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Address: Melbourne, Victoria 3931, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 480 235
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Description: At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a...
At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a tour. Our all inclusive, truly small group one day adventures to the Philip Island Penguins and Great Ocean Road capture the very best of the region and offers fantastic value for money. With an emphasis on quality, our specially designed routes get you closer to nature and avoids the crowds, providing a more personal service that allows you to fully absorb yourself in a memorable day out.
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A highlight travelling along the picturesque Ocean Road

A leisurely trip along the Great Ocean Road is most worthwhile. Beautiful scenery and beaches to suit surfers, swimmers and anglers. You travel through sea side towns where you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A leisurely trip along the Great Ocean Road is most worthwhile. Beautiful scenery and beaches to suit surfers, swimmers and anglers. You travel through sea side towns where you can browse and dine. A highlight of the trip is the 'Apostles' which are an outstanding formation beside the sheer cliffs. Just beyond the western end of the GOR is the... More 

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Malpas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour, Paul was our Driver / owner and he was brilliant ! Lots of stops, great bus, good food and great information from Paul. Our tour was full (11) people, however the coach was comfortable. There was so much to see, wildlife , stunning scenery - even though the day was wet and windy. It's a long day -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Mum and I had a great time at this tour! Worth every dollar! Paul has the best service and really knows how to welcome people. The tour was really fun. Thank you Paul!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My friend and I went on the Great Ocean Tour with Paul. We were in town for 2 days and thought this would be a good way to see the sights without worrying about driving. Paul is very informative and we both learned a lot. This is not a typical tour where the tour guide drops you off to take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I did the great ocean road tour with Paul along with my in-laws. We had a great time as Paul was both funny and informative. Also he gave us enough time to look around, while making sure we weren't getting unduly late. Food selection was also great, and we really liked the short morning tea stop where Paul laid out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Had a great day exploring the Great Ocean Road with Bruce our guide. It is definitely an all day commitment but you get your money's worth with two good meals and morning tea/coffee/biscuits. Our guide Bruce was great, he kept the trip fun and was very knowledgable, always adding interesting tidbits throughout the tour. He even made a stop so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Just did the penguin tour with Paul, and we couldn't have asked for a better day in Melbourne! Paul was a fantastic guide - one of the best I've ever had, very knowledgable, funny, thoughtful, and personable; and the itinerary couldn't have been better planned. We first hit a fish and chips joint for lunch, which was incredibly tasty. Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Although this is a FULL day commitment, do not miss it. Paul is the best guide you'll ever have. Paul is full of knowledge and hilarious. His stories are so much fun and my kids (college age young men) are still talking about our tour with Paul. His van is super nice and he has thought of everything to make... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Best day trip ever. I've been on many day trips but this is the best to date. Firstly, Paul is extremely personable and humourous - there was never a dull moment and conversations were great. Secondly, he had everything thought through - from extra jackets to keep you warm to brushes to brush the sand off your shoes and taking... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I really enjoyed the 1-day trip to the great ocean road! The long drive was not boring because of our humorous and knowledgeable tour guide, Bruce "almighty"! Why "almighty"? Because he could get you a discount when you want to ride the helicopter over the 12 apostles and there is a rain cloud that always keepis an eye on him... More 

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