The Private Tour Guide is the only private touring company that has Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania covered.
They offer the very best guides in Australia’s most stunning locations. Their private tours visit all of the iconic destinations in Victoria including the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Grampians and of course the wonderful city of Melbourne.
With countless five star reviews on Tripadvisor and a combined experience of 25 years, the team can proudly say that no other private touring company in Australia can offer such a superb experience across all three states of the east coast.
Service TypesCultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Free Wifi
Disabled AssistanceCaters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Wheelchair access
MembershipVictoria Tourism Industry Council
Discover one of the world’s most famous scenic coastal drives. The Great Ocean Road is a true favourite of The Private Tour Guide and guaranteed to be one of the highlights of your trip.
The team have toured the road over a thousand times and it continues to amaze and surprise them. Explore spectacular beaches, tranquil and charming coastal towns, an abundance of Australian wildlife, a vibrant surf culture, secret rainforests and not to mention- the famous 12 Apostles.
With so many stops and wonderful stories to share along the way, you are guaranteed to have a sensational day.
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Come and see why Melbourne is commonly voted ‘The Most Liveable City in The World’.
With a population of over four million people, Melbourne has grown from its gold rush heritage of the 1850’s to be one of the most incredible cities in the world and will soon become Australia’s most populated city.
There is so much to see in this diverse city with historical buildings, world-renowned gardens and markets, Australia’s best art museums, multiculturalism, exciting food scene, sporting stadiums, lively downtown café scene and the best shopping arcades in the land.
The Private Tour Guide make sure you get a feel for why Melbourne is regarded so highly and can customize the tour for you to focus on the sights you are really interested in.
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Just one hour from downtown Melbourne is one of Australia’s most revered wine producing regions. The Mornington Peninsula has evolved from a late beginning in the nineteen eighties to being one of the finest producers of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Pinot Gris/ Grigio.
But it is not only wine that brings people to this wonderful place. It is a foodies heaven with a plethora of amazing restaurants, chocolatiers, cheese-makers, olive groves and so many other forms of produce.
The Private Tour Guide loves wine, food and stunning scenery. That is why they love coming to the Mornington Peninsula.
Your tour can be customised to especially for you. There are options for fruit picking, visiting cheesemakers, distillers, ciderhouses and some stunning seaside viewing spots.
The scenic Yarra Valley is a food and wine lover’s paradise. Only an hour from downtown Melbourne, this world famous wine region boasts over 300 vineyards and 160 wineries.
Unlike other tour companies, The Private Tour Guide ensure the flexibility that wine touring requires and help to customise the perfect private tour of the Yarra Valley.
A first stop at Domaine Chandon for a glass of premium Australian sparkling wine with one of the Yarra Valley’s most mesmerizing views. It’s then time to visit wineries to suit your palette based on what we learn from your preferences. The Yarra Valley has so many different varieties of wine and The Private Tour Guide know all of the wineries including some hidden secret boutique wineries.
Lunch at Tarrawarra Estate is truly memorable experience with one of the Yarra Valley’s best chefs cooking stunning food all sourced from local farmers and producers.
The rest of the day is up to you. Choose from more wine, a crisp ale or cider, enjoy a cheese platter, a gin tasting or even visit a Chocolaterie and Ice Creamerie.
We are the experts with over twenty years of touring experience and have worked as winemakers and sommeliers.
The Penguin Parade is one of Australia’s premier wildlife attractions and receives millions of visitors year after year. Situated on Phillip Island in South Eastern Victoria, a visit to Melbourne is not complete without seeing the world’s smallest Penguins returning to their nesting burrows at night after a day of fishing in the Southern Ocean.
The tour also visits Phillip Island’s Koala Conservation Centre and the spectacular scenery of The Nobbies with Australia’s largest fur seal colony and countless ocean birds nesting in the area.
The Private Tour Guide knows this area well and will endeavour to keep you away from the masses of crowds that arrive each day.