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“Something different for all ages”
Review of Hair Raiser Tours

Hair Raiser Tours
Ranked #13 of 52 Tours in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 25, 2012

I was looking for something different to do with the kids while in Dunedin and knew that mine would be thrilled to do a ghost tour. My kids were 5 and 8 and our guide knew how to make it really fun for them, to the amusement of the adults. There's so much history around every corner, really interesting stuff. I felt that we just touched the surface of a vast and colourful history that is Dunedin, despite going underground. We could definitely come back and learn more, take the kids to next level - the cemetery tour perhaps? If you're a sentient person, your experience will be quite textured. I highly recommend this for all ages. Oh yeah, like the other reviewers - it was raining the whole time, not that we noticed or cared.

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

It was a very cold and wintery night, so there were only 3 of us on the tour. Andrew is a great guide - full of information about Dunedin's history, and happy to answer any questions. You certainly get to explore some dark and mysterious spots in Dunedin - places I would never consider visiting at night on my own! The ghost stories are interesting and are intertwined with tales of Dunedin's gold mining past. The tour ends at the Scotia bar for a wee dram of whiskey - not sure whether it is intended to calm the nerves or warm the toes - regardless - it was a lovely way to end an entertaining evening.

Thank Becca3189
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

This tour was a bit of a highlight. To learn how many ghosts actually occupied the buildings of Dunedin was just amazing. They were literally just across the road from our hotel - who knew!! Our guide was fabulous. He made the tour very entertaining and interesting. It was a bitterly cold night when we walked the dark streets, so it was fabulous. The kids will love it just as mine did. Very suitable for all ages. Seriously - go and do it - its so different to your usual day tour.

Thank NeenieG
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Reviewed March 21, 2012

We went on two of the tours offered by Hair Raiser Tours. The city tour was an easy walk looking at some of the hidden parts of Dunedin and hearing tales of the history on the way. Very entertaining guide and enjoyed the whiskey at the end!! The graveyard tour at night was definitely scary, very eerie place to visit. We have been on ghost tours in a number of places around the world and would highly recommend this one.

Thank ghostwriter28
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

Our guide was loaded with information on the gruesome history of dunedin and lead us off the beaten track to show us where the event had occurred and spoke about the strange things people had seen or felt there. It was very interesting and a fun way to do a city tour. Believe me when I say be ready for adventure!!!!!!

Thank Broomdyke
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