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Alternate Road

Melbourne, Victoria 3102, Australia
+61 427 502 446
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Alternate Road is AMAZING!!!

Emily Spalding of Alternate Road is amazing! From the moment she picks you up until the moment she... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Mac H
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Melbourne, Australia
A fabulous, relaxing day of adventure in the Yarra Valley

I was very impressed with the care and attention to detail that Emily put in to ensure the success... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
GJW56
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Melbourne, Australia
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Alternate Road is a boutique tour company specialising in day trips and bespoke tours to areas of regional Victoria which are off the major tourist track. We help you find great people, great places and great produce in those lesser-known, yet equally memorable, regions. Bendigo, Gippsland, Daylesford, Macedon and more.Join us for a unique travel experience you'll want to tell your friends about.
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30 Jul 2017
“Alternate Road is AMAZING!!!”
23 Jul 2017
“A fabulous, relaxing day of adventure in the Yarra Valley”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Melbourne, Victoria 3102, Australia
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+61 427 502 446

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Emily Spalding of Alternate Road is amazing! From the moment she picks you up until the moment she drops you off (on time) she is the perfect host. Nothing is too much to ask for! Rather than going down the Great Ocean Road (which is...More

Thank Mac H
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mac H Firstly, please accept our apologies for the tardy response! Wow - thank you so much for the great details in your review. That's exactly what Alternate Road is all about! It was a great day out with your group - I had...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was very impressed with the care and attention to detail that Emily put in to ensure the success of our day in the Yarra Valley. She is a very careful driver and I felt very safe. The venues she chose for us to visit...More

Thank GJW56
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GJW56 Firstly, please accept our apologies for the tardy response! Your review is glowing - thank you very much indeed. These reviews make such a difference to those who are researching their next unique adventure. The care you have taken to write your review...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I had a wonderful day sampling the many food, drink and local design delights of East Gippsland in fine style thanks to Alternate Road. Being picked up and dropped off from home was a real treat, then whisked away for a full day of sightseeing,...More

Thank Little_red_courgette
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Little_red_courgette, Thanks so much for your recent review, and 5 stars too! We are thrilled you loved your Gippsland tour with us a few months back, and thank you very much indeed for taking the time to submit a review. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

As a born and bred Victorian it was fantastic to see places I had never before ventured, taking in all my favourite things in life.. good food, good sights, good booze and good people. Emily is the consummate host - friendly, funny, professional and caring....More

Thank Clare4999
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Clare4999, Wow! We're delighted to have impressed you, especially given you're a born and bred Victorian! Thanks for choosing to share the Alternate Road with us and for submitting such a ripper review - we very much appreciate your effort. We hope to travel...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Being picked up at your door is great start to the day,the van is a very comfortable ride and the Alternate Road goodies bag well stocked & thought out. Emily made us all feel totally at ease and provided information about the area on the...More

Thank Peter L
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Peter L, We were honoured to have you and your friends and family on board with us for a great day out, and we're thrilled to have impressed a seasoned traveller such as yourself! Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to submit...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say about the fantastic day I had exploring Hanging Rock , Emily's amazing local knowledge found lots of lovely visitor attractions and her guided tour let me have some amazing memories and fantastic panoramic pictures. Her relaxed approach and driving skills...More

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Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Co2man Thanks so much for your review! You were our first official Alternate Road guest back in 2016, thanks for being patient whilst we got the business listed on Tripadvisor and for taking the time to write your review, we greatly appreciate it. We'd...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!!! We had a big family outing on Easter Monday - from my 77 year old dad to my 12 week old baby and family out from Ireland. Alternate Road was absolutely brilliant at catering for all of us. Every detail was thought about from...More

Thank Jessa M
Emily S, Owner at Alternate Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Jessa M Thank you so much for your detailed and glowing review! What a delight it was to take you and your family on a daytrip to Bendigo. Three generations, from two countries, all travelling together in one comfy van - and the babe...More

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