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COME LIVE OUR PHILAUSOPHY....

Australian Coastal Safaris and The Maria Island Walk are delighted to be featured in Tourism Australia’s recently launched Come Live Our Philausophy global campaign. Australian Coastal Safaris' Managing Director, David Doudle and The Maria Island Walk's Guide, Georgia Currant, are both profiled in some beautifully produced videos showcasing the Eyre Peninsula (South Australia)  and Maria Island (Tasmania).

See Georgia's inspirational clip on The Maria Island Walk below, featuring plenty of wombats!

Watch Your Step, Fluffy Boulders Ahead! (1 minute, Tourism Australia)
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NATURALISTE CHARTERS
NAKITA FIELD (20 MINS):
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 beautiful southwest Western Australian coastline for over 20 years, including the world-famous Margaret River region. Join Nakita Field as she outlines year-round whale watching and itineraries, across this incredible region in Western Australia.
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PREMIER TRAVEL TASMANIA
CHRISTINA SCHULTHESS (20 MINS):
Join Managing Director, Christina Schulthess to learn more about the epic guided adventures across areas such as the World Heritage Listed Cradle Mountain & Freycinet National Parks, Central Highlands and the Southwest World Heritage Area, along with new additions for the 2020/21 season.
 
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Q & A WITH GUIDES
EXMOUTH DIVE & WHALESHARKS NINGALOO
OWNERS - DEB & MARK FERGUSON
In our latest Q&A with Guides, we chat with not one, but two guides! Husband-and-wife team, Mark & Debbie Ferguson, own and operate Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo, the region's original eco-tourism operation. We discover their favourite marine encounters and things to do around the beautiful Cape Range National Park. Don't forget that the Whale Shark season commences March 4 through to August 31, 2020!
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EXCEPTIONAL KANGAROO ISLAND
OWNERS - CRAIG WICKHAM
Listed as one of the Top 5 Wildlife Guides by Outside Go magazine, Craig Wickham has always had a strong passion for wildlife conservation. Craig, along with his wife and family, has owned and operated Exceptional Kangaroo Island since 1990. We caught up with Craig recently to find out more about life on Kangaroo Island to find out his favourite activities and species to share with guests on the island.
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PREMIER TRAVEL TASMANIA
GUIDE - KARIN BEAUMONT
Karin Beaumont has been part of the Premier Travel Tasmania team for more than eight years. We chatted with her just before the festive season, to find out more about her PhD  in marine biology from the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies and passion for making jewellery inspired by Tasmania's microscopic plants and animals!
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UPCOMING SEASONAL WILDLIFE OPPORTUNITIES

BREMER CANYON KILLER WHALE EXPEDITIONS - NATURALISTE CHARTERS
Naturaliste Charters' 2020 season will be their sixth year navigating the incredible submarine canyon located at the edge of the Australian continental shelf, supporting the ocean's super predator, the Killer Whale.
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Full Day Expedition or 3 day pass
 January 2 to April 26

EAST GIPPSLAND WILDLIFE JOURNEY -  
ECHIDNA WALKABOUT NATURE TOURS
East Gippsland is famous for it’s forest wildlife, particularly big mammals, birds and reptiles. It is a fabulous place for marsupials, parrots, cockatoos and the world's most amazing songbird, the Superb Lyrebird.
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(4 days/3 nights)
September 1 to May 28

FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND 3 DAY BIRDING
FNQ NATURE TOURS

This World Heritage Listed area is the  world's oldest continually surviving rainforest and where the world’s songbirds emerged. With more than 450 Avian Species recorded (more than half of Australia's total bird count), including 12 endemics, it’s a birdwatching mecca, with summer welcoming migrant species such as the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher.
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(3 days/2 nights)

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS WILDLIFE DAY TOUR
BOUTIQUE WILDLIFE TOURS
Summer is a terrific time to venture into the pristine bushland of the Southern Highlands, just 90 minutes from Sydney, to see numerous nocturnal species including possums,  gliders and Common Wombats. Also, Platypus are currently being sighted on around 50% of tours!
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(Full Day)
 
IN THE NEWS...
LORDS KAKADU & ARNHEMLAND SAFARIS
AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLER (WORDS - IMOGEN EVESON, PHOTOGRAPHY - NICKY RYAN)
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THE MARIA ISLAND WALK
WINS GOLD IN THE ECOTOURISM CATEGORY AT THE TASMANIAN TOURISM AWARDS!
Watch Award Interview


Tourism Australia has partnered with industry to develop outstanding tourism experiences within a variety of niche areas and special interest categories. Other Signature Experiences of Australia partners include Luxury Lodges of Australia, Ultimate Winery Experiences of Australia, Great Walks of Australia, Great Fishing Adventures of Australia, Discover Aboriginal Experiences, Cultural Attractions of Australia and Great Golf Courses of Australia. 

Seasons Greetings from the
Australian Wildlife Journeys' team!

About Us: Australian Wildlife Journeys is a member-owned collective of Australia's leading independently owned wildlife tourism experiences, showcasing authentic wildlife encounters within natural habitats, combined with warm hospitality.

With destinations around the world, including our great country, being threatened by climate change impacts, extreme weather, water scarcity, and unprecedented rates of biodiversity loss, we believe that sustainable tourism addresses the challenges head on, by protecting our amazing destination at the same time as giving travellers the opportunity to actively engage in sustainability, education and conservation on our tours.

 

John Daw
Executive Officer
john@australianwildlifejourneys.com 

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