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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-454 3717
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Awesome Tours is a privately owned and operated small group tour business...

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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Awesome Day in Dunedin!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
clairemcg2017
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 Celebrity Solstice at Dunedin we walked into the arrival hall, and there was our guide... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 due to the terrible weather conditions but Mark did not allow bad weather to dampen... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 eight, had a quick coffee stop in Dunedin, and our first visit on the tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 ages, and it still was fun when it poured rain from heaven! Add it to... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 at all as they supplied big jackets to cover our clothes. The views were amazing!... More 

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Lakeside, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Mark was an excellent guide. He came into the hotel to greet the 3 of us. He was very friendly. We stopped briefly to pick up more people and we were on our way. Mark shared great stories about the history of Dunedin as we headed to the wildlife area. Loved the scenery on the drive! We enjoyed meeting the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Our Dunedin tour with Mark was a highlight of our cruise to New Zealand and Australia. The scenery was spectacular and Mark's commentary added to our enjoyment and understanding. We saw baby seals and penguins, visited the Larnach Castle, and saw everything in the Dunedin area that Mark could cram into one day. Don't miss this AWESOME opportunity to see... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 take us on abbreviated tour of the Peninsula. Turned out we were the only people... More 

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