Trade Resources

Welcome to Australian Wildlife Journey's Trade hub. In addition to the resources found on this website, we hope that it will enhance itinerary planning, product ideas and provide general information on Australia's wildlife to share with your clients.

Make sure you are kept up to date by subscribing to our trade communications by clicking here (we average a communication update every couple of months).


Brochure Downloads (14MB - PDF format download here)

The third edition of the Australian Wildlife Journeys' brochure was released on August 1, 2020. Member sections include an index of available wildlife experiences, guide profiles and detailed itineraries for iconic tours. Viewing calendars for iconic species across each region have also been updated.

Brochure Part One

 Brochure Part Two

To order a hard copy of the brochure, please fill out the following form

New 'Our Story' Video Series - 2020/2021

Please find links below to download 'our story' videos for each Australian Wildlfie Journeys member in HD resolution. These 4-5 minute videos incorporate sit down interviews with principals or lead guides, combined with stunning b-roll footage of each region's landscapes and wildlife.

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Australian Coastal Safaris 'Our Story' - mp4 file (190 MB)
Exceptional Kangaroo Island 'Our Story' - mp4 file (189 MB)
Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo 'Our Story' - mp4 file (187 MB)
FNQ Nature Tours 'Our Story' - mp4 file (180 MB)
The Maria Island Walk 'Our Story' - mp4 file (170 MB)

Previous Webinar Recordings

Session 1: WA in Focus (July 15, 2020)

  • Naturaliste Charters - Margaret River, Albany, Bremer Bay
  • Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo - Ningaloo

Australian Wildlife Journey Intro - John Daw (Timestamp: 0 - 11 mins)
Naturaliste Charters - Nakita Field (Timestamp: 11 - 28 mins)
Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo - Deb Ferguson (Timestamp: 28 - 45 mins)

Recording available to view here

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The Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expedition is one of the most exciting new products in Australia. Naturaliste Charters has been offering spectacular eco-adventures off the southwest Western Australian coastline for over 20 years, including the world-famous Margaret River region. Nakita Field outlines year-round whale watching and itineraries, across this incredible region in Western Australia.

World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef Marine Park is one of the world’s largest and most magnificent fringing coral reefs. Managing Director of Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo, Deb Ferguson, shares information about their swim with Whale Shark and Humpback Whale programs, diving adventures to the Muiron Islands, experiences across the Cape Range National Park and local accommodation options.

Executive Officer, John Daw, also provides an introduction to the Australian Wildlife Journeys organisation, training assets and promotional tools available for advisors, along with next steps for contracting commissionable experiences.


Session 2: VIC & SA in Focus (July 22, 2020)

  • Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours - East Gippsland, Great Ocean Rd, Mungo
  • Australian Coastal Safaris - Eyre Peninsula
  • Exceptional Kangaroo Island - Kangaroo Island

Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours - Janine Duffy - recording available to view here
Australian Coastal Safaris - Renae Blackshaw - recording available to view here.
Exceptional Kangaroo Island - Craig Wickham - recording available to view here.

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Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours is internationally recognised in wildlife conservation and has been awarded winner of the World Responsible Travel Award. Managing Director, Janine Duffy provides an overview of multi-day trips across East Gippsland, Great Ocean Road, Mungo National Park and new Koala Research experiences.

Renae Blackshaw, Operations Manager of Australian Coastal Safaris, shares information his range of wildlife & culinary experiences covering Port Lincoln and the Eyre Peninsula region in South Australia, including swimming with sealions, dolphins, birdwatching tours and a winter whale watching program to the Head of the Great Australian Bight.

Exceptional Kangaroo Island is one of the most awarded touring operations in Australia. Managing Director, Craig Wickham, will provide an update on new experiences and packages on the island, including e-biking, culinary trips, conservation opportunities, arts & culture and other soft adventure options, weaved in with Kangaroo Island's renowned wildlife & landscapes.


