Melbourne: 1-Hour Gardens and Sporting Precinct River Cruise
- Small group
- Skip the ticket line
- Duration: 1 hour
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Organization was really fine, everything worked out and Tara was a very nice and funny guide. To watch the penguin parade was a great experience, too. So funny and cute to watch the little guys walking along the seaside to their homes. Maybe good to know: Photography is not allowed with the penguins, but at all other events it's no problem. Take warm clothes (windbreaker, scarf and cap) for the penguins, because in late evening/night it gets really cold with the wind at the beach. Not as good as expected the go-together with the Koalas. It's quite expensive to get in touch with them (~30 AUD) for a quick photo - and that's all. No option for stay longer close to them, maybe little feeding or just watch them close. And my photo wasn't that nice, too (couldn't see it before printed :\). So think about the Koala photo (you have to wait in queue -> time loss), but at all I would recommend the tour and do again :)
The only trouble was we wanted to see the botanical gardens and the trip was unable to access this area so we went to the docklands instead I was disappointed with this as I wasn't advised in advance of the day I may well have altered my plans if I had known
Really great experience! Joel is a great tour guide and provided lots of information about the ocean road. Key tip: bring a jacket! It does get cold and windy
Had an amazing experience with Joel. He was very friendly and informative. The tour is great if you want to see a lot in one day.
Clem was amazing! Great commentary, and we even saw the rare legendary black carnivorous snail in the rainforest.