Canberra: Best of Wildlife Tour

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Experience the allure of Australian wildlife on this four-hour guided tour. Explore Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and the Deep Space Tracking Station while spotting iconic native animals.


  • Discover Australia's unique wildlife at the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
  • Learn about Australia's role in deep space exploration at the Tracking Station
  • Witness the charming interaction between a Kangaroo and Joey in the wild
  • Experience the thrill of spotting a Platypus in its natural habitat
  • Admire Australian outback views from a comfortable tour vehicle


Embark on an enchanting half-day adventure with the Best of Wildlife Tour, operated by Canberra's longest-running tour company. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and come face-to-face with Australia's unique wildlife in their natural habitat. The tour commences with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in a comfortable tour vehicle. Take a picturesque 30-40 minute drive through Canberra's rural landscapes to reach the iconic Deep Space Tracking Station at Tidbinbilla. Learn about the pivotal role Australia played in the Apollo missions, the first moon landing, and ongoing deep space exploration. Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. As you journey through this pristine sanctuary, prepare to encounter Australia's unique fauna, including Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, the elusive Platypus, colourful parrots, Emus, and more. Your expert guides, backed by years of local knowledge, will ensure you have the best opportunity to spot these amazing creatures. The tour concludes with a relaxing drive back to Canberra, with drop-offs at major hotels and motel chains. Return with a wealth of memories and a deeper understanding of Australia's fascinating wildlife and space exploration history. Whether you're an international visitor desiring a taste of Australia's unique wildlife, or an avid photographer in pursuit of capturing the perfect shot, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.


Expert local tour guide Comfortable tour vehicle for pickup and drop-off Entry to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Pickup from major hotels and motel chains Wildlife spotting in Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Platypus, Colorful Parrots, and Emus Visit to Deep Space Tracking Station Views of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Australian Trees Safe and family-friendly tour Comfortable and clean vehicle for travel Mobile ticket Four-hour afternoon tour Suitable for English speakers 1:00 PM pickup time in winter months (1st of April to 1st of October) 3:00 PM pickup in the Summer months (1st of October to 1st of April)

Important Information

  • his tour involves gentle walking, so wear comfortable footwear. It may not be suitable for those with mobility issues.
  • Weather conditions, such as light rain or wind, do not typically affect the tour. However, in exceptional circumstances, options will be discussed with participants
  • Sightings of all listed animals cannot be guaranteed as wildlife behavior is unpredictable. Yet, the tours regularly spot Eastern grey kangaroos, colourful parrots, wallabies, platypuses, and koalas
  • The tour does not include provision of water and snacks. Please ensure to carry your own refreshments as per your needs
  • ACT's national park authorities prohibit feeding or touching the animals for safety reasons
  • As the tour runs into the evenings, carry a jacket as it can get quite chilly
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. This tour is family-friendly but parental supervision is required

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