Dunedin Cruise Ship Shore Excursions
Looking for a guided tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula? Choose Back to Nature Tours for a Cruise Ship Shore Excursion or Dunedin Day tour, or let us create a tailor-made tour for your group. Our highly recommended small group tours are led by experienced guides who will introduce you to a city blessed with wildlife, scenery and a fascinating history.
Back to Nature Tours is locally owned and based in Dunedin, New Zealand. We specialise in small group cruise ship excursions, private day tours of Dunedin city, and the Otago Peninsula. We are a young company with a passion for tourism and conservation.
Our tours focus on the flora and fauna of New Zealand, and are peppered with local interest. Our philosophy is simple and born in the wilderness of New Zealand. Without conservation there would be no wildlife or flora – as a tourism operator, we strongly believe that we should contribute to enhancing the biodiversity of our local area. Through ‘hands on’ conservation work and tourism excellence, we aim to leave you inspired after your Dunedin day tour.
Dunedin Cruise Ship Day Excursions For Nature Lovers
Back to Ship Guarantee
Exploring New Zealand by cruise ship? Be worry free with our guarantee to get you back to your ship on time. And, we won’t skimp on showing the best of nature, wildlife and culture on your shore excursion.
Commitment to Conservation
We are an environmentally friendly shore excursions operator committed to providing a high quality, sustainable wildlife tour that educates and inspires you about conservation. Our team donates a minimum 100 hours each year to conservation efforts including work in the sinclair wetlands and various department of conservation projects.
A Rich History
With nearly 20 years in operation, we know the New Zealand landscape, history, culture and wildlife deeply. And, we’re passionate about sharing it with you!
Dunedin Cruise Excursions + Tours
Make the most of your shore excursion in Dunedin, Otago, the oldest city in New Zealand, which boasts impressive sandy beaches and rugged coastlines, is home to rare wildlife including the yellow-eyed penguin and has a fascinating history from its Scottish settlers and proud Maori tribe...
Tauranga Shore Excursions + Day Tours
Explore the explosive origins of New Zealand and see the unique geothermal pools in Rotorua, or visit the area made famous by the Lord of the Rings movies which holds beauty and serenity amongst the rolling green hills...
Arjhun T: I found the Back to nature tours via TripAdvisor owing to popular reviews and they sure did live up to my expectations...
Ty E: This was one of the best nature tours we have taken! It was a magical day and one of the highlights to our trip to NZ...
Ashley M: We had a fantastic day exploring Dunedin, learning about the gardens outside Larnach Castle. I highly recommend this tour...
Bruce O: Thank you immensely, for wrapping up our holiday to New Zealand with a day we will never forget! 10/10!!!...
Gill G: Commentary and information very good, excellent value for money...
Akaroa, in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand, is an idyllic seaside village with a delightful French influence, a legacy left by many of the early settlers. The tranquil harbour is nestled in the crater of a long extinct volcano...