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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
+61 423 126 254
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For someone who had never organised a wine tour before, the guys at Up Close & Local made it a breeze. We had been wanting to organise a staff outing for a while and it was as easy as sending an email and booking a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emily M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used Paul for a work function day outing including dinner. The wineries he recommended where varied and all nice. Paul knows his wines and helped us by asking questions that we didn't know we needed to ask. All and all an enjoyable day out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Delia_Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a spare day in Perth. Paul suggested a creative itinerary for us which surpassed our expectations. He is a knowledgeable pleasant and highly skilled guide. We had a most enjoyable day with great sightseeing including all the sights which were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FrankM4955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from an amazing day of wine tasting in the Swan Valley. Shannon did a great job of organising a fantastic itinery of some truly exceptional wineries which ticked all our boxes. She also arranged a wonderful fine dining lunch. Paul was a great...More

Thank elizabethmcLeeds
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 6 February 2019

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 6 February 2019 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 February 2019

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 20 January 2019 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 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019

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

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