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Grampians Conservation Explorer

Tour operated by: Naturewise Conservation Holidays

Address: 162 Adderley St, West Melbourne, Victoria 3003

Phone: 03 5330 2600  |  Freecall: 1800 032 501  |  Fax: 03 5330 2600  


Naturewise Conservation Holidays want to show you why the Grampians are a must-see for all nature-lovers visiting Victoria. Renowned for its rugged mountain ranges, rich cultural heritage and spectacular wildflower displays.

The 168,000 hectare Grampians National Park is a vast wilderness area protecting a diversity of plants and animals, many of which are endemic to the park.

Naturewise Conservation Holidays will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive, small group adventure as you work alongside a Parks Victoria Ranger to 'track and protect' the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales, which are on Victoria's threatened species list.

Take part in setting up camera monitoring equipment and collecting data, and in the process learn more about the animal's natural habitat while making a direct contribution to the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas.

You will sample some of the region's best wines, see ancient Aboriginal rock art as you immerse yourself in the local culture, and be inspired by the breathtaking landscape. This Grampians experience is not to be missed.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Rate includes accommodation, transfers, all meals, winery tours, entry fees and an experience conservation guide.


Payment methods accepted

Cheque  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

To secure your booking Full program payment is required. If it becomes necessary to cancel your booking, please notify operators immediately. The cancellation is effective from the date of notification. Cancellation fees are as follows: cancellation more than 30 days before start date, 15 per cent of the program cost will be forfeited, cancellation 30 and 14 days before start date, 30 per cent of the program cost will be forfeited, cancellation less than 14 days before start date, 100 per cent of the program cost will be forfeited. There is no refund after starting the program. This program operates with a minimum of four people and maximum of eight people.Operators reserve the right to cancel departure dates should booking numbers fall below required minimum numbers. A full refund will be provided in the event of a cancellation due to minimum program numbers not being reached.

Days of operation

Departure details: 01/09/14 - 04/09/14

Departure details: 22/09/14 - 25/09/14

Departure details: 13/10/14 - 16/10/14

Departure details: 03/11/14 - 06/11/14

Tour starting location

CVA West Melbourne

Mode of transport

  • Car


  • Bush Tucker
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks


  • Food and Wine
  • Walking


  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide

Conservation Volunteers offers Naturewise Conservation Holidays, they are quality, small group ecotour experiences where you get to make a real difference to the conservation of Australia's unique environment.

Naturewise Conservation Holidays embraces the principles of responsible travel combining conservation with exploration. Their aim is to connect visitors with Australia's beautiful and unique natural areas, while helping to ensure their future preservation. The Naturewise programs are award recognised and Ecotourism certified.

Naturewise Conservation Holidays range from two days to two weeks. Each program offers the opportunity to visit unique destinations, get close to nature and explore the great outdoors, while contributing to conservation.

The time spent undertaking conservation activities typically makes up 30 to 40 per cent of the trip with the other time spent touring such as bush walks, Island tours, wildlife viewing and visiting National Parks.

No experience is required to participate in a Naturewise Conservation Holidays program, though you should be reasonably fit and active and declare any pre-existing medical conditions at the time of booking.

Program prices include accommodation, meals, program leader, transfers from the designated pick up point, park or reserve entry fees and scheduled activities. All programs are led by an experienced guide, and on some programs you are joined by visiting researchers.


  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Youth Hostels Association
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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