Australia's fascinating and distinctive wildlife and the forests, deserts and coasts they inhabit are the focus of their zoologist-designed tours. Meet in Brisbane for small group tours to enjoy bird-watching for beginners or experienced birders, searching for wild kangaroos, platypus and other creatures, and gentle strolls through rainforest, typical Aussie bushland, wetlands and quiet beaches.
Day-tours include birds, other wildlife, forests, waterfalls, glow worms, and a delightful small island. Longer tours include their three-day wildlife overview tour (possibly Australia's most comprehensive wildlife tour), seeking animals in a variety of habitats and a park specialising in conservation breeding, while learning about Australia's ecosystems and uniqueness. Twice a year they visit the genuine outback for six or more days - red sands, red kangaroos, emus ... Or join an overnight trip to the mountains amongst giant bunya trees of great significance to the Aboriginals
Nestled amongst the foothills of World Heritage-listed, Mt Barney National Park, Mt Barney Lodge is a unique country escape that offers a variety of accommodation and Eco Accredited adventure activities. Their award winning activities are diverse, educational, and are tailored to suit participants of different ages, fitness levels and abilities. Activities range from a Sunset Eco Walk for the nature lovers; exciting interpretative activities for the children such as the famous Kids Night Adventure; or guided walks up Mt Barney, rock climbing or abseiling for the adventure seeker. For those wanting to explore on their own, the surrounding national park offers spectacular views, endangered wildlife, rare plants and cascading rivers all at the back door of Mt Barney Lodge. Why not come and explore on your own, with a friend, or allow them to lead you into the depths of this precious World Heritage-listed National Park.
Mount Barney National Park is a wild, World Heritage-listed park boasting seven rugged mountains and the remains of an ancient volcano. Its cascading creeks and pristine forest habitats preserve many rare plants and vulnerable animal species unique to the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Its peaks act as a global magnet to highly skilled and adventurous bushwalkers. For a leisurely visit, drive to Yellow Pinch picnic area and photograph kingfishers swooping over the water. If reasonably fit and equipped, walk in to camp at Cronan Creek (from Yellow Pinch), the Upper Portals (from Cleared Ridge), or the Lower Portals (from Lower Portals carpark). Only skilled hikers should attempt other walks in the park.