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Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours

Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Wonderful guide!

Kirsty is professional, knowledgeable, a wonderful guide who loved sharing her knowledge. She... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Lieni
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Exceptional! Accessible! Individual!

I found Kirsty and her business online, searching for someone to show my family, including my 8... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Doreen D
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Cairns, Australia
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We are Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours. Located 90 minutes from Melbourne we specialise in unique experiences for the thinking traveller around the Bass Coast and Gippsland areas. Our small group tours are hosted by local guides. We operate seven days a week. Tours incorporate wildlife, food, wine & breweries, distilleries, stunning coast and country, and more. You are not the average traveller. We are not your average tour company. ‘Experience seekers’ and lovers of ‘Aussie hospitality’ will enjoy our tours. Melbourne pick up service can be arranged for private touring.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Kirsty is professional, knowledgeable, a wonderful guide who loved sharing her knowledge. She really gave us a unforgettable tour of the parks and the penguin parade. The small van makes all the difference too, definitely a better option than a big bus tour. Great attention...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you so very much for your kind words Lieni. It was my pleasure to share our wonderful area with you all. Please visit again. Best wishes always, Kirsty

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I found Kirsty and her business online, searching for someone to show my family, including my 8 year old daughter, who is using wheelchair, around Phillip Island. From the start I felt in great hands. There was a bit of organising to do since we...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you so very much Doreen for this lovely review. It was our pleasure to share Phillip Island with you all; four generations of amazing women. I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and delighted to have been part of your special trip. I do...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

A fabulous day with Kirsty our guide. Kirsty's knowledge of the Island and the penguins was exhaustive. We saw things the big bus tours wouldn't be able to give you. Kirsty is a local and she knows the locals and all the best spots and...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you Margaret for your kind words. I am thrilled you and Bailey had a great day out and I certainly enjoyed having you aboard. Thank you for choosing to tour with us. Please visit again! Best wishes always, Kirsty.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We have a private tour, pick-up and drop-off included! Lunch, tickets too! It was really great, love the koalas, wallabies, kangaroos and so much more! Kirsty you are amazing! Thanks for a great day!

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you so much for touring with us. We loved meeting you and sharing our Island home with you all. Travel well and come again. Best wishes Kirsty

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This was probably the best tour we did during our 16 day cruise. Kirsty was fantastic and took us to places that the larger tours would never visit. Highly recommended.

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thanks for your kind review Steve. It was a pleasure to show you and others from the Seabourn Encore around our area. We are delighted you enjoyed our tour. Thanks for seeking us out. All the best for future travels. Kirsty and David

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

What a wonderful day we had with Kirsty. Our trip was everything we hoped for and more with a trip to the race track and to see the penguins. Kirsty is so knowledgable and passionate about the island and it’s environment and being a local...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

It was my pleasure to share paradise with you all and thank you for the lovely review. Travel well and enjoy the rest of your Ozzie adventure. Good luck for the cricket too 👍 Kind regards, Kirsty

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Kirsty is a fabulous and knowledgeable tour guide. The full island tour package was really interesting and Kirsty made it more fun and enjoyable. I would recommend her business to anyobe wanting an in depth look on the island and penguin tour to end the...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for your kind review and most of all for touring with us. It was such a pleasure to have you both on board and congratulations on your wedding anniversary! Travel well and best wishes always, Kirsty

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Kirsty, from Exceptional Phillip Island, is hands down the best guide you could hope to have. She’s incredibly knowledgeable, fun, and professional. I had an awesome day with her on a private tour.More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for your kid review 674joriew and thank you for choosing to tour with us. It was such a pleasure to show you around our beautiful area and we hope you will return some day. All the very best wishes for your continuing travels....More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

My Husband and I took part in an Exceptional Food and Wine tour. It was a simply fantastic experience. The bus was comfortable, exploring with no need for google maps and the usual confusion was great. We visited places we never would have known to...More

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Kirsty M, Owner at Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review ComewhatMay01. It was out pleasure to share this piece of paradise with you. We are lucky to have so many super hosts to share and a wide range of experiences. We look forward to your visiting again some time....More

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Hi Adeline Thank you for your inquiry. I have forwarded this to Dianne Ray who has taken over our business as of yesterday. She is the new owner and will look after your group perfectly I am sure. I am unable to share her... More
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