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Golden Nugget Discovery Tours

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Wine tour of Pyrenees wine region

Wanted a hassle free way to taste some wine and the Golden Nugget tour worked well. Andrew Grant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colin P
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Andrews knowledge of the Ballarat region was amazing.

We took Golden Nugget Discovery Tours to the Pyrenees wine region and it was just fantastic.Andrew... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Tom C
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Canberra, Australia
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We conduct personalised small group nature, sightseeing/heritage and wine tours and experiences of Western and Central Victoria, Australia, which includes the Goldfields region, Grampians National Park, Great Ocean Road, Daylesford Spa country...more
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33 Slatey Creek Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a hassle free way to taste some wine and the Golden Nugget tour worked well. Andrew Grant was engaging and knowledgeable. He took my wife and I on a great tour and we're impressed by the wineries visited and the Magnificent lunch provided at...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We took Golden Nugget Discovery Tours to the Pyrenees wine region and it was just fantastic.Andrew took us around 5 wineries, most of which I never knew existed, and all of which were very friendly, and produced really great wines.. We also had an excellent...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hello Tom & Joy, Good to know that you arrived back safely. Thankyou for the nice words about the Pyrenees Wine Tour. The Pyrenees are a great wine region where you can taste great wines, especially the Cabernet's and talk with the actual wine maker....More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Fantastic tour with Andrew who has much knowledge and is easy to talk with about anything. Rainbows, waterfalls (even at the 12 Apostle cliffs!), koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, yellow breasted robins and much more wildlife. The drive from Ballarat was interesting with a lot of interesting...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Hi Cherie, Thankyou for your comment on the Great Ocean Road tour. Thats the best part of a genuine Ecotourism tour, is that the guide can interpret what is happening around you so you better understand the environment that you are in, so I could...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Andrew took us on a wine tour of the Pyrenees last weekend and we loved it! Andrew was very knowledgeable and his selection of five winery’s for the day was perfect! Lunch provided by Blue Pyrenees and a cheese platter at Sally’s Paddock, all in...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hi Tom & Grace, The day was certainly perfect for your wine tour, the sun shone all day. Thankyou for your kind words about the tour, I enjoyed your company, and I hope you enjoy the wine that you have purchased - All Good Pyrenees...More

Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

This tour was absolutely amazing. My husband and I were very impressed with Andrew's knowledge of the region and all the wineries within it. We were picked up in a 6 seater van that was very comfortable at 9.30am from our hotel and were told...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Hello Janneke, Thankyou for your nice comments. It was a pleasure meeting you and Nicholas and taking you around the fabulous Pyrenees wine region. Definitely one of the best kept secret wine regions of Victoria, the Cabernet and Shiraz are the Best. I hope to...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017

Andrew was a great host & took us to some lovely wineries. Would highly recommend Andrew for a tour and knowledge of the area

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Hello Kylie, I enjoyed showing yourself and friends around the Pyrenees Wine region. Gavin would have enjoyed his Birthday wines, and Lunch was good at the Avoca Hotel. Good to hear that Toni enjoyed her steak. Thankyou for your nice comment Andrew

Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Andrew was a great host and tour guide. We managed to visit 5 wineries of varying size - but all were great! Lunch at Avoca was brilliant and a great way to finish at Mitchell Harris wine bar!More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Hello Sash, Good to hear that you and the rest of the boys enjoyed the day. The Pyrenees Wine region has some of the best wines in the country. I have to agree that Lunch at the Avoca Hotel was excellent, the hotel has a...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017

We had a very interesting morning. Andrew was a very knowledgeable host who certainly knew Ballarat well. We had an extensive tour of the highlights of the City and his knowledge of the local plants and wildlife was also good.More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Hello Suzanne & Adrian, Thankyou for your comment on the Ballarat Highlights Tour. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Ballarat, as this city has a lot to offer to visitors. Woowookarung Regional Park is a new addition to the tour to show visitors...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

Had a really relaxing, informative and enjoyable day out from Ballarat to the Pyrenees with Andrew. Easy-going and well-organised, Andrew ran the day without missing a beat, taking us to all the main wineries around Moonambel and Avoca. Thought the highlight was Taltarni's revamped cellar...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hello Alistair & Simone, Thankyou for the review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your day, the weather was perfect for getting out and about the wineries. Taltarni have done a great job on their cellar door and their wines are pretty impressive as well....More

Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic day from Ballarat to the Pyrenees region. We were picked up from our hotel, visited x4 wineries including a 2 course lunch stop and a cheese platter along the way. Andrew was a fun tour guide and incorporated everyone on the...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Thankyou for your comment Amelia. I enjoyed meeting and talking to you and Allon on the tour. A great day of warm weather, great wines and fine food. If you are ever down this way again, take a wildlife or city tour with us. Kind...More

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