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Koalas and Kangaroo in the Wild Tour from Melbourne

From US$183.26
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
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Koalas and Kangaroo in the Wild Tour from Melbourne
From US$183.26
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Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD
Spot Australian native animals such as koalas, kangaroos, possums and wallabies in their natural habitat during the day. Hotel pick-up times from selected hotels between 8:10am-9:00am.
From US$183.26
Overview
Enjoy the rare opportunity to spot native Australian wildlife in their natural environment on this tour from Melbourne. Explore the bushlands and billabongs of Melbourne’s Western Plains on guided hikes; look out for wild kangaroos, koalas, cockatoos, and emus; and tuck into a picnic lunch, accompanied by traditional Australian billy tea.
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.
Reviews (127)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best part of my vacation

This was the highlight of my visit to Australia. I am a big animal lover and this place does not disappoint. We were lucky to have Dan as our guide and he was the best. He was not only friendly but his knowledge was top...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Koalas and kangaroo tour

Haley was amazing! She went out of her way all day to make sure everyone had a great time! We where very lucky and able to see koalas and kangaroo’s in their natural environment! Haley provided a delicious lunch and lots of great knowledge to...More

1  Thank Paradise733637
Reviewed 21 September 2018
Koalas and kangaroos, as promised

Our family of four enjoyed our day with Mick and 6 other customers searching for koalas, kangaroos, and emus. The emus and kangaroos were easy to find, I get the feeling they are in the same place every day. The koalas were trickier to spot...More

2  Thank Spiderwoman56
Reviewed 27 July 2018
Really great day out

Had a fab day with our tour guide Brett. Saw koalas, emus and kangaroos up close. Our guides knowledge and enthusiasm was brilliant and the vegan lunch (especially requested) was delicious. Would thoroughly recommend.More

Thank Tessa E
SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous feedback. We are so pleased that you had an amazing time with us! All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo, Bart, Kirby, Cathy, Michael, Brett,...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Amazing day in the You Yangs and the Serendip

Our guide, Sally, was very knowledgeable and thorough on explaining everything that she could about the animals and birds that we saw. Cockatoo's, Heron's, Swans, Geese, Raptors of various kinds, Kites, Magpie, Emu, Galah, Kookaburra, several different Koala's (and we tried to identify them by...More

Thank Glenn E
SallyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this incredible review. We are glad our Wildlife Guide Sally was able to find you so many native Australian animals over the course of the day. Thank you for helping to pull out weeds...More

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Donna L
11 September 2018|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
They have limited pick up locations. They don't pick up from ships. I was staying at a hotel that was not a pick up hotel and had to take a taxi to get to the closest pick up location.
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Solo travelers are very welcome.
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Response from ccairns4 | Reviewed this property |
You will need a few hours for the excursion. Its a fair drive
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