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Art and Artisans Tour

0459 494 666

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Exceptional Tours

Meet a photographer, goldsmith, potter, glassmaker, steel sculptor and chef as you 'experience the art and meet artisan' in this creativity themed tour of award winning craftsman.

This tour enables you to share a conversation about the intricacies of the artistry, from within the workshops.

Includes hotel pick up / drop off, a local guide, entry fees, keepsakes from selected artists and lunch.

Highlights include going behind the scenes and into the workshops and studios of acclaimed artists and craftspeople, getting hands-on with the craft as you learn about the intricacies of the profession, receiving a unique keepsake from the artists as a gift to take home or re-gift and lunch on local and seasonal delicacies from hidden gems that are foodies' favourite spots.

Subject to change/substitution depending on production demands, exhibitions, artists' availability and guests' comfort.

Price & booking



Tour includes an option to add a Penguin Peninsular Tour and transfer service for only $35 for guests with tickets to the nightly Penguin Parade.

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Days of operation:
  • Please contact Exceptional Phillip Island Area Tours for specific tour times.

Tour highlights:
  • Goldsmith
  • Photographer
  • Potter
  • Glass Artist & Sculptor

Tour operator

Located just 90 minutes from Melbourne, Exceptional Tours is a boutique tour operator that prides itself on custom-made experiences. Hosted by a local guide, the small group tours take guests to discover hidden gems on Phillip Island and beyond.

Go behind-the-scenes and experience the Phillip Island and Gippsland regions best and unique destinations, the local way.

Get hands-on with animal handlers, artists, or purveyors of fine food. Enjoy off-the-tourist-track walks and learn about the topography and the history of the region. Meet fascinating locals who speak about their work, their passions and the landscape they love.

All tours take in stunning scenic drives by coast and country, and delicious food and drinks. Tours are limited to eleven people including one wheelchair passenger. Transport is a spacious Mercedes Minibus. There is a transport service provided from/to Melbourne to Phillip Island for a minimum of six people and tours are provided seven days a week.

Exceptional Tours specialise in unique experiences for the thinking traveller. If you are an experience seeker and enjoy aussie hospitality, you will enjoy all of their tours.

Any tour any day with a minimum of six people. Call now to book or go online to our website.

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation