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Up Close and Local Tours

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Get off the beaten path to uncover the hidden corners of Perth and beyond. With small groups of 2 to 12 people, we have access to places that can't accommodate large groups - giving people an authentic, unique and highly personalised experience that...more
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Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had such a wonderful time on this tour! My partner and I hadn't been to the Swan Valley before and were thrilled to have Paul show us around. The wineries we attended were great and Paul was able to tell us so much about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jessica_Melbs_89
UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Jessica, I'm glad you both enjoyed our beautiful Swan Valley wineries! See you next time, Paul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had know idea these amazing food venues existed in Perth. One was down an alley and if you don't know its there you will never find it. All three restaurants we will definitely visit again and tell our friends about. In the first restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Paula, it was a pleasure to host and meet the fantastic group from Adept on our Low & Slow BBQ tour. All the best and thanks again, Paul

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had THE best day on the BBQ tour yesterday The customer service pre, during and post tour was impeccable, Paul was the perfect host, always ensuring everyone was happy and comfortable and the venues we visited were awesome - Special mention to Side Door...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You're very welcome Justine! I'm glad Ben enjoyed his birthday surprise and it was great to get to know you both. Thanks again, Paul

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private tour of the Bickley Valley with Paul from Up Close and Local Tours and had a fantastic time. The itinerary was flexible to accommodate our preferences, and the food and wine were delicious. Paul was super nice and friendly, and relaxed,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Lucy, I'm glad you all enjoyed your day in the beautiful Bickley Valley! It's one of our favourite places to relax with good food and wine so I'm glad we could share it with you all. Thanks again, Paul

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hd such a good time, the staff at our veterinary clinic asked to do it again next year! Paul was the perfect host- well organised, friendly and helpful. His choice of wineries was visited was spot-on. Thanks Paul! See you Xmas 2019.

Date of experience: December 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Innis - lock it in! I'm glad you all enjoyed the day and some of our favourite Swan Valley wineries. Look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Second year in a row doing this tour with Paul and once again an absolutely fantastic day. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone that enjoys a good red and the fun that you have making your own blend, both years the wineries we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Traci, it was great to see you both again and share our love of wine with you! I look forward to seeing what you come up with for your 2019 blend :) Paul

Reviewed 21 October 2018

We organised two tours in October for our sons 30th.Paul was so helpful and flexible to accommodate our tours, our booking and the tours themselves were personalised and exceptional value for money.Paul was punctual,personable and was there to help when required, ,

Date of experience: October 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Lynda, it was a pleasure to assist you in creating a special family weekend to celebrate your son's birthday. I look forward to seeing you next time you are in Perth - thanks again, Paul.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Thoroughly loved my trip today with "Up Close & Local Tours". The owner, Pul, was our Tour Guide today and he was so passionate about what he does. His knowledge is incredible and he goes above and beyond to make your day out so very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

I purchased a BBQ day tour for my partner for his birthday. We were picked up promptly, the food at the establishments visited was of a high standard and the conversation from Paul was engaging and informative. 10/10 will recommend to all our friends.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day with Paul, visited some fantastic wineries and got to try awesome wines along the way. If you’re after something a little more personal and away from the big tours then I could not recommend this enough. The day was timed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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