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Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-478 1055
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Small-Group Tour of Dunedin City
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Dunedin

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Lover's Leap & Sandfly Bay Hike with back to nature tours was awesome!

This was our first outing in New Zealand and it set the tone for an incredible vacation! We booked a tour through Viator that was offered by Back to Nature Tours (owner: Chris... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first outing in New Zealand and it set the tone for an incredible vacation! We booked a tour through Viator that was offered by Back to Nature Tours (owner: Chris). This was a great choice and we had a sunny day for our adventure. We were picked up at 9:15am by the tour guide, driven through town... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Preferred the high road. Able to see some sea lions and some seals without paying any entry fees or joining any tours. Lovely drive. Nice views. Love the baby seals with their mummies.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelling along the coast then the hilly inland route back to Dunedin. Take it slowly and take in all the great views. Lots of little cafes offer great views from their outside seating. You can do this in half a day or all day stopping at the many tourist spots.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The peninsula is gorgeous, with plenty of things to do and see. Portobello Road takes you right along the water. I mean, RIGHT along the water. There's no guardrail or shoulder to speak of: just you, a few feet from driving into the bay... Fun stuff... You can also take Highcliff Road and get great aerial views of the bay... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The entire Peninsula is a great place for all people to visit. There is fascinating history and very rare albatross and penguins, museums, a great marine lab and wonderful places to stay and dine.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a long drive out on the peninsula with water on your left most of the way. at the end of the road is the albatross and yellow eyed penguin sanctuary. very windy on my trip. Take comfortable walking shoes as there are many stairs down to the rocks below.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Otago peninsula is not far fro the Dunedin CBD and well worth the time to see. The views are spectacular as well as the lush landscapes and water views. Larnach Castle is also here and worth calling in to.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike down to Sandfly Bay is one of the hikes mentioned in the book "202 Great Walks, the Best Day Walks in New Zealand." There are two ways to do the hike. Take Seal Point Road to the car park and hike down. The other is to follow Sandymount Road to a different car park on the other end... More 

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Wairarapa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seals , penguins, albatross, sea lions , wading birds and many more. Surrounded by native bush what a wonderful sight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such amazing and picturesque views of nature with rolling hills, farm animals, water views both flat and/or waves! Spectacular view from the top looking down over Alan Beach! Get up close and personal with the Sea Lions whilst maintaining a safe distance at Allan's Beach 😁

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