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Our Favourite Member Photographs: October 2019

Red-bellied Pademelons - The Maria Island Walk

Image credit: The Maria Island Walk (via Facebook: @mariaislandwalk)

Extinct on mainland Australia, these cute creatures are widespread in Tasmania and Maria Island!

Recommended tour: The Maria Island Walk - available until April 30, 2020.

Whale Shark - Exmouth Dive and Whalesharks Ningaloo

Image credit: Exmouth Dive and Whalesharks Ningaloo (via Facebook: @exmouthdiveandwhalesharksningaloo)

A fantastic post-season Whale Shark sighting on the Ningaloo Reef! Next season kicks off in March - we can’t wait!

Recommended tour: Deluxe Whaleshark Swim (full day) - available from March 4 until August 31, 2020. 

Lumholtz's Tree-Kangaroo - FNQ Nature Tours

Image credit: FNQ Nature Tours (via Facebook: @fnqnaturetours)

The spectacular Lumholtz's Tree-Kangaroo is just one of the amazing wildlife species found in the Cairns region!

Recommended tour: Tablelands & Crater Lakes (Full Day)

Long-nosed Fur Seal - Exceptional Kangaroo Island

Image credit: Exceptional Kangaroo Island (via Facebook: @exceptionalkangarooisland)

October is a fantastic time to visit Kangaroo Island, with a number of great juvenile wildlife encounters on show, such as the adorable Long-nosed Fur Seal pups.

Recommended tour: Kangaroo Island In Style (2D/1N)

Humpback Whale - Naturaliste Charters

Image credit: Naturaliste Charters (via Facebook: @naturalistecharterswhalewatching)

Straight out of the synchronised swimming handbook! A great shot aboard a Whale Watching tour out of the Margaret River region!

Recommended tour: Dunsborough Whale Watching - available until December 8, 2019.

Eastern Grey Kangaroos - Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours

Image credit: Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours (via Facebook: @echidnawalkabout)

Playing or fighting? These Kangaroos were in fact playing - with a young spectator given a front row view in the You Yangs & Great Ocean Road region.

Recommended tour: Great Ocean Road (3D/2N)

Emu - Australian Coastal Safaris 

Image credit: Australian Coastal Safaris (via Facebook: @auscoastsafaris)

According to the Australian Coastal Safaris team, this shot was a combination of ‘a little bit of luck and a good camera!’ Emus are the second-largest living bird (by height) and are often encountered on the Eyre Peninsula.

Featured tour: Port Lincoln Wildlife Encounters (2D/2N)