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Five Icons of the Isle State

As an island and with a large and mostly intact natural habitat, Tasmania provides a safe haven for a huge range of unique wildlife; many found nowhere else. The Tasmanian Devil is perhaps...  Read more

Winter Wonders of the Eyre Peninsula

Winter is now upon us here in Port Lincoln but this is no reason to stay indoors and rug up - actually quite the contrary. With our mild climate in Southern Australia, this...  Read more

Guest Diaries - Kakadu National Park

From the moment our group of ten friends arrived at Sab Lord's wonderful Kakadu camp on June 1, 2017 the many species of wildlife absolutely amazed us. Birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, marsupials and...  Read more

Rabbit Warren Mapping Project Commences at Arkaba

June has been a particularly busy month for us up at Arkaba with various conservation projects! We finally began our rabbit warren mapping process having received our site clearances from the Adnyamathanha Traditional...  Read more

Gliding with Gentle Giants

Lady Elliot Island is known as ‘Home of the Manta Ray' and is a major hotspot for Manta Rays in Eastern Australia. Manta Rays can be found all year round on Lady Elliot...  Read more

Sydney's Humpback Highway Open

Whale watching season with Oz Whale Watching has kicked off in Sydney with the northern migration well under way. There has been sightings everyday since we started our season on 18th May with...  Read more

First Whales of the Season Spotted off Phillip Island

Exciting news from Phillip Island this week, with the first whales of the migration season spotted along the Bass Coast. These sightings are eagerly anticipated, beginning of the annual whale migration along the...  Read more

Swimming That Makes Your Soul Sparkle

Ningaloo Reef is an incredibly diverse fringing reef system on Western Australia coast line. After a romantic full moon in March or April, the corals feeling the love on Ningaloo, release their eggs...  Read more

The Curious Sex Tales of the Koala - Wild Koala Day May 3

The cute face and innocent eyes of a koala hide a mischievous sprite, with one of the most interesting sex lives in the animal kingdom, worthy of a national Wild Koala Day in...  Read more

Why Wild Is Best – 4 reasons why seeing animals is in the wild is best!

Animal images are incredibly popular – our Facebook and Instagram feeds are full of baby Koalas, smiling Quokkas and contented sea turtles.   Does this popularity help wild animals in any way?  Not really,...  Read more

Pups of Phillip Island

Australian Fur Seal pups are now nearly three months old, the age when they start venturing away from the safety of the rock pools at Seal Rocks. The rock pools play an important...  Read more

The Things We Do For Love

With Valentine's Day only a couple of weeks away, we thought it would be appropriate to share some of the amazing feats of love for the animals that reside across the Arkaba Wildlife...  Read more

Summer Tales from Kangaroo Island

Summer on Kangaroo Island is a time of change and opportunity. The long days, warm sun and persistent southeasterly winds have dried the last of the winter and spring rains and the seasonal...  Read more

Five Amazing Facts about Koala Joeys

1. Baby koalas are called Joeys. All marsupial babies are called joeys – kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, tasmanian devils, possums & bilbys. The meaning/origin is unknown – it’s possibly just a diminutive used at...  Read more