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Port Campbell Touring Company
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

We spent 1.5 days with John and learnt so much from him about the Great Ocean Road. We even had the luck to sit in his new vehicle which was very clean. John tried his best to make my 2 year old comfortable and that gave us some relaxation as well. His experience really showed when he explained about the history of the GOR and how the natural formations came about.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

This was a wonderful and in-depth tour of the Great Ocean Road. It was always a dream for us to get there and your captivating narrative of the Apostles and the coast-line geology and history definitely made our trip much more memorable. Your local knowledge from years as a park ranger was clearly evident, as was your genuine love of the area. Thanks John.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

Thank you for the great day out!!!! John made our day out extremely interesting and introduced us to the intriguing tales of the history of the area. My husband and I had travelled this route a year and a half earlier, but it is so amazing to have someone with so much knowledge of the area guide you around and give you an insight into every aspect of it's make-up. We will be looking at some of the other tours on offer for the near future. This was a special 50th birthday treat from my children and I will remember it for a long time to come.

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Reviewed August 10, 2011

On a recent trip with our granddaughter to Australia, we hired John McInerney of Port Campbell Touring Company to take us on a 5 day tour of Philip Island, The Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park. It was a wonderful trip and John went out of his way to provide superb service and value for money! With 25 years in the Victoria National Park system as a park ranger and then ranger in charge, John is extremely knowledgeable about the area-- the birdlife, the wildlife, the best places to hike, fish, surf or do photography. I am elderly with mobility issues and John went out of his way to accommodate my disability and insure our accommodations were easily accessible. At Sovereign Hill (a recreated gold mining town in Ballarat) he not only rented a wheel chair but pushed me up and down the steep hills in it. He was an interesting and very polite traveling companion who's first thought was for our comfort and convenience. We would highly recommend him if you're looking for a guide in the Victoria area. He can handle both small and large groups with a Mazda CX for small groups and a van for larger groups.

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Reviewed August 1, 2011

We visited Melbourne on 29 Jun 2011 and we did not look forward to crowds of strangers on the great ocean road. So we chose to have a customised tour wit the Port Campbell Touring company.

It gives me great pleasure to recommend John and Port Campbell Touring Company to anyone who wishes to explore the Great Ocean Road at their own time and pace, and especially if you have little time to walk the entire stretch!

Nothing beats personalising your trip and letting a patient and knowledgeable guide do all the planning for you! You can just sit back, relax, enjoy the ride and the VIEW!

John, with his deep experience as a park ranger, brings an additional educational component that differentiates this tour from any other. Along the way, you learn many things from managing forest fires to native fauna protection and interesting personal anecdotes.

Whether you are travelling as a couple, with family or kids, Port Campbell Touring Company offers you a delightful educational and truly enjoyable trip down the Great Ocean Road and its surrounding areas!

Thank you so much for a memorable trip, John! We enjoyed it so much!

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