See Koalas and Kangaroos in the Wild with Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours! Interact with wild animals in their natural habitats on this full day, fully-inclusive small group eco-tour, led by an experienced Wildlife Guide.
Walk through natural bushland to meet wild koalas, then learn about each one's history and social life from your Wildlife Guide and Koala Researcher. Help collect important data and make a difference to koala habitat.
Join wild mobs of Kangaroos on the plains and in open forests. Their natural instinct is to flee humans, but with care they often get close enough to take photographs and observe their complex social life.
Help your guide record sightings of all wildlife that you see.
The natural environments you will visit are also home to parrots, fairy-wrens, emus, honeyeaters, possums, wallabies and lizards. Your Wildlife Guide will help you understand the animals, and how to find them.
All participants will receive a certificate of thanks for helping wildlife, and an opportunity to stay in touch with each of the Koalas seen on the day.
The tour is vehicle-based, with short walks during the day; includes a substantial picnic lunch and pick up/drop off to Melbourne city.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Prices vary due to amount of people booking and type of tour. Lower price is for classic tour, sharing with maximum of 9 other guests. Higher price is indicative for private tour. Please contact for further details.
Payment methods accepted
Cancellation and booking policy
If you choose to cancel the Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild small group day tour earlier than 48 hours before the tour start time, you will receive a full refund. Tours cancelled between 48 and zero hours before the tour will be charged the full tour price. Private, special and group day tours cancelled between nine days and 48 hours before the tour will receive a 50 per cent refund of full tour price. Tours cancelled between 48 and zero hours before the tour will be charged the full tour price. All extended tours including private, special and group extended tours, cancelling needs to be made 44 to 30 days before tour start otherwise a loss of 30 per cent of total tour cost. Cancellations made 29 to 10 days before tour start lose 50 per cent of total tour cost. Cancellations made nine to zero days before tour start there will be no refund.
Days of operation
The tour departs from five central city pickup points between 8.40 and 9.30am. Contact for details
Departure details: 01/04/14 - 31/03/15
Tour starting location
You Yangs Park
Mode of transport
- Four Wheel Drive
- Nature based
On Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours you connect with nature, interact with wild animals in their natural habitats and absorb the dramatic scenery while enjoying the genuine Aussie hospitality.
See wildlife in the wild with an experienced Wildlife Guide. They will help you experience nature at its best. Each day is a new mystery and each encounter is unique.
There is something wonderful about watching a wild kangaroo hopping free across his native grassland. There is something unbelievable about watching a wild emu approach to check you out. Nothing beats watching a wild koala climb down her tree and walk along the ground in front of you!
Echidna Walkabout have been guiding international travellers on their excellent small group wildlife tours for 20 years.
Something wonderful happens every day because the animals are wild and free to do as they choose.
Most tours depart Melbourne and travel to carefully chosen wildlife locations in South Eastern Australia.
Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours have a suite of scheduled small group and private tours from one to four days in duration and offer a range of group tours for groups large and small. They can also design an itinerary to suit your needs.
For further information please contact Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours.
Other tours by this operator
- Wildlife Tourism Australia
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land