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Escape Discovery Adventures

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Melbourne, Victoria 3931, Australia
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An even greater ocean road

It was a fantastic day on the great ocean. As we were only eleven we were able to avoid big crowds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lucile D
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Excellent Great Ocean Road with Stacey

The Great Ocean Road is very scenic, and the final 3 stops at the end (Gibson Steps, the Apostles... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Allie S
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At Escape Discovery Adventures our guests experience more than just a tour. Our all inclusive, truly small group one day adventures across Melbourne's regions capture the very best of Victoria and offer fantastic value for money. With an emphasis on quality, our specially designed routes get you closer to nature and the locals and avoids the crowds, providing a more personal service that allows you to fully absorb yourself in a memorable day out.
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  • Poor1%
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Melbourne, Victoria 3931, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a fantastic day on the great ocean. As we were only eleven we were able to avoid big crowds and really enjoy our tour. (Except on main locations of course). Our guide Shane was great and told us everything we had to know...More

Thank Lucile D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Great Ocean Road is very scenic, and the final 3 stops at the end (Gibson Steps, the Apostles, and Loch Ard Gorge) are incredibly beautiful places! Our tour guide Stacy was one of the best guides I've ever had. She gave us lots of...More

Thank Allie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I do tours in almost every country and place I visit. This was one of the best I have done. Paul was absolutely fantastic. Paul timed things so we missed the crowds. Our stops were over the top. Lunch was yummy! The tour bus itself...More

Thank Wendy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did two tours with Paul. For each, he quickly confirmed my bookings and sent me details for pickup a day or two before. He has a Mercedes van that seats 11. We had 8-9 on our tours and he did a great job remembering...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the full day Great Ocean Road Tour that went in reverse and included some food stops along the way, and it was fantastic! We are an American couple and were on an anniversary trip. Shane was our guide and he did a great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we booked this full day adventure on the Great Ocean Road with Escape Discovery Adventures! This was the highlight of our 9 day stay in Melbourne, with Shane as our awesome guide, for Four Fabulous reasons (1) travelling in comfort in a spotless...More

Thank wenablas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend going with escape discovery was the highlight of my trip to Melbourne to visit my daughter.The day was amazing from start to finish Stacy the tour guide was excellent fun and really made sure everyone was looked after she made the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently did the tour on the 9th of April with Stacey. I can’t recommend this tour enough! I’ve done the Great Ocean Road before and its fantastic but going with Escape Discovery Adventures made it even better. Having read other reviews my expectations were pretty...More

1  Thank Alby188
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great all day tour, we the MB van was probably the best I've ever traveled of it's class, super comfortable seats, great leg room, clean, perfect. Paul is also super nice, is very clear when giving the tour. It was a great...More

Thank mscadjd
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Great Ocean Road experience, which was also a reverse tour. We enjoyed the small group experience with our guide, Shane. Typically the minibus fits 13 tourists, but we only have 4 on the tour including our group of 3. The pick up...More

Thank Alison K
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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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Christine K
24 February 2018|
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Hi Christine, Yes indeed - you can check availability via the calendars on each tours booking page. I hope this helps you Christine and if you have any further questions please feel free to ask me. Paul Anderson from... More
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Sandy S
17 February 2018|
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Hi Sandy, Our policy, along with some other conditions, are located at the bottom of each tours description page. We place it there (not on the booking page and not in 'fine print') so that all guests are aware of them... More
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FEM1happy
4 January 2018|
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Response from panderson9033 | Property representative |
Hi - my name us Paul and I am the owner. We stop in the town of Cowes on the island for up to an hour before the parade for guests to enjoy a dinner of their own choosing and expense. Their are lots if choices there or if... More
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