Inala Nature Tours offers personalised birdwatching and wildlife tours of Bruny Island and Tasmania. It is based on ‘Inala’, a 1500-acre nature refuge on Bruny Island, which is home to six threatened bird species, all 12 Tasmanian endemic birds, echidnas, and white wallabies. It features Australia’s only hide tailor-made for raptor-viewing and a canopy platform that provides close views of the endangered Tasmanian endemic bird, the forty-spotted pardalote. ‘Inala’ is also a wildlife rehabilitation centre.
Accommodation is available on the property.
Each tour is personally designed, and may be partially- or fully-guided. Tour packages range from a walking tour at ‘Inala’, half and full-day tours of Bruny Island, to longer tours around Tasmania to see a variety of birds in their natural habitats, including the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot, as well as Tasmanian devils, wombats, kangaroos, and platypus. Join their night tours on Bruny Island to see penguins, quolls, potoroos, wallabies and possums. They have also licensed travel agents and can book all your travel and accommodation arrangements.
Their guides have detailed knowledge of the Tasmanian flora and fauna. The owner, Dr Tonia Cochran, is a trained botanist, zoologist and specialist birdwatching/wildlife guide with experience in leading tours throughout Australia.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
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Experience the natural beauty, tranquillity, and diversity of Tasmania a special part of Australia.
Small and personalised wildlife tours of Bruny Island and other Tasmanian destinations guided by a professional biologist.
You have a range of options to choose from: from half-day to extended tours of several days in duration.
Night tours to view penguins and shearwaters and a variety of their special nocturnal mammals are also available.
Bird watching tours and information on wildlife conservation and threatened species are a speciality.
Tours of Bruny Island are based on their 600-acre Land for Wildlife property Inala, and there is a choice of two three-bedroom cottages for accommodation during your stay.
Almost 90 species of birds (including all 12 endemic Tasmanian species) and 40 species of native orchids are found at Inala.
Their tours cater for group sizes ranging from single individuals to six people (four-wheel drive tours in a late model Toyota Landcruiser), although they also regularly cater for larger groups. Prices vary according to your choice of tour.
Tours include specialist guiding, transport, national park entry fees, and morning or afternoon teas.
Lunch and accommodation are also included where applicable.
Price on application.
Tasmania is their home and they have a deep passion for sharing her natural wonders. On their tours you can expect all 12 endemic birds, a world class pelagic, endangered Swift Parrot and critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot. Iconic mammals include Tasmanian Devil, Platypus, Echidna, Wombats and Eastern Quoll.
Inala offer’s fantastic wildlife and birding tours throughout Australia. Discover spectacular endemics like Superb Lyrebird and Southern Cassowary as well… Many of their scheduled tours run back-to-back from one area to another, so that you can design the the trip for you. If what you’re after isn’t here though, they also offer fully tailored, personalised tours to meet your needs, dreams and birding desires!