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Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours

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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
+61 3 9646 8249
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Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD (formerly Savannah Walkabout) one day small-group (max 10 people) ecotour. See Kangaroos and Koalas in the wild! Join our Koala Research Project in the You Yangs Park, and meet individual, named koalas and learn about their history and social life. Help improve the future for wild koalas by removing a weed while you stroll through the Bush. Walk with wild Kangaroos - they are thrilling animals to watch! They are wary of humans, but with care and following guidelines from your experienced Wildlife Guide, you can get quite close without disturbing them. Departs Melbourne (5 central pickup locations) daily all year from 8.10 to 9.00am, returns Melbourne around 4.00 to 4.30pm.
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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"billy tea"
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"their natural habitat"
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"australian bush"
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"eucalyptus leaves"
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"grey kangaroos"
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"picnic lunch"
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"bird species"
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"spot koalas"
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"east gippsland"
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"petting zoo"
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"amazing wildlife"
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"knowledgeable guide"
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"native animals"
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"visiting australia"
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Sally and Kaitlyn picked us up at our hotel early in the morning and were great the whole day and were very informative as they clearly had an in depth knowledge of the areas we visited and the wildlife, especially birds. There is a decent...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide, Mick, knew everything about the animals we saw. We viewed koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, emus and crested cockatoos all in the wild. It was a fantastic day and we really enjoyed getting out to the countryside to see the animals.More

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SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day out in the bush with our Wildlife Guide Michael and the Australian animals! All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo, Bart, Kirby, Cathy, Michael, Brett, Carol,...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband found Echidna Walkabout after I told him I really wanted to see koalas on our next trip to Australia. I know everyone has the Holding-a-koala photo, but I wanted to see them in the wild! Echidna Walkabout allowed us to venture out into...More

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SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous feedback. Glad to hear that you enjoyed seeing the koalas in their natural habitat, rather than in a sanctuary. We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent day! All the best from the...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

It was great to see kangaroos and koalas in their natural setting. Also learn about all the efforts being made to protect wildlife in Australia.More

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SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Wonderful to hear you had a fantastic time learning about and contributing to the conservation work being done by the Koala Clancy Foundation. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo,...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

A lovely day visit. Very informative and being able to get really close to the animals in their natural habitat was fantastic with excellent photo opportunities. A small lunch was provided which had a great campsite feel to it and the Billy Tea was fab...More

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SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day out with our Wildlife Guide Kirby and the native Australian animals. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo, Bart, Kirby, Cathy,...More

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Hi frenchagogo I'm sorry we did not get back to you. We did not realise that TripAdvisor had a Q&A section until someone told us today. In answer to your question: yes we can do pickups for private tours from the port... More
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