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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...more
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101 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 June 2015

From the outset I should say I'm one of those people who read reviews on travel websites with a healthy dose of cynicism, and I'm also kind of skeptical about organised tours, preferring to get out into the country on my own. So, the kind...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

"a genuine, honest and true experience"... I couldn't ask for a better review. Thanks so much - you might see these words in a brochure sometime. Coming from an independent traveler they mean a lot. Best wishes for your future travels, Sean.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Doesn't pick up from accommodation Turned up late Then detoured to his house but didn't invite us inside Talks a lot about past supposed-celebrities on his tours Don't believe all his tall stories Don't let him near your camera –he deletes all your photosMore

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

The tall stories comment is actually accurate, after all I’m 6’5” and I tell a lot of stories ;) The rest is fabulous creative writing. Collect a gold star from your year 4 teacher. No reference to any of the activities or itinerary of actually...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sean is a passionate local and comes with a wealth of knowledge about the environment, indigenous culture and fine food and wine. We had a fabulous day out , enjoyed a lovely lunch with a great group and saw more than we expected. This has...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Donna, Thanks for the review! Stoked to hear the day was a trip highlight :) Cheers Sean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe the best test of a ‘Discovery Tour for People Who Don’t Do Tours’ is when locals do it, enjoy it, have a ball and gain new insights. That was the test we set Sean. We are six people who live in the Margaret River...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stuart Thanks for such an awesome review! It means a lot to me when locals enjoy the day so much. A big part of the success and enjoyment of the day for everyone, is from the questions that are generated in conversation . And...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been dreaming about this tour for months while following Sean on Instagram. He made my dream come true and I was able to see with my own eyes how beautiful Margaret River actually is! Sean is a great tour guide who knows and...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Becky Yep that was a rippa day! I always get a bit nervous the Instragam and Facebook pis wont live up to the expectations guests have built up in their minds. Stoked to hear the tour experience lived up to expectations and you had...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the discovery tour 2 weeks ago, and for the 6 of us (including 2 little boys aged 5 and 6), it was by far the highlight of our trip. Sean was just the most affable and accommodating guide - his friendly demeanour and...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sia Yep that was a great day out. Best time of year to be visiting with dazzling displays of wildflowers and whales everywhere. I really enjoy hosting Private Family Tours when i get such great fun kids to hang out with for the day....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic day with our guide Sean!!! We found Sean very knowledgable and courteous! The canoeing bit is a very easy and enjoyable part of the tour, people with no experience can do it since Sean will help you all the way. Sean has...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two kids (8 and 5yo) and I had a fantastic day out with Sean. He flexed the usual itinerary to suit both the ages of my kids and the weather. He’s very knowledgeable and easy to spend time with. We had a blast. Lovely...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour set us up so well for our week in Margret River. Glad we did it on our first day. Sean is amazing and so passionate. Best to book well ahead as the tour is only for 6 people. Luxury travel in the Land...More

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SeanBlocksidge, Owner at Margaret River Discovery Co. Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for writing such a nice review! Yes some good advice on booking in advance. Especially as we head into the busier summer season the tours tend to sell out a few weeks ahead. Stoked to hear the tour experience was helpful in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our drive back to Perth my husband & I picked a highlight from our week at the Margaret River area. Within a second we both said the Discovery Tour. After years of bad experiences with tours, we avoid them at all costs, however this...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't say enough good things about Sean and the day he put together for us. From the canoeing, wine tasting, lunch amongst the barrels and even some whale watching on the cape to cape trek - we thoroughly enjoyed the day! The tour was well...More

Thank MatthewS5907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who would think to canoe on the Margaret River? Well, this tour does, and what a nice way to escape from the norm. Sean thinks of everything to make your trip with him a pleasure. Not just wineries, but a broader taste of the region....More

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Rach700
4 August 2018|
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Response from SeanBlocksidge | Property representative |
Hi Rach Thanks for the message. I am already fully booked for 18/19/20/21, but I do have seats available for the 22nd or 23rd August. I could offer a Private Tour on either of those dates. The cost is normally $990 but... 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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