Wildlife tours

Araucaria Ecotours

At Araucaria Ecotours, we'll take you to the Scenic Rim - just south of Brisbane are beautiful mountain streams, rainforest, kangaroos, bowerbirds and so much else. . . Other destinations are beaches and islands, outback, wetlands and more.

  • Travel to beautiful wild coasts, forests, mountains and the true outback
  • Seek wild platypus, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, possums, fruitbat colonies, forest and wetland birds, reptiles, frogs and other wildlife.
  • See the Milky Way far from interference of city lights
  • Learn about our wildlife with a professional zoologist or experienced naturalist (and receive a take-home booklet on 3-day wildlife tours)
  • Stand under a magical 'starry sky' which is really a cave of glow worms
  • Take a close-up lookat rare and threatened species in a well-run wildlife park specializing in conservation breeding
  • Taste wild fruits and leaves that formed part of Aboriginal diets, or sample gourmet meals and local wines
  • Choose our accommodation (or camping) level on multi-day tours
  • Tell us if you have any special needs and interests and we'll happily cater for most.
  • Hear about the ways we reduce our environmental impact and contribute to biodiversity conservation
  • Join in some ecological research
  • Come alone, as a couple, with the whole family or your special-interest group

Australia's wildlife is different! Let us show you how and why!
Seek and learn about our wildlife with a research zoologist or experienced naturalist. The Scenic Rim (our main destination) is one of Australia's richest areas in wildlife, with kangaroos, koalas, gliding possums, platypus, bat colonies, lyrebirds, bowerbirds, a bird of paradise, cockatoos, pelicans, spoonbills, many other forest birds and waterbirds, many raptors, pythons, monitors, many frogs, many butterflies ...