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Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)

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    What to Expect
    Depart your nominated hotel or address and set off for the beautiful Yarra Valley, located just 1-hour from Melbourne. 
    On arrival at Healesville Sanctuary, your guide will assist with your entry and provide you with a map before you set off to explore and meet Australia's most loved native animals.
    Something not to miss is the Tales from Platypus Creek show which is scheduled at 11:15am each day. Observe Platypus as they interact with keepers, play in the water and even enjoy having their tummies tickled in this world exclusive show.  
    At 12 noon, Guests may also choose to see Australia’s majestic birds of prey and magnificent parrots in the Spirits of the Sky show. 
    When guests are ready to depart Healesville Sanctuary, if time permits your guide can arrange a stop for lunch or perhaps a visit to nearby attractions such as:
    • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie
    • Yarra Valley Dairy
    • Wine tasting at boutique vineyards
    • Cider or Gin Tasting As this is a private tour, the day is flexible and you can tailor the activities with your guide.
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    Reviewed 16 May 2019

    We had a great day and the absolute highlight of our trip to Australia with the Yarra Valley Wildlife Express tour. Acacia Luxury Private Tours offers this visit to the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, which is very much recommended for people that want to see and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Oliver K
    StuartDobson, Owner at Acacia Luxury Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

    Thank-you for sharing your experience Oliver. Healesville Sanctuary is a real highlight of any visit to the Yarra Valley and a perfect way to introduce some diversity in to a day of wine tasting. But nothing quite surpasses viewing kangaroos in the wild at our...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

    We have just returned from a most memorable tour of Australia. As we started in Sydney, we were predisposed to join that team over Melbourne. However -under the genial guidance of Stuart Dobson, we quickly became turncoats! We were treated to a great tour of...More

    Thank janeow
    StuartDobson, Owner at Acacia Luxury Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2019

    Team Melbourne welcomes your vote Jane! We love our city and it is always a thrill to see our guest's succumb to its many charms. We really do thank-you for taking the time to share such positive feedback. It was an absolute joy to spend...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2019 via mobile

    We had a great day touring the Yarra Valley with Olivia! We saw Healesville wildlife sanctuary, which was incredible, and she helped fill in some blanks for us and made extra time so we could see the Tasmanian devils before we left. She took us...More

    Thank adamrussellkenney
    StuartDobson, Owner at Acacia Luxury Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2019

    Thanks for your amazing review and recommendation of our services! We agree with you wholeheartedly - Olivia is an outstanding guide with unsurpassed energy and enthusiasm. She was thrilled to receive your feedback. All of us at Acacia are pleased that you enjoyed your day...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2019

    We did the Yarra Valley Wildlife and Wine Tasting tour with Olivia and the two-day Great Ocean Road tour with Stuart. Both Olivia and Stuart almost immediately made us feel like family. Both were extremely knowledgeable about the attractions and sites, including koalas, parrots and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    StuartDobson, Owner at Acacia Luxury Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

    Thanks so much for your comprehensive review and endorsement of our services Bob! Your feedback and encouragement is so meaningful and really puts a spring in our step. We agree wholeheartedly that the two-day Great Ocean Road tour is the perfect way to see the...More

    Reviewed 7 May 2018

    Wow! We had the most wonderful day tour to the Yarra Valley with Acacia Tours. From the planning through to the impeccable delivery, everything was flawless. Stuart collected us in a sparkling luxury Audi Q7 and whisked us away to the Yarra Valley. Stuart is...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    StuartDobson, Owner at Acacia Luxury Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

    Thanks Stanley. It was such a pleasure to spend the day in the Yarra Valley with you both. It is wonderful to receive this feedback and to see that our efforts in planning and delivery translate to a perfect day tour. Please let us know...More

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    Response from Oliver K | Reviewed this property |
    The Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour) is 550 Euros for 2 people. $104 is the bus ride to the Sanctuary.
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