and along the hilltops on the return

Thank claireellman
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Awesome Tours really was AWESOME! We were in Dunedin at the beginning of NZ autumn and went to the tourist center in central Dunedin to find a tour. It just so happened that the owner of Awesome was in the office and said he could...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

What a wonderful tour and guide. Mark was fantastic. He treated us more like friends then customers. The visit to Natural Wonders was a highlight. We rode the AGA to see the seals and baby penguins It was a lot of fun and worth the...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful trip saw so much and everything was explained in a friendly manner by Graham. The ride on the 8 wheeled AGA was the best ever. My husband suffering from a cold that day had a smile on his face at the end of this...More

Thank Anne080
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We normally book all shore excursions through "The Ship " this time we found a site "Shore Trips & Excursions" - this was the first of several trips we had booked - if the first one was anything to go by we have hit on...More

1  Thank EllieDodds
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write such a supportive testimonial for Awesome Tours NZ. We appreciate your support and enjoyed hosting you while in Dunedin NZ. All the best for 2016. Best regards Mark

Reviewed 16 November 2016

We took the Key city highlights, Otego peninsula wildlife experience and Lanarch Castle tour with Mark as our guide as an excursion from our cruise ship. We hit all of the advertised sights with Mark providing an interesting commentary. Lunch was delightful at a small...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write such a supportive testimonial for Awesome Tours NZ. We appreciate your support and enjoyed hosting you while in Dunedin NZ. All the best for 2016. Best regards Mark

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Thank you Mark for showing us the beauty of the South Island! What a trip. We visited and toured the area of Queenstown and Dunedin, as well as visiting the stunning and unspoiled Otago Peninsula. Key call outs would be the steam boat trip on...More

Thank Ruth B
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Hi Ruth - thank you for your kind words of appreciation and support, they are very much appreciated. I really had a great time with you guys as well. When I get to meet such nice people it makes my job so much easier and...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016

I am ashamed to admit I judged a book by its cover for this tour, and am so happy to say I was proved very wrong. After driving out to the Otago Peninsula we drove into the company's parking lot to get a little more...More

Thank Brianne D
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

So you ended up with Perry as your guide at Natures Wonders, you couldn't have wish for a more enthusiastic person to show you the wildlife at Natures Wonders, his enthusiasm is infectious and you will leave with very a memorable experience, hopefully for all...More

Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This was my second trip to this marvelous location. Having a bit of spare time I organised a Personalized tour for my partner and me. Last time I was here I was fortunate enough to take a tour with Mark at Awesome tours. Quite simply,...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such supportive testimonial for Awesome Tours NZ. We appreciate your support and we enjoyed having you both on our Moeraki Boulders tour. We had a great day out with you both and look forward to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2016

My parents and I only had a day in Dunedin, and I wasn't expecting much,as my online search on to-dos in this city does not seem to generate as much content and excitement, as compared to Christchurch and Queenstown. I was totally wrong. Dunedin has...More

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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such supportive testimonial for Awesome Tours NZ. Yan & I appreciate your support and we enjoyed having you and your parents on our Wildlife tour to Natures Wonders. I look forward to your next visit...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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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
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