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Western Front Tours

Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
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First Festival Tours and the Novotel Hotel Ypres

Premoted and paid the price for what was advertised as Delux and comfort tour ( these are the exact... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
via mobile
well worth it

We spent two days touring with Peter along with our 19 year old son. We did "Out on the Somme" and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2014
Sara R
New South Wales, Australia
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This is a World War One Battlefield tour run by two Australians - mostly for Australians. It was amazing & i would love to contribute a review
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16 May 2015
“First Festival Tours and the Novotel Hotel Ypres”
18 Oct 2014
“well worth it”
Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Premoted and paid the price for what was advertised as Delux and comfort tour ( these are the exact words from the company website )what I got was a child's bed the sort with metal frame a trundle bed underneath with what looked like a...More

Thank Yourchoicenow
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We spent two days touring with Peter along with our 19 year old son. We did "Out on the Somme" and "Fromelles to Ypres". It was so full of information and so interesting, we had no direct connections with these battlefields, however we all learnt...More

2  Thank Sara R
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We spent two days traversing the Western Front battlefields with Peter, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our time with him. Both tours we went on were comprehensive,informative and delivered with such reverence that you quickly realized that Peter has a deep emotional connection to...More

2  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I joined Peter for the Out In The Somme and the Fromelles-Ypres tours, was an amazing experience, Peter is very passionate about the Diggers and this shows with his knowledge. As I was searching for 3 graves of family friends Peter was only to helpful...More

Thank joelthelion
Reviewed 18 November 2013

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Europe. Peter has an immense knowledge of the whole area and he puts it over with passion and a great oversight. To stand and hear his explanation of the various places we visited was...More

7  Thank Kerog
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Peter from Western Front Tours is passionate about keeping the history of Australia's involvement in WW1 in Europe alive. He knows his history and he explains it well. He tells a good story. We came to understand some of the personal sacrifices young Australian men...More

2  Thank hian
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Spent a great day with Peter learning about WW1. It was just 3 of us which was great. Peter is very passionate and has many stories to share. Very enjoyable.

2  Thank liesarose
Reviewed 13 June 2013

This was a father and son trip, something I'd recommend for every 18 y.o. Peter was just outstanding. Amazing knowledge, great stories, never to be forgotten.

3  Thank Lajetidreaming
Reviewed 15 October 2012

After spending nine years on family history research, the time and opportunity came to visit the Western Front to visit the burial sites of four family members, plus a further two members with no known burial sites but whose names are inscribed on the Villers-Bretonneux...More

5  Thank Aussienanna
Reviewed 8 August 2012

We did the tour - and were the other couple mentioned in the previous review. This was an important day for me, visiting Fromelles where members of my family fought and died as was Bullecourt where my wife's Grandfather fought. The tour met and exceeded...More

5  Thank David S
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Are you still operating ....if so, could you please advise on this site ?
19 March 2015|
Response from Claude V |
Peter is now retired and back to Australia. you can look on Ploegsteert sector battlefield experience Regards. Claude
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does Peter Norton still operate tours to the Western Front
9 January 2015|
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Response from Aussienanna | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately Peter has now retired from the end of 2014.