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Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours

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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
+61 3 9646 8249
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Koalas and Kangaroo in the Wild Tour from Melbourne
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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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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent time on our walkabout with Jerry. The day was extremely hot but we managed to see many animals in the wild which was a great experience.More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear legaultsd, Thank you for this lovely review! We're glad to hear that you had a great experience seeing lots of animals in the wild! All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo, Bart, Kirby, Cathy, Michael,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As an alternate to viewing animals in a zoo (which one can do at every major city around the world), this tour takes folks into the Australian bush and with an expert guide we saw Koala, Kangaroo, Emu and many birds species in their own...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Richard R, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of us. We're so pleased to hear that you had a great day out in the Wild with us! All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour as an excursion with NCL. Kirby, our guide, was a blast! She was funny, very knowledgeable and very passionate about preserving the koalas and roos in their habitat. It was obvious that Kirby really enjoys her job. Kirby made this tour...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mji17ak, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! You're so right, Kirby is a very passionate and knowledgeable Wildlife Guide. We're so pleased to hear that you had a great day out with us learning about Aboriginal culture and seeing the koalas and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour with a very knowledgeable, experienced and personable tour guide Mike. We were taken into the You Yangs and spotted lots of kangaroo's and wallabies. We also were able to observe a stumped tail lizard, an echidna, a brushy-tailed possum and...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul V, Wow! Sounds like you had an incredible day seeing so many animals! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of us. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best tours I've ever done. Our guide Cathy was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife we were hopefully going to see and was as excited about the day as we were. We managed to see Koala's and Kangaroo's in their wild environment which...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gary, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this amazing review! We are so pleased to hear that seeing koalas and kangaroos in the wild was the highlight of your trip to Australia! All of the things you have said in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We adored this trip today. Our guide, Jari, was superb. He was so knowledgeable, friendly, and a pleasure to be around. The tour included many stops and great animal sightings. We saw koalas, a young wallaby, emus, and mobs of kangaroos. We walked through a...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear susierrrr. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this terrific review about us! We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent day. All the best from the team at Echidna Walkabout - Janine, Roger, Caz, Melinda, Martin, Jo, Bart,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you generally prefer trips that have a focus on nature, don't want to do the driving yourself, and haven't been able to figure out how to do this in Australia, Echidna Walkabout has the answer. We had them set up a 16-day itinerary, called...More

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OliviaEchidna, Manager at Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Beverly C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of our Maximum Wildlife trip! We absolutely loved having you on tour with us and are so pleased to hear that you had a great time experiencing Australian wildlife...More

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Hi frenchagogo I'm sorry we did not get back to you. We did not realise that TripAdvisor had a Q&A section until someone told us today. In answer to your question: yes we can do pickups for private tours from the port... More
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