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“Great tour of Brisbane”

Personally Yours Tours
Ranked #29 of 120 Tours in Brisbane
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Since commencing operations in 1999, Personally Yours Tours has won numerous industry and business awards. We continue to provide personal and private tours of Brisbane and South East Queensland maintaining the idea of no fixed itinerary. The vehicle is a new luxury Toyota 'people mover' with no signwriting. We are licensed to operate at Brisbane airport and larger numbers can be catered for.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We were part of a small group from a cruise ship that toured with John. One of the members of this group found John on the internet and set up the tour. We were 3 couples plus John and we had a great day.

John was knowledgeable about his City and took us places that cruise ship tours don't go to. We saw examples of Queensland artitecture, St John's Cathedral, a wildlife santuary. We stopped for a nice lunch at a Pub John recommended. We finish our day with a stop at Coot-Tha where we had fantastic views of the city.
I would recommend John Donaldson (Personally Yours Tours).

Thank love2planvacations
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We communicated with John over an extensive period in planning our visit and he was always prompt in responding. We arrived on a ship and were a party of six and spent an informative day viewing the sites of Brisbane & the Lone Pine Koala Bear sanctuary.
As we say John has a wealth of information about his city and his planned day went smoothly in his very comfortable vehicle.
One of our group suffered a fainting episode and again John was excellent in obtaining a wheel chair making sure she was OK
All we can say is that it would be difficult to find anyone else with as much knowledge and enthusiasm as John and we would highly recommend him to any one wishing to tour and learn about Brisbane

Thank Treworder
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We called John at Short notice and we were lucky enough that he was able to fit us in.
John was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his City Brisbane.
We came away feeling that we had a good understanding of what makes the City tick thanks to Johns great ability to get across the right blend of History and Cultural insights.
Thanks John you made it a great day out.

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Due to mechanical problems, our ship was delayed leaving Sydney causing to arrive in Brisbane at 2pm vs 7am. We had a tour scheduled with John.I contacted him immediately about the situation not knowing when we would arrive after leaving Sydney and he kept in contact with me. In the end, we decided to cancel the tour that morning, still unsure of the time of arrival that afternoon. I want to thank John for being so understanding and trying arrange some suggestions of a tour with the possible hours that we may have. He has a lovely city.

Thank christinerd
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We visited Brisbane on a cruise ship..The Maasdam..in October 2017. A member of our Cruise Critic group had set up a tour with John for six people. Prior to the cruise, we had communicated with John several times via email. He was always very responsive to our questions. When the ship arrived in Brisbane, he was waiting for us and off we went in a new air conditioned mini van. John has lived in Brisbane for quite awhile and has an impressive knowledge of the city and it's environs. We started off with a tour of some of the beautiful older residential neighborhoods. Then, we headed downtown for a tour of the city. We had an nice visit to the Cathedral [ and witnessed a "tourist" wedding for a Japanese couple ]. John then took us to several other interesting sights around the downtown area. For lunch , he took us to an old hotel with a neat bar and delicious food. In the afternoon, we headed out to a wild life park. The park was extremely well done and we were able to get up close and personal with many of Australia's interesting animals. On the way back to the ship, John drove us to us to the top of a mountain that gave us an outstanding view of the city and the surrounding area...We thoroughly enjoyed our day with John. He is a true professional and who truly loves to show off his beautiful city to visitors. We would highly recommend John to anyone visiting Brisbane !!!

John and Shari Hildebrandt

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