Session 3: NSW & TAS in Focus (July 29, 2020)

  • Boutique Wildlife Tours - Southern Highlands
  • The Maria Island Walk - Maria Island, Tasmania
  • Premier Travel Tasmania - Tasmania

Boutique Wildlife Tours - Brad Lowe (Timestamp: 0 - 17 mins)
The Maria Island Walk - Jemma Haythorne - (Timestamp: 17- 28 mins)
Premier Travel Tasmania - John Daw (Timestamp: 28 - 43 mins)

Recording available to view here

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Managing Director of Boutique Wildlife Tours, Brad Lowe, provides an overview of the Southern Highlands Wildlife Tour, situated just 90 minutes south of Sydney. In pristine public and private bushland, guests have the opportunity to spot several of Australia's most iconic animals, including some of the region's most curious nocturnal species, including Common Wombats, Sugar Gliders and Brush-tailed Possums.

Discover why they call Maria Island Tasmania's Noah's Ark in this session! Jemma Haythorne, provides an overview of The Maria Island Walk; an award-winning four-day guided walk experience, renowned for its wildlife encounters, fascinating history, pristine white sand beaches, and locally sourced gourmet food, along with the recently developed Maria Island Winter Escape.

John Daw covers bespoke touring experiences across the beautiful isle state available through Premier Travel Tasmania, including some exciting new wildlife experiences, weaved with culinary, food, wine & whiskey, culture, heritage & history and luxury.


Session 4: Top End & Far North QLD in Focus (August 5, 2020)

  • FNQ Nature Tours - Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Atherton Tablelands
  • Lords Kakadu & Arnhemland Safaris - Kakadu & Arnhemland

FNQ Nature Tours - James Boettcher (Timestamp: 0 - 20 mins)
Lords Kakadu & Arnhemland Safaris - Sab Lord - (Timestamp: 20 - 40 mins)
AWJ Assets & Brochure Download - John Daw - (Timestamp: 40 - 45 mins)

Recording available to view here

FNQ Webinar

Boasting the oldest tropical rainforests in the world, Far North Queensland is Australia's most biodiverse region. James Boettcher, Managing Director of FNQ Nature Tours, discusses touring options across the Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Atherton Tablelands, including access to private reserves, hiking itineraries, birdwatching and photography.

Lords Safaris has been connecting guests to the Top End’s remarkable natural beauty and indigenous culture for more than 27 years. Join owner, Sab Lord, as he discusses private luxury four-wheel drive touring and special access to award-winning properties such as Bamurru Plains Safaris Lodge & Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris Lodge; the only external tour operation to have this arrangement.

Rates, Contracting & Commission - Third Edition (Updated August 2020)

The Australian Wildlife Journeys tariff manual can be downloaded here (PDF, 3MB), covering gross rates, terms and conditions and booking policies for member experiences listed on the website.

Tariff Manual

Alternatively, please contact members directly via the following contact details:

Australian Wildlife Journeys Member

Contracting Email Address

Australian Coastal Safaris
Boutique Wildlife Tours
Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours
Exceptional Kangaroo Island
Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo
FNQ Nature Tours
Lords Kakadu & Arnhemland Safaris
Naturaliste Charters
Premier Travel Tasmania
The Maria Island Walk

Recent Trade & Media Newsletters

You can sign up for our quarterly trade newsletter by clicking here. Previous editions can be found below:

Newsletter March 2019 2

Trade Newsletter - April 2021

Trade Newsletter - December 2020

Trade Newsletter - September 2020

Trade Newsletter - April 2020


Images and Videos

 A brilliant selection of images and films are available to download free from Tourism Australia’s image and video galleries.

Aussie Specialist Training Module

For our trade distribution partners, Australian Wildlife Journeys has a dedicated Aussie Specialist module. This module provides a terrific overview of our iconic wildlife tourism experiences and viewing opportunities across Australia along with AWJ members. When you complete this along with some other base modules, you will become a qualified 'Aussie Specialist'. Get qualified here now!

Contact Us

Australian Wildlife Journeys
1139 Playford Highway,
Cygnet River, SA, 5223

John Daw - Executive Officer