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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 479 2009
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Description: Back to Nature Tours conducts nature based tours of Dunedin and the Otago...
Back to Nature Tours conducts nature based tours of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. Join us on our world famous cruise ship tour or on a day trip of the Otago Peninsula. We now offer a guided coastal walk that takes in some of the finest views of the Otago Peninsula combined with encounters with rare penguins and sea-lions. Our multi-day itineraries throughout the South Island are customized to suit your needs, our ‘Moods of the South’ tour will reveal some of the secrets of the South Island as we take you on a journey you will always fondly remember.
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Back to Nature minibus tours.

When we cruise NZ I always book our shore excursions off ship before we go (they are usually cheaper than on the ships). I went through Zealandier Tours who booked us with Back to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Logan City, Australia
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Logan City, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

When we cruise NZ I always book our shore excursions off ship before we go (they are usually cheaper than on the ships). I went through Zealandier Tours who booked us with Back to Nature Tours. Our guide Chris the owner of the company picked us up at the wharf. After taking us all around Dunedin city we then headed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Back to Nature (BTN) tour with Chris was definitely the most fantastic tour we had in New Zealand. It was a combination of Chris’ great knowledge of the area, architecture, castle viewing, gardens and up close and personal viewing of wildlife including penguins, seals and albatross. To top the day off, we had a great lunch in the clubroom... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A great way to see the wildlife of Dunedin! A moderate level of fitness required for the Penguin portion - This was the highlight of our trip!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were picked up at the dock beside our cruise ship at 9.30am by Mark and there were only 3 other passengers! Mark gave us an informative tour of Dunedin. We visited Larnach Castle, beautiful, then we went to The Penguin Place which was just amazing as we saw Yellow Eyed penguins in their natural habitat. Mark took us to... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Thanks Chris. You are amazing. Thanks for sharing with us your knowledge of Dunedin and bring us to the amazing place. I wish we can spend more time for most of the location. You are really friendly and helpful. You make us want to come back to Dunedin and stay longer the next trip. Thanks.

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South Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Last month we took the Dunedin tour with Back To Nature Tours and couldn't be more pleased with Daniel's knowledge of the area and the service provided. We were on a cruise and we were picked up at the port and returned in a timely fashion, as promised. It was the best tour of our vacation. Communicating with Steve in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had the best tour experience with Chris. He showed us all of the sights and was so personable. The best tour we took in Australia, would highly recommend to all.chris was so flexible and knowledgeable. Great experience. Thanks Chris.

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Yandina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This tour was my very first New Zealand tour, and it was a beautiful way to be introduced to the country. My guide Chris was so informative on local history, town attractions, and wildlife conservation. His passion for animals and the environment was obvious from his knowledge and his dedication to different conservation projects. We saw stunning scenery on the... More 

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Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We booked through Zealandier Tours who placed us with Back to Nature Tours. We had a such a great time seeing the worlds steepest street, Castel, Train Station, Yellow Eyed Penguins, and Albatross. Chris was our guide and he is excellent at his job. Lunch was delicious I would recommend the Fish and Chip meal. The worst part of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We really enjoyed our day with Daniel. He is interesting and passionate about New Zealand. I would highly recommend this tour. Lunch was also delicious.

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Address: Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 479 2009
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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