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Outback Icons & Sydney

Suggested months: April, May, June, July, August, September, October.

Enjoy Australia's most iconic city Sydney, with a visit to the pristine bushlands of the Southern Highlands to try and spot several iconic marsupials including kangaroos, wombats, Platypus and Koalas. Then you will fly to Alice Springs, to explore the inspiring landscapes of the Red Centre, boasting vivid red sandstone canyons that are 350 million years old and the awe-inspiring rock formations of Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Mount Conner and oasis of Kings Canyon. 

Highlights of this wildlife vacation include:

  • Nocturnal spotlighting in the Southern Highlands for iconic marsupials including Koalas, kangaroos and wombats
  • Visit to the world's most famous rock, Uluru along with Kata Tjuta and Mt Conner
  • Rim walk around the botanically rich Kings Canyon, home to numerous bushbirds
  • Exploration of Aboriginal culture and history including Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience. 

Minimum Suggested Days: 8 days - 4 days Sydney, 4 days Red Centre

Price Guideline: Typically, the budget for small group touring packages across Australia excluding flights is:
5-star: AUD $500 - $1,400+ per person per day (USD $350-$1,000+)
4-star: Minimum AUD $400 per person per day (USD $300)
3-star: Minimum AUD $250 per person per day (USD $170)

Southern Highlands NSW
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Type: Groups,Shared

Duration: Full Day - Sydney

Logistics: Fly into Sydney (SYD)

Southern Highlands Wildlife Day Tour

Just 90 minutes south of Sydney, guests will venture to the pristine bushland of the Southern Highlands, to observe several of Australia's most iconic species in the afternoon and evening. With the help of a knowledgeable and passionate Naturalist Guide, travellers will have the opportunity to spot Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Koalas, Red-necked Wallabies, Platypus and some of the 260 bird species that call the area home.

Travelling in a luxury 4WD vehicle to private farmland and bushland locations, the specialist guides will share information on this importance of the Great Western Wildlife Corridor, a key migration route between the southern Blue Mountains World Heritage area and Morton National Park further south.

After a hearty country-style dinner in one of Australia’s oldest country inns, the group will go night-spotting for some of the region's most curious crepuscular and nocturnal species, including Common Wombats, Sugar Gliders, Brush-tailed Possums and Tawny Frogmouths.

About Boutique Wildlife Tours: This family owned business has been offering unique wildlife viewing experiences since 2010 in the Southern Highlands, just South West of Sydney. The company has a strong focus on quality interpretation from guides, allowing for a high degree of customisation depending on guest interests, with the team committed to preserving the environments visited and supporting local and responsible businesses to maximise benefit to the regional communities.

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