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  • New Tour Helps Aussie Tiger Quoll In Far North Queensland

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    MEDIA RELEASE 17 June 2020 The Tasmanian Tiger died out 80 years ago, but their cousin: the poorly-known Tiger Quoll, still survives in small numbers in Far North Queensland. A new 4 day tour has been designed to help this threatened Aussie marsupial, by getting Aussies to visit, enjoy the...

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  • Support Australia's Wildlife Affected by Bushfires through Travel

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    It’s been truly heart-breaking to see images from bushfire affected regions across Australia in recent weeks. A significant amount of prime habitat and native animals have been lost, but much remains. The combination of the mobility of animals, ability to survive and in some cases thrive due to fires, means...

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  • FNQ Nature Tours gains private access to new Shared Earth Reserve

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    FNQ Nature Tours is excited to announce that they have been granted exclusive use of a 5000-acre nature reserve to share with guests. The Shared Earth Reserve is now owned by conservation organisation Forever Wild, who work to protect Earth's last great wildernesses for societal well-being, biological diversity and its...

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  • Phillip Island's Whale Season About To Commence

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Every year, between May and October, great whales migrate from Antarctica to the warmer waters off NSW and Queensland for breeding. One of their favourite stops on their journey is Phillip Island, where they gather for short stays along the Island’s sheltered bays and the surrounding open sea. Humpback and...

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  • Koala Tree Planting Update

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    Thanks to international tourists, 3,000 Koala trees will be planted this year near Melbourne. Koala Clancy Foundation – an initiative of Echidna Walkabout - has secured two huge Koala tree planting opportunities around the You Yangs, west of Melbourne. The two projects will increase Koala habitat in the region by...

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  • Naturaliste Charters & Boutique Wildlife Tours join AWJ

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Australian Wildlife Journeys is pleased to announce that Naturaliste Charters from Western Australia’s southwest region and Boutique Wildlife Tours from the Southern Highlands, just south of Sydney, have joined the group. Since the collective launched in February 2017, the membership base has grown to 13 independently-owned wildlife operators across Australia....

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  • Richard l'Anson to Lead Photo Safari: Arkaba & Lake Eyre

    Posted by Arkaba

    Charge your camera and pack your safari gear! Kati Thanda Lake-Eyre has been transformed bringing life to South Australia's parched salt pans and desert country. Arkaba is celebrating with this five-day photographic safari led by author of Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography, Richard I'Anson on 29 July - 2...

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  • Removing Ghost Net from East Gippsland

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    On our last 4 day Wildlife Journey to East Gippsland, we watched delighted as a family of female and juvenile Australian Fur Seals played near the rocks at Cape Conran.  It was our last full day, the sun was warm, the beach was deserted and we had walked out along...

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  • FNQ Nature Tours the latest addition to Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Posted by Australian Wildlife Journeys

    Australian Wildlife Journeys is pleased to announce FNQ Nature Tours, as the latest operator to join the member-based consortium. James Boettcher established the Cairns based tour company three years ago, driven by the belief that responsible tourism is an integral component of conserving the world famous Wet Tropics World Heritage...

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  • Ningaloo Turtle Program Update

    Posted by Debbie Ferguson

    The breeding season has commenced for turtles across the beautiful Ningaloo coast. This is a critical area for nesting, with three of the world’s seven marine turtle species selecting these beaches to lay eggs from November to March. The staff at Exmouth Dive & Whaleshark Ningaloo are proud to be  ...

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