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Tours for people who don't like tours. Go at your own pace with a well-informed and connected local guide. We specialise in unique and highly personalised experiences anywhere in the city or around Victoria. Explore the backroads and hidden...more
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Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9088 8001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Eliot arranged an excellent tour of wineries and the Healesville Sanctuary for us. We had to shorten the tour (unexpectedly) and Eliot was able to rearrange the schedule and still allow us to have an excellent experience at Coombe estate, Levantine Hill and the Yarra...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Patrick, our host, very quickly became a new friend. He knows his wine, the Yarra Valley and Melbourne history and architecture. And on top of it all, he is just an overall nice guy! Someone we wanted to hang out with. My wife and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked a city tour and Patrick was our guide. He did a great job and we enjoyed the tour so much that we booked a tour the next day to the Yarra Valley wineries. He is very knowledgeable and friendly. He did a...More

1  Thank Lohntraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The passion of Sharon made this neighborhood tour of Melbourne an exceptional and not to be missed tour. A city’s personality lies within its neighborhoods and the way Sharon presented these neighborhoods helped my wife and I understand the culture and way of life of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour with Elliot today and it was awesome! He took us to every place we wanted to go to and then some. He was very knowledgeable and lots of fun to be with. Would highly recommend this company.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun time experiencing some of the wonderful food of Melbourne! Our entertaining host, Pete, took the time to talk to us at the start of the tour. It was raining and one of our group has some movement limitations. We explained that we...More

1  Thank CMCFarms
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Localing Tours is outstanding! They were highly recommended by the concierge staff at our hotel and exceeded our expectations. We booked a Great Ocean Road tour and were so pleased with the tour and our fantastic guide, Eli, that we called the office at lunch...More

2  Thank BF_746
DeanAndDanLocaling, Owner at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. The Pacific Coast Highway is pretty amazing but we like to think the Ocean Road can hold its own with among the world's best coastal drives. I'm really glad you found the trip worthwhile...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Living in Melbourne I thought I have seen it all however I was wrong. Dingo and the team showed me a side of melbourne that I’ve never seen before. Would highly recommend them and will definitely book for our next birthday. Thanks again boys

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had a group of guys (Plumbers, drainlayers professionals who had not been to the melbourne area and had a day to do some exploring. Eliot from Localing was our guide and they had suggested a trip down to Mornington Peninsular to experience some of...More

1  Thank seanjulie2018
DeanAndDanLocaling, General Manager at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hey Sean! Thank you for the great review. Eliot had a lovely time taking you guys around Mornington and showing you some of Victoria's best produce. Not to mention the brilliant artisans making drinks and breathtaking views (Slightly different landscape to New Zealand) you see...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I love our hidden treasures in the unexpected alleys of melbourne this tour didn't disappoint but highlighted the collection of treats we have.our tour guide was informative fun and friendly so knowledgeable of the history and street artists. I highly recommend this tour whenever you...More

3  Thank mary g
DeanAndDanLocaling, General Manager at Localing Private Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for this generous review. Melbourne, as you know, is a big city with a big history. It's almost harder for us locals to find the time to get our heads around it and explore. Regardless, it is as rewarding....More

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Jake G
2 June 2018|
Response from Daniel P |
Hi Jake, thats really lovely to hear. Im not sure why it wouldn't be working but maybe one is pending. You may have to try and troubleshoot with tripadvisor. I will pass on your warm wishes to Luca and thanks again for... More
19 May 2017|
Response from DeanAndDanLocaling | Property representative |
I'm Dan from Localing Private Experiences Melbourne. Thanks for getting in touch. We certainly can help with this. I love combining Phillip Island with the Mornington Peninsula and Wilsons Promontory on a 2-day itinerary... More
Poonam R
21 April 2017|
Response from DeanAndDanLocaling | Property representative |
Hello Poonam, all our tours are private and we would be very happy to help. The best thing to do would be to email the office info @ localing. com. au with details of your group and plans and we can take it from there... More