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Up Close and Local Tours

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Get off the beaten path to uncover the hidden corners of Perth and beyond. With small groups of 2 to 12 people, we have access to places that can't accommodate large groups - giving people an authentic, unique and highly personalised experience that...more
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Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a good experience with many different wines to taste. We were looking forward to witness wine making but was not part of the tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sivakuma
Reviewed 3 days ago

PAUL, picked us up from where we were staying,and drove 3 hours to MARGARET RIVER,and on the way stopping at the historical and beautiful BUSSELTON JETTY and then to the NGILGI CAVES were we climbed deep down into the cave to observe the beauty that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Angelo Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first vineyard we visited was Faber’s . We were shown the grapes growing on the vines and 2 Kangeroos as if by magic appeared in the distance with an eye to eating the sweet Muscat grapes! The Barn was our next stop where we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IAN100075
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I took my parents on the tour, and it was terrific from start to finish. Sampled a great cider house, a couple of wineries and a distillery. Our host, Paul, was laid back and had a terrific knowledge of the region as...More

Thank cj_renshaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my mom and brother who love food and we were not disappointed! A treat for any BBQ or meat enthusiast, this roving lunch took us to some real hidden gems around Perth. We had a fantastic time learning about the food through Paul...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TeganT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our Cider, Wine & Whiskey tour! I purchased tickets for my husband and friend for a Christmas present (and myself). A perfect gift! Paul had extensive local knowledge and cater for our interests. We have recommended this tour to our family and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CassieReading
UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your fantastic review Cassie, and for recommending us! It was a pleasure to spend the day with you all and hope to see you again. Paul

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this tour. Paul was a brilliant tour guide. He picked us up at the hotel and took us on a Swan Valley wine tour. We visited 4 wineries but Paul offered that we could tailor the tour to suit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AlbaVJ
UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Two of our favourite things - wine and music! It was a pleasure spending the day with you both and I'm so glad that you enjoyed the Swan Valley as much as we do. Thank you for the great review, and for supporting our local...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019

We had such a wonderful time on this tour! My partner and I hadn't been to the Swan Valley before and were thrilled to have Paul show us around. The wineries we attended were great and Paul was able to tell us so much about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jessica_Melbs_89
UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thanks Jessica, I'm glad you both enjoyed our beautiful Swan Valley wineries! See you next time, Paul

Reviewed 2 January 2019

I had know idea these amazing food venues existed in Perth. One was down an alley and if you don't know its there you will never find it. All three restaurants we will definitely visit again and tell our friends about. In the first restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thanks Paula, it was a pleasure to host and meet the fantastic group from Adept on our Low & Slow BBQ tour. All the best and thanks again, Paul

Reviewed 21 December 2018

We had THE best day on the BBQ tour yesterday The customer service pre, during and post tour was impeccable, Paul was the perfect host, always ensuring everyone was happy and comfortable and the venues we visited were awesome - Special mention to Side Door...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jusnbenji
UpCloseandLocalTours, Owner at Up Close and Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

You're very welcome Justine! I'm glad Ben enjoyed his birthday surprise and it was great to get to know you both. Thanks again, Paul

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