Mark Carter Birding and Wildlife


Birding and Wildlife is the leading wildlife guide and tour service in Outback Australia. A range of International-standard tours, expeditions, workshops and private guiding services led by zoologist and bird expert Mark Carter.

Experiences suited to birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts and photographers at all levels.

Itineraries from half-days to 7 days for individuals and small groups. Bookings essential.

Expert local knowledge and international-standard guiding based from Alice Springs, the Outback’s most accessible destination.

Mark’s tours have a superb record of finding difficult and rare species. See regional specialty species such as Dusky and Eyrean Grasswrens, Budgie flocks, Slaty-backed Thornbill, Grey Honeyeater, Inland Dotterel, Rufous-crowned Emuwren, Painted Finch, Red Kangaroo, Black-flanked Rock Wallaby, Thorny Devils, Woma Python.

International standard wildlife photography tours and workshops are unique in Australia. They feature private hides, exclusive locations and close access to “star” outback species.


Basic Birdwatching Customised Disabled access available Full Day Land - Motorised Land - Self Propelled Nature and wildlife Non Smoking


From $490 to $800

Birdwatch Alice Springs with Central Australia’s best wildlife guide Mark Carter.

We visit a wide range of habitats from woodlands to sand dunes, spinifex grasslands to wetlands, ranges to plains.

We regularly see over 100 bird species focusing on Red Centre specialties such as Dusky Grasswrens, Rufous-crowned Emu-wrens, Chiming Wedgebill, Banded Whiteface and Bourkes Parrot.

Itinerary is easily tailored to seek specific target birds- enquire for details.

Private tours for between 1 and 4 people in a comfortable Toyota 150 Series Prado 4×4.

Guiding-only (ie. BYO vehicle) available on request.

Half days and multi-day trips available on request.

Non Smoking

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