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Great Ocean Road Birdwatching Tour

Tour operated by: Melbourne Birding Tours

Address: 657 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Victoria 3141

Phone: 04 1435 5146  |  Mobile: 0414 355 146  


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With Melbourne Birding Tours, experience the Great Ocean Road Birdwatching Tour, which takes place in one of the most scenic locations on earth.

The focus of this tour is the bird life, however you will be awe-struck at every turn by the rugged coastlines, pristine forests and the natural biodiversity of the region.

As you slowly make your way toward Cape Otway; the southernmost point of the Australian mainland, you will have the opportunity to stop along the way and search for some of the special birds that are found here; attempting to see the Southern Emu Wren, Gang Gang Cockatoo, the impressive Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo and the much sought after Rufous Bristlebird.

You will be given the best chance to see these species and more as you explore several different habitats on your way west to the award-winning Great Ocean Eco-Lodge.

Along the way you will see the birds, some mammals and learn about the area's history.

A 7am pick up, travelling down the Great Ocean Road to Cape Otway. Staying the night at the award winning Great Ocean Ecolodge.

You will drive back the next day at a leisurely pace, birding all the way!

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Rates are per person. Contact for a quote.


Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Tours cancelled within 48 hours of departure will not be refunded. Tour routes may be altered on days of high bushfire risk.

Days of operation

Departure details: 01/01/14 - 31/12/15

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Tour starting location

Melbourne City

Tour highlights

Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Ecolodge

Mode of transport

  • Four Wheel Drive


  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing


  • Nature based
  • Wildlife


  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide


  • English

Based in Melbourne, Melbourne Birding Tours specialises in tours for birdwatchers, the beginners, the photographers and the serious twitcher. Be it birding, bird watching or just enjoying nature, Melbourne Birding Tours can give you an amazing experience.

With a professional guide who has over seven years wildlife guiding experience, 15 years birding experience and a friendly laid-back approach, Paul Hackett is thrilled with the reaction he has had from his guests.

Melbourne Birding Tours understands there are more than 500 species of birds in Victoria, it is a birdwatcher's paradise. Victoria has so many special birds such as the Superb Lyrebird, Hooded Plover and the spectacle of thousands of waders during the summer months.

Not many visitors aware that in under an hours drive from Melbourne there is a wetland which has a similar amount of species per square metre as Kakadu National Park.

For further information please contact Melbourne Birding Tours or visit the website.

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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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