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About Us

Around And About is a family business which was established in June 2004. Around and About offers you a truly unique touring experience as we take you exploring throughout the many interesting and exciting places Victoria has to offer. If you are thinking about taking a holiday to Australia, we specialise in bus group day tours and extended tours throughout Melbourne and Victoria.

Tours From: $99.00

Around And About Philosophy

Around And About’s philosophy is simple, to provide the best small group tours, out of Melbourne Australia. Our mission is to strive to deliver a  wonderful experience while visiting Melbourne Australia.

Our Team

We are a small team of four people. Walter Edgar is the main driver and guide. He is also the office manager. Garry, Phil and Paul complete the team of drivers/guides.

Our Vehicles

The tour vehicle is a modern, spacious Ford Transit bus which can accommodate up to 11 passengers. The seating is very comfortable and each seat has individual head rests and safety belts. The vehicle also has child restraints fitted and child and baby seats are available on request. Other features include ample luggage space, cd player, and dual air-conditioning. Our bus allows easy access to fascinating and interesting places that large coaches cannot access. If we pass something that appeals to you, we are more than willing to do a U-turn for you to explore.

Our Affiliations

Around And About is registered with all the Relevant Authorities. All our vehicles are fully insured , Around And About also carries public liabilty insurance. 

Around And About is member of ATEC
Around And About Vtic membership
Parks Victoria Licence 2020
Around And About is a member of VECCI
Around And About is a member of Bus Safety Victoria
Around And About is a member of ATDW
Apollo Bay Chamber of com
Around And About is a member of trip Advisor
Around And About is member of Australia
Around And About is member of Great ocean Road
Around And About is a member of Visit Victoria
Around And About is a meber of Geelong and Bellarine
Tourism insurance program
Around And About is insured by Alliance
Around And About uses rezdy booking software
Around And About uses strip payment gateway

Our Achievements

QTAB Logo
covid clean practice
Coivd clean practice
Sustainable logo
Around And About trade checklist
Tripadvisor award 2020 certicate
Safe travels Logo
Around And About is covid ready
Around And About Tripadvisor travel choice award

Why Us?

  • Small groups, maximum 11 passengers
  • We depart early to avoid crowds and traffic
  • Large variety of tours to choose from
  • Over 15 years of experience, family run business
  • We offer the best Ultimate Two Day Great Ocean Road Tour
  • Great prices and special deals
  • Cater for all ages

What To Bring

  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Rain jacket (just in case)
  • Warm clothes (just in case)
  • Camera (spare battery and memory card – you will need it)
  • Phone charger and cable
  • Comfortable walking shoes

Support a small local business, which offers the best small group tours, from Melbourne Australia. Let us take you Around And About.

Tours From: $99.00

Reviews

A must tour small group tour. Review of: Full-Day Great Ocean Road Tour from Melbourne. Walter was a great guide and organised an excellent tour. We have been on the great ocean road a few times but enjoyed this one the most. For example the fact that leaving early in the morning ensured we were not waiting in queues and had time to enjoy the sites. We also visited other places like the rain forest and area to view koalas in their natural habitat and feed native parrots. The only negative were the seats which were a bit narrow and uncomfortable for the long day.

Liesl P Oct. 2017 Perth, Australia

so amazing adventure. We come from china, and we are 6 persons.1 family (1 teenager), and 2 young girls. I booked this activies from the interner in China, and I worried if the traverller agence could pick us up at the hotel on time, cause we are in the different city . Fortunately, the tour guide picked us up , prepared morning tea, introduced the scenic spots, told us to be safety everytime especially cross the road(cause in china right way of road). We had 2 amazing days of the great ocean road, saw beautiful coastline, pretty villages, enjoy nice chocolates. My chinese friends saw my photos, and I am very glad to recommend this nice trip to them ! I just have 1 suggestion : when the traveller on their trip, could the company give every tourist a piece of paper that introduce some information’s like the name of the scene, the story or the location about what scenes they will see . Cause the guide will tell us the information’s, but when we go around the scene, we can also refer the “guide information”. And when we finished trip, you can recycle the paper for protect environment , and also can let the tourist to keep as a souvenir. Thanks!

caihua2017 Sep. 2017

Great Ocean Road Day Tour and Helicopter Ride. We had the Best 1 Day Tour Ever. Walter was so informative and he showed us all the best spots to see along the way. He was efficient and punctual. We got to see koala’s , Kangaroo’s and Beautiful Birds along the way. The helicopter ride was amazing to see the 12 Apostles from a birds eye. Shaun and I will definitely book another tour with you and we highly recommend you to anyone traveling to Melbourne and want to see the great ocean road.

Megan W Jun. 2017