Testimonials - 2018

Simon - SA

Macquarie Educational Tours provided an outstanding service, going above and beyond at every stage. Steve was a great driver and extremely helpful and professional throughout the tour. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Ashley - WA

Jeff was fantastic! I can not speak highly enough of him, the students loved him.

Karen - VIC

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We could not have asked for a better, more organised company to work with. Our camp was a huge success and everything ran smoothly. So much appreciation from us to you.

Clare - VIC

Thank you – we had a great trip. Organisation was well done, tour well thought out and planning great. Nothing was a hassle when we needed things changed pre tour. During the tour all drivers were excellent and nothing was too much bother for them. Thank you for an excellent week.

Tony - NSW

Once again an excellent excursion for both students and teachers.

Margaret - NSW

The excursion was well organised and everything went smoothly. Our coach drivers Grant & Glenn were fantastic! We look forward to next years excursion.

Mike - SA

I cannot speak more highly of Glenn. He made our job so much easier, nothing was too hard, he was always calm & friendly which is important with our group of difficult students.

Philippa - VIC

Shae made the organisation of our camp exceptionally easy – nothing was too difficult! Thanks Shae!
I thoroughly enjoyed having Jeff as our chief driver – he was knowledgeable, very helpful, and made the camp day-to-day details (e.g PACER forms) a breeze! Thanks Jeff, and also thanks to Glenn and Keith!

Jan - QLD

Thanks for all your work in preparing our 2018 Canberra camp. We had a great time. Carl and Grant were (as usual) great – friendly, flexible and helpful. Thank you!

James - NSW

Great overall service. Glenn was very helpful and very accommodating.

Paul - NSW

Macquarie did so much to help us put this camp together. Professional and quick responses to emails made my life easy and I would not question using them again.

Katie - NT

Our coach driver worked well at keeping the teaching team informed and to time for the duration. Became in integral member of the team.

Judy - NT

Shae was amazing – so patient with all the last minute changes. A pleasure to work with.
Grant was helpful and communicative. All that I have come to expect from a Macquarie Driver.

Ian - NSW

Macquarie Educational Tours were a pleasure to deal with! The accommodation and itinerary were excellent and the drivers were professional, courteous and easy to work with. Shae was brilliant and would return an email or call straight away.

Kastle - NSW

Emma was so helpful and accommodating

Danielle - NSW

Our coach drivers went above and beyond to ensure that we were all well looked after. Safety was their priority as well as ensuring that all staff and students had a pleasant experience.

Michelle - NW

All Macquarie Educational Tours staff were fantastic!

Paul - NSW

Responsive communication throughout. Well Planned. A successful and enjoyable excursion. Thanks Gary.

Angus - NSW

I have never rated excellent for everything before, however, the experience from Steve, Lance and Gary was outstanding.

Janet - WA

I just wanted to say an enormous THANK YOU to you and all at Macquarie. We have just returned home from our Sydney, Canberra & Snow adventure and we all had the most amazing time. Everything was planned perfectly and we encountered no problems at all.
Ray was simply magnificent. He was kind, helpful and looked after all of us, nothing was too much of a bother for him and he really made sure the trip ran as smoothly as it did. Oh plus he drove the bus so very well. Thanks again Keri and all at Macquarie

Paul - NSW

Everything went very well with the excursion. The itinerary worked well with what we wanted to do. Steve was great. Nothing was too much trouble for him. The staff and students had an enjoyable time.

Roshelle - NSW

A well planned tour and itinerary suited to our group. A big thank you to Keri for all the hard work and effort.

Christine - TAS

We had an awesome trip. Everything went smoothly. Many thanks to all involved.

Danielle - NSW

A fabulous camp experience. Emma and the coach drivers went above and beyond which made this experience all the more positive.

Scott - QLD

Thanks for your efforts with our trip. It was the best one we have had yet!

Joanne - WA

Absolutely loved our excursion! Everything was so well Planned, and all the little details had been thought of. We were blown away with our driver Glenn. He was so helpful, knowledgeable and supportive, and he was excellent with the students. I can’t wait to start planning our next excursion!

Ingrid - WA

Gary and the admin team were extremely helpful. Carl was a very good coach driver and helpful.

Jane - NSW

Katie was wonderful every step of the way to ensure our booking was accurate. Our coach drivers were amazing. I have been doing excursions for 23 years and they were the best drivers I have ever had. They are a credit to your company and should be rewarded for their professional conduct.

Lisa - QLD

Tour was well organised. Liz was excellent to work with to organise our trip. Bus drivers were friendly, funny and knowledgeable. They kept the tour running and on time. We will be back in 2019.

Erin - NSW

Communication with Macquarie Educational Tours staff was easy and practical. We received all required documentation in time and all questions and queries were answered in adequate time. The excursion was organised well and ran smoothly. Bus drivers were excellent and went above and beyond to ensure our needs were met.

Vandana - NSW

I would like to express my gratitude for the wonderful excursion that we had. Everything was so beautifully organised and timetabled, we did not feel the pressure at all. We can’t thank our driver enough. He is the best driver we have had so far ever for all of our excursions. My biggest thanks to Macquarie Educational Tours for organising this memorable trip for our year 5 & 6 students.

Suzie - NSW

Shae was wonderful in dealing with the last minute changes we had and answering all of our questions. Our coach drivers were amazing from start to finish.

Amber - WA

Thank you again for all of your help. You were so accommodating and understanding. Grant is phenomenal! I cannot praise him highly enough.

Sandy - WA

Many thanks again for your work to make our 2018 tour a success. The feedback from staff and students have been overwhelmingly, positive. Allan and Glenn were both fantastic.

