Naturewise eco escapes                                                                          


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Conservation Volunteers offers Naturewise Eco Escapes, exploring and conserving some of Australia’s beautiful natural areas and wildlife.

Naturewise Eco Escapes provide unique and exclusive opportunities to experience national parks and reserves, while supporting wildlife conservation across Australia. Meet like-minded travellers, experience nature as you explore the great outdoors and make a difference as you travel. 

All-inclusive, small group eco escapes range from one day to two-week adventures led by local experts and park rangers. Choose from a range of experiences to suit your fitness, interests and travel style - from softer style     eco-tours with little active contribution to conservation, to more active hands-on voluntours where conservation or research activities which typically make up 50-70% of the trip. You’re remaining time is spent touring the local surrounds including wildlife viewing, guided walks, local tours, educational talks and visiting National Parks.

No experiences is necessary to participate, just an interest in nature, a willingness to get involved, have fun and meet new people, is all you need. Our multi-award winning programs are ECO Certified by Ecotourism Australia. 

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VICTORIA


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Night Owls 


Work alongside Parks Victoria in threatened species recovery monitoring for the four large Forest Owls including; Powerful, Barking, Masked and Sooty Owl.


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Melbourne Bandicoot Break 

Join us on this exclusive Naturewise experience and work closely with environmental experts to help reinstate a population of Eastern Barred Bandicoots, currently considered extinct in Victoria's wild.
 

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Bandicoot Night Watch 

Venture deep into the Woodlands Historic Park for an illuminated discovery of nocturnal wildlife. On this program you will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and helping save them from extinction.
 

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Little Desert Discovery -New
Join Conservation Volunteers and Parks Victoria and make a big difference at Little Desert! You will undertake important research and experience the remote natural environment and the vast, striking landscapes of Western Victoria.


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Preserving the Point - New

Point Nepean National Park is home to a number of native species, and features outstanding coastal scenery and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay. On this tour you will make a direct contribution to critical environmental science and park management. 

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Kinglake Conservation - New

Conservation is king at Kinglake National Park! This trip provides the ideal opportunity to help contribute to the work critical for the long term recovery and management of the National Park and its rich biodiversity. 



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State of the Ark Monitoring 


South-western Victoria is home to some of the most spectacular coastal and inland scenery in the state. It is also home to the critical Glenelg Ark project, a fox control program covering 90,000 hectares of State forest and National Park

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Grampians Conservation Explorer  
We will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive conservation adventure, where you will sample some of the regions best wines, immerse yourself in the local culture and be inspired by the breathtaking landscape. This Grampians experience is not to be missed. 

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Endangered  Wildlife Conservation Great Ocean Road

An encounter with the elusive Tiger Quoll is guaranteed as you will meet the three resident individuals housed at the Conservation Ecology Centre as part of the Australian Tiger Quoll breeding network. 


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Southern Grampians

Join us to monitor the local Eastern Barred Bandicoot population at the Hamilton Community Parklands captive bandicoot recovery site.  Close encounters with wildlife are guaranteed. 

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Great Ocean Walk

This special three day experience combines beautiful coastal scenery, eco accommodation, guided walks and the opportunity to contribute to the conservation of the world renowned Great Ocean Road.

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Barmah  Spirit Discovery
Experience the River Red Gum on the majestic Murray River, and immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Yorta Yorta people through a number of practical research activities.


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Hooded Plovers at the Prom

Take part in a critical Hooded Plover habitat restoration project in the midst of some of the most spectacular scenery in Victoria – Wilsons Promontory National Park!

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NEW SOUTH WALES     *     ACT        


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This Island location provides an exclusive opportunity to experience  the local wildlife, while staying in a beautifully appointed guesthouse. Join our award winning tour or stay at the lighthouse.

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Coastal Wilderness & Wildlife

Experience a National Landscape rich in cultural  heritage and natural wonders including stunning coastal landscapes; Aboriginal heritage; wildlife – seals, dolphins and whales, penguins and over 125 years of fascinating lighthouse history.
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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, ACT

Discover your wild side in Australia's Capital Territory and venture beyond reserve management gates on a range of exclusive ecotours that will get you up close to nature.


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WESTERN AUSTRALIA       *      NORTHERN TERRITORY


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Eco Beach Broome, WA


Travel to Western Australia to play an active role in monitoring the endangered Flatback Turtle population.  You'll have time to enjoy this stunning part of the country while carrying out vital conservation work.
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Arnhem Land,  NT


For holiday makers looking to give something back to the environment, these Northern Territory experiences combine aboriginal culture with unique conservation experiences.


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Kimberley Adventure, WA 

Discover and help conserve the Kimberly's iconic Mornington Station and discover spectacular gorges and wildlife unique to northern Western Australia. 



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Kakadu National Park

Join us for a 5 day adventure helping to conserve the spectacular World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park




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Ningaloo Reef Research Expedition, WA - NEW
This is your opportunity to participate in ongoing marine research helping to protect the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.


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SOUTH AUSTRALIA                 

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Brookfield Conservation Park, SA

Join local researches for a week at Brookfield for an insight into the history of the park whilst enjoying sunsets, conservation activities and monitoring threatened species like the Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat. 

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Kangaroo Island, SA

Explore the diversity of Kangaroo Island in South Australia with a research biologist. Choose from two great programs that explore this island and all it has to offer.


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QUEENSLAND
 

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Fraser Island 


This Naturewise Friends of Parks Program on Fraser Island is a great way to explore and help protect this stunning world heritage listed area.


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 Daintree Rainforest


This Project is located at Cape Tribulation in the Daintree, internationally recognized place of significant, natural beauty.


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Cape York Marine Debris Adventure 
This is a chance to get a rare glimpse of Cape York, meet the locals, experience the wilderness and help clean up some of the areas iconic beaches.  


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