Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary

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Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. The best place to see Australian wildlife.

Spend 4 hours exploring the 70-acre bushland that Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary has to offer. Experience close-up encounters with some of Australia’s unique and endearing wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus. Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary is regarded as one of Australia’s best sanctuaries.

Wildlife, ZooHealesville Sanctuary is also home to the Australian Wildlife Centre, a hospital that treats more than 2000 sick and injured native animals every year. Set in a beautiful natural environment, the Sanctuary offers a place for people and animals to reconnect with nature from creek to canopy and plays a critical role in saving some of the world’s most endangered animals. *Suitable for all ages

Tour Highlights:

  • Spend 4 hours exploring the best wildlife park in Victoria
  • See most of Australian native animals
  • Watch a show or two
  • Lesson to the ranger’s talks
  • Arrive early, no crowds and animals are active
  • Visit the Animal hospital
  • Learn all about Australian wonderful animals

Tour Includes:

  • Free pick-ups from most city hotels/hostels
  • Free chilled water (remember to bring your own water bottle)
  • Free entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 1-Way Cruise Transfer (LP to City)

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The Koala and River Cruise is a ONE WAY journey back to Brisbane from Lone Pine along the Brisbane River to our drop off point, the Cultural Centre Pontoon.

You’ll board Mirimar II at the Lone Pine jetty, with boarding starting from 1.45pm  The return trip to the city departs Lone Pine Jetty at 2.15 pm sharp arriving back at the Cultural Centre Pontoon at 3.30pm.


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 1-Way Cruise Transfer (City to LP)

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The Koala and River Cruise is a memorable ONE WAY journey on the Brisbane River to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world.

The cruise travels through the city’s most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical home sites and interesting wildlife habitats as you listen to an entertaining and informative commentary.

  • You’ll board the MV Mirimar in Brisbane’s Southbank district, and leave the city behind on a relaxing cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane City
  • Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.
  • Indulge in homemade morning teas, meals and snacks (own expense) from our on-board cafe.
  • Arriving at Lone Pine, to explore the world’s largest Koala sanctuary, with more than 130 Koalas on site.
  • Discover the Platypus House where you may get a chance to see the shy platypus, a native to Australia.
  • Check out owls, kites and sea eagles soar above you at the popular Flight Raptor show.
  • Feed the kangaroos and wallabies; more than 100 of them live in the 5-acre (2 hectare) reserve at Lone Pine.
  • Along with koalas and kangaroos, Lone Pine hosts a sheepdog show where you see the hardworking dogs round up a herd of sheep, responding to their master’s whistles, calls and hand signals.

 

You’ll board Mirimar II in Brisbane’s Southbank district where you’ll find the the boat at the **Cultural Centre Pontoon** which is located on the boardwalk in front of the Queensland State Library. Boarding commences at 9.30am with a 10.00am departure.

If you change your mind and you would like to cruise back to the city with us, please see our crew on the boat to check availability and cost.


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with 2-Way Cruise Transfer

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Journey on the Brisbane River to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world. This tour includes entry into the Sanctuary and is a must do experience while in Brisbane.

– You’ll board the MV Mirimar in Brisbane’s Southbank district, and leave the city behind on a relaxing cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
– Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane City
– Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.
– Indulge in homemade morning teas, meals and snacks (own expense) from our on-board cafe.
– Arriving at Lone Pine, you will have 3 hours to explore the world’s largest Koala sanctuary, with more than 130 Koalas on site.
– Discover the Platypus House where you may get a chance to see the shy platypus, a native to Australia.
– Check out owls, kites and sea eagles soar above you at the popular Flight Raptor show.
– Feed the kangaroos and wallabies; more than 100 of them live in the 5-acre (2 hectare) reserve at Lone Pine.
– Along with koalas and kangaroos, Lone Pine hosts a sheepdog show where you see the hardworking dogs round up a herd of sheep, responding to their master’s whistles, calls and hand signals.
– Relaxing return journey on our ultra-modern cruise boat enjoying a glass of our Australian wine or beer (own expense)

You’ll board Mirimar II in Brisbane’s Southbank district where you’ll find the the boat at the **Cultural Centre Pontoon** which is located on the boardwalk in front of the Queensland State Library. Boarding commences at 9.30am with a 10.00am departure.  The return trip to the city departs Lone Pine Jetty at 2.15 pm sharp arriving back at the Cultural Centre Pontoon at 3.30 pm.

 

 

 

Food and drink is available for purchase on this trip.


Australia Zoo day trip from Brisbane

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Take the scenic trip to Australia Zoo on the famous Sunshine Coast, home of the Crocodile Hunter.

