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Awesome Tours

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Truly Awesome

Mark has done two tours for us, both consisting of the Albatross colony and Nature's Wonders. What... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Lyn T
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Great day in Dunedin

We arranged our tour through a private website called Shore Trips & Tours as we were travelling... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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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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Dunedin, New Zealand
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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Want to see Penguins? Want to see Seals? Want to see Baby Penguins and Baby Seals? Look no further.... This was a highlight of my trip to Dunedin! Awesome veiw, awesome track on a 8 wheeled Argo machine! What a machine!! Great fun for all...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went on a 1 hour tour to see the seals and penguins on an AGA and we were not disappointed. The kids (aged 5 & 7) loved the excitement of the ride thru the rough hills and muddy puddles. Thankfully we didn't get dirty...More

1  Thank Sully0000
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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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