Birdwatching & Conservation Tour in East Gippsland, Australia
This 4-Day East Gippsland Wildlife & Conservation Tour is leisurely paced and available as a set departure. Located in the state of Victoria, East Gippsland is famous for the wildlife found in its huge range of different habitats, particularly large mammals, birds and reptiles. It is a fabulous place for parrots and cockatoos – they are numerous, visible and noisy!
A tour of the internationally famous RAMSAR wetlands in the Lakes District includes a ferry trip to visit a koala sanctuary. The region is also an excellent spot to look for Echidnas, Wallabies and Kangaroos, as well as Honeyeaters. Your Gippsland wildlife adventure visits both dry and wet mountain forests, as well as the famous Snowy River, listening out for Superb Lyrebirds and keeping an eye peeled for Goannas.
The region's coastal wilderness is home to Sea Eagles, Oystercatchers, Pelicans, Gannets, Kingfishers and Black Swans, with many birds nesting in the network of dunes, as well as Fur Seals and Bottlenose Dolphins. We also seek out for Grey-headed Flying Foxes in Bairnsdale and Wombats on the plains. You may be lucky enough to also spot rarities such as Eastern Whipbirds, Large-billed Scrubwrens and Southern Emu-wrens.
There will also be an opportunity during this Gippsland wildife trip to take an active part conservation in the region and to learn about Aboriginal culture.
East Gippsland Wildlife & Conservation Tour highlights include:
- An opportunity to observe a wide variety of unique mammals, birds and reptiles
- Visiting Lakes District wetlands and koala sanctuary
- Touring a wide variety of habitats, including rugged mountain forests, secluded river estuaries, lowland rainforests and coastal areas
- A chance to take an active part in conservation efforts in the region
- Learn about Aboriginal culture at Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place
Please note: this set-departure tour is also available as a private or custom tour on request. Please submit an enquiry with your preferred dates and group size.
If you like the look of this trip but want to stay a little longer why not consider our Birding Victoria and Lake Mungo Tour
Alternative Tour Name: Birding & Wildlife Conservation Journey, East Gippsland Victoria