Australian Geographic Travel – QLD


Australian Geographic Travel designs touring itineraries that focus on wildlife and active conservation as well as cultural experiences. Their travel experiences are rich in nature and adventure and specialise in hard-to-reach places and small group experiences. You’ll join similarly inclined souls who share your taste for exploration and a burning desire to learn more about the phenomenal natural world.

Australian Geographic Travel offers professionally guided, small group itineraries varying in length across most states in Australia. Each trip is unique and authentic for anyone who is interested in exploring the fauna and flora, the history and the culture of Australia. All trips have been curated with an emphasis on discovering hidden gems off the beaten track and offering sustainable travel experiences that would be very hard to find anywhere else.

Australian Geographic’ adventurers, scientists, historians and photographers have brought the world to you for more than 36 years. Now they invite you to join them in visiting the country’s most intriguing places and sharing their passion. They are committed to sustaining the environment, culture and heritage of each place we visit. In doing so, they strive to protect our precious environment, from addressing climate change and its far-reaching impacts to promoting awareness of the world’s oldest living culture and revealing to you the countless treasures it cradles.



Far North Queensland is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise! This small-group tour explores the rainforest habitat, concentrating on the endemic wildlife found within. They have a firm belief that tourism is the key to the protection and conservation of this World Heritage Area. Their passionate and knowledgeable guides are eager to share the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area with you.

Their tours have a major focus on observing and photographing wildlife. It’s not uncommon for you to observe a southern cassowary, tree kangaroo and platypus on a single tour! The trails and boardwalks we access are the longest and most immersive compared with other commercial operators. In addition, many of our nature viewing locations are on private land or reserves for complete exclusivity. This increases your opportunities to observe wildlife in the wild.

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The Wet Tropics stretch from Townsville to Cooktown encompassing approximately 9000 square kilometres of rainforest interspersed with farmland, rivers and tropical savannah, not to mention coastline and coral cays. Such an array of habitats explains the region’s high diversity of flora and fauna. With more than 450 avian species recorded, including 13 endemics, it’s Australia’s twitching mecca, and you don’t have to venture far from Cairns to enjoy a rich bird-watching experience in a variety of environments.

Come on this journey as you cover a vast variety of birding hotspots in Far North Queensland.

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Cairns is the gateway to the amazing Far North Queensland region, a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise and the only place in the world where two World Heritage Listed areas exist side by side.

Join Cairns local wildlife photographer, James Boettcher on a five-day wildlife safari of a lifetime in Far North Queensland. James has been guiding wildlife tours for 16 years, his knowledge of the region will guarantee you the best opportunities to observe and photograph North Queensland’s unique and iconic wild animals.

This is the area where the world’s songbirds emerged, currently home to forty per cent of Australia’s bird species including bowerbirds, kingfishers, riflebirds, fruit doves and the endangered southern cassowary. Boasting the highest diversity of rainforest mammals in Australia, the Bennett’s and Lumholtz tree kangaroo, spectacled flying-fox, Daintree River ringtail possum, Northern long-nosed bandicoot are popular sightings.

This experience is best suited for beginner to intermediate photographers hoping to hone their skills, learn more about their gear and their target subjects. Your guide will provide constant photography tuition, so you are ultimately prepared for when the moment arrives.

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The Best of K’gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk showcases the best of the 90 kilometre Great Walk track over three days. Walkers will experience the unimaginable beauty of diverse landscapes, from the coastal bushland, through the heart of the rainforest, to pristine, white sand freshwater lakes. This one of a kind walk is not offered elsewhere on Fraser Island, a renowned UNESCO Heritage Site.

Discover the ancient towering giant trees in the Valley of the Giants, experience tea tree infused wilderness lakes and explore the sand flats and rust coloured creeks of Lake Boomanjin; the largest perched lake in the world. Witness the magnificent giant king ferns and meandering clear fresh-waters of Wanggoolba Creek in Pile Valley. Be immersed in the peace of Basin Lake, take a dip in the green water or transverse around the water’s edge. Swim in the crystal clear waters of the famous Lake McKenzie and relax on the pure white silica sand and reflect. Walking is a truly rich experience, exploring and discovering the best natural wonders in a peaceful, calm environment with total tranquility.

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