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5 things that make Wildlife Wonders unique

First things first, Wildlife Wonders isn’t actually a wildlife park – it’s a wildlife sanctuary, which is an important distinction and we would love to share with you why.  At Wildlife Wonders, you have the unique opportunity to walk amongst wildlife living as they would in the wild. Our conservationist tour guides will help you hear and see the wildlife, …

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3 ways your Wildlife Wonders tour helps the Otways

Wildlife Wonders is a not-for-profit, for-purpose organisation that funds critical conservation programs by engaging people with nature. Wildlife Wonders is an ecotourism destination, providing you with an understanding of what a thriving Otways landscape can look like when introduced pest species are removed and wildlife can live as it once did, with every component of the ecosystem allowed to contribute …

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Birdlife abounds on a Wildlife Wonders Dawn Discovery Tour

By Toni Stevens 6 January 2024 On an intimate Dawn Discovery Tour at Wildlife Wonders, your conservationist guide will give you exclusive insights into the lives of some of the more elusive and rarely seen animals who call the Otways home, and getting up early gives you the chance to spot them in action. “It’s a really different experience to …

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Great hikes near Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Walk (or GOW) is fast becoming as iconic as the road it’s named for, making Apollo Bay one of the Great Ocean Road’s best hiking destinations. While you’re here, why not try these six other great bushwalks which are favorites with the locals – as recommended by our Wildlife Wonders staff. Find out more about each walk …

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This Australian wildlife sanctuary will leave you wonderstruck

By Jo Stewart, published with permission from Intrepid Travel, December 2022. From watching sea turtles lay eggs on a beach in Borneo to seeing troops of chimpanzees in the forests of Uganda, wildlife trips are trending as travellers jump at the chance to get closer to nature. Now, travellers road-tripping through Australia on Intrepid Travel’s new Great Ocean Road and Grampians Adventure will see some of the …

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Apollo Bay has some of the Great Ocean Road’s best accommodation

There are plenty of amazing accommodation options close to Wildlife Wonders. By: Toni Stevens, updated February 2024   Apollo Bay and the Otways make for an excellent place to base yourself on your road trip, as not only are there so many things to do from here, Apollo Bay is also the midpoint of the Great Ocean Road. Here is …