• Glossy Black-cockatoo

    Glossy Black-cockatoo, UNESCO Noosa Biosphere

  • Yellow-tufted Honeyeater

    Eastern Water Dragon, juvenile, Noosa N.P.

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  • Wompoo Fruit-dove in a Piccabeen

    Wompoo Fruit-dove in a Piccabeen

  • Black Bittern, juvenile

    Black Bittern, juvenile, UNESCO Noosa Biosphere Reserve

  • Wallaby

    Wallaby

  • Red-backed fairy-wren

    Red-backed Fairy-wren (DavidLynne)

  • Satin bowerbird Bower

    Satin bowerbird Bower

  • Comb-crested Jacana, Yandina Wetland

    Comb-crested Jacana, Yandina Wetland

  • Australian Painted Snipe

    Australian Painted Snipe

Birdwatching & Wildlife Experiences

Full Day Birdwatching Tour

Steve has designed this experience for avid and curious birdwatchers, wildlife and flora enthusiasts and nature photographers to explore habitats that are off the beaten track showcasing this most wonderful wildlife region. His expertise in animal behaviour will allow you to observe without disturbing these precious animals. If you love exploring and the outdoors, you will love this experience.  No long drives to get somewhere interesting - the tour starts immediately - some wildlife will be right under our noses.   

The UNESCO Noosa Biosphere Reserve, a unique area where sub-tropical and temperate zones overlap, provides varied ecosystems including Mangroves, Wallum, Wet and Dry Eucalypt forests and Rainforests. 40% of Australia’s bird species are found in this area, some 304 species including Migratory wader species. Typically 50 species and more can be located in one day.

Discover the mountain region of Conondale National Park, an important refuge for the Eastern bristlebird as well as home to 174 bird species – 14 of which are considered endangered or vulnerable. Conondale National Park is also considered a critical site for the Richmond Birdwing-butterfly.

Explore wallum country, coastal dunes and sub-tropical rainforest of Rainbow Beach, an intact coastal dune habitat for the Eastern Ground Parrot, Southern Emu-wren and migratory waders, such as Eastern Curlew, Whimbrel and Bar-tailed Godwit.

Discover the RAMSAR protected wetlands of Pumicestone Passage, an East Asian/Australasian Flyway site that include the Black-tailed Godwit and Greater and Lesser Sandplovers.

Other fauna species in our region include Eastern grey kangaroo, Koala, Grey-headed flying fox, Echidna, Brush-tail possum, Ring-tail possum, Platypus, Lace monitor, Red-bellied blacksnake, Carpet python.

Also known as Australia's Nature Coast this Country provides a diverse and ancient landscape rich in plant and animal species, culturally and historically significant to the Aboriginal people.

Birdwatching & Wildlife Day Tour include some short walks and can be conducted at a pace to suit your interest and concentrate on locating as many species as possible across a variety of habitats.

General Information

Experience:

  • Short, tranquil, easy walks
  • Ample time and opportunity to photograph and observe flora and fauna in their natural habitat
  • Professional, experienced guide with interpretation of the birds, flora, fauna and history of the region
  • Immerse in the beauty that surrounds you, leave the art of safely navigating through the bush to your guide.
  • Easy pace
  • Small, personalised group

Tour Rates and Details

Full Day Birdwatching and Wildlife Tour:

  • AU$450: 1 - 3 guests
  • For 4 people or more please contact me. 

Includes: Return transfer in Noosa region. Professional Guide (me), 4WD vehicle, Note: Due to Covid19 guidelines, we suggest bringing your own morning tea and lunch. Cooler will be provided. Hot water, cups, tea and coffee will be provided. 

  • At least 24 hours notice for a full refund.
  • Less than 24 hours prior to departure a 100% cancellation fee applies. 
  • If a tour is cancelled by Tropical Treks, guests will be offered a full refund or an alternative day of travel.
  • Refunds will be made to the account that made payment.

Multi-Day Birdwatching and Wildlife Tour

Multi-Day Birdwatching & Wildlife Tour

Costs and inclusions will depend on tour itinerary.

Please contact Steve to arrange your bespoke birding experience.

What To Bring 

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Light quick-dry clothing
  • Comfortable hard-wearing shoes recommended.
  • Light rain jacket
  • Jacket during winter.

Available

Ponchos, small selection of day-packs, sock protectors, potable drinking water, binoculars

NB:  No smoking allowed on walks.

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