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Awesome Tours

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Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717
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The Dunedin Tour Dream

I have booked many tours through Awesome tours now for the American exchange students that I host... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Kelsey P
Great day tour around Dunedin

The day tour we went to was tailored according to our needs, in terms of budget and timing, and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Axell P
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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
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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+64 3-454 3717
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"nature's wonders"
in 16 reviews
"argo tour"
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"cruise ship"
in 29 reviews
"albatross colony"
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"larnach castle"
in 31 reviews
"tour guide mark"
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"fur seals"
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"celebrity solstice"
in 8 reviews
"lunch place"
in 2 reviews
"great itinerary"
in 2 reviews
"sheep shearing"
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"new zealand"
in 18 reviews
"steepest street in the world"
in 12 reviews
"baldwin street"
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"day tour"
in 9 reviews
"wildlife experience"
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"cadbury chocolate factory"
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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
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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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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The day tour we went to was tailored according to our needs, in terms of budget and timing, and every single location we were offered was worth it: Baldwin Street and a bit of a city highlights tour, the Otago Peninsula, and royal albatross colony....More

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

Hi Axell, 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 young people it makes my job so much easier and...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Mark has done two tours for us, both consisting of the Albatross colony and Nature's Wonders. What makes Mark's tours so special is his almost encyclopedic knowledge of everything Dunedin and his narration during the journey and his ability to answer random questions made the...More

Thank Lyn T
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We arranged our tour through a private website called Shore Trips & Tours as we were travelling around New Zealand on the Dawn Princess. There were four people in our group and Mark met us in the arrival centre when we disembarked the ship. There...More

Thank jamate
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We were picked up by Pauly exactly on time , the coach was immaculate with USB charges at hand , I cannot stress how good this tour was. Pauly was knowledgeable beyond expectation and added some humerus stories , loved his Chamel story ! The...More

Thank farrell
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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi, what a wonderful review however, I believe this review is possibly meant for AwesomeNZ not Awesome Tours NZ. You may wish to re-send this review to them. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We took this tour off Celebrity Solstice with a group of 10... Marina was knowledgeable, and lovely to spend the day with. We drove through Dunedin, saw the steepest street, and got a look at the town. Off to the Royal Albatross Center An informative...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had booked our tour online, and Mark informed us at booking that he personally would not be our guide as he was booked on our date (Jan. 30, 2017), but that he would have another guide for us that day. When we disembarked the...More

1  Thank clairemcg2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Mark was great in rescheduling our tour that was delayed by a day due to a cruise ship schedule change. We had a great time on the Argo tour even with the gale force winds that we experienced that day. The Albatross tour was cancelled...More

Thank macooke53
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Beautiful drive round the coastline to lighthouse. Then proceeded to home stead for sheep dog display. This was a lovely tour which we booked from legend of the sea while cruising

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great communication before joining the tour to start with. We met a welcoming and friendly Mark. We had come off the Celebrity Solstice and needless to say this was a much better option in many ways than the Ships tour options.We were a party of...More

Thank JEAN N
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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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