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Escape Discovery Adventures

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A whole new level in truly small group touring. At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a tour. Check out our website for full details on our award winning tours - escapediscoveryadventures. com .au. Our all inclusive...more
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Melbourne, Victoria 3931, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 5973 4519
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great day with Shane. The tour exceeded my expectations and everything ran so efficiently and professionally from my online booking, pickup, fantastic Mercedes bus, morning tea, lunch and drop off. The rain forest was fantastic and the Great Ocean Road has to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 868lizj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend! We enjoyed everything, from Paul's informative and amusing commentary, the fun, good food stops along the way, the animals we spent extra time searching & observing, the comfort of the van, &, of course, the scenery, especially The 12 Apostles! Thank you, Paul,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irene H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Great Ocean Road trip and I must say it was great! Highly recommended! Paul, the owner of Escape Discovery Adventures, was our guide and he was very charming and informative. The tour is very well organized. In one single day we saw...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a relaxing & wonderful day trip with Shane, our guide. A warm & friendly guy. It's a great experience for us, the various scenic ocean views along the route is one-of-a-kind encounterment with mother nature even not having the best weather. We'd commented,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyage30173424926
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I joined the Phillips Island Tour with Shane and the Gourmet Reverse Great Ocean Road Tour with Paul. Both guides were very friendly and polite. The penguins were so cute. I didn't see a single tour bus at the 12 Apostles. It's great to beat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 916edal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had the best tour we can remember with Paul last Tuesday! Paul picked us up at our hotel at 7:20 a.m. and returned us to our hotel in the evening. Paul is a wealth of knowledge and enjoys sharing that with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 521,955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended Escape Discovery Adventures for Phillip Island Tour. I booked the same and no regrets! From my friend’s trip advisor review, coincidentally we got the same guide - Shane! We were initially worried that only me and my mom booked this tour, Escape...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wendycsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled with Paul from Melbourne to Phillip Island to see the fantastic little penguins on Oct. 29th. We were excited to see the penguins, but didn't anticipate all the extra perks along the way. Paul is a wealth of knowledge and we enjoyed learning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cndmichigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a Great Ocean Road tour in mid November with fantastic tour guide Paul. He has a wealth of knowledge and informed of us of the local history including about the road being built by returned servicemen. He also kept us entertained throughout...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jaslar94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a tour to the Great Ocean Road with Escape Discovery based on a friend's recommendation and it was simply one of the best I've ever joined. The vehicle was clean, comfortable and spacious. We had multiple stops, photo opportunities and everything was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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catera118
October 4, 2018|
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Response from panderson9033 | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Yes indeed we do still offer these tours each of which are customised for our cruise ship guests. We are transitioning to a new website and are in the process of updating all our tours which... More
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renieliu
August 15, 2018|
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Just by way of clarification, all bookings are automatically and immediately acknowledged with an email indicating that seats are indeed reserved upon booking. With the Penguin viewing upgrade tickets - we do have to... More
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Véronique T
July 2, 2018|
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Response from panderson9033 | Property representative |
Hi Veronique, Thank you for your enquiry. Our classic group tours are single day tours each but we offer tailored private tours specially for guests who request individual itineraries. Price depends on many factors we both... More
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reanbr2000
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Short Melbourne Itinerary in June (0 Replies)
Hello, DH and I will have 2 and a half days in Melbourne in early June. We plan to spend our half day exploring the city sights a bit. For one of our full days, we would like to do a Great Ocean Road tour, and the other, a tour to Phillip Island. I have a few questions. We will arrive on our first day at 2 pm, and are staying at Travelodge Southbank. What are the "must see" things in Melbourne for that time of year and that short of a time frame? For the Great Ocean Road, we have our...More
February 20, 2012|
soarwithoutfears
Montreal, Canada
great ocean road tour + winery tour (0 Replies)
What's the best tour for GOR? It seems that Escape Discovery Adventures $140 has the best reviews? How about Wild Wombat Escapes which include the Wildlife Sanctuary for $95? What's the best wine tour with a reasonable price? It seems that Vinetrekker has the best reviews of $195 with Healesville Sanctuary? Are there other cheaper but also good ones?
May 08, 2012|
bigles
derby
Escape Discovery Adventures (0 Replies)
Hi All, We have been trying to book a 1 day trip on the GOR with Escape Discovery Adventures.Com.AU. Can anyone shed any light on why they havent taken our money or responded to our e mails ? The web site seems to be functioning OK but nothing from them. Perhaps you could point us to a similar day trip with a reputable company? We would prefer their "all inclusive" type tariff. Many Thanks
April 22, 2013|