Wild scenery, Australian animals, and wonderful weather rule southern Australia from October to April. This trip is great for birders and wildlife photographers and anyone seeking authentic nature encounters on some of the most beautiful islands and along the most beautiful coastlines in Australia. Start from Melbourne and the first and smallest island of the itinerary, Phillip Island, with its world-famous evening penguin "parade." Enjoy a full day on the famed Great Ocean Road before continuing on to Kangaroo Island where the scenery, and the density and variety of wildlife is stunning, and definitley worth a three-night stay. Continue on to Australia's smallest state, and largest island, Tasmania. Enjoy three days immersed in the views, trails and wildlife of Cradle Mountain, followed by Freycinet National Park and the charming state capital, Hobart.
This itinerary is especially suitable for your customized exploration and can be adapted to meet the needs and interests of your party.
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