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A Tour With A Difference

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Address: Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9754 1699
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Felt like Family!

My family and I decided to have a family reunion in Melbourne recently and one of the things that we wanted to do was to catch the sights and sounds that made Melbourne unique as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

My family and I decided to have a family reunion in Melbourne recently and one of the things that we wanted to do was to catch the sights and sounds that made Melbourne unique as a family. So we stumbled upon "A Tour with A Difference" and signed up for their private "Great Ocean Road Day Tour" and "Dandenong Ranges... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We recently booked this tour after it had been recommended to us. We were not at all disappointed. We were promptly picked up at our hotel ( As prompt as it can be with rush hour city traffic) by our tour guide Brian. He warmly greeted us and told us all what we could expect to see and do during... More 

Perth WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My wife and I toured The Great Ocean Road with 'A Tour With A Difference'. Brian, the operator / guide could not have been more attentive or knowledgeable (history, flora, fauna, etc.). The small coach (10-11 seats) made the trip even more enjoyable. The tour itself was a wonderful mixture of stunning coastal views and unique towns.The only downside (and... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We did a Phillip Island tour with Brian and GOR with Ian and they were great! Both Ian and Brian were extremely informative about the tour and Australia. They gave us tips on where to sit for best view of the little penguins and where to take good pictures. The itineraries and food was also very good!

Malibu, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

i went on the tour with Ian and he was an awesome tour guide. He's a great storyteller and also has a good sense of humour. He knew the place really well and provided us with a lot of knowledge too. I'm an aspiring wildlife photographer and I'm glad he was there to encourage me and teach me a few... More 

Penryn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

i booked 2 tours with Brian @ A Tour With A Difference and was highly impressed by the personal service both him & his wife grace provided tours booked were Great Ocean Road Dandedong Ranges although i booked these well in advance from my home country i was kept upto date with everything the good thing about the tour its... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Hi, I've never written a review so please excuse my writing.I was with tour with a difference with Ian. He was a great story teller, and he was really responsible. My family and i went with the great ocean road tour and the bus was really comfortable and it was a small group which felt more cosy. Before i got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's quite a feat to make you feel as though you are the only people in a place where there are hundreds of other people but that's how we felt doing the Great Ocean Road Tour with Tour With A Difference. I had a crazy notion that we might hire a car and drive the GOR myself to visit The... More 

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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

With limited time in Melbourne but wanting to see as much as possible we opted for ATWAD to experience the Great Ocean Road. The day was long but considering the miles covered it was a great experience and a fantastic trip. Our driver/host was Brian who does a remarkable job driving and commentating, plus his knowledge is 2nd to none.... More 

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annapolis md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is a must do!! We went with TWAD (Tour With a Difference) and our driving, Brian, was fantastic! Picked us up at hotel around 7:30AM and returned us around 10:00PM. We had considered renting a car and doing our own thing, but so glad we used TWAD. Brian had interesting stories and explained things along the way. Because we... More 

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