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Lyrebirds can fly!

On almost every Wildlife Journey we see Superb Lyrebirds, and they are walking on the ground. They are large birds, heavy-looking, with a huge tail. In fact everything about them is large – body, tail, feet, eyes – even their famous voice is larger-than-life.  Listen...

The magical Snowy River platypus.

Platypus are the most elusive of Australian animals. In the rivers of East Gippsland they are not rare, but sightings are unexpected and touched with magic. Above Buchan, the famous Snowy River boils and crashes through rocky gorges, but suddenly becomes gentle and...

Wildlife Journey: best for wildlife

Travelling to see wild animals is one of the best ways to relax. You get away from the crowds, spend quality time with loved ones in beautiful places, and meet real locals - both human and animal!  Wildlife travel is not fattening, its never boring, and as there’s...

What’s the best time to see Australian animals?

Australia is a magical land of strange mammals and bright noisy birds. It is not just isolation that has given Australia these strange animals, it is also the climate. Most of Australia is too hot and dry for animal life. It is the dryness, rather than the heat that...

Sunset is the best time to see koalas

Sunset is the best time to see koalas. In summer, sunset is time for the mating ritual to begin! Koalas have a complex social life, with a lot of ritualised interaction. When a female koala becomes ready to mate she goes to the home range of the male of her choice....

Koalas are always sleeping, right? WRONG.

Australian summers are hot. Even down in Melbourne, in the southern state of Victoria, daytime temperatures in January and February can exceed 40 degrees Celsius. Most Aussie animals take a very long siesta between 11am and 4pm. For koalas, a long sleep in the daytime...

Wild Top End tour ‘Trip of the Month’ on global adventure website

We are thrilled to announce that our 6 Day Wild Top End adventure trip to the Northern Territory has been selected as Unordinary​ ​Trip​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Month​ ​by global adventure specialists InfoHub.com. InfoHub.com is the #1 travel portal on the internet specializing...

Mungo: home to families for millions of years

Mungo in Outback Australia has been home to families for millions of years. Mothers have taught their daughters and sons the skills they need to thrive in the desert. The daughters have passed on their knowledge to their own babies. Kangaroos have been living in the...