Wildlife Experience

Wildlife Experience

Get up close and personal with some of Australia and New Zealand’s furry, fuzzy or feathered friends. Whether your dream is to cuddle a koala, view majestic kangaroos, swim with a pod of dolphins of hang out with penguins, Down Under Answers can point you in the right direction.

Much of Australia’s wildlife is unique and found nowhere else in the world including kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, dingoes, platypus, wallabies and wombats. While sometimes hard to spot in the wild, a number of world class wildlife parks across Australia gives you the chance to meet these Aussie inhabitants.

Take a unique journey and lose yourself on an island wildlife sanctuary with hopping kangaroos, koalas sleeping in tress and sea lions frolic on the beach. Fly south to Kangaroo Island and come face-to-face with some of Australia’s most recognizable residents in some of the most spectacular coastal scenery as your backdrop.

Roam the New Zealand forests in search of the secretive Kiwi Bird, the sole survivor of an ancient order of birds and New Zealand’s national icon. Also Indigenous to New Zealand is the yellow-eyed penguin is one of the rarest penguins on earth. Found on the south-east coast of the South Island, its distinctive yellow eye and bring yellow stripe that runs around its head makes them easy to identify. Also found on the South Islands is Taiaroa Head, the Albatross capital of the world. Marine life in the area includes New Zealand fur seals, sea lions, dolphins, ocras and migratory whales.

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Hotels

Ambua Lodge

Ambua Lodge

An award-winning, eco-friendly lodge boasting magnificent views of the…

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Bensbach Wildlife Lodge

Bensbach Wildlife Lodge

The remote and sparsely populated South-Western corner of Papua New Guinea…

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Crystalbrook Lodge

Crystalbrook Lodge

Only 10 guests enjoy this haven of outback luxury, a member of Luxury Lodges…

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Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Lodge

With a spectacular waterfront location at the foot of the Hazards, just…

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Karawari Lodge

Karawari Lodge

Standing majestically on a lone ridge, 980 feet above the banks of the…

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Malolo Plantation Lodge

Malolo Plantation Lodge

Set amidst palm trees and lush tropical gardens overlooking volcanic islands…

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Orpheus Island

Orpheus Island

A secluded island hideaway amidst the Great Barrier Reef accommodating…

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Rondon Ridge

Rondon Ridge

Boasting panoramic views of the Wahgi Valley below, Rondon Ridge is the…

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Stonefly Lodge

Stonefly Lodge

A five star retreat only 50 min from Nelson, with exclusive river frontage…

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Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

A deluxe beachfront eco retreat set on 145 Acres of private nature reserve,…

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Vacations

Hike, Funyak and Kayak

Hike, Funyak and Kayak

New Zealand is an outdoor lover’s dream destination, and this trip is…

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2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island Tour

2 Day Best of Kangaroo…

Take the time to explore Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s finest nature…

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Abel Tasman National Park Guided Walk and Kayak

Abel Tasman National…

Take three days to walk the wondrous Abel Tasman Coast Track on an all-inclusive…

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Beyond the Barrels

Beyond the Barrels

Discover South Australia’s incredible natural landscapes, abundance…

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Coral Expeditions, 3 night Cruise

Coral Expeditions, 3…

Let Coral Expeditions introduce you to the Great Barrier Reef on an extended…

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Doubtful Sound Fiordland Navigator Overnight Cruise

Doubtful Sound Fiordland…

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Doubtful Sound on an overnight…

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Great Ocean Road Small Group Journey

Great Ocean Road Small…

Join your Wildlife Guide to find wild koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and birds…

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Jatbula Trail Plus

Jatbula Trail Plus

Jatbula ‘Plus’ itinerary affords you the time to discover the…

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Kakadu and East Alligator River

Kakadu and East Alligator…

Explore Katadu National Park in the overnight escorted tour. Search for…

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Kangaroo Island Wanderer

Kangaroo Island Wanderer

View wildlife in their natural habitat including koalas, kangaroos and…

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Liveaboard Diving 3 Day

Liveaboard Diving 3 Day

The best way to really experience the Great Barrier Reef is to stay out…

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Reef Endeavour, 3 night Mamanuca and Southern Yasawa Islands

Reef Endeavour, 3 night…

A 3-night cruise features the southern Yasawa islands including the Waya…

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Reef Endeavour, 7 night Yasawa Islands Cruise

Reef Endeavour, 7 night…

Enjoy a 7-Night Yasawa Islands cultural and island experience including…

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The Endless Shores

The Endless Shores

Twirling poi, heart-pounding hakas, color and song invigorate your mind…

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Tours

Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo

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