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Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours

101 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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Perfect Start to Margaret River Visit

Fantastic way to experience what the area has to offer. I was travelling solo and Seans tour stood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PaulR5888
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Hobart, Australia
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Not just for tourists

We have often thought, "we must do that again." Well, we did! To be accurate, this is JJ's second... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JJandMA
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Margaret River, Australia
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Margaret River's #1 rated wine and adventure tours for "people who don't do tours" with Western Australian Guide of the Year - Sean Blocksidge. Get behind the tourist facade, away from the masses and discover people and places you won't find on your own. The No 1 Margaret River guide/tour on Tripadvisor since 2008. No minivans, no crowds. Personalised touring at it's best.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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101 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic way to experience what the area has to offer. I was travelling solo and Seans tour stood out as the obvious choice. I wasn’t disappointed. Despite storms around 7am, we enjoyed blue skies on the river canoe experience (didn’t even need to take shoes...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

G'day Paul, thanks for the great review. Yeah our weather systems move fast down here. It's not unusual during winter months for the day to start stormy and clear through by mid morning. As you discovered one of the great things about being such a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have often thought, "we must do that again." Well, we did! To be accurate, this is JJ's second Margaret River Discovery Tour (with the first tour less than 12 months ago) and MA's first. The occasion was MA's Birthday and what a day it...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

G'day JJ Sooooo good to get you out there again and this time with MA! Such a treat to get locals out experiencing their own backyard and visiting places they haven't been or seen before. Really appreciate you taking the time to write a review...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the glowing reviews of Sean’s tours are spot on. A fantastic day exploring places most never get to see with the perfect balance of magnificent unique sights, fun experiences, top notch wine and food and great conversations. Sean even catered to our more mature...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Leigh Thanks for such a great review. Your folks were awesome! Always inspiring to see families travelling and enjoying life together. Love the title of this review. May have to include this in the quotes for the new brochure ;) Cheers Sean

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is absolutely the best way to experience Margaret River. We brought our 4-year-old boy on the (private) Discovery Tour, and we all had the best time ever, even in the canoe which I was a bit nervous about, with a 4-year-old tornado. But it...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Alt, Such an fabulous review! Thank you. I had to cut and past this review to my social media pages with a picture of the 'tornado' calmly enjoying the canoeing experience. This review means a lot to me, but I also hope it's a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely tour with a little of everything. Sean makes the day fun - from start to finish. We enjoyed the canoeing, honey-tasting, winery lunch, the hike, and the drives in between. Sean's enjoyment is infectious, and he goes to great lengths to...More

1  Thank Iris S
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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Iris Thanks for the review. Stoked to hear you enjoyed the day so much that you took the time to write a review and recommend it to other travellers! Cheers Sean

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Forget the big bus tours, this is the tour to do in Margaret River! The reviews were great and the tour and Sean the tour guide lived up to the high expectations. Sean is the quintessential Margaret River local who is very knowledgeable and only...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Nikki Rippa review! Yeah there is LOT of big bus tours offering tours, so I'm stoked you didn't follow the herd and choose to do something different. That's why we like to call it "the tour for people who dont do tours". Thanks again...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I just went for the tour on in early May. Sean adds a personal touch to the tour that makes it unique. His passion for his job, the land, wine, food, nature, people and photography creates a kaleidoscopic experience that makes this tour deserving of...More

2  Thank Joshua L
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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Joshua Thanks for the great review. Love that last line! I reckon you probably got see more of Margaret River region and do more in a day than most locals do in three months ;) Cheers sean

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

An absolute must-do when visiting Margaret River. Sean’s tour is so personalised and he has so much fantastic local knowledge. Thanks for an amazing day Sean!!

1  Thank ullodarlin
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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ullodarlin, Love a good succinct review that captures how much you enjoyed the day. Means a lot that you enjoyed it so much. Thank you! Cheers Sean

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great day out with very knowledgeable guide who took care to ensure we all enjoyed ourselves while finding out about the local area - food, wine, wildlife . . . and without getting wet kayaking! We all ended up with some lovely photos to add...More

2  Thank sueK2163YY
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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sue Wow thanks for such an awesome review and great title. Western Australia has sooooo many great places to see and visit so I'm stoked to hear your Margaret River experience was one of the highlights! Thanks again for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor....More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I loved every part of it and didn't want it to end. We've done a lot of tours in our lives but this one was special. It had a little bit of everything - Firstly, the perfect guide in Sean. Then adventure,serenity, history, nature, indigenous...More

1  Thank Pam C
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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

G'day Pam Hah that's how I feel every day! I never want it to end. Very very happy to hear you got same feeling. I can honestly say each part of the day I want to keep going for an hour longer. But there is...More

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andre1049
31 January 2018|
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Response from SeanBlocksidge | Property representative |
Hi Andre Thanks for the message. Yes I have 2 seats available on the Discovery Tour on Monday 19th March at the special rate of $188ea (normally $208ea). Unfortunately Tripadvisor doesn't permit me to include an email link... More
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Dewisaphira
14 January 2018|
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Response from SeanBlocksidge | Property representative |
Hi Dewi, thanks for the message. Unfortunately I am already fully booked for the weekend. I've just sent you a direct email with a list of alternative tour operators. Have a great time in Margaret River! Regards Sean MRDCo
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Response from SeanBlocksidge | Property representative |
Hi Italy3188, thanks for the message. Apologies for the delayed response but I don't check this page every day. Send me an email on via my website (i can't post rates or website details on this page due to Tripadvisor... More
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