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Melbourne Private Tours

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Melbourne Private Tours (MPT) is a full service private touring company, inspired by a thirst to share the renowned and hidden corners of Victoria. MPT was built upon a foundation of creativity and passion for travel and adventure, culinary...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9529 3212
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 April 2011

I recently had the opportunity (March 31st, 2011) to take a private chef led culinary tour arranged through Melbourne Private Tours (MPT) - a high end tour operator who offers a variety of tour packages for individuals and small groups and all I can say...More

3  Thank sdw29ca
MelbPrivateTours, Owner at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2011

Thankyou for your kind and wonderful review of Melbourne Private Tours!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 March 2012

We took two tours with Melbourne Private Tours. The first one was with John, who took us down the Great Ocean Road. He was incredibly knowledgable about the area, and, thoroughly entertained us with great viewing sites of the beautiful scenery along the road, interesting...More

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MelbPrivateTours, Owner at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2012

Thank you very much for your review, As you can see from previous reviews, anything other than a 100% positive one for us is something that concerns us greatly and we take very seriously. I am very sorry that your City Experience didn't meet expectations....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ask for Brendan! What a nice, thoughtfully rich man with a great attitude and experience...some 25 years. We went to the Yarra Valley and sanctuary and then and wonderful wine tasting and lunch at Dominique Portet winery....keeping with the theme of private and ‘off the...More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David, thanks so much for your wonderful review! We're so thrilled to hear that you had a great day in the Yarra Valley with Brendan, and that Jo was able to assist with organising your tour just the way you wanted. Feedback really helps...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had agood well guided coach trip leaving Melbourne wth most informative driver who showed us all the sites in Ballarat wth their history. We then spent four and a half hours at Sovereign Hill which was most interesting particularly wth locals in period dress

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My family went to Mt Buller last weekend and we did not expect it to be one of the best family trip’s that we’ll have in Melbourne. It wouldn’t be possible without our excellent tour guide, Brendo. He was so entertaining, friendly, knowledgeable and fun....More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

HI Chrysilla, thank you so much for your kind review! Brendo will be so pleased to hear of your feedback. We're thrilled to hear you had a lovely time at Mt Buller and look forward to welcoming you on another tour in the future. Best...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

After prolonged procrastination, I must say I’m inspired and heartened to do this long overdue review; primarily because MPT’s tailor-made tours are substantially flexible and their approach is essentially pragmatic. We added Melbourne to our holiday-itinerary, just so we can go on a full-day relaxing...More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear SoCalTravelBirds, this surely must be our most extensive review ever received! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such detailed feedback, which will surely be of much use to other travellers to Victoria. We're so delighted to hear you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had decided on a bespoke tour as my wife has mobility problems and it was an excellent decision.Collected direct from hotel in a super comfortable Mercedes and negotiated the manic Melbourne traffic out to the Ocean Road route,we stopped when we wanted at our...More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear PJones49, we agree that the Great Ocean Road is an Australian highlight, and we are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your touring of the region with us. Of course, a helicopter flight is just another added touch to make the day truly memorable....More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

We had the best day - a private winery tour in the Yarra Valley. Picked up at home by a knowledgeable driver/ tour guide Geoff, taken to 2 boutique fabulous wineries and then lunch at Tarrawarra winery where we also chose to spend time in...More

Thank catherine H
MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hi catherine H, thank you so much for your amazing review! One of the best advantages of travelling on a private basis is the ability to customise your itinerary to maximise your own personal interests, and we're glad to hear your day out was no...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Our travel agent booked a custom one-day tour for us with Melbourne Private Tours to see a couple of gardens in the Mornington Peninsula area, and we were very pleased with the experience. Our driver, John, was excellent--- a safe driver (first and foremost!), courteous...More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi rob103, thank you so much for sharing your kind feedback! The Mornington Peninsula is one of Victoria's special highlights and we're thrilled you were pleased with the destination. John is a stellar team member of MPT and he will be delighted to hear of...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We arranged for this special private tour to Ballarat since this was our first time to Australia. We started in Melbourne on our own and with local guides and did the things that tourists normally do. We were especially interested in going to Ballarat since...More

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MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi JerryandRoz, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences of Ballarat and Sovereign Hill. We're so thrilled to hear you had a wonderful time during your visit to Melbourne, and Brendo will be very pleased to receive this feedback as...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

I am so glad we did this! My only regret is I wish we would've used them more!!!! The driver & our other guide were not only insightful & made the day run smoothly, they were so friendly, fun, & catered to us. We had...More

1  Thank Emma L
MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Emma L, our pleasure! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your touring with us, and we'll be more than willing to look after your group next time you're visiting Victoria. Phillip Island is a great tour option for all ages, and as you've mentioned...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Marks Melbourne Private Tour was excellent plus, Friendly, patient and understandingwee only had 4 hours

Thank air124
MelbPrivateTours, General Manager at Melbourne Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear air124, thank you for sharing your feedback on your day tour with us led by Mark! Hope to see you again in Melbourne one day.

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ChristineSoCal
12 April 2018|
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Response from MelbPrivateTours | Property representative |
Hi Christine, thank you for your question. We definitely offer private tours in and around Melbourne and Victoria, and can easily include an experience at a regional sheep farm. Please feel free to email us for more... More
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prugirl
5 July 2016|
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Response from Neal51 | Reviewed this property |
We took the Great Ocean Road tour with them in January. We really enjoyed the trip. However the only wildlife we saw on the tour were a couple of Koala bears on a tree. The trip takes most of the day. If given the option go... More
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Marianto L
4 June 2016|
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Response from Amazinghorizons | Reviewed this property |
Melbourne Private Tours was great. We were taken to an area where we could see Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild. We thoroughly enjoyed the day. We were picked up at our hotel and returned later that day. Our guide was... More
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