Award winning wildlife tours by Eco-Adventure Tours including night walks, half day nature walks, school and conference adventures through Victoria's High Country and Yarra Valley, Dandenong's and the Ranges regions, only one hour from Melbourne.
They have Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation and 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 their 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 their 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.