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Escape Discovery Adventures

Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria 3931, Australia (South Melbourne)
03 1300 480 235
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Ranked #6 of 184 activities in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a tour. Our all inclusive, small group one day Great Ocean Road adventures capture... more » Owner description: At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a tour. Our all inclusive, small group one day Great Ocean Road adventures capture the very best of the region and offers fantastic value for money. With an emphasis on quality, our specially designed route 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. « less
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We come from Hong Kong with my 9 yo, 8 yo and 3 yo sons, as well as three elderlies up to 80 years old. They enjoyed the 2D1N trip to great ocean road guided by Paul very much. My sons love Uncle Paul very much and want to find him in future again very soon. Paul helped us to... More

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Toormina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Travellers from Coffs Harbour NSW were so happy with this tour. Couldn't have asked for a more informative and relaxed but interesting time. There is not one complaint to be made here as Paul, our guide kept us entertained, fed and watered and really made this an excellent day out. Particularly loved coffee on the beach to start the tour... More

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I intended to take a two-day Great Ocean Road tour, but however they did not have any tour for my time except a single-day Great Ocean Road tour. I am lucky to have a 5-people group tour. Our guide named David, and he is a very easy-going guy. I enjoy a Homey experience tour. David provided a morning breakfast tea... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My mum, sister and I took the Great Ocean Road tour with David and Penguins tour with Paul. It was amazing and very enjoyable. Love the small group size, professionalism and knowledge of Paul and David. The wildlife park was peaceful and fun being up close with the emus, wombat, kangaroos, and many others. Penguins plus is definitely worth it... More

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Dearborn, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My girlfriend and I took two days out of our trip to go on a day trip tour of the Great Ocean Road and another to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade with our tour guide Paul. Paul was very informative, accommodating, interesting and funny. He was very thorough and pointed out interesting little things/facts that you wouldn't notice... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My partner & I recently took this tour with Paul. I booked it based on the good reviews & also because you saw everything in one day. The food being all inclusive & it being a small group (11 people Max.- we had 8 on the day) appealed to me also. Paul was a wonderful guide, quintessentially Australian, very accommodating... More

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Malgrat de Mar, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Melbourne was one of the destinations of our honeymoon in Australia, and we wanted to see the Twelve Apostoles. However, if we wanted to do such a long trip by ourselves in one day it would have been quite heavy. On the other hand, we don't like large groups, so after reading the excellent critics of this tour, we booked... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

David was our guide and you can feel he is a sincere and willing to help. Our tour had several pickups across the city and we were the first at 630am. It was a long day of activities and we finally got back to our hotel after 10pm. There are a lot to see in the tour and it is... More

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Portsmouth, England
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Brilliant tour! If you visit Melbourne, this tour has to be done. It a long day but Paul is a wonderful guide. He is caring, amusing and very informative. I will treasure the memories forever. I was traveling alone, but as the group is small, I felt very comfortable and soon made friends. Paul took us to an area where... More

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Barre, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I can only rave about this fantastic tour and our guide, Paul. Paul learned all our names in minutes and treated us like family for the day.He had many tour aspects to cover and he had a flawless plan for our day on the Great Ocean Rd. His commentary was so informative and his personality so pleasant. We loved seeing... More

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panderson9033, Owner at Escape Discovery Adventures, responded to this review

Hello travelm0m48, Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us and your fellow travellers. I am especially glad you enjoyed the more personal touch we try to bring to our days - as we say, we strive to provide our guests with an experience, not just a tour. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail.... More

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