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Australia South:
Tasmania, Kangaroo Island & the Great Ocean Road

A Safari Down Under with Koalas, Kangaroos, Wombats & Wallabies
12 Days
12
From $9995 (+internal air)

Our COVID-19 Response

  • We’re further reducing group sizes
  • Now even fewer guests per vehicle
  • Travel even further from the crowds
  • Enhanced sanitation protocols
  • Additional social distancing throughout
  • Revised booking/cancellation policies
  • More options to make your trip private
  • Reduced single supplement fees
Learn more about the steps we are taking to enhance safety in response to COVID-19.
New Australia TripSouthern Australia is full of dramatic landscapes, unique flora and quirky animals. From the familiar koala and ferocious Tasmanian devil to the lesser-known echidna and endangered spotted-tail quoll, native wildlife abounds. Many unusual species stir to action after dark, and we seek them out on dawn and dusk explorations. Step inside a cave to marvel at bioluminescent glowworms. Converse with caretakers at a Cape Otway ecolodge where conservation travel supports the study and protection of at-risk local species. At the remote private lodges we tuck into each night, kangaroos and Tammar wallabies may frequent your front stoop. Offshore, the isolated isles of Tasmania and Kangaroo Island boast of their own endemic species, prized national parks and winemaking prowess. Discover it all on this grand survey of the wonders way down under!

Trip Highlights

  • Close Encounters with Unique WildlifeSeek out Australia's intriguing native species—Tasmanian devil, kangaroo, platypus, koala, quoll, echidna, pademelon, wombat, fairy penguins and more!
  • Six National Parks & the Southern OceanExplore the diverse habitats of far-south Australia in the wildlife-rich reserves of Tasmania, Kangaroo Island and Cape Otway—away from crowds
  • Remote Ecolodges in NatureAbsorb warm Australian hospitality at secluded ecolodges and a private research sanctuary, and enjoy farm-to-table meals overlooking the Tasman Sea

Australia Is Wild!

Australia is hardly an unknown destination. Its unique wildlife, coastlines and rain forests down under are high on travelers' must-see lists. Yet we approach Australia differently: with Nat Hab, you'll have a more remote expedition, focused on untouched nature away from crowds. Our journey to Tasmania, Kangaroo Island and the southern coast is crafted for the wildest possible encounters with Australian wildlife and natural wonders, from the comfort of remote ecolodges.

  1. A Distinctive Nature Focus
    British settlers founded Australia as a penal colony, shaping its history as an intriguing mash-up of Aboriginal and post-convict colonial culture. And while we’ll touch on those fascinating cultural elements, our focus is Australia's landscapes and wildlife, sculpted by the powerful forces of nature. From the remote edge of Kangaroo Island to the rugged mountains of Tasmania, we visit internationally protected wetlands, World Heritage Sites and local wildlife sanctuaries, exploring with conservation leaders who work to keep native environs vibrant and wild.
  2. Dawn and Dusk Explorations Ensure the Best Wildlife Sightings
    Since most Australian species are nocturnal, we approach this adventure a bit like an African safari, maximizing our wildlife viewing opportunities around sunrise and sunset. Low light draws out the echidnas, possums, wallabies and kangaroos you want to see. And this off-peak schedule means we’ll explore popular places like Remarkables Rocks and Admiral Arch when crowds are absent, ensuring the serenity these wonders deserve.
  3. Visit Six National Parks in Three Diverse Environments
    On our southern Australia adventure, we explore six renowned parks: Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island, Twelve Apostles & Port Campbell National Park on Cape Otway, and four national parks in Tasmania: Mole Creek Karst, Cradle Mountain–Lake St. Clair, Freycinet and Maria Island. Together, these expeditions create the ultimate nature itinerary.
  4. Explore Australia with Just 12 Travelers...and TWO Expedition Leaders
    In a small group, we can seek out more remote nature highlights and stay in intimate lodges, close to wildlife and conservation sanctuaries. With fewer people, you get a deeper, more peaceful nature experience. And with two guides for just 12 guests, you get the exceptional attention you deserve.
  5. Maximize Your Time in Nature With Flights Between Remote Australian Destinations
    Australia is a huge country. That's why we use flights between many of our itinerary highlights. Less time on the highway lets you maximize time immersed in wilderness, spending meaningful days exploring the landscapes and wildlife you came so far to see. Lacking our flight plan, many longer itineraries don’t spend nearly as much time in nature.
  6. The World’s Finest Naturalist Guides
    Natural Habitat Adventures has a well-deserved global reputation for employing the highest-quality guides in the industry. Our Expedition Leaders have years of experience and training, including resources from WWF's top scientists. You won’t find more knowledgeable—or more personable—guides than those who work with us. Our philosophy is simple: a nature adventure is only as good as the guide who leads it, so we provide the very best! Read our Expedition Leader bios and traveler comments regarding the quality of our leaders.
  7. Our Quality-Value Guarantee Ensures Your Outstanding Australia Adventure
    Natural Habitat Adventures is proud to offer our exclusive guarantee that clearly states that we will meet the high expectations we set forth in our promotional materials. To our knowledge, this is the most ambitious guarantee made by any adventure travel company. Read our important promise for yourself!
  8. Feel Good About Your Carbon-Neutral Journey
    We care deeply about our planet, as we know you do. When you travel with us, the carbon emissions from your trip are 100% offset—including your round-trip flights from home. Natural Habitat Adventures has been the world’s first carbon-neutral travel company since 2007.
  9. Natural Habitat Adventures Is World Wildlife Fund’s Travel Partner
    Because of our commitment to environmentally friendly travel, as well as the exceptional quality of our small-group nature adventures, World Wildlife Fund, the world’s leading environmental conservation organization, has named Natural Habitat Adventures its worldwide travel partner—a designation that makes us exceedingly proud!
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