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Wildlife & Forests Trip
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one-day wildlife trip to seek wild koalas (we also walk though enclosure with koalas), lots of wild kangaroos, glow worms (in a night-into-day cave that was constructed to take the pressure off wild populations) rainforest (including canopy walk), eucalyptus forest, tea-tree wetland, waterfalls and a colony of large fruitbats all in one day, also seeing kookaburras, honeyeaters, lorikeets and other birds. Lace monitors and eastern water dragons are often seen during warm months.

Day 1
Wildlife and forests

Leave Brisbane 9.00am to visit Daisy Hill, Tamborine Mountain,Canungra and Coombabah

  • Eastern grey kangaroo (always, and usually in large groups)
  • Red-necked wallaby and swamp wallaby (occasionally)
  • Koala (always in captivity,  in the wild about 80% of tours
  • Fruitbats (almost always)
  • Birds – honeyeaters, kookaburras, lorikeets, ducks, others
  • Reptiles in warm weather – eastern water dragons, lace monitors, others
  • Frogs – in captivity at Cedar Creek Glow Worms, in warm months
  • Glow worms – thousands of larvae of fungus gnats (NOT fireflies!) looking like a starry sky in a specially-constructed cave
  • Butterflies – including Richmond birding – Australia’s second-largest butterfly – in sunny weather
  • Forest trees and vines
Wildlife Reviews
5 stars
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  1. wildlife eco tour
    Elise Winter19 Sep 2018
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    My family and I had a wonderful day exploring the forests & wildlife of Queensland. We really enjoyed the passion and expertise of Rhonda and Darren. My kids also had a blast and it is an experience we'll never forget!! Thanks Rhonda!

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This tour is operated by: Araucaria Ecotours

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Tour Facts

  • Daisy Hill State Forest, Tamborine Mountain (Cedar Creek Falls, Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, Cedar Creek Glow Worms), Coombabah (inland norther Gold Coast)
  • 1 ($50 surcharge) to 10
  • 8-10 hours
  • Leisurely
  • Yes
  • English (and some limited Spanish, French, Mandarin)
  • Brisbane
  • Brisbane