Australia is fantastically diverse, let us help you explore this vast and ancient continent. Many of the plants and animals indigenous to Australia are some of the most peculiar on Earth.
Isolated for eons by desert and ocean, this region, larger than Europe, is particularly captivating. Its arid interior contrasts with its beautiful and dramatic coast. Both contain a huge variety of endemic flowering plants, birds and animals.
The diversity of wildflowers in Western Australia is legendary. Nowhere on the planet is as diverse, nor spectacular. Spring is the time to visit this part of the continent.
Tall forest, woodland, shrubland and coastal heath are home to thousands of endemic species. In addition experience a wonderful range of wildlife, from dugongs to threatened marsupials including tammar wallabies, brushtail possums, and woylies. Then there are Emus and tiny fairy-wrens, along with spectacular parrots such as Carnaby’s Cockatoo and red capped parrots, for which Australia is renowned.
- National parks at Kalbarri, Stirling Range and Fitzgerald River reveal dramatic canyons, lofty peaks and coastal heathland
- A colourful display of banksias, grevilleas, hakeas, myrtles, kangaroo paws and many more including the stunning wreath flower
- Wildlife including the marsupials, several species of kangaroos and wallabies, echidna, and arboreal possums
Is an island of stunning landscapes, beautiful untouched wilderness areas and a unique flora and fauna. We explore the key habitats to give a thorough introduction to the island’s special wildlife.
The native animal life of the island is still plentiful and there are good chances of sighting iconic animals such as the Tasmanian Devil and Duck-billed Platypus, as well as Short-beaked Echidna, Eastern Quoll and various possums and wallabies.
We will also explore the mountain peaks, fern-filled gullies, extensive lakes and islands where we will spot for endemic birds such as Yellow Wattlebird, Green Rosella, Yellow throated and Strong Billed Honeyeaters, Forty-spotted Pardalote and much more.
- Unrivalled marsupial viewing
- Be amazed by the endemic birdlife of Bruny Island
- Visit the home to some of the oldest trees in the world, the Huon Pine, with some individuals believed to be more than 3,500 years old
- Gordon River World Heritage Site, Cradle Mountain National Park and the Freycinet peninsula
- Dusk encounter with 13,000 Short-tailed Shearwaters at their nesting colony
We can provide transport throughout, all necessary permits and charters, accommodation and meals as requested, wildlife viewing lists and a detailed background ecology booklet relating to areas visited and species viewed.
Upcoming Australian tours departures
- 5-18 September 2019
- 23 September to 10 October 2019
- 3-20 September 2020
- 27 November to 14 December 2019
- 4-18 January 2020
- 28 February to 13 March 2021 – optional trip extension to 15 March
Please contact us for more information and additional departure dates.