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“Albatross Colony, Seals, Yellow-eyed Penguins”
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Awesome Tours
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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, Queenstown, West Coast, Mt Cook or the entire South Island. Day tours from Dunedin can include areas such as the Catlins and Moeraki Boulders and the Otago Peninsula. We provide small group scheduled and private shore excursion tours for cruise passengers while in Dunedin including pickup/return from/to Port, Key City Sights, Natures Wonders Argo Wildlife tours ( Yellow Eyed Penguins, NZ Fur Seals and much more) Natures Wonders authentic Sheep Shed experience, Larnach Castle and the Royal Albatross Colony.We look forward to being of service to you.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed January 23, 2014

An amazing day, with a most knowledgeable driver. Very well organised and most interesting, accessing places and sights that are not available to the general public. Very good local guides at each of the centres visited. A most worth-while tour from our cruise ship (Celebrity Solstice).

Thank Geoff H
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

My husband, myself and our two kids (age 11 and 14) recently enjoyed a day tour of Dunedin's natures wonders seals and penguins and albatross colony with Awesome Tours. Our guide and driver Mark also showed us the best sights in the city - the railway station, Cadbury factory, steepest street in the world, university, Maori historical spots - and took us on a scenic drive around the shores of the beautiful harbour and back across the top of the peninsula, all while giving us interesting information and local history that only a local can. It was amazing how much he fitted into the day - truly awesome - and we highly recommend this tour. Mark also picked us up and dropped us back to our cruise ship at Port Chalmers.

1  Thank Jane R
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

You truly live up to your name as you are REALLY AWESOME Your Taste of Dunedin Tour was the highlight of ALL of our on-shore NZ tours during our December 2013 cruise and a big THANK YOU for going above and beyond our expectations - especially when that storm hit as we exited the Cadbury Factory with our hands full of chocolate goodies and you picked us up at the door and drove us back to the ship to ensure we wouldn't be late. Thank you and we look forward to meeting up again one day

1  Thank Mick S
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

I went on a tour with Mark to Dunedin, Larnach Castle and the Nature Wonders Penguin site. Mark picked us up in Port Chalmers at the cruise ship dock as agreed. He first drove us to Dunedin where we had some time to walk around the city on our own. After that we stopped for lunch and drove us first to the Castle and then to the penguins and the seals. He gave us a fantastic tour around the peninsula, with lot's of background on the things we saw and plenty of time to look around. We were back in the harbor about half an hour before we were due.
I would highly recommend Mark's Tours and would book with him again if I am ever back in Dunedin.

1  Thank Geerlings
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

Family of 7 ( ages 22 to 87 years )enjoyed a wonderful full day tour with Mark as an onshore excursion in Dunedin whilst on a cruise. Arrangement of tour was very easy ,Mark was waiting for us at wharf and arranged day as per our requests. Day was enjoyed by all and would highly recommend Mark and awesome tours

Thank dinkysydney
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