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Awesome Tours

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Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717
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Nature's Wonders Tour

Nature Tour was outstanding despite the atrocious weather brought to us by Cyclone... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David P
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Best Tour of our Cruise

Mark owns this company and is the lead guide. We booked the Albatross Colony and Wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nature Tour was outstanding despite the atrocious weather brought to us by Cyclone Gita!! Tour guide Mark went the extra mile to make sure our trip was exceptional. The highlight of tour was seeing yellow eye penguin. Saw a lot of cute seals and other wildlife!! Definitely recommend...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark owns this company and is the lead guide. We booked the Albatross Colony and Wildlife Experience with a highlights tour of Dunedin. He is so knowledgeable and has great communication skills. Everywhere we went, people knew Mark and genuinely seemed to like him. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mark was our tour guide and he picked our entire family up from our Cruise Ship at Port Chalmers. We were greeted with a warm and friendly smile and I knew straight away we were in good hands. We loaded up in his small bus...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

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!!

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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
3 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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