Animals & Wildlife

Koalas | Newhaven

Of all the Australian animals, the koala or native bear has perhaps the widest appeal. Except when teased or frightened, they are as inoffensive as they look. Full-grown koalas are about two foot long and are covered with thick woolly fur, grey on top and yellowish white below. They live in certain species of eucalyptus trees and, although very clumsy and slow on the ground, are remarkably well ad...

Old Mogo Town

291km south of Sydney lies Old Mogo Town founded in 1857 when gold was first discovered in the area. At the height of the gold rush as many as 10,000 people occupied the district. Enjoy Willow Cafe and Mogo Zoo as well as the cafes, galleries and gift shops

South Australian Whale Centre | Victor Harbour

Situated on the foreshore of Encounter Bay in a 130 year old heritage building this hands-on centre displays information on whale history, heritage, behaviour and habitat. The centre houses the only remaining tools from the local whaling industry of the 1800s.

Wyndham Town | Wyndham

Wyndham is the Kimberley's oldest town and is situated on a tributary of the Cambridge Gulf. There are vast distances involved in travelling in the region. Wyndham lies 2000 miles north-east of Perth and 300 miles west of Darwin at the end of the Great Northern Highway. The town was established in 1885 following a gold rush to Halls Creek. Now the town is a port and service centre for the east K...

Yanchep Town | Yanchep

Yanchep is one of the most rapidly developing resort towns in Western Australia. Located only 47 kms north of Perth. The name Yanchep is of Aboriginal origin, and is derived from "yanget", a native flax or bulrush , that is still found in Yanchep National Park. Yanchep is coupled with neighbouring town Two Rocks and is often referred to as Yanchep Two Rocks. Just one hours drive north of Perth,...

Barramundi | Darwin

Barramundi reach maturity as females at about age 5 in the upper reaches of freshwater rivers and streams occurring in a continuous belt around the top perimeter of Australia. The female Adults move downstream, during periods of flooding, to river estuaries and coastal waters for spawning. Barramundi have a reputation as Australia's best eating fish particularly if caught in the upper reaches o...

Eaglehawk Dive Centre | Eaglehawk Neck

'Eaglehawk' offers exciting diving trips to local seal colonies, kelp forests, caves, canyons and wrecks. Experience the beauty of Tasman Peninsula where whales and dolphins are regularly sighted. Equipment hire and diving courses are also available

Gove Sports Fishing & Diving Charters | Nhulunbuy

Take an exciting diving trip in remote Arnhem Land to swim amongst manta rays, reef sharks and moray eels. Charters also available for tours and sports fishing.

Koalas on Mornington Peninsula

An online guide setting out information on koalas on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula. Apparently the site has not been updated since 30 June 1998.

Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort | Shark Bay

Monkey Mia overlooks the white sandy beaches and crystal clear water of Dolphin Beach and is the only resort at Monkey Mia. A full range of accommodation is available including camping, caravan park, family homes or luxury garden villas. Enjoy a close encounter with the local pod of Bottle-Nose dolphins who frequent the clear shallows of this famous beach

Otira Homestead | Cowes (Phillip Island)

Otira Homestead Bed & Breakfast is a romantic retreat. Accommodation is provided in one 2 bedroom cottage, 1 three bedroom cottage or 3 double rooms in the homestead. Breakfast is served in the dining room. Enjoy farm activities, tennis court and trampoline. Nearby attractions include penguin viewing, koala sanctuary, beaches, walks and golf.

Rockingham Dolphins | Rockingham

ruise Rockingham's sparkling bay and dive into the underwater world of the Bottlenose dolphin. The swim with wild dolphins tour departs at 7.30am daily and runs all week from 1 September to 31 May. Two hour Dolphin watch tours also run 7 days a week from 1 September to 30 May. All cruises include morning tea and fresh seafood tasting of the local produce