Sarah - NSW

For my first time personally dealing with Macquarie Educational tours, even though our school has a long history; I found them very impressive, very well-organised, excellent communication and very timely responses to all queries and concerns. A pleasure to do business with. Gary was a great help at all times.

Megan - WA

Kath was fabulous – always quick to respond and willing to help! If there was a higher rating for our driver, he would get it! AMAZING!

Amelia - NSW

Once again exceptional organisation and assistance in the lead up to the excursion, making preparation smooth and easy. Our drivers were incredible, and went above and beyond to entertain students and support teachers.

Andrew - NSW

I’m always thrilled with how accommodating Macquarie staff and drivers are. They listen to our needs and ensure that itineraries suit our school. Your team are always professional and make the difficult task of taking students on excursion substantially easier. Thanks!

Cathie - NSW

We had a magnificent time on excursion. We were made to feel welcome and nothing was an issue, including adding a couple of extra things onto the itinerary. Thank you so much! We will definitely be using you again.

Kirrily - WA

Once again, the communication before the camp was excellent and Keri ensured that all our needs were met and changes to the itinerary completed to our satisfaction. Carl was fantastic with our kids and accommodating to all our needs – he made our camp easy!

Damien - QLD

Shae was always available and a great help. Both Grant and Keith were full of great ideas and knowledge. They were very flexible in working to cater to our needs.

Esther - WA

Jeff was an especially outstanding coach driver. Knowledgeable, approachable and friendly, he was as asset to the success of our trip.

Tamikah - QLD

Our driver was absolutely wonderful with our students. He was well organised, friendly, knowledgeable and brought something a little extra to our camp. The students are still talking about him! Shae was brilliant. Thank you Shae!

Rebecca - QLD

Katie was incredibly helpful and no matter how many changes we made in the planning phase, she was cheerful and happy to help. She worked hard to support our planning and keep us informed at all times.

Alison - NSW

Thank you again for organising our recent excursion to Sydney. Myself, the staff and students all had a lovely time and appreciated the organisation that went into it behind the scenes.

Giulia - NSW

All staff were very helpful in the planning stages and emails & requests were quickly answered. Thank you!

Paul - VIC

I Received constant information and assistance from Macquarie staff and in particular Kath. Our driver was fantastic, incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. He worked really well with students and staff.

Rebecca - VIC

Everything was well organised. All staff were extremely accommodating! This was the most relaxing and enjoyable trip our staff had been on.

Rebecca - WA

Gary was outstanding with his communication, reminders, suggestion and organisation. I felt fully confident planning the trip despite this being my first trip. I highly recommend Gary.

Daniel - NSW

Shae’s organisation and communication before the excursion was excellent. She was very flexible considering we had to adjust our numbers just before we left. She made the whole process very seamless and the students really enjoyed the experience. I must commend Jeff for his work during the excursion. He was very polite and courteous and was very accommodating. I have no hesitation in recommending him as a very reliable and flexible person who is an asset to your company.

Amanda - NSW

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all at Macquarie Educational Tours. The organisation, support and professionalism from the whole team was outstanding. The students and teachers had an amazing time and everything could not have been possible without you all! The drivers, Allan, Grant and Gary were beyond exceptional. They made everything so easy where I simply didn’t have to think about a thing – other than the supervision of nearly 200 students over the week. Thank you again – I will absolutely be re-booking for 2020.

Mary-Claire - NSW

All fantastic. Our driver was an amazing driver, very safe and great with the kids. He always gave interesting commentary and had back up plans for wet weather. An awesome trip!

Renee - SA

We could not be happier with the work done by the entire Macquarie team. Liz was fantastic. Our drivers were excellent all week, they communicated with me what was happening and were great with the kids.

Lee - NSW

Drivers could not have been more helpful and obliging to staff and students. Shae did a remarkable job servicing our needs and keeping us organised and on track. Great communication.

Virginia - QLD

Katie was amazing and handled our whole excursion with patience and ease! Being our 2nd trip, we didn’t know if it would surpass our first experience – but it did and more! Thank you Katie for organising a fantastic trip!
Jeff was fantastic – he kept us safe and happy to accommodate small diversions. Thanks Jeff!

Karen - NSW

Allan was not only professional but easy going. No request was a problem. He had a fantastic rapport with our students. Thank you!

Tony - NSW

Every part of the excursion went smoothly and without adding extra pressure onto the teachers involved. Communication between staff and drivers was brilliant with on the spot decisions re venues, timing or suggestion was seamless.

Nathan - NSW

Our students and staff had a fantastic experience on our year 6 Canberra excursion. Our drivers were extremely hospitable and helpful, assisting with all aspects of our trip. They developed a strong rapport with all members of our excursion. Despite going through the booking process later than expected, Gary was very accommodating and ensured that we had an exceptional planning, fun and educational trip.

Rachel - NSW

Thank you so much Keri for all your help organising this excursion. We couldn’t have done it without you! Our driver was fantastic, we couldn’t have asked for a better guide.

Helen - QLD

Macquarie – you were always so helpful in all aspects of the organisation of our school excursion. Nothing was too difficult and all questions were responded to promptly. It has been an absolute pleasure working with your company over the years, from your staff in office to your coach drivers! You offer a fantastic service which is sincerely appreciated!

Chantel - NT

We had the most amazing experience. Mr Allan is the best Coach Captain ever! He could never do enough to help us. He was great with staff and students. His knowledge and insights are invaluable. The catering for lunches was outstanding. Thank you Macquarie Educational Tours.

Suzanne - NSW

All elements of this excursion exceeded our expectations. Both drivers were fantastic – great to deal with and had extensive general knowledge of Sydney that they shared with students.

Vicky - NSW

We had a wonderful time away. Drivers were amazing! Grant was very professional.

Corrie - WA

We had a fantastic excursion – everything went as planned. Very well organised and our drivers were wonderful.