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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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located Melbourne city hotel or address
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Private tour (up to 6-hours)
    • Experienced Driver / Guide
    • Melbourne city hotel / cruise port pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Wine, Beer, Gin, Cheese, Chocolate tasting (Optional)
    Exclusions
    • Lunch is not included however we can assist with arrangements and guests can pay directly with the selected venue on the day
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    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 learn about
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    Response from StuartDobson, Owner at Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)
    Responded 29 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 secret location. So glad to have spent the day with you both. Kind Regards Stuart
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    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 the citiy - basking
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    Response from StuartDobson, Owner at Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)
    Responded 16 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 time with you both. Kind Regards Stuart
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    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 to Levantine Hill winery for a
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    Response from StuartDobson, Owner at Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)
    Responded 1 Apr 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 in the Yarra Valley and hope all went well with your self-drive road trip to the Great Ocean Road. Kind Regards Stuart
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    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,
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    Response from StuartDobson, Owner at Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)
    Responded 21 Jan 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 12 Apostles offering the opportunity to witness both sunset and sunrise - spectacularly different lighting. If you ever come back to our shores, please let us know! Warm Regards Stuart
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    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 an amazing
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    Response from StuartDobson, Owner at Yarra Valley Wildlife Express (Private Tour)
    Responded 6 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 if we can ever be of service in the future. Kind Regards Stuart
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