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Great Ocean Road Auto Tours - Private Day Tours
Ranked #3 of 10 Tours in Apollo Bay
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Owner description: Great Ocean Road Auto Tours provide private tours tailored for you! Tour in comfort along one of the most iconic road trip in the world. We specialise in private tours of up to four (4) people. Travel in our luxurious BMW X5 and see the things that you want to see. Two day tours are our specialty but we also do one day tours. We pick up from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne City, Geelong, Lorne and Apollo Bay. Come join us today!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michael was warm and friendly and knowledgeable as well.

He was on time to pick us up at our accommodation.

Schedule was per the itinerary.

I would highy recommend anyone who wants a private tour of the GOR to go with Michael.

Thank Esther0762
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We normally avoid tours like the plague, being "do it yourself" ers, but not having a lot of time for the great ocean road and not willing to take the trouble of driving, we picked this private tour as a kind of compromise.

Are we glad that we did. From the time we approached them by email, Michael (who runs this with Jenny) was friendly and professional. Booking and making payments were easy and Michael picked us up from Waurn Paunds station in Geelong as planned for a single day tour.

The car was nice and comfortable, Michael is an excellent driver, and he knew just the spots to hit along the way. Although the day was wet and windy we enjoyed the lovely sights along the great ocean road culminating in the Apostles and Loch Ard gorge. Personally, I did not find this THE best ocean road drive that I have been on, but it is still wonderful and worth doing.

What made the day special was the conversation we enjoyed with Michael about nature and conservation, about Australia and the region, and life in general. Of course, if we had the time, a 2 or 3 day tour would have been better, but this was pretty much as good as it gets.

Prices are extremely reasonable for the level of service and comfort. Highly recommend this private tour for those who would like to enjoy the GOR at their own pace but without the hassle of driving. In fact, I would go so far as to say that if you are a foreigner, and likely to be a one time visitor to the GOR, ditch the rental and tour with Michael !! It will be more relaxing and enriching.

Thank SL9999
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We hired Michael for the Great Ocean Road tour and are very glad we did. Michael was both professional and friendly. We had great conversations during the down time of our drive (he picked us up in downtown Melbourne) and he was informative about sights and history along the way as well. Once we booked the tour he sent our itinerary which helped us to know what we would be seeing and doing each day. While he kept us on our daily agenda, he was flexible and patient when we wanted to stop to take photos and ask questions. He also gave great suggestions as to hotels to stay at both in Melbourne and Apollo Bay. We loved the variety of stops and all the sights we got to see. What a beautiful drive. We would never had found or known of some of the places and overlooks we saw had we tried to drove this ourself. We are so glad we booked this tour with Michael and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Looked at reviews and chose Michael for a better way to do the Great Ocen road and were not disappointed. So much better than being yet another number on a large mininbus or coach and went to places that they would not visit. Friendly host, great day out and happy to recommend.

Thank WakefieldU
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Michael was a wonderful guide. He was flexible yet kept us in our itinerary. He was knowledgeable and friendly. As a former policeman, he was a great driver. The stops and the scenery were amazing!

Thank Diane R
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