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Tours for people who don't like tours. Go at your own pace with a well-informed and connected local guide. We specialise in unique and highly personalised experiences anywhere in the city or around Victoria. Explore the backroads and hidden...more
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Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9088 8001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a group of guys (Plumbers, drainlayers professionals who had not been to the melbourne area and had a day to do some exploring. Eliot from Localing was our guide and they had suggested a trip down to Mornington Peninsular to experience some of...More

1  Thank seanjulie2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love our hidden treasures in the unexpected alleys of melbourne this tour didn't disappoint but highlighted the collection of treats we have.our tour guide was informative fun and friendly so knowledgeable of the history and street artists. I highly recommend this tour whenever you...More

3  Thank mary g
Reviewed 1 week ago

As locals, we totally loved the Localing experience with Martin who covered a vast history background behind famous landmarks of Melbourne. We discovered hidden gems and explored placed we didn't know existed. Martin sensed right away we are a laid back, casual bunch and he...More

2  Thank NeluTerzeu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eliot, our wonderful Localing tour guide, introduced my family to the wonders of Melbourne. He picked us up in the morning, made all the girls feel comfortable and started on a wonderful tour of the city. As he got to know us, our itinerary changed...More

1  Thank essk2x2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family thoroughly enjoyed our Melbourne tour with Luca. All agreed he was one the best guides we have had in years. His knowledge of history, architecture and Aussie culture was presented in an interesting way. Luca engaged each of us with questions and insights....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan was an ideal guide who curated and delivered a fun and easy Yarra Valley wine experience. All along the way, Dan was able to provide fun facts about the history of the people as well as the area.More

Thank Julie W
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Julie! Thanks so much for your review. We love this part of the world so much and the Yarra Valley is one of the most up and coming wine regions as you saw. We hope you got to check out Fitzroy and would love...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris, Eli and Daniel took us (a school group, of 40 year 9 students plus teachers) around the streets of Fitzroy and Collingwood in the most innovative, indulgent and engaging way. The students loved it and the adults loved it even more. Highly recommended for...More

1  Thank Lissbrx
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving a review. It was such a fun day! We loved showing you guys around the inner north boroughs of Melbourne. It has so much to offer, students and teachers alike and giving every Melburnian a chance to get to...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Luca Terreni is the best tour guide I have ever had, in any city in the world, at any time in my life. Despite our family of five’s myriad interests, Luca excelled at keeping his audience engaged an informed the entire time. From the “hipster”...More

1  Thank Tom M
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thomas! Thank you for taking the time to review your private Melbourne Borough Tour. Luca is indeed a treasure. His knowledge of Melbourne is out of this world making him a true localing legend. A group of people with a myriad of interests is...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day with our fantastic guide Chris driving the Great Ocean Road and visiting the Twelve Apostles. We had a wonderful day which included a search for Koala bears (which Chris found for us), dining on very fresh fish and...More

Thank Grainne H
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Grainne, Thank you for taking time out of your day to review your private Great Ocean Road Experience with Chris. The Great Ocean Road is a picturesque and unique area and Chris compliments that with his extensive knowledge. He also has an eye for...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

We did two tours with Localing while in Melbourne. Our first tour was with Luca and we did a tour of the city. We went into Fitzroy which is a great place to explore and got a great tour of Melbourne and the surrounding areas!...More

1  Thank erika D
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Erika, Thank you for taking the time to review your trips with Luca and Martin. The inner-boroughs of Melbourne are so busy and interesting and Luca is a great guy to show you around. The Yarra Valley is the perfect way to spend a...More

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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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Jake G
2 June 2018|
Response from Daniel P |
Hi Jake, thats really lovely to hear. Im not sure why it wouldn't be working but maybe one is pending. You may have to try and troubleshoot with tripadvisor. I will pass on your warm wishes to Luca and thanks again for... More
20 May 2017|
Response from DeanAndDanLocaling | Property representative |
I'm Dan from Localing Private Experiences Melbourne. Thanks for getting in touch. We certainly can help with this. I love combining Phillip Island with the Mornington Peninsula and Wilsons Promontory on a 2-day itinerary... More
Poonam R
21 April 2017|
Response from DeanAndDanLocaling | Property representative |
Hello Poonam, all our tours are private and we would be very happy to help. The best thing to do would be to email the office info @ localing. com. au with details of your group and plans and we can take it from there... More