Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney

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Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
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Swap Sydney for the pristine bushland of the Southern Highlands to see Australia's iconic animals in the wild. Traveling with experienced naturalist guides, you'll search for kangaroos, wallabys, platypus, wombats, koalas, and many other animals in their native bush habitat, only 90 minutes from Sydney. Rather than viewing wildlife behind bars or glass in a zoo, see them in their own environment at dusk and after dark, when the animals come out to play. With tour numbers limited to a maximum of 11, enjoy personalized attention from your guide and optimized wildlife-spotting opportunities on this small-group tour by luxury 4WD.
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In Brief

Location:
New South Wales, Australia
Country:
Australia
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Departs daily
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Southern Highlands, New South Wales Australia

Travel in a luxury 4WD to private farmland and bushland

locations in the Southern Highlands with a specialist guide. Search for kangaroos and wallabies in open clearings, try to spot a

koala in woodland forests of Grey Gums, surprise a platypus along the riverbanks in the warmer months. After dinner, go night-spotting for nocturnal wombats, gliders & possums.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Surveyor General Inn, 22 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima NSW 2577, Australia

Enjoy a hearty country-style dinner in one of Australia’s oldest country pubs.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Lunch - Lunch or afternoon tea (depending on the time of year)
  • Dinner
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4WD safari vehicle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Surveyor General Inn

