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Koalas and Kangaroo in the Wild Tour from Melbourne

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See Kangaroos and Koalas in the wild! This naturalist guided, small group tour gives you quality time to see wildlife and enjoy the wide open spaces of Australia. Watch the natural behavior of wild kangaroos, koalas and abundant bird life. Get involved in koala research with your naturalist guide. A gourmet Bush lunch is included. 
Highlights
  • Spot wild kangaroos, koalas, and emus in their natural habitat
  • A naturalist guide maximizes your chance of sightings
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Melbourne
  • Small group of just 10 participants ensure personalized experience
What to Expect
After pickup from selected hotels in Melbourne, travel by air-conditioned vehicle and set out to explore Victoria’s Western Plains, where the vast grasslands, bushlands, and remote billabongs (backwater pools) harbor an incredible variety of wildlife.
Accompanied by your naturalist guide, stop at around five different locations to enjoy guided hikes. Set out in search of kangaroos and koalas while learning more about the native Australian creatures, their natural environment, and characteristics, as well as wildlife preservation and conservation efforts being carried out in the region. If you’re lucky, you’ll also spot exotic birds, such as cockatoos and wild emus.
Refuel with a picnic lunch in the heart of the bush, as you hear stories about the land’s traditional owners, the Wathaurong, and understand the importance of the natural area to the Aboriginal people. Finish your lunch with a typical Aussie billy tea.
Your tour ends with drop-off at selected Melbourne hotels.
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

Money talks--and purchasing a tour from a company like Echidna Walkabout will hopefully push ecotourism to a more ethical direction. But I had to look hard to find this option! I thought I would go without seeing koalas while in Australia, because I refuse to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild – We weren’t really sure about this tour when we saw it on our itinerary. It turns out we loved it. We were the only ones booked that day, so it turned into a private tour. It’s just so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

This day was more than what we had expected. It is wonderful to explore Australian wildlife with individuals that have the animals' well being in mind. We learned a great deal about Victoria's koala habitat, endangered status and what they are doing to minimize animal...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife like to see things in wild. We lucked out with this reservation. It was rainy day and we were the only booking. Amy picked us from the location and and we had such engaged wonderful time. This is a small family...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Hayley was great! We also had 3 other people with us for a total of 6 people. Such a blast even with the colder weather/rain. Hayley was so knowledgeable, answered questions and was very excited for every new animal we saw! Lunch was in a...More

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July 17, 2019|
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Email them and check, we were contacted with the collection point that was nearest!
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kgellii
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Any kind of raincoat and walking shoes will work. The weather is changeable so be prepared to add or subtract layers. One FUN feature is a type of rather large ants that live in the area! I "kind of" like ants though... More
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Response from CLwriter | Reviewed this property |
Yes, what the above comments say is quite correct - the animals are actually MORE active when it is cooler - so the season should be just fine if it starts to cool off - plus YOU will be more comfortable as well.
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