Walk with Wildlife Guided Conservation Tour

Fitness level moderate
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Informative conservationist guide
Enjoyable experience for the whole family
View native wildlife living freely in the native environment
All abilities walking path accessible for everyone
Marvel at the spectacular bushland and fern gullies
Experience the wild side of the Great Ocean Road
From
$59.00AUD
or 4 payments of $14.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Explore spectacular landscapes and encounter native wildlife of the Otways during a 75 minute Great Ocean Road walk along the Wildlife Wonders path with conservationist guides. Departing from the Visitor Centre, this nature walk is unlike any other with guides sharing the secrets of the bush and native wildlife that call this region home.

The 1.4km accessible Wildlife Wonders path is a magical experience designed by Brian Massey, an Art Director of 'The Hobbit'. Along this walk, you will see Australian wildlife roaming freely in their natural environment as the walkway frames spectacular landscapes. Wander through the tree fern gullies and eucalyptus woodlands to learn more about the unique animals and plants that are found here.

The guided Great Ocean Road walk also includes a stop at the Conservation Ecology Research Hub where you can see firsthand the work that is being undertaken to protect threatened species. By joining this 75 minute walk with wildlife, you are contributing to the environment with all profits used to continue funding conservation efforts. This is an educational wildlife experience the whole family can enjoy together combining animal encounters with spectacular scenery. Don't miss out - book your tour online here!

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • 75 minute walk with a conservationist guide along an all-abilities path
  • Visit the Conservation Ecology Centre Research Hub
Exclusions
  • Food
  • Transfers
Highlights
  • See Australia's native wildlife living freely in the natural environment
  • Informative conservationist guide leading you through grassland, forest bushland and tree fern gullies
  • Learn about the ecology of the Otways and the areas threatened species
  • Visit the Conservation Ecology Centre Research Hub to learn about the conservation projects that the operator is supporting
  • Your visit directly gives back to the environment, all profits got to fund research and conservation efforts to protect Australia's threatened species
  • Options to relax in the cafe and enjoy light lunch and refreshments before or after your tour
Time
  • Every hour on the hour from 10am to 3pm
Duration
  • Tour runs for 75 minutes
Departure Location
  • 475 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
  • There is ample parking for visitors and the car park can accommodate campervans, caravans, minibuses and coaches
What To Bring
  • Comfortable, enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • In winter it is recommended to bring a warm jacket
  • Rainproof jacket
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • The experience is a 1.4km gently sloping and meandering path. The path is formed with a gentle gradient which can be managed by people of all fitness levels. It is suitable for sturdy prams and is wheelchair friendly
  • Please notify the operator of any accessibility requirements when booking
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the start of your tour
  • If running late, please call ahead so options can be discussed. All efforts will be made to accommodate visitors on subsequent tours, but this cannot be guaranteed
Cancellation Policy
  • You MUST CALL the operator before proceeding with cancelling this booking. 100% cancellation fee applies within 48hrs of tour date
  • Requests to reschedule will be accommodated if possible but cannot be guaranteed
  • Tours run in almost all weather conditions, however the operator reserves the right to reschedule tours if extreme weather threatens visitor safety
Booking Information
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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