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Private Tour: Dunedin to the Catlins provided by Back to Nature Tours

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Private Tour: Dunedin to the Catlins

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Nugget Point/Tokata Walks
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    McLean Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Cannibal Bay
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 5
    Florence Hill Lookout
    Stop: 6 minutes
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  • 6
    Curio Bay Natural Heritage Centre
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Gratuities
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • National Park fees
  • Light refreshments
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - McLean Falls
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Cannibal Bay
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tegwen N wrote a review Jun 2018
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Trii was very helpful and caring. She brought hot water and some snacks for us just in case we get stuck on the road! The scenery at Catlins is unbeatable. Trii told us a lot of information around the area. We enjoyed the tour a lot.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Back2NatureTours, Owner at Private Tour: Dunedin to the Catlins
Responded 6 Sep 2018
Hi Tegwen, Great to hear you enjoyed the Catlins, its a pretty special place that often gets overlooked - you're a Back to Nature Legend - Haste Ye Back for some more southern hospitality;)
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Sharon D wrote a review May 2018
Madison, Wisconsin44 contributions16 helpful votes
We sought a guided tour to some of New Zealand's wilder areas following a conference in Dunedin and found just what we hoped in a day-long tour of the Catlins by Back to Nature Tours. Three of us were picked up at our hotel, and our guide offered not only a comprehensive look
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Back2NatureTours, Owner at Private Tour: Dunedin to the Catlins
Responded 6 Sep 2018
Hi Sharon, Glenn is an avid surfer and knows where the primo spots are - we're glad he made your trip to the Catlins one to remember..Next time your in town just reach out to us for some southern hospitality:) You're a Back to Nature Legend, Haste Ye Back!
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By: Back to Nature Tours
briantorres15
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Awesome tour!!!
Awesome tour, it was just me, my partner and driver/tour guide/overall friend Ben. He was very knowledgeable about
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118materesal
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Well spent day in Dunedin! It was an awesome experience.
Highly recommended day your - Chris was nice, friendly and very informative. Will definitely recommend this to my
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U4178YAannem
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Beautiful Dunedin
Our tour guide was brilliant. I loved the tour but was a bit disappointed that we didn't have tickets to see the al
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richardtL9568WQ
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Otago Peninsula
We were very fortunate to see the both sealions and fur seals on a picture perfect beach on the Otago peninsula.
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Shirley G
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The train was great but peninsula excellent
Great to be picked up and expected the Taieri Gorge Railway trip would be the highlight but no. The shuttle trip ar
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Cy1175
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Soaring South Island Scenery
Architectural highlights of Dunedin included Otago University, Railroad station and steepest street in the world. L
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E2493VXaliciar
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Fantastic
Our guide Mel was very knowledgeable and humourous. I loved watching the sea lions and penguins. Lanarch Castle the
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petaswan
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A near-perfect day in terms of the tour, guide and weather. The tour was well designed with adequate time at each
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JohnWTravel
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Outstanding, educational and scenic, tour
We did this tour during a cruise ship port stop. Our group of 12 was very comfortable in our tour vehicle, and our
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terif413
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Amazing Day In Dunedin!
Our day with James was amazing! He was knowledgeable about Dunedin, the indigenous culture and all the wildlife in
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Dolly502014
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Half day
Chris picked us up from the ship in a minibus. As he’s lived in Dunedin for a number of years he was very knowledge
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Annie S
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Wonderful experience
The trip began with a very friendly guide meeting us at the port exit. The day got even better from then. The tra
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rma7477
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Nice trip and ride
I would recommend this day excursion as it gives a nice ride and taste of the country side through the area. The tr
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khowlettt
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Rainy Day in Dunedin
We were only in Dunedin for one day and this tour gave us a good overview of the area. Our guide was very knowledge
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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