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AAT Kings

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Want to escape, indulge, relax or explore while all the driving is done for...

Want to escape, indulge, relax or explore while all the driving is done for you? On an AAT Kings Day Tour of Melbourne our friendly and engaging Driver Guides will bring each destination to life.

AAT Kings Melbourne Day Tours offers a range of half and full day tours that cover Great Ocean Road & the 12 Apostles, the Penguin Parade, Puffing Billy, morning and afternoon city tours, Healesville, Ballarat and the Yarra Valley.

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US$125.15*
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Phillip Island: Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Day Tour from Melbourne
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US$105.60*
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Phillip Island Little Penguins Parade Evening Tour
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US$129.06*
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Yarra Valley Wineries and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Tour from Melbourne

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Great Ocean Road Day tour

This is an excellent tour! Since we did this during a peak time - our driver/guide (I can't recollect his name) - he decided to take us for the tour in reverse. This way we did... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
Nisha M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The tour was amazing had a great time with tour driver...... AAT Kings is just awesome for city tours... The tour for great ocean road was wordless means no words......... God beautiful creation......heaven AAT kings - The tour was on 26th dec Our pick was from Swanston St Grand Mercure.....Don't remember the tour driver name but he was amazing awesome... More 

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AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello vritisethdua, Thanks for your review. We're delighted to hear you had a fantastic time on your recent Great Ocean Road Day Tour with us. We agree the views are simply breathtaking! Thank you for travelling with us and we hope to welcome you back on board again soon. Kind regards, The team at AAT Kings More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with AAT to see the penguin parade. It was great to stop at the animal sanctuary on the way too where we fed kangaroos and wallabies! They driver was really informative and friendly with the great Australian sense of humour! The penguin parade was amazing, we paid extra to sit in a quieter area, with... More 

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Thank Beth B
AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hi Beth B, Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you had a brilliant time on your recent Phillip Island Day Tour with us. How lovely that this was a highlight of your trip to Australia. It is very special seeing the little penguins up close isn't it! Our guides love sharing their local knowledge and stories with... More 

allentown,pa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Booked this tour via Viator. The penguins was the highlight of the day and well worth the trip. We wanted to see kangaroos and kaloas so the tour stopped on the way. This was an animal prison . My suggestion is go dirrectly to see the penguins. Skip the rest.

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AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello bradley p, Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you had a wonderful time visiting the little penguins out at Phillip Island with us. Aren't they just gorgeous - it really is a magical exprience! It's a shame to hear your comments about Maru Koala and Animal Park. We have contacted our lovely partners, please see their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is an excellent tour! Since we did this during a peak time - our driver/guide (I can't recollect his name) - he decided to take us for the tour in reverse. This way we did not miss anything and we saw everything without the peak touristy crowd!!!! Brilliant!!! Recommend this tour and I hope all AATkings tour guides are... More 

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Thank Nisha M
AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Nisha M, Thank you for your review. We're so pleased to hear you had a wonderful time on your recent Great Ocean Road Day Tour with us. Our guides love to share their local knowledge and stories with our guests to create a memorable experience. It's great to hear our Driver Guide made your day so brilliant. Thank you... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

AAT Kings Melbourne Day tours ( where to put this on TA) Phillip Island afternoon tour We departed Fed Square at 4.30am, and got down to PI at about 6.30pm. The drive down there was very scenic and I wasn’t bored at all, the changing scenery and Geoff’s commentary were great. Prior to heading to the Penguin encounter we got... More 

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Thank Wheels1964
AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Wheels1964, Thank you for your review. It sounds like you had a great time on your recent Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour with us! Seeing the little penguins roaming around is really something special isn't it! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day with Geoff and AAT Kings. Thank you for travelling with us. We hope to... More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The trip was enjoyable but I felt we spent too long at the tea rooms and the scones weren't that great. The driver and coach were excellent and so was the train ride but I would have preferred at least 1-2 hours at Sassafras with lunch and shopping. I would have preferred lunch at Miss Marples instead of coffee and... More 

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AAT K, AAT Kings Management at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Jenny H, Thank you for your review. It’s great to hear you enjoyed your recent Puffing Billy Day Tour with us. It’s a stunning region and our guides love to share their insights and stories with our guests to ensure it’s a memorable experience. We thank you for your feedback on the structure of this tour. We are always... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I went on the Puffing Billy and Healseville Sanctuary tour and if you are willing to rent a car or have 3 friends to split a taxi, there is no need for a tour. Here is how the day went. AAT kings tells us to meet at a hotel 3 minutes away from our hotel at 7:25. They show up... More 

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AAT K, AAT Kings Management at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Michelle J, Thank you for your review. It has been advised that a member of our team has spoken to you directly about your recent experience with us. Again, we are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent experience with AAT Kings. We hope to make it up to you and welcome you back on board again... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Really had a memorable experience with the family as we watched the penguins could me home. It did get colder as the sun fell and you really should get to the viewing area early, but many people left after the first wave of penguins arrived so we had plenty of great viewing for the following waves. Additionally walking back up... More 

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AAT K, AAT Kings Marketing at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Paulphillips3rd, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent Phillip Island Penguins Day Tour with us. It truly is a spectacular sight seeing the little penguins waddling around. As you can appreciate the distance between Melbourne City and Phillip Island it can be a big day, however we believe the experience is... More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Our agent booked us on three Melbourne AAT Kings tours over 2 days. Having traveled from the US, our desire was to see as much of the Melbourne area as possible in the time available. As advertised, the AAT day tour descriptions do cover a lot, but in practice, there were limitations and shortcomings. The open ticketing and large buses... More 

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Thank VW49
AAT K, AAT Kings Management at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello VW49, Thank you for your review. Thank you for your feedback on all three recent Melbourne Day Tours you experienced with us. As you can appreciate we try to fit in as much as possible into each itinerary to ensure a memorable experience for our guests. Because of this you can expect some time on our coach, numerous stops,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Cristina Hermoso Belmonte I had a very huge problem with this agency. I booked a penguin tour with them and when I was in the tour I realised that the tour was another very different I explained the situation to the driver and verify me that the tour I were it was changed to another tour but nobady told me... More 

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AAT K, AAT Kings Management at AAT Kings, responded to this review

Hello Mulan49, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent Day Tour. One of our team members will be in contact with you directly to discuss your recent experience with us. Kind regards, Jody Grossfeldt, Head of Guest Relations More 

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