Wildlife Tours Australia – Victoria

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Wildlife Tours Australia has been entertaining travellers since 1996. Being one of the longest running small group tour operators in Melbourne they have the ultimate range of one, two and three day adventures in Victoria.

Specialising in the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, The Grampians, Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula wine tours, snow tours (in the winter), Melbourne to Adelaide tours, Adelaide to Melbourne tours and personalised group charters. Wildlife Tours Australia also place a strong emphasis on incorporating Australian wildlife into the tours, as the team believe this is one of the things that makes Australia so special.

Wildlife Tours Australia operates small modern vehicles and endeavour to get to know you all on a first name basis, and firmly believe in enjoying the journey as well as the highlights.

The thing Wildife Tours Australia love more than this beautiful country, is being able to show it off to you. That is why when you travel with Wildlife Tours you know you are going to get a guide who is just as enthusiastic about the journey as you are.

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Fitness

Basic Moderate

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Victoria Tourism Industry Council

Accreditation

ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe

Services

$145

Phillip Island, on Victoria’s South Coast, is home to a colony of around 32,000 Little Penguins. Each night, hundreds (sometimes thousands) of penguins emerge from the surf and waddle across the beach at the world famous Penguin Parade.

You’ll begin your day with a stop at the Phillip Island Koala Reserve, where you’ll be making some new friends with local Australian animals as you’re taken on a guided ranger walk through the woodland. Famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife it’s then to the western end of the island to the Nobbies. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony and spot wild wallabies and native birds on a back road journey to the main show at the Penguin Parade. Explore the award-winning Visitor Centre before witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It’s truly a magical and unforgettable experience.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$130

Great Ocean Road Trip at Sunset is the best way to experience the 12 Apostles without all the usual crowds, finishing the day with one of the most spectacular sunset backdrops imaginable. This trip also includes an extra sweet stop at the new Chocolate Factory on the Great Ocean Road.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$440

This tour with Wildlife Tours Australia includes:

Day one highlights: Explore the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Snap as many pictures as you want of these icons or stroll along the paths and explore the area. You will then be taken just off the coast to Otway’s Rainforest (Mait’s Rest) for a guided nature walk. Free time in the small coastal town of Apollo Bay. Spot wild Koalas, Kookaburras and Parrots in Lorne. Finish off the day with a tasty Aussie barbecue for dinner staying the night in Queenscliff.

Day two highlights: A delicious breakfast before a ferry ride where visitors often spot dolphins and even whales. You then land at Sorrento Beach and visit a Koala Conservation Reserve for a guided ranger tour. Spend the rest of the day exploring Phillip Island, visiting the Nobbies viewing Seal Rocks and the Blowhole. Finish the journey off marvelling at the world famous Penguin Parade.

Disabled Access

$145

Visit Lake Mountain, a snow resort in Australia with modern facilities. It is Melbourne’s closest snow resort, with its picturesque chalets overlooking the mountains surrounded by miles of cross country ski tracks and toboggan fields. On this Melbourne snow trip, you can make a snowman, try tobogganing, take a cross country ski lesson or just throw some snow balls. The bus drives right up to the snow so there is no need to take any ski lifts or transfer buses.

Join a toboggan race or snowman selfie competition for a chance to win a prize. Or take a walk to the mountain summit for spectacular views.

In the afternoon, visit the spectacular waterfalls in Marysville. Steavenson Falls are one of the tallest in Victoria, with five cascades, a total descent of 122 metres. Enjoy nature walks along the river and look down over the falls.

On your return to Melbourne you will drive through the beautiful Yarra Valley and visit the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-creamery where you can sample free chocolates and see the chocolatiers at work.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$130

The Great Ocean Road tour is a guided scenic drive along Australia’s spectacular coastline with jaw-dropping ocean views and ancient rainforests. Your small group day trip includes a visit to the iconic rock formations known as the 12 Apostles as well as time to explore other beautiful beaches and walks.

Highlights include Apollo Bay for lunch (at your own expense), Great Otway National Park rainforest, Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

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Family Friendly

$325

Day one with Wildlife Tours Australia. Go for a beach walk and get some sand between your toes.

View the Historic Memorial Arch that marks the start of the Great Ocean Road. View wild Koalas, Kookaburras, Parrots and Lorikeets. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant or cafe in Apollo Bay (at your own expense).

Enjoy a guided bushwalk in the ancient Otway’s Rainforest. View the almighty 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and Razorback rock formations.

At night-time look out for wild Kangaroos when you arrive at Halls Gap. Staying overnight in the Grampians at Ned’s Other Beds.

On day two, tour the Grampians National Park, home to Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Emus, Birds and Echidnas. It is literally a ‘wildlife wonderland’.

Learn about the history and culture of the Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Tribes, then on to Reed’s Lookout or Lake Bellfield for breathtaking views. Then on to McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls for beautiful waterfalls.

Lastly see the famous rock formation, the ‘Jaw’s of Death’. Then Transfer to a luxury coach for Adelaide.

Disabled Access

$145

Be whisked away for a day and enjoy the best of the Mornington Peninsula. Take in the ocean views from the highest point, Arthurs Seat. Sample some of the amazing goats cheese produced by boutique dairy, Main Ridge Dairy. Try hinterland produce from Hart’s Farm orchards, well known for its traditional cider, olive oils and cider vinegar. Stop for your first wine tasting for the day at a boutique cellar door before exploring the quaint seaside town of Flinders where you can purchase lunch (at your own expense). Follow this with some time to wander the township with its boutique shops and galleries or take a stroll to the beach.

