Wildlife Trips

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Animal lover? Then these trips are perfect for you. Get up close and personal some of Australia's most iconic animals.

Phillip Island Trip

Meet some furry Australian favorites. Hand-feed the kangaroos; get up close and friendly with koalas and other native wildlife. Witness the world's littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore.  

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Saturday 23rd Sep, 2017

Time

9am - 10pm Approx

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD 

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $92
DUSA Silver members: $97.75
DUSA Bronze members: $103.50
Others: $115

Registration closing date

8am Fri 15th Sep 

Registration

Purchase tickets here or at DUSA reception

 

Moonlit Sanctuary & Cape Shank Trip

Depart the Melbourne pickup locations and head to the south east of Victoria to the spectacular Mornington Peninsula. Heading straight to Moonlit Sanctuary to discover native Australian wildlife. From close encounters with Koalas (own expense) to meeting Kangaroos, Wallabies, Wombats and even Tasmanian Devils to name but a few of the wonderful creatures. After a break for lunch it’s further down the Mornington Peninsula to explore Cape Schank National Park. Several lookouts have spectacular views over the geological formations called Pulpit Rock and the Devils Desk. Begin your journey back to Melbourne via Arthurs seat to take in the remarkable views the Mornington Peninsula beach hamlets and Port Phillip Bay.

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Satruday 14th October, 2017

Time

9.15am - 5pm approx

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD & Deakin Burwood  

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $88
DUSA Silver members: $93.50
DUSA Bronze members: $99
Others: $110

Registration closing date 8am, Fri 22nd Sep

Registration

Purchase tickets here or at DUSA reception. 


Swim with Seals & Dolphins   

Hop onto a purpose built  vessel for a 1/2 day hour cruise into the Bay where you will swim with wild Bottle Nose Dolphins and Australian Fur Seals. Your ticket includes a Thick 5mm wetsuit to keep you warm and buoyant Quality mask, snorkel & fins and hot showers at the Queenscliff Harbour upon your return follow by lunch (own expense) before heading back to Melbourne. 

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs.

You must have basic swimming skills to be able to participate in this trip.

Date

Saturday 4th November, 2017

Time

6am - 4pm

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD (6.30am) & Deakin Burwood (6am) 

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $120
DUSA Silver members: $127.50
DUSA Bronze members: $135
Others: $150

Registration closing date 8am, Friday 20th Oct

Registration

Purchase tickets here or at DUSA reception. 

 

Terms and Conditions:

Payment is taken at the time of booking.
No transfers to other trips or alternative sessions
No refunds are isssued unless the program is cancelled (less the booking fee).
Refunds can take upto 2 weeks to be issued.  

Booking and administrative fees apply to online tickets.
Information is correct at the time of being published.