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City Walks

Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Centre | 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
+64 27 356 9132
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NZ Drive n Stay

Thanks Athol for a great guided walking tour around your beautiful city of Dunedin NZ. Both of us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gregory F
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Surfside
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Dunedin History walk

Inner city walk that takes you back in time/history, a new perspective from a knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Jeremy S
via mobile
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City Walks offers guided walks showcasing Dunedin's history, architecture and urban renewal. Dunedin is a compact and beautiful city, with an interesting past and a vision for the future. The best way to experience all this is on foot, with a companionable guide!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Centre | 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks Athol for a great guided walking tour around your beautiful city of Dunedin NZ. Both of us were impressed with your wealth of knowledge about the architecture and history of Dunedin.

Thank Gregory F
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Athol P, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks v much, Greg; I enjoyed your company. I see NSW beat the Highlanders in the footy!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Inner city walk that takes you back in time/history, a new perspective from a knowledgeable historian that is informative and entertaining... highly recommend to fellow Dunediners, school groups and visitors.

Thank Jeremy S
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks Jeremy; thanks for sharing your insights on the walk.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Athol (our guide) was wonderful. He is proud of his city and loves to talk about Dunedin, its history, people and of course its buildings. We had just finished a 5 day bike ride so to be able to wander along with Athol and sit...More

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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Athol Parks met us at the information centre on time and spent a very informative walk round the centre of the city. Well worth the money which included a coffee in one of the good coffee shops, it was great fun. Athol explained the history...More

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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Athol Parks, our guide, provided humour, enthusiasm, entertainment, but above all, insight into what made/makes/will make Dunedin tick. A lovely way to introduce you to Dunedin!

Thank IanGBradford
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks very much, Ian.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I was on a tour with Athol, who is an excellent guide and very nice. It was a small, very friendly tour group, and we had a really lovely time. What a great way to see Dunedin. Highly recommended.

Thank LDN37
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It’s so good when no one else turns up for a walking tour! Not great for business of course but it does mean you can ask anything at all and don’t get distracted by other people!!! We had athol all to ourselves as he showed...More

Thank BarryD974
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks very much, Barry. I enjoyed the Irn Bru!

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The walking tour, led by tour guide Athol, is a great way to get a sense of Dunedin. It is not a strenuous walking tour and is suitable for all persons. It takes in the sights of Dunedin and Athol is very knowledgeable and personable,...More

Thank Susan P
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks Susan; best regards.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

When you arrive in a new place nothing compares to being shown around by an enthusiastic and personable local. Athol our host, took us on a walking tour of Dunedin which was, not only most enjoyable, but also enlightening. He was very knowledgeable and not...More

Thank Natasha7265
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you; it was fun!

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were two couples that ended up having what amounted as a private tour with Athol. He did a wonderful job of communicating facts about the history and architecture of the buildings of Duniden and lots about New Zealand in general. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Gordon B
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CitywalksDunedin, Owner at City Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks folks; much appreciated - and you all bring something to the tour. Athol.

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