In search of the Loch Ness Monster

If you’ve followed this blog long enough you’ll know that we’re more than happy to travel to far-flung places, with only the faintest hope of catching a glimpse of an elusive animal. If you embark on a wildlife trip, in search of a rare animal (like a spirit bear or a pangolin), it’s often best…

See wild Koalas – Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Great Ocean road is not only one of the world’s most beautiful drives, home to stunning coastal scenery, but for those in Melbourne it is also one of the best and most convenient places to see wild koalas. Head to Kennet River and park up at the bottom of Grey River Road. From there take the…

15 Amazing Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Okay, so we may be a little biased here, but we think Western Australia must be one of the best locations in the world for experiences with wild animals (and we’re including Africa in that statement). Visiting WA there are so many amazing animals on your doorstep and to see them is so easy for anyone visiting this spectacular place.…

Swim with wild dolphins – Western Australia

Who wouldn’t love to go swimming with dolphins, these beautiful and intelligent animals are very inquisitive and playful in the water and can offer fabulous interactions for snorkelers and divers. Unfortunately these qualities have been abused and exploited and it is also possible to “swim” with captive dolphins. Keeping animals in captivity is something we…

Swimming with sea turtles – Ningaloo Reef

You’ve seen Finding Nemo haven’t you? If you have I’m sure you’ll remember Nemo, the adorable little clown fish. But do you remember Crush? and Squirt? The chilled out sea turtles who help Nemo’s dad, Marlin. In the film the turtles are given laid-back ‘surfer’ personalities. And can I tell you a secret? This is exactly how they come across in…