Sample award-winning chocolates at Mornington Peninsula Chocolates and marvel at their amazing creations. Try the numerous ciders and strawberry liqueurs and wines at Sunnyridge Strawberry Farm; indulge in strawberries with chocolate sauce or pick your own punnet. (Strawberry picking is seasonally available and at extra cost). Indulge in a wine tasting at T’Gallant Winery. T’Gallant’s selection of cool climate wines will hit the spot nicely. The tour stops for a classic photo opportunity at some of Victoria’s famous bathing boxes en route to Melbourne.

Disabled Access

$495

The ultimate adventure for anyone heading to Adelaide with three full days of beaches, mountains, rainforest and wildlife. From sunsets at the beach to sunrises over high mountain ranges this tour will take you on a journey deep into the heart of Victoria’s outback.

An almost spiritual is this Three Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour experience that will prepare you well for your journey to the ‘city of churches’ – Adelaide.

Highlights include: The world famous Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the Shipwreck Coast, Bush walk through the Otway’s Rainforest, Koala and wildlife spotting, Surf Coast beaches, seaside towns and stunning costal views, Historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, Overnight in Warrnambool, Tower Hill National Park, Coastal Walk and Whale spotting in Winter, Visit an Extinct Volcano, Overnight in Halls Gap, Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre, Bushwalks in the Grampians / Gariwerd National Park, Hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls, Boroka Lookout or Lake Bellfield, Aussie Wildlife Guaranteed.

Disabled Access

$495

There is so much to see along the Great Ocean Road and this tour allows you to explore some of the hidden gems that most visitors never see.

Join this three day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour and visit secret beaches, longer hikes, stunning mountain views, a dormant volcano with an abundance of wildlife and some excellent Aussie tucker are just a few of the extra highlights you will be rewarded with if you spend a few days with us on this tour.

Highlights include:

The world famous Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the Shipwreck Coast, Bush walk through the Otway’s Rainforest, Koala and wildlife spotting, Surf Coast beaches, seaside towns and stunning costal views, Historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, Overnight in Warrnambool.

Tower Hill National Park, Coastal Walk and whale spotting in Winter, visit an extinct volcano overnight in Halls Gap, Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre, Bushwalks in the Grampians / Gariwerd National Park, Hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls, Boroka Lookout or Lake Bellfield, Aussie Wildlife Guaranteed.

Disabled Access

$145

The Yarra Valley Winery Tour is more than just wine tasting – although the wine is pretty good. Located less than one hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is spoilt for its variety of stunning wineries with mountain views, amazing local produce and delicious food.

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-Creamery – enjoy free chocolate samples while watching the makers at work. Grab a souvenier or two with over 250 hand-crafted chocolates to choose from.

Winery tastings – you’ll have the pleasure of tasting some of the Yarra Valley’s best wines at our favourite boutique cellars such as Helen and Joey Estate, Helen’s Hill and Whispering Hills.

Beer tasting – top off your day with a refreshing cold beer tasting at Watts River Brewing.

Healesville – explore the small country town full of local goodies. There are plenty of charming restaurants, cafes and shops awaiting your perusal.

This small group tour will leave you loving the Yarra Valley and wanting to come and explore a little more.

Disabled Access

Pet Friendly - Enquire

$140

The Grampians National Park (Gariwerd), a series of rugged mountain ranges to the west of Melbourne, is home to an abundance of kangaroos, wallabies and other native animals and rich in natural wonders with stunning waterfalls and panoramic mountain views.

This Grampians day tour includes short walks to some favourite spots and includes a visit to the award winning Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre for an insight into the history of the people and the flora and fauna that make up this region.

Disabled Access

$150

Avoid the crowds and experience the Great Ocean Road in all its beauty.

This amazing day-tour allows you to miss the tourist rush, whilst experiencing a full day of sightseeing and adventure in a relaxed and friendly small-group environment.

The Reverse Great Ocean Road and Rainforest tour includes a visit to the breathtaking and well-known limestone stacks, better known as the 12 Apostles. View the beautiful natural rock formations of the Loch Ard Gorge and Razorback. There is ample photo opportunities to be had here.

As you wind your way slowly through the Great Ocean Road, take in the spectacular coastal views and spend some time exploring surf beaches. Spot cuddly koalas and stretch your legs as you take a walk through the ancient rainforest of Otway National Park, home to some of the world’s tallest trees.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$325

One day one of the Two Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour with Wildlife Tours Australia you travel down the Great Ocean Road.

View the Historic Memorial Arch that marks the start of the great ocean road. View wild Koalas, Kookaburras, Parrots and Lorikeets. Enjoy some free time in Apollo Bay to pick up lunch (at your own expense).

Enjoy a guided bushwalk in the ancient Otway’s Rainforest. View the almighty 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and Razorback rock formations.

At night-time look out for wild Kangaroos when you arrive at Halls Gap. Staying overnight in the Grampians at Ned’s Other Beds.

On day two, tour the Grampians National Park, home to Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Emus, Birds and Echidnas. It is literally a ‘wildlife wonderland’.

Learn about the history and culture of the Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Tribes, then on to Reed’s Lookout or Lake Bellfield for breathtaking views. Then on to McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls for beautiful waterfalls.

Lastly see the famous rock formation, the ‘Jaw’s of Death’.

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