Come watch wildlife with us! Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris' distinctive worldwide tours travel to destinations unique for abundant and photogenic mammals, birds and nature. We emphasize maximum field time and action-packed wildlife photography during the best season at each destination. Hand-picked leaders and local guides combine amiable personalities with extensive knowledge of each region. All our tours provide a non-smoking policy in small groups. As a small company, we provide a personal touch and attention to every detail - just as we have done for over thirty years. We are dedicated to delivering the best possible wildlife encounters to you. Join us for an amazing experience!
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Spend 25-days with us exploring New South Wales in the Southeast, South Australia, South-Western Australia and Tasmania. We start our unique tour with four days in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales with rich natural habitats from rainforest to heathland and eucalyptus forest to wetlands to rocky escarpments. South Australia offers a great variety of habitats including the famous dry red interior outback of the Red Kangaroo, the lush and green Mt. Lofty Ranges, and wetlands and mangroves around Adelaide. Our visit to special Kangaroo Island features wonderful Aussie cuisine in unique settings and stunning scenery; remarkable highlights include Koalas, Echidnas, Sea Lions, a host of exceptional birds and, of course, kangaroos. South-Western Australia features fabulous mammals, especially Numbat at Dyrandra State Forest. November is the peak of the flowering season in the southwest with many endemic plant families in bloom that will result in fabulous photography. Our grand finale is a full week in Tasmania for an in-depth look at unique flora and fauna, including two evenings for night viewing of Tasmanian Devils, something few people on this earth experience. Tasmania also features Wombats, wallabies, pademelons, plus the rare Forty-spotted Pardalote and other Tasmanian endemic birds as well as Eastern Quolls and Little Penguins after dark. Our leader, Tonia Cochran, a wonderful naturalist, guide, and conservationist, with be joined by outstanding resident naturalists to show you the amazing wildlife indigenous to this land down under!
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Experience the distinctive wildlife and scenery of New Zealand in a wide range of habitats – wetlands, forests, mountains, coastline, and sea. New Zealand is a region rich in photographic seabirds and marine mammals, as well as a number of endemic land birds and endangered species. Discover the ocean treasures with six pelagic trips. Visit Tiritiri Matangi Island, a beautiful native bird and native plant sanctuary. Travel south to Fiordland National Park to search for the Fiordland Crested Penguins. Explore Stewart Island and enjoy night spotting for Kiwi, New Zealand's national symbol. Embark on boat trips from Kaikoura and the Hauraki Gulf for spectacular seabirds and marine mammals such as albatross, petrels, dolphins, and bachelor Sperm Whales. The spectacular scenery of New Zealand's fjords, coastline, and snow-covered mountains will supply you with iconic photography subjects often seen in magazines. Join us on this amazing comprehensive journey that you can't get on your own!
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