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Golden Nugget Discovery Tours

33 Slatey Creek Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 5332 9199
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Interesting trip to grampians national park

It was a nice and interesting trip with andrew to the grampians national park! No problems with... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Florian R
Pyrenees Wine Tour - FANTASTIC!

I got in touch with Andrew regarding a wine tour in the Victorian Pyrenees. Excellent communication... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Andrew M
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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We conduct personalised small group ecotourism experiences of Western and Central Victoria, Australia, which includes the Goldfields region, Grampians National Park, Great Ocean Road, Daylesford Spa country, & the Pyrenees Wine region. It’s the ideal way for couples, small groups and individual travellers to experience the rich gold heritage of Ballarat, Bendigo and other historic gold towns, wine tasting at the wineries, fabulous coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road or getting back to nature in the National & State Parks. Established in 2003, Golden Nugget Discovery Tours is a member of Ecotourism Australia, our tours are Ecotourism Certified and we pride ourselves, for being a Genuine and Authentic Green Tour Operator; our tours are Carbon Offset and Environmentally/Sustainably managed.
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33 Slatey Creek Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

It was a nice and interesting trip with andrew to the grampians national park! No problems with understanding for native germansMore

Thank Florian R
renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hello Florian, Thankyou for your review. It was nice to meet you, and I am glad you were able to see the Grampians National Park during your short stop in Australia. As well as the spectacular natural scenery, you were able to see some of...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I got in touch with Andrew regarding a wine tour in the Victorian Pyrenees. Excellent communication prior to the tour. We got picked up on time from our motel in Avcoca around 10am then headed off to visit a few wineries. We managed to get...More

Thank Andrew M
renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hello Andrew, It was great to me yourself, Alysia, Grant and Jo. I am glad you had a good day visiting the Pyrenees Cellar Doors. We were lucky to have the Summerfield Winery Easter Sale. Great bargains for Excellent wines. The chiefs at Warrenmang winery...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Andrew picked us up in the morning, taking us directly to Avoca. Our first stop was at Sally's Paddock Winery, where we were greeted with a cheese platter to nibble on while tasting. After sampling a number of excellent wines we made a few purchases,...More

Thank Anthony S
renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hello Tony, Thankyou for your kinds words, I enjoyed showing yourself and Helen the Pyrenees Wine region. Yes they do have excellent wines, all the different winery cellar doors have a particular wine which they do very well. Warrenmang restaurant always put on a delicious...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Andrew exploring the Grampians. He is very knowledgeable and was able to adjust our tour as the day unfolded due to it being a very hot day.Thoroughly recommend Andrew as a great Eco guide.More

Thank Gary S
renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello Gary & Tammy, I am glad you enjoyed the walking tour of the Grampians. At least we were able to walk a section of the Grampians Peak Trial in the morning before it became to hot. The river afternoon walk to Fish falls was...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great way to discover a regional town (city), take a 4 hour tour with Andrew. Very knowledgeable the town and it's history (particularly the gold rush). Learnt a lot about Australian history (eg the Eureka Stockade) that we should have known already. Would recommend his...More

Thank Clive G
renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello Clive, I am glad you were able to stay in Ballarat and see this wonderful city built on gold. It was a pleasure to show you both around Ballarat, I now include entry to the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, which you were...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a great tour, highly recommended! We were travelling in a camper van, which did not allow us to travel on unsealed roads. Therefore we asked our guide Andrew to show us those parts of the Grampians that we could not get to in...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Andrew is knowledgable of the region and the wines, and generous with his time. We were picked up at home, and he dropped all our purchases back before finishing the day off in town. He specialises in small groups, which made our tour all the...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello Stienar The Pyrenees wine region is one of the best wine regions of Victoria. One of the best things with our wine tour is we have small numbers on tour, and there is no time pressure, so you can enjoy the ambiance of the...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was a great tour, highly recommended! We were travelling in a camper van, which did not allow us to travel on unsealed roads. Therefore we asked our guide Andrew to show us those parts of the Grampians that we could not get to in...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello Richard & Helga, We were able to see lots of wildlife on the day of your tour, sometimes i dont see as much wildlife. I think the highlight would be watching the wedge-tailed eagle flying low over us. I enjoyed your company and showing...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Andrew our guide collected us and after discussing what we wanted treated us to a very enjoyable day. We visited some great vineyards and met some of the owners who gave us interesting information about their wines and some generous hospitality. Andrew not only was...More

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renault25, Owner at Golden Nugget Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Hello Margaret & John, Thankyou for your kind words. The Pyrenees wine region of Victoria, is an exceptional area for its great wines, its what I call Victoria's wine secret as most people know of only the more popular wine region. Hopefully the wine will...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We were looked after by Andrew who took us to 6 great wineries around Avoca. He picked us up from Billabong B&B in Avoca and we had a great cheese platter to start the day and then Beautiful lunch at Warrenmang. The food and wine...More

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