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Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours

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Address: Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia (Formerly Savannah Walkabout)
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Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD (formerly Savannah Walkabout) one day...

Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD (formerly Savannah Walkabout) one day small-group (max 10 people) ecotour. See Kangaroos and Koalas in the wild! Join our Koala Research Project in the You Yangs Park, and meet individual, named koalas and learn about their history and social life. Help improve the future for wild koalas by removing a weed while you stroll through the Bush. Walk with wild Kangaroos - they are thrilling animals to watch! They are wary of humans, but with care and following guidelines from your experienced Wildlife Guide, you can get quite close without disturbing them. Departs Melbourne (5 central pickup locations) daily all year from 8.10 to 9.00am, returns Melbourne around 4.00 to 4.30pm.

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Savannah Walkabout Australian Animals Eco Tour from Melbourne
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Koalas and Kangaroos!

Our guide Kelly was fantastic. Very knowledgeable as well as a great host and guide. We were able to see Koalas, Kangaroos, poison and emu. None of these animals were in captivity... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our guide Kelly was fantastic. Very knowledgeable as well as a great host and guide. We were able to see Koalas, Kangaroos, poison and emu. None of these animals were in captivity but in their natural habitat.

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear goodfoodforhealth, Thank you for writing this lovely review of your day! You have said so much that is important to us! I think the word "possum" got auto-corrected to "poison". You're right, Kellie is a very knowledgeable and passionate Wildlife Guide. We're glad that you had an amazing time on our Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. All... More 

Needham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Martin, our fabulous guide, met us at the port right on time! During our drive to find the Kangaroos, Martin explained exactly what we were about to see and do... we saw Kangaroos, emu, and wallaby. Great picnic lunch, Billy tea... then off to the Yu Yangs to find kangaroo.. we were able to spot 2- Kiki and Clancy- Wonderful... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear jtravel_10 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this terrific review about us! We are thrilled. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Mel, Jo, Martin, Scott, Kirby, Cathy, Donna, Bart, Kellie, Carol, Mike, Sarah, Brett, Liv, Abhinav & Michael. More 

Worcestershire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like wildlife, support conservation activities and prefer to spend a day in attractive countryside rather than in the city this trip is for you. We were lucky enough to pick an overcast, slightly damp, relatively cool day, ideal conditions for both the semi-nocturnal native animals and for bush walking (not that there is any distance walking involved). Our... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Colin B This is a thorough review of your day in the wild with Australian animals! We're glad that you enjoyed your day out in the Bush on our Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. You have said so much that is important to us! You're right, Kellie is a knowledgeable and passionate Wildlife Guide. Thank you so... More 

Victoria, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad that I had this amazing experience - knowledgeable guides with a sense of humour, great "wilderness" exposure, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, emu, opossums +++. Be prepared to be humble when you can't find those camouflaged animals easily, but that's where the guides are invaluable! Really appreciated the honour and sensitivity to the animals' natural environment and security. Even our... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear helenpB6412HQ Thank you so much for taking the time to write this terrific review about us! We are thrilled to know that you had a wonderful day out in the Bush. Your are right, all of our Wildlife Guides are highly knowledgeable and passionate about their work. I totally agree, seeing animals in the wild is a wonderful experience,... More 

La Canada, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This eco-tour was led by a naturalist, in our case, Scott, who took us through bush land and nature preserves to observe koalas and kangaroos in their natural habitat. What a wonderful experience! We were lucky enough to spot 6 koalas in the eucalyptus trees, and got close to many kangaroos and emus! Our small group learned about the delicate... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear 2xntrik We appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous feedback. It is indeed a cheerful experience to spot so many koalas in the wild. You are right, Scott is one of our best Wildlife Guide, who is extremely passionate about his work. Thank you so much for recommending our Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. All... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide was great. Knowledgeable and very nice to spend the day with. It was amazing how close we were able to get tot the kangaroos. We even saw a joey in a mamas pouch. Binoculars are a must. our guide had a pair we could use. Finding the koala bears was mad easy by the park. They monitor... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Carrie B Thank you for writing this lovely review of your day! You have said so much that is important to us! We completely agree, seeing animals in the wild has its own charm. You are right, we observe and monitor the movements of wild koalas as a part of our Koala Research Project. Each day every koala found... More 

Springfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a wonderful day tour and our guide, Mike, did an excellent job! We learned so much and had a chance to see koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and emus in their native habitat and learn about the programs that are in place to protect them. Our "bush lunch" was very good and the "billy tea" was very tasty -- it... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Robert Z What a lovely review of your day! We're glad that you had a wonderful experience on our Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. Thank you so much for recommending the tour. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Mel, Jo, Martin, Scott, Kirby, Cathy, Donna, Bart, Kellie, Carol, Mike, Sarah,... More 

Freeport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip to Australia was tremendously enhanced as a result of taking this tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and eager to share her knowledge with those on the tour. Every effort was made to ensure that all the participants were included and had their individual needs met. Each animal we encountered in the wild was identified and their... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear lluckyfox Thank you so much for taking the time to write this terrific review about us! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. You're right, it is of prime importance to us that our guests are well taken care of and they get to have the best possible Australian wildlife experience. All... More 

Jericho, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Tour all around. Tour guide was great, sights were unbelievable. Didn't expect to accomplish what we did in one day!

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear arieweissman We appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous feedback. We're glad that you enjoyed the Koalas and Kangaroos IN THE WILD tour. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Mel, Jo, Martin, Scott, Kirby, Cathy, Donna, Bart, Kellie, Carol, Mike, Sarah, Brett, Liv, Abhinav & Michael. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was great from the moment Martin picked me up from my hotel to the moment he dropped me off 4 days later. We covered an amazing range of different areas in East Gippsland; from an island sanctuary where we saw at least 15 different wild koalas! (as well as 4 echidna) to the rugged mountain forests of Snowy... More 

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AbbyEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn K Thank you for writing this lovely review of your day! We're glad that you had a wonderful experience. You have said so much that is important to us! All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Mel, Jo, Martin, Scott, Kirby, Cathy, Donna, Bart, Kellie, Carol, Mike, Sarah, Abhinav, Brett, Liv &... More 

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