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Real Dog Adventures NZ

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kennel tour

Absolutely loved our kennel tour with Nigel yesterday. Our 7 year old chose it for his birthday as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Much more than a kennel tour

It was too wet to go sledding so we did the kennel tour. Nigel & Rose were great, the friendly... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Ranfurly, New Zealand
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5 Bypass Road, Ranfurly 9396, New Zealand
+64 3-444 9952
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our kennel tour with Nigel yesterday. Our 7 year old chose it for his birthday as husky mad. And he is over the moon. Even said it was better than his trip to Fiji last year. Highly recommend taking the tour and meeting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mckenzietl
Rose V, Owner at Real Dog Adventures NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you ! it was a pleasure having you all here.

Reviewed 25 September 2018

It was too wet to go sledding so we did the kennel tour. Nigel & Rose were great, the friendly banter made us feel welcome and The interactive presentation was very well done and way better than I expected. The tea and coffee was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

While we didn’t actually do a sled ride or kennel tour, we stopped by on off chance of being able to check out the Mamalut dogs. The owners made us feel incredibly welcome and their passion for what they do was evident in abundance. They...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

My partner and I decided to visit Real Dog Adventures - and it was one of the best experiences we've had visiting NZ. We were invited to have a cup of coffee with Nigel and Rose, where we chatted about who they were, and why...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to bring my daughter down from Auckland for 1 night so she could spend time with these amazing animals....and what an experience!!! Nigel and Rose are such a lovely couple who really make this experience what it is....and these dogs are just the most...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Rose V, Owner at Real Dog Adventures NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Was a real pleasure to have you both here :)

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We are a family with 3 teens and girlfriend ages 19, 19 , 17 and 17yrs. Everyone had this as one of their favourite things... we were lucky to have visited just after a big snow so were able to sled among the trees with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank karenbr0wne
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Our group of Red Hatters spent an amazing morning with Nigel and Rose who shared their wide knowledge, passion and dedication to their beautiful, fantastic dogs. A very informative and hands-on experience. The rides through the forest were just great with loads of photographs taken...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kaye W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Family and I visited the Real Dog Adventures the other day. Three kids, 8, 10 and 10 had the most interactive and amazing experience. Our hosts demonstrated such care, engagement and interest. They truly love what they do and enjoy sharing their love. This...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank James H
Rose V, Owner at Real Dog Adventures NZ, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

It was our pleasure to have you all here, your gorgeous kids were so great with our dogs :)

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had a wonderful morning with Rose and Nigel, learning about their dogs, what they do, meeting the dogs and going dog sledding through the forest. They were both so friendly and informative, were happy to answer all of our questions, and obviously care about...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you love dogs this is a must do. Lovely lady who gave us a very interesting talk about the dogs and business before introducing us to the dogs. Highly recommend

Date of experience: April 2017
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Rose V | Property representative |
Good morning Jo :) yes we are operating that time of year, for a small transport charge we can transport you to & from your accommodation/bikes, some places will also bring you to us, just ask them.Please either email us... More
18 May 2017|
Response from Rose V | Property representative |
Hello & thank you for your note. You can either email us at realdog or call 034449952 0275044352 Kind regards Rose