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Coromandel Expedition

We had a fascinating tour of old gold mines, complete with glow-worms, and a walk in the rain... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Jon W
Fun with Jan

What a hoot! We loved our trip with Jan. She is a passionate conservationist and cares deeply... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
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Whangamata, New Zealand
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All reviewsglow wormsday tourflora and faunagold minesan excellent lunchcoromandel peninsulanew zealandhot water beachhis extensive knowledgeunforgettable experienceinformative tourkauri treesexcellent tourcathedral covelocal caferecommend this tripmercury bay
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a fascinating tour of old gold mines, complete with glow-worms, and a walk in the rain forest, followed by a delicious lunch at Colenso's cafe, with more sightseeing afterwards going to the cliffs above Cathedral Cove culminating in a visit to the Hot...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

What a hoot! We loved our trip with Jan. She is a passionate conservationist and cares deeply about all the fauna and flora in this amazing country. Watch out, she's a practical joker.

Thank indylindy2015
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing day.guide Jan fantastic. Accommodated whole group so all needs catered for and everyone had a great time. Good to hear of work to preserve this amazing special place.

Thank 911Wiggy
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We had a one on one tour of the local sights and the beach and bush the sights were stunning and Mike our guide was wonderful. We went to hot water beach with thermal pools and he brought a towel so we could wipe our...More

Thank kwennell
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I usually find myself in full agreement with other TA reviewers, and after selecting hotels, restaurants and activities with high ratings, usually am able to add on a concurring opinion. However, our one day Nature and Coastal tour with Kiwi Dundee was not what we...More

Thank petergoode2
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Doug Johansson, otherwise known as Kiwi Dundee. A conservationist who claims to have virtually singlehandedly saved the kauri tree in NZ he took us through some breathtaking spots in and around Pouanamou. He was a great raconteur and very...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

G and I had a wonderful day with Mike of Kiwi Dundee exploring the old mining area of Broken Hill. Mike's knowledge is bountiful. We learnt about NZ trees and a little about birds. Hot Water Beach was a delightful experience - very different. Thank...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 23 November 2017

As others have said, to be taken out for a tour of the Coromandel with Doug is a huge privilege. This man is a hero and a dedicated conservationist, whose enthusiasm and love for his “beautiful” country (we lost track of how many times he...More

Thank DramaQueen55
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to head out with the main man himself Doug 'kiwi dundee'. The time, care and compassion shown by Doug regarding the conservation of flora and fauna the coramandel peninsula and NZ is amazing. Tramping in the bush, gold mines, glow worms...More

Thank Koren_E_S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I co-led a group of 10 university students on a 14-day trip through New Zealand this past May. The highlight of our trip by far was our 5-day tour with Doug and Jan through Kiwi Dundee Adventures. Doug and Jan are incredibly kind, accomplished, down-to-earth...More

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Julie W
25 June 2018|
Response from Jon W | Reviewed this property |
We booked direct by emailing Kiwi Dundee. I'm sorry I can't help with the cost as it was booked months ago, then we had a cash refund on the day as the tour had to be curtailed slightly due to damage caused by a tropical... More