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Mud Islands Bird Watching Tour

03 5258 4019

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South Bay Eco Adventures

The Mud Islands Bird Watching Tour is the ultimate bird watching experience!

Explore three beautiful sand islands that form the essential breeding area for over 30 species of shore birds and waders. Mud Islands is a significant RAMSAR international wetland conservation area providing an important habitat and feeding ground for migratory birds. An intimate experience, with a passionate and knowledgeable bird expert, that will surely be the highlight of your big year journey.

South Bay Eco Adventures suggest you wear bathers under your clothing in case the water is above knee-deep, a hat, sunscreen, a backpack to carry your own lunch and water as lunch is often had at the opposite end of island from where the boat lands. Your camera, binoculars to observe or capture the majestic birdlife.

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Tour highlights:
  • Mud Islands
  • Birdwatching
  • Self guided

Tour operator

South Bay Eco Adventures is an award winning ecotourism company specialising in sightseeing boat tours of Southern Port Phillip Bay, the Rip and Port Phillip Heads.

View the spectacular Rip, the stretch of water connecting the bay and Bass Strait and discover the wildlife that calls Port Phillip Bay home, including dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and sea birds.

Explore areas only accessible by boat, on an up close nature-based adventure highlighting the unique history, wildlife and coastal landscape of Southern Port Phillip Bay.

The purpose-built eco boat offers exceptional visibility for everyone on board, with a design that ensures a smooth, stable and comfortable ride.

Tours operate daily between October and May from Queenscliff Harbour.