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Escape Discovery Adventures

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Address: Federation Square, 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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Wonderful tour of The Great Ocean Road.

There is a reason why this is consistently ranked at the top for sightseeing tours in Melbourne. There are some things that this tour offers that makes the trip an memorable one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There is a reason why this is consistently ranked at the top for sightseeing tours in Melbourne. There are some things that this tour offers that makes the trip an memorable one. One could, of course, just borrow/rent a vehicle and venture off into the Great Ocean Road on their own, but they would be missing out on a lot... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had pickup arranged at our hotel (Hotel Tolarno) in St Kilda. Our guide Bruce did an excellent job of explaining local customs and showing us all the important sights along the Great Ocean Road as far as Port Campbell National Park. We were picked up at 7AM and returned to our hotel at 9:30 PM so it was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was a wonderful day. I enjoyed every second of it. We were a Group of 10 people. The Mercedes was very comfortable. The morning tea, Lunch and dinner was great. You can choose your favorite meal. Besides you have enough time to see all the beautiful attractions. Thank you for a fantastic day Bruce!

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Paul was the consummate professional. He was very professional yet has a wonderful sense of humour. The tour included a wide range of information, animals and walking tours. He provided a wide range of information and was able to answer our questions. We enjoyed a wonderful tea in the morning when we stopped at the animal sanctuary. We saw the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I went on the Great Ocean Road day tour and our experience completely exceeded our expectations. It's a long day, but our guide Paul kept us entertained with great information, stories, and great stops along the way. By far one of the best tours of our trip...definitely worth doing while in Melbourne!

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CARSON, CALIFORNIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I took the day trip of the Great Ocean Road on the recommendations of other reviewers and was not disappointed. The guide Paul was great, I felt like I had a family member showing me around. Paul was very attentive with everyone and his knowledge about the history, geography and other little known facts of the region was amazing and... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

With comfortable safe vehicles, an expert and entertaining guide, and some great stop-offs not only for scenery but also for food, this trip is a no brainer. Do it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

What a wonderful day out. I have just read through all the previous reviews and with the exception of one they are all 100% accurate on this trip. It was well worth it,so much so that we are going again with Paul tomorrow to see the penguins. We had great company with other van members and lots of laughs. If... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Even if you don't have a lot of time in Melbourne - do yourself a favor and take an Escape Discovery Adventures tour to see the Great Ocean Road. You could hire a care and drive yourself of course, but to fully enjoy the views and hear the wonderful history of the area, a tour is ideal. http://www.escapediscoveryadventures.com.au/tours/

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Omaha, Nebraska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I extensively researched our options for a Great Ocean Road tour, and based on all of my expectations and the excellent reviews, we chose Escape Discovery. I am so glad we did! It was an amazing tour and exceeded our already high expectations throughout. We selected a special summer tour which reversed the traditional route and allowed for the bulk... More 

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