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Back to Nature Tours

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Back to Nature Tours conducts nature based tours of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula, Catlins and Stewart Island. Join us on one of our world famous cruise ship excursions that include Dunedin's best tour attractions, scenery and wildlife. We also...more
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1 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 800 286 000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour is simply fantastic. Oli was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about all things Dunedin, giving the group a thorough commentary on the town. He took us to the famous Baldwin Street and Dunedin railway station, as well as the nearby natural attractions. I highly...More

Thank Matt W
Back2NatureTours, Chief Trip Advisor Responder at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Matt, Thanks for the review, we appreciate the support. I'll pass your feedback on to Oli. Remember to reach out to us when your back in NZ, you're a Back to Nature Legend and we'd love to see you again:) Back to Nature Tours...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful tour of the peninsula and Taieri Gorge. Chris was very very good, informative, and helpful. Definitely worth doing the whole day.

Thank Elfa959
Back2NatureTours, Chief Trip Advisor Responder at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ellen, Thanks for the feedback:) I hope the conference went well and you enjoyed that sunny Saturday north:) Hopefully you decide to move down here one day, Dunedin needs more Back to Nature Legends! Haste Ye Back:)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Dunedin ( my hometown ) for one week, my Mother and I took this tour, driven by the charming Sharon, who was a wealth of information, and more than endearing to us both. We saw some incredibly beautiful sights along the Peninsula, all narrated...More

Thank Elwoodpcleaner
Back2NatureTours, Owner at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lee, Thanks for the feedback - Sharon was thrilled to hear she's got a bottle of Sav waiting for her in the office, it made her day. All the best and Haste Ye Back!!

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We decided to book with this tour company for our shore excursion in Dunedin. We were picked up from Port Chalmers as part of a small group. Our first stop was the famous Baldwin street. Then, we had a brief stop at the train station...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Back2NatureTours, Owner at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Green Thumb, Sounds like you had a great time... Haste Ye Back!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Trii was very helpful and caring. She brought hot water and some snacks for us just in case we get stuck on the road! The scenery at Catlins is unbeatable. Trii told us a lot of information around the area. We enjoyed the tour a...More

Thank TegwenN2
Back2NatureTours, Owner at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tegwen, Great to hear you enjoyed the Catlins, its a pretty special place that often gets overlooked - you're a Back to Nature Legend - Haste Ye Back for some more southern hospitality;)

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We sought a guided tour to some of New Zealand's wilder areas following a conference in Dunedin and found just what we hoped in a day-long tour of the Catlins by Back to Nature Tours. Three of us were picked up at our hotel, and...More

Thank Sharon D
Back2NatureTours, Owner at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharon, Glenn is an avid surfer and knows where the primo spots are - we're glad he made your trip to the Catlins one to remember..Next time your in town just reach out to us for some southern hospitality:) You're a Back to Nature...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We visited the Otago Peninsula with Matteo and the day was very enjoyable and memorable. As well as passing the beautiful beaches and landscapes of the Penisula, we were taken through wetlands and passed bush where we saw herons, oyster catchers, and even a NZ...More

Thank davewgtn
Back2NatureTours, Owner at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed your trip on the Otago Peninsula - We'll pass your regards on:) Your're a Back to Nature Legend:) Haste Ye Back

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Our private tour with Sharon to Dunedin and Otago Peninsula was wonderful from start to finish !! We visited the worlds steepest Street, the old railway station , larnach castle , Harrington point to see the albatross and penguin place where we got to see...More

1  Thank Ariella A
Back2NatureTours, Public Relations Manager at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Ariella, Thanks for the feedback! Great to hear you guys flew in especially for our tour... that's a true Back to Nature Legend! Haste ye back!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

This railway featured spectacular scenery of which we got many great photos, both from within our carriage and from standing outside between cars. Just astonishing. Enjoyed learning about the area and its history/scenery from our well-informed and friendly conductor, and altogether had a great time!

1  Thank RACHEL E
Back2NatureTours, Public Relations Manager at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi Rachel, Thanks for your feedback. Glad you had a great day in Dunedin:) Haste ye back!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The train is vintage and fun (although most of the restrooms were not in operation!). The journey is beautiful with lots of photo ops along the way. The turn around point provided a leg stretch and the locals turned out with plenty hand made items...More

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Back2NatureTours, Public Relations Manager at Back to Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi Vtowngirl. Thanks for the feedback. Sorry about the van playing up after collecting you from the station. I was one of the three fiddlers so that couldn't fix the problem. In these situations are main priority is to make sure you get back to...More

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Lau0529
25 September 2017|
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Response from Back2NatureTours | Property representative |
Hi There, I would recommend doing both! The Peninsula is home to rare species like the New Zealand Sea-Lion and Yellow-Eyed Penguin, so combining the fauna and scenery is a must do in Dunedin and Back to Nature Tours can... More
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Pauline H
25 June 2017|
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Response from Back2NatureTours | Property representative |
Hi Pauline, I've just sent a response to your e-mail:) Regards Chris
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althek
27 November 2016|
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Response from Back2NatureTours | Property representative |
Hi There, Sure, just use the promo code TRIPLE3PORT Regards Carla
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