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Wet Forest: Nocturnal Spotlighting Tours
4hr Private Spotlighting
Join us for an unforgettable spotlighting experience as we journey into the breathtaking, carbon-rich temperate rainforest habitats east of Melbourne after dark. As one of the world’s most unique ecosystems, the Yarra Ranges and the proposed Great Forest National Park is home to an impressive array of unique nocturnal wildlife including Southern Greater Glider, Greater Sooty Owl, Powerful Owl, Emperor Gum Moth, Common Wombat, White-throated Nightjar, Koala, Yellow-bellied Glider, Australian Boobook, Mountain Brushtail Possum, Feathertail Glider, Small-eyed Snake, Southern Long-nosed Bandicoot, Eastern Smooth Frog, Verreaux’s Tree Frog, Southern Toadlet, Eastern Pygmy Possum, Bush Rat, Mainland Dusk Antechinus, Climbing Galaxias, Koscuiszko Carnivorous Snail, Southern Moon Moth, Tawny Frogmouth, and Platypus (to name a few!).
For an even more exceptional experience, join us on our tour extension to explore the central highlands in search of the critically endangered and incredibly rare Leadbeater’s Possum – a species once believed to be extinct until its rediscovery in 1961! You’ll also have the opportunity to witness the bioluminescent Ghost Fungus, capture stunning photographs, and immerse yourself in the endless gullies of Mountain Ash.
Our Wet Forest: Nocturnal Spotlighting Tour is one of our most popular experiences, so book now to secure your spot and embark on a thrilling journey through this incredible natural wonderland!
Departure & Details:
Our guide will pick you up from your home/accomodation and take you deep into the forest for an unforgettable spotlighting experience. Tea/Coffee/Snacks/Soft Drink all included, as well as spotlights/headtorches, spotting scope, with camera/binoculars available for hire. A list of animals seen will be shared digitally with you at the end of the trip, so you can keep a memory of the wildlife encountered!
Trip runs approximately 4hrs, with departure times subject to accomodation location and Day Light Savings. Extra customisation is available, including the extension of Leadbeater’s Possum. Contact us for more details.
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