Australian Wildlife Adventure
With a focus on celebrating and protecting Australia’s native flora and fauna, this ecotour is perfect for travellers with an interest in conservation and the outdoors. This very special trip comes complete with a personal tour through the Melbourne wildlife health center, an overnight hike through the Grampians National Park and a day trip to Phillips Island.
Welcome to Melbourne
Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex – and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art.
Guided transfer to Melbourne Zoo
Your chauffeur will pick you up from your Melbourne city accomodation and take you and your group to Melbourne Zoo in preparation for your tour of the Wildlife rehabilitation centre. Along the way you will stop off at several sites of ecological significance including the Yarra River and Blackburn Lake Sanctuary
Guided tour of Australian Wildlife Health Centre
Explore and learn about state of the art wildlife medicine at the Australian Wildlife Health Center with a private tour guided by the facilities very own head of emergency medicine , Dr Alison Johnson. Watch a live surgery, visit orphaned monkeys and hear from Dr Johnson about the current restoration and rehabilitation efforts that the Doctors at this special facility are doing to help some of Australia's most vulnerable animals.
3 course lunch at Basil
Enjoy a 3 course lunch from award winning vegan restaurant, Basil. With a focus on sourcing only locally grown produce, this quaint eatery is known for it's bright flavours, vibrant atmosphere and attentive service
The Tyrion Lodge
Located in rural Melbourne, this cosy lodge is full of rustic charm and character. Perfect for environmentalists and nature lovers, this special lodge has been in the Lannister family for more than 5 generations and donates a portion of its proceeds to restoring the local flora and fauna. Enjoy a cosy stay in this charming room that overlooks the nearby lake. Enjoy a bottle red wine from the Barossa Valley upon arrival
Day trip to the Grampians National Park
Your chauffeur will meet you at your accomodation, from there they will drive you west towards the Grampians National Park. Grampians National Park is a nature reserve in Victoria, Australia. It’s known for its sandstone mountains, wildflowers and wildlife including echidnas and wallabies. Near the village of Halls Gap, the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre gives insight into local Aboriginal history and rock art. Trails lead to waterfalls like towering MacKenzie Falls and lookouts such as the Balconies, with views of the Victoria Range. Your chauffeur will accompany you during your day trip and will provide lunch, refreshments and snacks throughout the day.
10 Course Degustation at The Pumpkin Patch
Enjoy 10 finely crafted courses of Melbournes best produce at award winning vegan eatery, The Pumpkin Patch. Complete with local wine pairings.
Evening River Tour
Experience the aquatic life as it awakens on the Yarra River at dusk. Your chauffeur will accompany you to your private boat where you will set sail into the evening. Along the way you and your group will learn about the freshwater wildlife, the river clean up project and will have an encounter with a very special native species.