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020

Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020
Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
4/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up available from many central Sydney city hotels. Please contact us to confirm if we are able to offer pick up from your hotel or to find the closest alternative pick up point.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 11 people per tour
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please bring sun protection for the day, warm clothing for night time, and wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with limited mobility or walking aids
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for children under 6 years of age
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Zoe our tour guide was fantastic. We got to see many animals up close and excellent commentary Thank you
• Submitted 08 Apr 2019
We really enjoyed this tour. Zoey was a great guide. She really tried to get us to see a Koala but unfortunately we just couldn't find it. We did see a paltypus, in fact we saw 2 which we were told was unusual. We saw 2-3 wombats. One came very close to my husband and he got a great video. We also saw 3 different kinds of possums, a lot of kangaroos, wallabees and birds. It was a long tour but it was so wonderful to see them in their natural habitat.
• Submitted 19 Nov 2018
Zoe was so amazing. She so loves her job and the animals. She enthusiasm was so refreshing and it was so amazing to see the animals out in the wide and Zoe made sure we got great pictures and up close encounters with the wombats and kangaroos. It was an amazing trip. I would recommend this tour. It was a little costly but was worth it thanks to Zoe. We even seen a platypus.
• Submitted 09 Aug 2018
This tour was extremely fun and we were fortunate to have seen the Platypus and Echidna within a couple hours of each other.
• Submitted 15 Jun 2018
Great day and evening in Australian country. Nothing so wild, but seeing koala and a glimpse of platypus in its natural habitat was fantastic and made this trip worth every penny.
• Submitted 04 Jun 2018
Excellent guide and tour. However, very long trip to the reserve and not many koalas visible.
• Submitted 11 Apr 2018
This tour was just what we had hoped it would be. Wildlife can not be guaranteed and we were a little worried but, it exceeded our expectations. We saw a koala, a platypus, kangaroos, some boxing, wombats, possums, sugar gliders, a kookaburra, gilas that were pink and gray, and cockatoos. This trip was worth every penny to us. We later went on a land trip with 33 others people for 21 days and never saw a kangaroo in the wild. So glad we took a chance on this trip. And the dinner was delicious too.
• Submitted 02 Apr 2018
This was a great day. We saw all the animals that we hoped to see. Dinner was excellent. The Guide's knowledge was extremely good.
• Submitted 19 Feb 2018
Had a really nice time on this tour. Although we didn't get to see as much wildlife as we were hoping for during the day, the evening brought out all kinds of creatures. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Great tour! Highly recommended!
• Submitted 28 Dec 2017
A good day out. Looking for wildlife in the wild is always a challenge as it should be.We did however see several.
• Submitted 01 Nov 2017
love this tour! perfect to see animal in their environment
• Submitted 29 Oct 2017
Very knowledgeable driver/tour guide. The tour was above our expectations. We were able to see most of the animals in their habitat. Would recommend this tour as seeing the animals in the bush is a bonus
• Submitted 15 Oct 2017
Excellent experience in the Australia countryside. Great driver/guide. he was very knowledgeable and guest friendly. Went out of his way to find wildlife for us to view.
• Submitted 05 Sep 2017
A true wonderful trip. It is a long day so I would definitely plan it during the middle of your trip so you are rested up from your long flight over. Our guide was incredible. The local pub we visited was so cool. The locals were so kind and we enjoyed conversing with them after dinner. To be able to see a Koala bear in the wild was the highlight. We are told not many locals even see that. They are so cute. We saw so much wildlife in their natural habitat made it a more memorable experience.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2017
Will remain on my memory forever as incredible if you love landscape ,nature and wildlife. You head off past lunch to National park in special equipped coach, and on road already see some kangarooh along the roads. As you head onwards, you get through pure bushland and start to view animals, and take some time to walk through eucalaptius woods to see wild Koalas- and indeed we found 15 in some 30-40min only- an experience. During sunset you will find endlessly kangaroohs,wallabys on the road, and in darkness explore to see wombats,opposums,flying fish. You get equipped with special lightening device and just walk through wilderness, or go on car through endless bushlands but with special light device so much to see. Break for dinner at own expense at local pub was lovely too. One of best trips I ever did and would re-do it for sure
• Submitted 17 Mar 2017
A great tour and guide/driver. We saw wombats, koalas, platypus, kangaroos etc. in their natural habitat. Our dinner stop was also very good in a neat local pub. A long day but worth every minute of it. I would highly recommend it.
• Submitted 13 Feb 2017
This tour was great. We saw different types of animals including my favourite: wombats. We didn't see any platypuses but with wild animals, they've got their own free will!
• Submitted 06 Feb 2017
Wonderful adventure - loved seeing wild life in their habitat and such great photos. Local restaurant meal was outstanding.
• Submitted 20 Jan 2017
There were only 4 of us on this tour plus the guide so it was almost a private tour. Our guide was quite good about spotting animals and as a result we saw koala, wallaroo, wombat, red bellied black snake, crimson rosella, lots of kangaroo and a glimpse of a platypus. Dinner was at a historic pub and the food was quite good. It is a bit of a long day for jet lagged folks but completely worth it.
• Submitted 07 Jan 2017
Brilliant tour. Pity it rained and we missed out on the Duck Billed Platypus but otherwise could not have been better. Very informative and wondeful views of animals in the wild. Definitely recommend.
• Submitted 02 Dec 2016
It was more than we expected. Lots of wildlife. Our guide Steve was amazing. He was very informative in an interesting way.
• Submitted 17 Nov 2016
Absolute excellent! Recommend for anyone who wants to see Australia's animals in the wild
• Submitted 23 Aug 2016
Had a great time! Tour guide was very knowledgeable and I was so happy we saw many animals! I can't wait to go back!
• Submitted 06 Jun 2016
This is an amazing tour! It started with pick up at our hotel and then a mini-tour of Sydney as we picked up the others on our tour. Then about a 90 minute ride to our first stop at a little restaurant for a snack. Soon we were on backroads and spotting kangaroos almost immediately. Incredible! Then we went to a private property where we walked through the woods spotting kangaroos, echidnas and even a koala! Awesome awesome awesome! Then to a local pub for fun dining and then back out to a park to look for more wild Australian animals. We spotted more kangaroos, opossums, and a wombat. Wow! Cliff was our guide for the ten hour tour and he made it all the more fun by telling what we were seeing and by answering all our questions. He in incredible! This review has lots of superlatives and that's because it's a superlative tour! Highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting the Sydney area!
• Submitted 16 May 2016

In Brief

Location:
New South Wales, Australia
Country:
Australia
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Departs daily

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