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Awesome Tours

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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...more
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Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-454 3717
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Mark was a great and very informative tour guide for the fantastic 6-hour tour visiting Dunedin sights, travelling across the Otago Peninsula viewing the lush countryside teaming with birdlife, visiting the quirky Larnach Castle, and finally experiencing fur seal and blue penguin colonies on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zacchi12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were headed to Natures Wonders on the peninsula and Mark provided a safe and entertaining ride. On time pickup in ciry centre and a beautiful ride to the reserve. Lots of local tidbits on the city, the county, and the countryside.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this tour bringing me close to the wildlife like I never did before. Fur seals and even a penguin chick aged 3 days only! Amazing guide too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OceanActivist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mark and Jeff were our are two guides for the day, providing a depth of local historical, biological, and botanical knowledge that exceeded all expectations. Our trip was limited to just ten guest as advertised and covered the octagonal center of Dunedin, Larnach’s Castle, a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GlobalDINK
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your kind words of appreciation and support, they are very much appreciated. Geoff and I had a great time with you guys as well. When we get to meet such nice people, it makes our job so much easier and one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome Tours was recommended by the Albatross Center as we could not get into the Center to see the Albatrosses. There were two cruise ships in port and this overwhelmed Dunedin facilities. We were late leaving and our group of 6 rose to 10 as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gandc01
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on a one day Caitlins tour with Mark Dixon of Awesome Tours. His sense of humour, knowledge of Caitlins, love for the area, attention to safety made this day truly memorable. We did cover the atmospheric Nugget Point, Kaka point and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ManasiS8
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

thank you Ronojoy, Anu and Manasi very much for the kind and supportive testimonial, it’s much appreciated and I sure will encourage others to take this tour with us. When I get to meet such lovely people, it really makes my day too. We had...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Me and 3 others were booked on the Kiwi Experience and Mark and Awesome Tours helped them out by taking us to Invercargill and Dunedin via the Catlin’s. Mark was the best host and made the two days we had with him really fun. He...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cjtaylor18
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi Chris, thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and for your kind words of support. When I get to meet and spend time with such nice people, it really makes my day too. I look forward to meeting up...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

My wife and a best mate just had a fantastic tour of Central Otago with Mark Dixon. As we were all in Dunedin for our daughter's 21st birthday party with a couple of day's spare afterwards, my wife found Awesome Tours and made contact to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kip H
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you Kip, Louise & Alan for your very supportive comments, much appreciated. I enjoyed our time together and when I get to meet such nice people, it makes my day too. I look forward to your next visit to NZ. Trust the rest of...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Mark is a great guide and his knowledge of the city is perfect. We took the wildlife encounter tour using 6 wheelers argo. My daughter loves it soo much, she keeps talking about it for a week :) Overall, very recommended tour in Dunedin.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lio h
awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi lio, thanks for taking the time to send in a review and joining our tour. Very much appreciated. I’m pleased to hear your enjoyed your time with us especially your daughter. I trust the trip home went well too. I also enjoyed our day...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I took the Wildlife nature tour to the Albatross center expecting to see Albatross. But got to see only seals . We were 5 of us in the van with Mark . We were transferred to Argo when we reached the center(the owner of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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awesometoursnz, Owner at Awesome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

I can understand your disappointment and sorry to hear the tour didn't meet your expectations however, it seems you were on the wrong tour, if it was the Albatross Colony you wanted to visit. Your coach captain booked you on our Natures Wonders tour (Not...More

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Becky K
15 November 2017|
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Response from Becky K |
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
3 November 2016|
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