Experience Heritage, Scenery & Unique Wildlife

We are passionate about Dunedin, its heritage, unique nature and wildlife.

Join Fantail Tours and our guides will help you experience Dunedin and Otago Peninsula as if you were visiting a family or friend.  

Our tours are tailored for cruise ship passengers and independent travellers visiting Dunedin. We specialise in small group and private tours but can accommodate bigger groups on request.

We can provide guides who speak various languages such as Italian, Russian, German, Spanish, French and even Lithuanian.

We are here to make your traveling experience as fun and relaxing as it should be.

We are launching a new service for locals - companion driving from October 2020!

Meet The Team


I am originally from UK, and I immersed myself fully into NZ life after settling down in Dunedin in 2005 where I studied Geography, History and Maori at University of Otago.

I gained my broad knowledge of wildlife and nature of the area while working for a number of local tour companies and reserves in Dunedin over the past 10 years.  

You will be enriched on the tour with me as I love sharing my wide knowledge of local history, my passion for the country, love for its various inhabitants within all my tours.


I am originally from Lithuania but have lived overseas for many years.

 About 10 years ago, I moved to Dunedin with my husband and 2 sons, and I have been working in the tourism industry ever since I came.

After a few of years working as a travel consultant I realised I wanted to be more connected with tourists and now I am excited to be a Tour Guide and to share the beauty of Dunedin with travellers from all over the world.

I'm passionate about the outdoors, and in my free time, I go for day-walks, exploring wildlife and nature. I do most of my touring in Dunedin, Coastal Otago.

I look forward to meeting you and showing you the best spots of Dunedin - Edinburgh of South - Otepoti!


When people ask what to expect about a tour with Julie, I will tell you "it's fun, memorable and inclusive oh, and did I mention fun?!"


I have spent more than 15 years teaching business and my wide range of knowledge of NZ and Dunedin, is second to none. I have lived and worked in several countries and love meeting people from all nationalities and walks of life. 

+64 21 159 5572

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

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Tui at the feeding station

Tui at Orokonui Eco Sanctuary

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