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“walking shoes”(2 reviews)
“glenn”(5 reviews)
Small group tours in our 4x4 vehicles around the Daylesford hinterland, beyond the shops and boutiques there are wonderful areas to explore. Tour 1: Goldfields Explorer. Come with us and see where the gold was won from the earth, see the remains of...more
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Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 428 381 125
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

I loved every bit of this day - touring the stunning goldfields region with Glen our expert guide to discover more about its fascinating history, geology, flora and fauna, indigenous presence, the wildly mixed fortunes of the gold mining era ... Highly recommended for locals...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Glenn W, Owner at Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2018

Hi Bella, Thanks for your kind words and enthusiasm for the natural and social history that surrounds the area. It was a great day out, especially the "geology lesson".

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Glenn is truly passionate about sharing the stories of the heritage and history of Daylesford area. That is evident in the wonderful repertoire of his tour throughout the hidden gems of Daylesford. We have been brought to places you wouldn’t have explored or travelled in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Glenn W, Owner at Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review...history is all around us, you just have to know where to see it!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Daylesford is an incredibly beautiful and fascinating place. To me, its the perfect getaway town, and its not too far from Melbourne for a days trip or overnight. I took a day trip to experience finding hidden treasures. A camera, my walking shoes a bottle...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had a brilliant day. Locals, don't assume this isn't for you. You're likely to learn lots about gorgeous Daylesford and its surrounds including things that have been under your feet (literally) for many years. Glenn is a wealth of knowledge, very accommodating and great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Glenn W, Owner at Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

It was a such a good day. Perfect weather, all the goldfields wildflowers on display, lunch with bubbles in the bush. It was my great pleasure to arrange this day for you.

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time on Glenn's tour. He shared so much knowledge with us whilst we explored the remnants of the goldrush era. His passion for the history of the area made the tour extra special as he kept us engaged and fascinated by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks so much Glenn for a wonderful day out exploring the historic goldfields. Including the Old Miners Huts, Blind Creek Tunnel, Argus Mine Shaft, Yandoit Hills. It was a fabulous adventure, including a stop at the beautiful township of Maldon where we had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Glenn W, Owner at Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks Lyn. I really enjoy taking guests out into the forest and showing them the relics and history of the goldfields. There is so much to see if you know where to look! I love the old miners huts...so many stories they could tell.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Only a local finds these special spots. Girlfriends and I spent a wonderful afternoon eating, drinking and catching up in a very serene location. We all left feeling we had a very special afternoon. Thank you to our guide Glenn for making it all happen.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Glenn W, Owner at Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words. The afternoon high tea featuring local food and wine combined with the stunning scenery is one of my favourite things to arrange for visitors!

Reviewed 20 August 2016

A group of girlfriends and I went on this trip when we were staying up at Daylesford. We had run out of things to do and the local tourist centre gave us a brochure. You get to travel in an awesome 4WD bus (there were...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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22 May 2018|
Response from Glenn W | Property representative |
Hi Angela The full day exploring the goldfields is $95.00 per person or half day is $75.00. Lost children tour is $75.00 per person. We also do a scenic highlights and wildlife tour usually for 3 hours @ $75.00 per... More