This is a zoo unlike any other! Just an hour north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast is where you’ll find Australia Zoo. With its prime focus of wildlife conservation, the zoo have a team of extremely dedicated and passionate staff keen to have you fall in love with the animals as well as educate you on their amazing work.

Australia Zoo is a must-see holiday highlight for Australians and international visitors alike with more than 1,200 animals from around the globe, daily shows and a state of the art, wildlife preservation and conservation hospital.


Croc Cove Day Entry

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Located in the heart of Darwin City, Crocosaurus Cove is home to the world’s largest display of Australian reptiles, and the famous Cage of Death, Australia’s only saltwater crocodile dive.

Located in the heart of Darwin City, Crocosaurus Cove is home to the world’s largest display of Australian reptiles and the famous Cage of Death, Australia’s only crocodile dive.

Discover each of Crocosaurus Cove’s nine interactive shows daily, and learn all about Australia’s incredible wildlife:

Watch our salties dine on their lunch during the Big Croc Feed Show, cuddle our snakes and lizards during our Meet the Reptiles Show, and feed our feisty juvenile crocs during our Fishing for Crocs activity. Capture a family photo with Fluffy the baby croc, or go for a dip in our Swim with the Crocs pool. There’s plenty of fun happening for the entire family!

Crocosaurus Cove is also home to the famous Cage of Death, Australia’s only crocodile dive. Swim with one of the largest saltwater crocs in the world, and marvel at his prehistoric features and mesmerising gaze. This is a truly up close and personal experience that must be done!

Don’t miss Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin’s ultimate urban wildlife experience!


Croc Cove 'Big Croc Feeding' VIP Experience

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Crocosaurus Cove’s Big Croc Feed VIP Experience offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at Crocosaurus Cove’s amazing collection of Australian reptiles, including the opportunity to feed a 5m saltie!

Crocosaurus Cove’s Big Croc Feed VIP Experience offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at Crocosaurus Cove’s amazing collection of Australian reptiles.

This 1.5hr fully guided tour starts with a lesson on how to feed a 5m saltwater crocodile! Feel the powerful force of a saltie’s bite as you feed him his lunch. Then, gain express entry to the Fishing for Crocs platform and enjoy some one-on-one time with Fluffy the baby crocodile.

The tour finishes with an intimate walk through the reptile house as you learn all about the world’s largest collection of Australian reptiles, along with the opportunity to meet and hold a variety of unique snakes and lizards who call the NT home.

This excellent tour is offered twice daily, at 10am and 1pm. Minimum 2 and maximum 8 people per tour.

Price includes full day entry to Crocosaurus Cove, souvenir lanyard, and complimentary bottled water during the tour.


Croc Cove 'Cage of Death' for 2 People

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Get up close and personal with a 5m saltwater crocodile in the Cage of Death, Australia’s only crocodile dive.

One of those bucket list experiences, the Cage of Death brings swimmers up close and personal with our 5m+ adult saltwater crocodiles.

Marvel at their prehistoric features and mesmerising gaze as you are lowered right in to the crocodile’s enclosure via an overhead monorail, and spend 15 minutes alongside them. Regular feeding by our handlers while you are inside the cage ensures a heart-pumping experience that must be seen to be believed!

This is the ultimate bucket list experience, don’t miss this one!

The Cage of Death operates 12 times per day, and participants can go it alone, or bring a friend.

Prices include full day entry to Crocosaurus Cove.


Croc Cove 'Cage of Death' for 1 Person

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Get up close and personal with a 5m saltwater crocodile in the Cage of Death, Australia’s only crocodile dive.

One of those bucket list experiences, the Cage of Death brings swimmers up close and personal with our 5m+ adult saltwater crocodiles.

Marvel at their prehistoric features and mesmerising gaze as you are lowered right in to the crocodile’s enclosure via an overhead monorail, and spend 15 minutes alongside them. Regular feeding by our handlers while you are inside the cage ensures a heart-pumping experience that must be seen to be believed!

This is the ultimate bucket list experience, don’t miss this one!

The Cage of Death operates 12 times per day, and participants can go it alone, or bring a friend.

Prices include full day entry to Crocosaurus Cove.


Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Half Day Tour

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A fantastic half day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, which is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland!

Enjoy a free morning before our driver collects you from your accommodation. Once on board, sit back, relax and take in the beautiful views as you travel the Captain Cook Highway to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Our driver will also provide interesting commentary along the way. Once you arrive at Hartley’s, you have plenty of time to explore this great park. Stroll around the boardwalks and pathways, through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife.

Don’t miss the regular wildlife presentations, including the Wetlands Cruise, Snake Show, Crocodile Attack Show and Cassowary feeding. There is also a Café where you can purchase your own lunch or snacks.

After a wonderful afternoon learning about our unique wildlife, board your vehicle for the return journey to your Hotel.