Forest to the Sea Tour

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This tour starts early and goes all day. We will visit the forested areas of the Dandenongs National Park in the morning and then travel to the other side of Melbourne to visit the Western Treatment Plant in the afternoon. Tou will be picked up at 6am and dropped of at 6pm or later if the birding is too good to leave.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

This tour begins at 6am when we you are collected from your accommodation. It is an early start however it will ensure that we see the Dandenong Ranges at its best. We will spend the morning searching for birds such as the secretive Superb Lyrebird, the Eastern Whipbird, parrots such as Eastern Rosella, Crimson Rosella, Galah, King Parrot, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo and the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo.

We will then collect lunch at one of the gourmet cafes to have later in the day,(lunch is included in the price of the tour)

We will then travel to the Western Treatment Plant where 100 species can be seen at this one site alone. Birding will commence upon arrival and continue non-stop until 5pm. A later finish is possible if the birding is too good to stop and light allows. We will see ducks. egrets, herons, raptors, crakes, rails, honeyeaters, woodswallows and much much more.

You will be picked up from your hotel or a central city location

You will be dropped off at your hotel or a central city location



Clothing suitable for the weather conditions

Use of a selection of field guides.
A souvenir checklist of the species seen on the day.
An enthusiastic fully qualified guide.
Travel in an environmentally-friendly Toyota Prius
(1 – 3 people)
Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
Fully catered

Any alcohol or personal drinks/snacks

Any tour cancelled within 48 hours of departure will not be refunded.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia