Trip reference number: 20066

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Australian Wildlife Photo Safari

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Led by wildlife photographer Bret Charman, we explore the Australian states of Victoria and Tasmania for a wildlife photography experience that very few countries are able to equal.

The weird and wonderful species of Australia have evolved like nowhere else on Earth and, as a result, the level of endemism in the country is simply incredible. 83% of mammals and 93% of amphibians recorded here are only found in Australia. The short-beaked echidna is a prime example – imagine a hedgehog crossed with a kiwi or the other monotreme (egg-laying mammal), the duck-billed platypus. Then of course you have koalas, kangaroos, wallabies and wombats.

Despite this incredible array of fascinating species that make for captivating subjects, Australia is often not the choice for a photo safari. However, this country provides one of the most rewarding photographic experiences.

We will visit some of the finest wildlife locations in Victoria and Tasmania, and the itinerary has been designed to make sure that we make the most of the light, but also give ourselves ample time to photograph the numerous species that we encounter. Throughout the itinerary Bret will be on hand to provide guidance and photographic tuition, helping you get the most out of your images.

So, why not join Bret for a wildlife photography experience like nowhere else on Earth?

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Days 1-2: Fly to Melbourne (via Singapore)
  2. Day 3: Arrive Melbourne
  3. Day 4: Wildlife Photography in You Yang Ranges, Victoria
  4. Day 5: Visit the Serendip Sanctuary
  5. Day 6: Fly to Tasmania & transfer to Mountain Valley
  6. Day 7: Full day in Mountain Valley Reserve
  7. Day 8: Transfer to Cradle Mountain National Park
  8. Days 9-10: Explore Cradle Mountain National Park
  9. Day 11: Photography in the Tasmanian Arboretum & continue to Devonport
  10. Day 12: Visit Narrawntapu National Park
  11. Day 13: Photography in Ben Lomond National Park & continue to Hobart
  12. Day 14: Ferry to Bruny Island
  13. Day 15: Explore Bruny Island
  14. Day 16: Transfer to Hobart & depart
  15. Day 17: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Dec to Apr
  • Group size: 8
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £7,295 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £6,695 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights between Melbourne & Hobart
    • 13 nights accommodation
    • Most meals
    • Transfers
    • Photographic tuition from Bret Charman
    • Services of local leader
  • Activities available:
    • Photography
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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