Wetlands, Upper Yarra Sewage Treatment Plant

School Educational Excursions

Tour operated by: Eco-Adventure Tours

Address: 27 Bluegum Drive, Healesville, Victoria 3777

Phone: 03 5962 5115  |  Mobile: 0418 999 936  |  Fax: 03 5962 5115  

Email: info@ecoadventuretours.com.au
Web: ecoadventuretours.com.au

Eco-Adventure Tours run excursions for Prep to Year 12 and Tertiary levels to complement the Australian Curriculum.

Venues include the Yarra Ranges National Park, Winneke Water Treatment Plant, Woori Farm School, Upper Yarra Sewage Treatment Plant and several reservoir parks in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

They also offer Water Bug and Ponding activities at Cardinia and Maroondah Reservoir Parks.

Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  Cheque  Traveller's Cheque 

Cancellation and booking policy

They reserve the right to cancel or postpone any tour if weather conditions are not suitable, or if Melbourne Water or Parks Victoria close a venue. Some tours will be postponed on Total Fire Ban Days, and all tours will be postponed on Code Red Fire Days.

Tour starting location

Healesville

Mode of transport

  • Car
  • Coach

Experiences

  • Walking

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide
  • Public transport

Disabled access

Wheelchair access available at most venues. Contact operator for further details.

Languages

  • English

Eco-Adventure Tours are an award winning wildlife tour company that specialise in night walks, half day nature walks, school and conference adventures through Victoria's High Country and Yarra Valley, Dandenong's and the Ranges regions while only being one hour from Melbourne.

They are committed to ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas, which foster environmental understanding, appreciation and conservation.

Eco-Adventure Tours are the region's first and most experienced ecotourism operator, and are the Night Walk specialists. Join them on a fun and educational night walk or half day nature walk through one of their venues.

They offer walks at Silvan Reservoir Park in Silvan, Upper Yarra Reservoir Park in Reefton, Maroondah Reservoir Park in Healesville, Cardinia Reservoir Park in Narre Warren East, Badger Weir Picnic Area, Yarra Ranges National Park in Healesville, Yan Yean Reservoir Park in Yan Yean.

On Eco-Adventure Tours walks they discuss the Aboriginal and European history of the area, learn about the wonderful plants which make this area unique and discover the many animal species which live here. On Night Walks, flashlights are provided for all participants and they usually commence around sunset.

Native animals seen and heard on the night walks include Greater Gliders are Australia's largest gliding possum, Black Wallabies, Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Insectivorous Bats, Owls, Common Wombats, Eastern Ringtail Possums, Mountain and Common Brushtail Possums, Yellow-Bellied Gliders, Sugar Gliders and Tawny Frogmouth Nightjars.

On Eco-Adventure Tours guided nature walks they see many native bird species including: Sulphur Crested Cockatoos, Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoos, Lyrebirds, Crimson Rosellas, Blue Wrens, Tree Creepers, Fantails, Kookaburras, King Parrots and Currawongs.

Other tours by this operator

Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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