Spend a day surrounded by nature and birdsong at this beautiful tract of native forest just minutes from central Wellington. The Zealandia Eco-Sanctuary is the ideal place to learn about New Zealand birds but this is a must-do for everyone visiting Wellington, not just the birders. The opportunity to experience nature and the local wildlife […]
The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has a huge variety of Australian birds and animals displayed in modern habitats for clear viewing & optimal animal welfare. There’s plenty here to do for the whole family, including a walk through kangaroo enclosure and the new Lost Valley experience. [separator type=”thin”] The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary was one of the […]
Do you love Australia’s cute and unique animals? Do you want to see wild wallabies and kangaroos on the Gold Coast? Here’s what you need to know. Australia has some fabulous wildlife parks and they’re a great place for visitors to see the diverse range of unique Australian wildlife. What is extra special though is […]
This week we had the opportunity to visit the Lone Pine koala sanctuary in Brisbane’s western suburbs. This is the only wildlife park within Brisbane itself and it’s very easy to get to either with your own car or public transport. We really enjoyed our day and thought we’d share our top 10 reasons why […]
Did you know you could go whale watching from Brisbane? See magnificent humpback whales, dolphins and dugongs just a short boat away off Morton Island. [separator type=”thin”] The river is such a dominant part of Brisbane life that many visitors to the city don’t immediately think of spending a day out on Moreton Bay. The […]
Sydney’s Taronga Zoo is located high on a hill on the north side of Sydney Harbour just a 12 minute ferry ride from the city. Not only is it an excellent wildlife park but the views of the city and its iconic opera house and bridge are fantastic.
This little green tree frog was watching us through the window on a coolish winters evening, he does look like he wants to join us on the inside doesn’t he. Really though the light inside attracts small insects so he can sit there and have his supper come to him with very little effort on […]
These banded sea snakes, or kraits as they are also called are common in the waters around the Pacific Islands and Indonesia. These photos were taken off Vitu Levu in Fiji but we saw many of them while snorkeling off Fiji’s many smaller islands. It took me a while to get over sharing my aquatic […]
Fleays Wildlife Park is conveniently located in Currumbin on Queenslands Gold Coast. It offers a chance to get up close and learn about many of Australia’s native animals in a casual and relaxed family atmosphere.
Have you been whale watching in Hervey Bay? We’ve taken a number of whale and dolphin trips over the years out of different places and while they have all been great in their own way the Hervey Bay experiences really stand out. Hervey Bay is about a 4 hour drive north of Brisbane on the […]