Experiencing Our Wildlife

Starfish on beach
The following pages bring you many ways of experiencing our unique (in the true sense of the word) Australian wildlife – where to go, where to stay, what you might see, and how to view wildlife with minimal impact.

Tours, accommodation and more

Whether it’s joining a birding or whale-watching tour, staying at one of Australia’s beautiful ecolodges or remote campsites, visiting a wildlife park or zoo,  hiking into the wilderness or  seeing  wild places from the comfort of your vehicle – there is a wide wide range of unforgettable experiences on offer.

Click on an Australian state or territory under the tours and accommodation menu to find an introduction to that state’s wildlife and ecosystems plus accommodation, tours, wildlife attractions and other products and services offered by Wildlife Tourism Australia members. Also visit the more general Australia page for some of Australia’s unique features.


Treading lightly as you travel

Please visit our “tips for conservation” and “policies and best practice” pages to find some advice on treading lightly, and to give you some ideas for choosing eco-friendly experiences.

Enjoy your travels and tell us about them!

We hope you enjoy using our wildlife pages to design your trip, and that you experience plenty of our fascinating wildlife, friendly and knowledgeable people and wonderful scenery when you actually start exploring.
You may also like to tells us about your experiences, by emailing us or leaving comments on relevant parts of our blog or the WTA Facebook page.