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 Intensive Wildlife Day Trip

Meet some furry Australian favorites on this Wildlife internsive day trip. Hand-feed the kangaroos; get up close and friendly with koalas and other native wildlife. Travel by a speed boat to see the Seals in their natural habitat and witness the world's littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. Lunch included! 

Date

Friday 28th April

Time

9.30am - 11pm

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD & Deakin Burwood  

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $163.20
DUSA Silver members: $173.40
DUSA Bronze members: $183.60
Others: $204

Registration closing date 4pm Friday 14th April, 2017

Registration

To register interest for this trip please email melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au

 

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 as well as snacks and light refreshments provided at no additional cost and hot showers at the Queenscliff Harbour upon your return. 

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

Date

Saturday 1st April, 2017

Time

7.30am - 6pm

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD & Deakin Burwood  

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $124
DUSA Silver members: $131.75
DUSA Bronze members: $139.50
Others: $155

Registration closing date SOLD OUT

Registration

To register interest for the next program please email
melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au 

 

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.

Date

TBA

Time

9.15am - 5pm

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   

Registration

To register interest for the next program please email melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au

 

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.  

Date

Saturday 29th April, 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

Tuesday 18th April, 8am (April 29th trip)

Registration

Apri 29th trip - Register here or at DUSA Reception

 

Phillip Island 1/2 Day Express Trip

Witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences in this magnificent Phillip Island half-day tour. Express from Melbourne out to the Penguin Parade where you see the the cute little Penguins waddle ashore

Date

Friday 2nd June, 2017

Time

12pm - 11pm

Pick up/Return

Deakin Burwood

Cost

DUSA Gold Members: $80
DUSA Silver members: $85
DUSA Bronze members: $90
Others: $100

Registration closing date Friday 26th May, 4pm

Registration

Register here or at DUSA Reception

 

Sovereign Hill & Wildlife Tour

This tour takes you to Ballarat, Victoria's biggest inland city and Sovereign Hill. Explore the perfectly re-created 1850s conditions of the Gold rush era. Enjoy a visit to the Ballarat Wildlife Park and see emus, wombats, kangaroos, koalas and more! 

Date

Saturday 8th April, 2017

Time

8am -5.30pm

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD  

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $134.30
DUSA Silver members: $142.20
DUSA Bronze members: $150.10
Others: $158

Registration closing date Friday 24th March, 4pm

Registration

Register here or at DUSA Reception

 

Healsville Sanctuary & Puffing Billy Trip 

You travel along the Dandenong Rangers were you will see lush ferns and dense forests. When you arrive at the Healesville Sanctuary, your guide will escort you among Australia's unique birds and animals in the natural bush land setting of Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a ride on the Puffing Billy Steam train!

Date

Saturday 15th April, 2017

Time

9.30am -5.30pm

Pick up/Return

Melbourne CBD  

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $116
DUSA Silver members: $123.25
DUSA Bronze members: $130.50
Others: $145

Registration closing date Monday 3rd April, 8am

Registration

Preregister here or at DUSA Reception

Once minimum numbers have been met you will be contacted to make your payment

Terms and Conditions:

Payment is taken at the time of booking.
No refunds are isssued unless the program is cancelled (less the booking fee).   
Booking and administrative fees apply to online tickets.
Information is correct at the time of being published.