Conservation Tours

Powerful Owl (endangered)

Positive Conservation

Power to change for the better..

“Echidna Walkabout’s driving principle is positive conservation,” says Janine Duffy, head of Echidna Walkabout’s Conservation Program

“We believe people protect what they know, and what they love.

“So we set out to create a style of tourism that not only minimizes negative effects on the environment, but positively creates a sense of wonder, an understanding, a power to change for the better.” says Janine.

Which is why every every Echidna Walkabout tour has a conservation action.

By choosing one of the tours below you will help nature while you enjoy it.

Conservation Stories

5 reasons to learn birds at the Katherine Bird Festival

5 reasons to learn birds at the Katherine Bird Festival

Come to the Katherine Bird Festival this September There’s lots of great reasons why you should learn birds in Katherine — and they’re not all bird related! Do you love colourful birds? The most psychedelic of them all may be Australia’s tiny Gouldian Finch (pictured...

Enjoy Kakadu : 5 best tips

Enjoy Kakadu : 5 best tips

To enjoy Kakadu take your time says Kakadu Guide, Roger Smith “Rushing Kakadu doesn't work. Spend at least two full weeks in the Top End. Stay a few days in Darwin acclimatising, it’s a city like no other in Australia, vibrating with culture, markets, wildlife and...

Amazing new facts about Whale Sharks

Amazing new facts about Whale Sharks

New Facts about Whale Sharks: they recover quickly from wounds and may even regrow parts of their bodies; Big ships are hurting them, but Western Australia’s tour operators are helping; Globally endangered, but increasing at Ningaloo Reef; Male Whale Sharks grow fast when young, females grow bigger but more slowly; Whale Sharks give birth to live young, 300 at a time, but almost nothing is known about their breeding

world responsible award

Our Guest's Reviews ...

Fantastic Experience

If you love wildlife and want to see the animals in their natural environment, this is a must-do if you are in Melbourne. It was one of the highlights of our tour. We are so glad we did it!

funtwotravel December 23, 2019