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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
+61 3 5973 4519
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took this 300 mile (13 hours) van tour based on the trip advisor reviews. Shane was our guide & he was friendly, helpful & informative about the areas that we travelled to. We took the deluxe tour that goes in reverse, traveling through the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Snootifox
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the "Great Ocean Road - The Complete Experience Tour" and it was terrific. The group was not very large, about 10 of us. The order of seeing things was very good as they went to the sites in a reverse direction than most...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LAtraveler719
Reviewed 1 week ago

About a 13 hour trip door to door. The reverse route was totally worth it as it was not as crowded and we got to see everything! Peter, our guide was very informative and a historian as well as he seems to know everything about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SuperKirby
panderson9033, Owner at Escape Discovery Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SuperKirby, Many thanks for your post and we are delighted you enjoyed the day! Our Complete Experience (reverse) tour is designed to showcase not only the landscapes but also local food artisans which are all included. We include our wine and cheese sampling (all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop looking and immediately book with this company. You won’t find a better one. We had an excellent day touring the great ocean road. One person on our group of 8 was a repeat customer! Despite weather, traffic or anything else, this company devotes everything...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pete102544
panderson9033, Owner at Escape Discovery Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello pete102544, We very much appreciate you posting your thoughts on your day with us and we thrilled you chose to join us. Especially, we are delighted you experienced the level of service we strive to deliver our guests beyond the stunning landscapes and fabulous...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience to see the 12 Apostles and the Great Ocean Road finally... The Mercedes van is very comfortable and clean. It was a small group of 6 with nice people. Our guide Shane is a very experienced and nice guy, He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vanbaggio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did took the luxury great ocean road adventure with Paul, and a small group. We booked initially because we thought it was going to be a great and comfortable way to see everything... but it ended up being much more than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JennyC290
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a very good experience, except that the actual time on the apostles is not enough. First stop was 40 min, second one 20 min and we literally had to run, quickly take pictures and rush back (and we were late anyway). I think it's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lera B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our driver/guide Shane, driving a new Mercedes van, spent about 12 hours providing excellent narration along this tour, which began and ended at our hotel in the CBD of Melbourne. This was called the 'Great Ocean Road-the complete experience' tour and it was worth the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the Great Ocean Road-The Complete Experience, Tour with Paul. It was very easy booking the tour and Paul contacted me very quickly. Our tour guide, Shane, was fantastic. We were picked up promptly at our hotel. There were 8 of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BurbankTravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Great Ocean Road Gourmet Trail tour and had an amazing day with Shane as our tour guide. The Mercedes minivan was probably the most comfortable minivan we have ridden in. Even the seats on the side reclined which was perfect given a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Central Business District
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
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5 October 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
16 August 2018|
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Response from panderson9033 | Property representative |
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
Véronique T
3 July 2018|
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