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Australia - East Coast

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 21 day(s)
Group Size: 12 people
Destination(s): Australia  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 8460 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 8460 US Dollar (USD)

During this exciting Australian birding tour we will cover an incredible range of habitats travelling across the eastern portion of the country, including lush expanses of dense tropical rainforest to the dry endless stretches of the desolate outback. We will encounter a fantastic collection of endemic birds and incredible mammals. After a day at the coast exploring the magnificent riches of the Great Barrier Reef we will explore northern Queensland, in search of Victoria’s Riflebird from the bird-of-paradise family, Tooth-billed Bowerbird, rare Golden Bowerbird, Beach Stone-curlew, and the outrageous Southern Cassowary! Later on we continue to the world-famous Lamington NP in search of Superb Lyrebird, Australian King Parrots and the strikingly plumaged Regents Bowerbird. Flying south we stop in at Sydney for a pelagic trip, before birding into the interior for several dry-country birds, including the strange Plains-wanderer, much sought after Malleefowl, endangered Regent Honeyeater, and a plethora of colourful parrots including Galah, Gang-gang Cockatoo, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo and Long-billed Corella.

Please note: the dates for this tour have been changed to the above, and are no longer as per our brochure. We apologize for any confusion!

Please also note: these prices are subject to foreign exchange fluctuations.

Important Information
Tour Dates- 26 Sep - 16 Oct (21 days)
Tour Price (Per Person)- AUD9,150 * €6,220 * £5,200 * USD8,580
Single Supplement - AUD1,675 * €1,140 * £960 * USD1,580
Flights (Approx. cost)- US$590
Spaces Available - Spaces available
Can be Linked With - Australia - Southwest Extension

EAST COAST
26th September - Arrival in Cairns ( if time allows pm birding esplanade & surrounds)
27th September - Cairns area
28th September - Cairns to Atherton Tablelands
29th September to 1st October - Atherton Tablelands
2nd October - Atherton Tablelands to Daintree
3rd October - Daintree River cruise, and on to Cairns
4th October - Fly from Cairns to Brisbane and on to Lamington National Park
5th October - Lamington National Park
6th October - Lamington National Park to Brisbane, fly to Sydney and on to Wollongong
7th October - Wollongong Pelagic
8th October - Sydney to Lithgow via Katoomba
9th October - Capertee Valley
10th October - Lithgow to West Wyalong
11th October - West Wyalong to Hay (night excursion for Plains-wanderer)
12th October - Hay to Kerang
13th October - Kerang & surrounds
14th October - Kerang to Castlemaine/Bendigo area
15th October - Castlemaine to Apollo Bay
16th October - Apollo Bay to Melbourne for departure (or flight to Launceston for those doing the Tasmania Extension)

Please note: The prices for the Australia – East Coast tour do NOT include the domestic flights as per the itinerary.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

The fee for the Australia – East Coast tour is US$8,460* £5,560 * €6,410 * AUD9,150 per person sharing,

(Please note: The prices for the Australia – East Coast tour,do NOT include the domestic flights as per the itinerary.

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