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Canberra Secrets personalised tours provide a true local perspective of what makes this city tick, highlighting the secrets and the quirky within — from the national attractions, through to the city’s thriving cafe culture and the wonders of the...more
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Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i spent an afternoon with a wonderful woman, Margaret Wade. We had a fantastic, interesting and informative afternoon looking at some of canberras attractions. Margaret was helpful too with my husband and his wheelchair. Well worth the money. Thank you.

Date of experience: January 2019
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was lovely to meet you both and to share the secrets of this beautiful city. It was a pleasure to have you on board. How lovely too that we were once all teachers! Kind regards, Marg

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marg is the best company.She has a great knowledge of Canberra and puts in a great effort to make you comfortable.A bucket list thing to do weather tourist ore local. I will be back.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Paul! I really enjoyed meeting you both and showing you around some of my favourite Canberra sights. We had a bit of excitement being evacuated from the War Memorial didn't we? That was a pity - so yes, you do need to come...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

We were first time visitors to Canberra. Marg arrived at our Hotel promptly at the agreed time to collect us. She took us to a selection of sights based on the things we were interested in (which we had discussed with her before arrival). We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Thank you so much for a lovely day too. It was a pleasure to have you on board and to share the sights with you. I hope to see you another time in Canberra. Kind regards Marg

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Organised this tour for my family who were in town visiting Canberra for the first gime. Highly recommended! Tour operator provided high quality service! A must do for those who love learning and being engaged while on holiday!

Date of experience: November 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

And what a lovely family too! Thank you so much for booking a Canberra Secrets tour. It was a fun day and a pleasure to have you on board. Kind regards Marg

Reviewed 6 December 2018

I have taken many tours round the world. This one rates up there with the best! Marg facilitated my participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial - a very moving experience I shall never forget.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thank you so much. It was my absolute pleasure to do this and to share my love of Canberra with you all. I’m so pleased you took this opportunity to be part of the ceremony, it was indeed special. Thank you for booking a Canberra...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018

I wanted to show my overseas visitors from the US the best that Canberra has to offer as I have been boasting about my adopted home town for years. We are all quilters and I asked Marg if she could include some textile highlights in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thank you so much Carol! It was really lovely to focus on textiles during our tour and I enjoyed sharing the back stories of these. It was my pleasure to show you around your home town as well as share our city’s secrets with your...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018

The tour was amazing, Marg was so knowledgeable about Canberra and was so passionate about the places we visited, I would recommend anyone to do a tour with Canberra Secrets.

Date of experience: November 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you Glenda, it was so lovely to meet you and I'm glad you enjoyed our Canberra Secrets Highlights tour. It was a fun day! Kind regards, Marg

Reviewed 24 November 2018

I only had one full day in Canberra, but by taking Marg's tour I learned more about the Capital than I did about the entire rest of the country in the month I spent touring. Marg's insight and knowledge of Canberra and her enthusiasm for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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612margw, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you Loryn for your kind review. We had a lovely day, and yes, it was a very special time on the eve of the centenary of the Armistice. The view of all the hand crafted poppies was something special indeed. I'm really glad I...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Marg's personality and passion for the beautiful city of Canberra made our full-day tour (including the National Triangle, 3 wineries, and a chocolate factory) a perfectly wonderful introduction to Canberra. Marg provided so much history, and so many interesting stories and valuable insider tips, all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Marg W, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm delighted that you took in so much and discovered more of Canberra over the next three days! I'm also thrilled that you experienced 'Within Without' - my favourite place. Isn't it wonderful! It was good to...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

It was a fabulous day with Marg, who gave us a full day of the places we wished to see. Marg's knowledge was in depth and interesting, she also accommodated for our needs and we truly enjoyed the whole day Thank you, Marg

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marg W, Owner at Canberra Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your day with me. I certainly enjoyed showing you the sights and revealing lots of secrets! Please do come again. Kind regards, Marg

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