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Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: Federation Square, Corner of Flinders St & Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9499 5139
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Oceania Tours run small group tours for up to 12 passengers in Melbourne...

Oceania Tours run small group tours for up to 12 passengers in Melbourne and surrounds. You will love the personalized experiences and enjoy the interaction with our friendly and expert guides. You will discover the best city sights on our Melbourne City Tour or wander around like a local on our Melbourne Walking Tour. Heading out of the city, we run expert tours to the Great Ocean Road featuring the Twelve Apostles and very special interactions with kangaroos, koalas, tiger quolls and bandicoots. On our Phillip Island tour you will time to fully explore the island and chat to your expert guide. Our new Aboriginal Melbourne Tour allows you to taste the native ingredients at renowned restaurant Charcoal Lane plus so much more. We look forward to sharing our great city with you.

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US$125.05*
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Private Tour: Great Ocean Road from Melbourne
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US$56.08*
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Melbourne Shore Excursion: Private City Tour
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US$56.08*
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Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery

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Penguins and Penguins plus!

We had a full day of interesting activities before the amazing performance of the penguins after a beautiful sunset. Our guide, Dane was extremely friendly and knowledgeable of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sherman Oaks, CA
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time writing a bad review but this company really disappointed me: The Great Ocean Road tour is long as everybody mentioned here. We were 7 people and the guide, so we were 8 people in a minivan that if the people in the back wants to get out the person in the second road had to... More 

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a full day of interesting activities before the amazing performance of the penguins after a beautiful sunset. Our guide, Dane was extremely friendly and knowledgeable of the flora, fauna and history. He made the day special. I would recommend purchasing the "Penguins Plus" package for viewing more penguins intimately in comfortable setting.

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Collingwood, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our day with Fred as our guide. He loves what he does and shares his enthusiasm with his guests. Once you get outside of the Melbourne area (1 hour or so) scenery improves. Yes the vistas along the ocean are spectacular and breath taking. Main tourists area's (12 Apostles) are crazy with people, but that's life. Fred took us... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your fab review! Fred is definitely passionate and we're glad you had a good time with him. We are proud of the special places we take you to see wildlife along the way so it's great that you enjoyed the kangaroos! See you next time.. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had Amy all to myself in the morning for the Melbourne City tour. She was so eager to share her favorite local spots, who had the best dumplings and a few local secret spots which was an added treat. Melbourne is home for her and that came thru in her passion on the tour. We broke for lunch on... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review Kate. Sounds like you hit it off with Amy! Good idea to combine the City Tour with the Penguins on the same day. I hope that you had some more time in Melbourne to try out all the dumpling spots! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the great ocean road tour. Our guide was Liam. He was extremely knowledgeable and did an amazing job.

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for this review. We will pass on your comments to Liam! More 

Limerick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Great Ocean Road day tour. Long trip, weather was windy and overcast. Liam was our driver and guide. Great guy, very engaging and knowledgeable,. We had a short stop at a lighthouse for coffee toilet. We stopped in Lorne for lunch at a hotel. It was very windy at Apollo bay and the Apostles, now eight. The... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and kind words about our guide Liam. Sounds like you didn't have much luck with the weather but hopefully it made for some dramatic scenery! Glad to hear that you had a great day out nonetheless. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent guide Liam... Wonderful knowledge great tour guide! Vehicle very basic and very uncomfortable for 11 hours trip. Itinerary too many stops we felt with similar view! Not very good value for money. 12 Apostles beautiful view not sure it was worth such a long journey. Excellent visit to Ecological sanctuary to see wild life..... In fact this was the... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi John, thank you for your feedback. It is great to hear the positive words about our excellent guide Liam and also the visit to the Ecolodge which is a highly unique wildlife experience. We are certainly displeased to learn that you felt uncomfortable in the vehicle. The vehicle that you traveled in is a brand new Renault. Most of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a tour and tour guide, Fred was amazing and not only a truly friendly guy but very professional, a true asset to the Oceania tours company. The bus was clean and tidy and comfy and easy accessible for anyone with mobility problems, I would strongly recommend this tour company and will be informing my tour company trail finders on... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this glowing review of our guide Fred, the vehicle and our tour. It was a pleasure to have you on tour with us. Safe home travels ! More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had 2 tours with Oceania tours? Phillip Island - the Penguins were fantastic. The stops at the farm in Churchill Island and in the Koala conservation was too short. The lunch break was too long. Great Ocean Road - the scenery was wounderful but we could have some time at the 12 Apostles. The search for kangaroo in the... More 

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the detailed feedback. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the Penguins, they really are a highlight. We will take on board your feedback about the length of each stop, we are constantly reviewing this to suit the time that the penguins arrive each evening (it changes seasonally). For the Great Ocean Road tour, we... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a great day with Liam as our guide taking us to Phillip Island to see both the Koalas and in the evening the penguins coming ashore. A well organised tour with an excellent guide. It does get very cold on the beach, so as all the guide books recommend take a warm coat.

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Oceaniatours, Owner at Oceania Tours & Safaris - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review ! Phillip Island is spectacular and we're glad you had a great day out with Liam. Absolutely correct about the weather, it's a wild spot so better to have some extra clothes on hand! More 

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