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Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: Federation Square, Corner of Flinders St & Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9499 5139
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Oceania Tours run small group tours for up to 12 passengers in Melbourne...

Oceania Tours run small group tours for up to 12 passengers in Melbourne and surrounds. You will love the personalized experiences and enjoy the interaction with our friendly and expert guides. You will discover the best city sights on our Melbourne City Tour or wander around like a local on our Melbourne Walking Tour. Heading out of the city, we run expert tours to the Great Ocean Road featuring the Twelve Apostles and very special interactions with kangaroos, koalas, tiger quolls and bandicoots. On our Phillip Island tour you will time to fully explore the island and chat to your expert guide. Our new Aboriginal Melbourne Tour allows you to taste the native ingredients at renowned restaurant Charcoal Lane plus so much more. We look forward to sharing our great city with you.

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$126*
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Private Tour: Great Ocean Road from Melbourne
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$56*
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Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery
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$72*
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Small-Group Melbourne Sightseeing Tour

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Great Ocean Road, Melbourne City Tour, and Phillip Island

My friend and I booked three tours with Oceania and we had two different tour guides, Fred and Ricarda, and they were both so great! Fred led us through Melbourne and to Phillip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I booked three tours with Oceania and we had two different tour guides, Fred and Ricarda, and they were both so great! Fred led us through Melbourne and to Phillip Island, what I loved most about his tour was that he was so knowledgeable and he was so passionate about his job! I felt like it was... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for this glowing review of Oceania Tours and in particular our fabulous guides Fred and Ricarda. We pride ourselves on the personalised experiences while you are out discovering Melbourne and Victoria and what a bonus that you made two new friends! We will certainly pass on your kind words. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day with the brilliant Liam. Punctual pick up from our hotel, Liam really knowledgable about Melbourne with lots of tips for our stay as well as comprehensive knowledge of our trip, just perfect. thanks

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Great to hear you had a 'great' time with Liam on the Great Ocean Road trip! We hope to see you again sometime More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing tour of Churchill Island and Phillip Island with wallabies, koalas and little blue penguins marching onto shore at dusk. Liam was the perfect tour guide with his knowledge of the island, Melbourne and just about anything else. Let Liam take you on a tour of Phillip Island or wherever you want to go. It's sure to be... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

thanks for your glowing review! I will pass on your comments to Liam. We are so glad you enjoyed Phillip Island and your day out with Oceania. More 

Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we took the Philip Island tour with Fred and had a wonderful experience. He was fun, entertaining, knowledgeable, and a fantastic guide. He made sure we saw the highlights but kept us on track time-wise so that we would not miss the Penguin parade. We really appreciated his narration of the different sights as well as allowing us time to... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review for Oceania Tours Susan. We're glad you appreciated Fred's expertise. He puts a lot of passion and professionalism into every tour. More 

Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very good guide, Fred. We spent 3 days and went to the Penguin parade which was stunning, to the Great Ocean Road and a Melbourne city tour. We had a great time and learned a lot.

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

We were so lucky to have you join us for 3 different day tours Alexia! Glad we could help you enjoy your time in Melbourne and Victoria, you must be quite the expert by now. More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Fred as our tour guide for the Great Ocean Road tour. He was so much fun and went the extra mile to make it a great experience for the kids and adults alike. There was a lot of driving but he broke it up with lots of stops at yummy and interesting places. The birdfood he brought along... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had fun with Fred on your big day out along the Great Ocean Ride. It sounds like you would have slept well that night! Thanks so much for posting a review and we look forward to welcoming you back on another Oceania Tour in the future. More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Pacing on this tour was off. Driver missed a turn-off on drive to Phillip Island and decided to take local roads to return to his route instead of just turning around. Mistake wasted probably 25 minutes as he floundered on unfamiliar roads and couldn't get a gps reading. First stop seemed like pure filler. It was a working farm on... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are saddened that your Philip Island experience was not as memorable as the majority of our guests indicate. Firstly, our guide Fred certainly regrets missing the turn off to the island and was hoping to keep the tour on schedule by cutting across rather than turning back and this he realizes now was... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in Melbourne last week. We booked 2 tours with Oceania Tours & Safaris. Our first tour was the Melbourne city tour and Fred did a superb job of taking us around and explaining the history of Melbourne in such an interesting way. He took the time and trouble to ensure that we got the best... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks for these reviews! So glad that Fred enabled you to learn so much more about our great city of Melbourne. We are thrilled that we could take you on two of our different tours. The Great Ocean Road is spectacular in any weather. We will pass on your kind comments to Fred and Kirstin. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My wife and I took a walking tour with Fred on our last day in Melbourne. The only mistake was not doing the tour the 'First" day. Fred was outstanding! He was passionate about this wonderful city and as we talked and walked he really got to know what we liked and tailored the walk to us. His energy was... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we'll tell Fred about the award nomination! So glad that you enjoyed your walking tour, it sounds like you discovered the 'real' Melbourne before you left, hope we see you back here again sometime soon. More 

Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is a very full day beginning just after lunch and returning at 10 p.m. but it is well worth the drive. The tour takes you to beautiful islands southeast of Melbourne to visit a Heritage Farm (complete with sheepherding and shearing), a wildlife sanctuary for visits with koalas and wallabies, and best of all to Phillips Island for the... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for this really practical reply that I am sure will benefit other guests in the future. It sounds like you loved all the places that you visited on the tour, and of course the highlight; the Penguin Parade. More 

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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.