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The Great Ocean Road: Mega Animal Tour

3 Day Private Tour

Summary:

A 3-day wildlife & nature extravaganza! Join us as we take you down the Great Ocean Road, enjoying spectacular ocean views, deep ancient rainforest, and some of the most exceptional wildlife the planet has to offer! Departing at dawn from Melbourne, we will head east where we will travel inland, visiting a number of lakes before turning south and heading deep into the Otways National Park. Here, we will search for Koala, Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Pink Robin, Satin Bowerbird, Beautiful Firetail, before exploring after dark searching for Australian Masked Owl, Powerful Owl, the Otways Black Snail (a rare carnivorous snail!) and marvelling at private night-time gullies brightened by Glow Worms. The next morning, we will continue east exploring the wonders of the Great Ocean Road, including The Twelve Apostles, several waterfalls, and spending a few hours Whale Watching. Later, we will visit an extinct volcano where we will get up close and personal with Emu, Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Koala, Swamp Wallaby, Short-beaked Echidna, and dozens of birds, before retiring to Port Fairy for exceptional seafood dining. On our last day, we will watch the sun rise as we walk along world-class beaches marvelling at migratory shorebirds (including the critically endangered Hooded Plover) and wetland animals, before heading back to Melbourne, with a few forest and lake highlights along the way!

A private chauffeured tour, featuring some of the most spectacular wildlife and nature encounters Australia has to offer. Led by an expert guide, experience Victoria like you’ve never seen it before. All accommodation, meals, guiding, field equipment, and more included. With over 150+ species expected across the trip, you’re in for a real treat!

Highlight Species:

Birds: Crimson Rosella, Australian King Parrot, Pink Robin, Rose, Powerful Owl, Tawny Frogmouth, Australian Masked Owl, Sanderling, Shy Albatross, Brush Bronzewing, Satin Bowerbird, Beautiful Firetail, Southern Emu-wren, Little Penguin, Hooded Plover, Gang-gang Cockatoo, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Mammals: Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Koala, Platypus, Humpback Whale, Brown Fur Seal, Swamp Wallaby, Eastern Pygmy Possum, Sugar Glider, Short-beaked Echidna, Red-necked Wallaby, Yellow-bellied Glider

Reptiles: Tiger Snake, Blotched Blue-tongue Lizard, Trunk-climbing Cool-skink, Lowlands Copperhead, Southern Water Skink, White-lipped Snake

Great Ocean Road: Mega Animal Tour

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Jane ElizabethMelbourne
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The Otways tour was wonderful. We saw koalas, emus, wallabies, snakes & an echnida and in the evening we saw glow worms & bats. Fantastic! We walked a short way along a track & then suddenly the whole side wall was covered in tiny lights. I had never seen glow worms before; it was magical!