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Address: 110 Moray Place, Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 428 683
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Description: Hair Raiser Tours is New Zealand's original, authentic ghost tour company...
Hair Raiser Tours is New Zealand's original, authentic ghost tour company. Est 1999. Hair Raiser Tours provides historical entertainment and has proven to be extremely popular with visitors and 'locals' alike. The Hair Raiser Ghost Walk-Dunedin. The Six Feet Down Under Grave Tour-Dunedin. The Under Belly Crime Tour-Dunedin-The Sea Ghost-Port Chalmers- The Poltergeist of the Precinct-Oamaru.
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One of the highlights in NZ

My wife and I loved the underbelly tour and our stop at the cemetery. The guide was excellent with a great sense of humor. Well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I loved the underbelly tour and our stop at the cemetery. The guide was excellent with a great sense of humor. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Wet . Cold. Dark.skeltons. grave yard......hunted corner.......tales off hunted souls. .........watch out for a hooded dark cloak may surprise u ........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Regardless if you believe in Ghosts or not....(we don't) if you enjoy intriguing historic tales, a good laugh..and perhaps a little spine tingle this is a must do in Dunedin NZ!!! We had a most wonderful hour and a half wondering the streets and back alleyways under the knowledgeable guidance of Michael...he's a funny guy, full of knowledge of Dunedin's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Fun tour to do late night in Dunedin. Andrew had a great balance of historical information, ghost stories and a touch of humor. Andrew doesn't beat you over the head with the supernatural and lets the atmosphere do the work. A great tour after the sun goes down so cemetery takes on it's personality as part of the tour. We... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We participated in the city ghost tour and enjoyed this so much that we returned for a second night on the cemetery tour. These tours were a great way to orientate to Dunedin and find out about the history of the city and its intriguing characters from a very entertaining and knowledgeable tour guide. Definitely wear comfortable footwear, and if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We started our trip to Dunedin with this tour and it was a great way to begin our holiday. Andrew is not only highly knowledgeable, but also has a immense skill as a storyteller. Not only was it a convenient way or orientate ourselves in the city centre, but we also learned tidbits that made our visits to other attractions... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband & I had a wonderful Samhain evening with Andrew and 5 other people walking the streets of Dunedin. Andrew has an encyclopediac knowledge of all things ghostly and has a fun way of expressing this knowledge. Warren and I would thoroughly recommend this tour - the finale tipple is just what the doctor ordered. Many thanks Andrew for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really enjoyed this tour. My girlfriend and I did it on rainy evening and loved it....or in Andrews words "loving it". Well worth it, great fun, very interesting and spooky. Andrew Is an excellent guide and in line with the horror greats its a real phycological thriller - johnny and Elaine

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We did the ghost tour, one dark, cold winters night. It was only a small group of 4 plus the guide. The guide was very knowledgeable and didn't overplay the supernatural, but gave some anecdotes that put a personal touch to the supernatural. The total distance was relatively short, but took a couple of hours. Whether you are a believer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Guide Andrew lead 5 adventurous free spirits in search of a sleepless night on a circuit of historic sites and spooky story stops near Dunedin's Octagon. The younger souls quickly established a special rapport with Andrew and hung onto his every word. The "grown ups" were fascinated by places they had never noticed in a city they thought they knew... More 

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