Relax and enjoy great walks with Gippsland High Country Tours along Victoria's far east coast during October which is the peak month for wildflowers.
Gippsland High Country Tours ensures you encounter Wildlife abound, whether you are a bird watcher or not, imagine the thrill of a majestic Sea Eagle gliding over your head and out to sea.
If you are curious about nature, your guide will share with you a wealth of information about the environment, plants, animals and natural features.
Choose from two different departures, one with a walking focus has good moderate grade walks every day for those who like to stretch their legs exploring Croajingolong. The other is a slower more relaxed pace eco-tour with time for birdwatching in a variety of habitats plus short wildflower walks.
Spend three nights in historic lighthouse keeper's cottages at Point Hicks Lighthouse boasting superb ocean views and a fascinating history. The next three nights are in guesthouse accommodation at Gipsy Point near Mallacoota with Thurra River and Wingan Inlet on the way.
Enjoy the delights of nature and at the end of each day, good conversation, delightful accommodation and a meal that appears before you, now that's a relaxing holiday!
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Please contact Gippsland High Country Tours for more information.
Cancellation and booking policy
Deposit required to confirm booking. Balance due 30 days prior to departure. Cancellation and booking conditions as per booking form.
Days of operation
Seven days, six nights accommodation
Departure details: 29/09/14 - 05/10/14
Seven days, six nights accommodation
Departure details: 13/10/14 - 19/10/14
Tour starting location
Mode of transport
- Four Wheel Drive
- Animal Viewing
- Guided walks
- Whale watching
Escape from the pressures of modern urban life and experience the serenity and solitude of the High Country and East Gippsland on a range of Eco-tours and walks with Gippsland High Country Tours.
Gaze over a sea of mountains, breathe in the clear mountain air and touch the smooth trunks of the snow-gums. Experience deserted beaches or ancient forests.
Relax and take time to smell the fragrant bush scents and listen to the bird calls amidst the tranquillity of the forest.
Wander along fern-lined tracks beneath towering eucalypts or across alpine grasslands with wildflowers at your feet.
Take your time, appreciate the beauty and listen as your guide explains the interaction of plants and animals who call the High Country home. Wildlife sightings are common and leisurely pace allows time for bird watching.
Join a small friendly group of nature lovers led by experienced local guides keen to share their love and knowledge of the High Country with you. Magnificent scenery, rich history and diverse flora and fauna.
Your guides know too that you need a balance of activity and relaxation time, so as well as structured activities and walking, each departure allows time to relax and enjoy nature and the unique environments you visit. Enjoy solitude, peace and tranquillity and return home truly refreshed.
Regular departures range from easy accommodated Ecotours with short walks, through accommodated or camping Ecotours with full day walks, to challenging bushwalks exploring wilderness areas for serious adventurers.
Special departures include participation in wildlife research projects, offering a chance to contribute to conservation of threatened species.
Destinations include Alpine National Park, Errinundra National Park, Snowy River National Park, Croajingolong National Park, Gippsland Lakes and Mitchell River National Park.
Contact us for more details on the cutrrent program or visit the website as listed above.
The full program is available on the website or by contacting Gippsland High Country Tours for further information. A full day by day itinerary is available for every departure. Most departures connect with rail or coach services from Melbourne to make joining arrangments easy if you would prefer to leave your car at home.
Other tours by this operator
- The Ecotourism Association of Australia
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land