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Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney

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Swap Sydney for the pristine bushland of the Southern Highlands to see Australia's iconic animals in the wild. Traveling with experienced naturalist guides, you'll search for kangaroos, wallabys, platypus, wombats, koalas, and many other animals in their native bush habitat, only 90 minutes from Sydney. Rather than viewing wildlife behind bars or glass in a zoo, see them in their own environment at dusk and after dark, when the animals come out to play. With tour numbers limited to a maximum of 11, enjoy personalized attention from your guide and optimized wildlife-spotting opportunities on this small-group tour by luxury 4WD.
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    Southern Highlands
    Stop: 7 hours -
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    Surveyor General Inn
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Go on an off-road wildlife safari in a customized Mercedes 4WD vehicle
  • Enjoy lunch or afternoon tea plus a traditional Aussie dinner at an Outback pub
  • Increased wildlife sightings: explore the bush with a naturalist guide 
  • Personalized experience: small group limited to 10 people
What to Expect
After being picked up from your central Sydney hotel, meet your naturalist guide and small group. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned 4WD safari vehicle, admiring the scenery as you journey into the Southern Highlands. Accompanied by your guide, venture off-road to explore the wild bush of the highlands. Watch for Australian wildlife such as kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies, all of which inhabit the area. If you’re lucky you might even spot a platypus or emu. Your guide offers tips for spotting animals, and how to approach or take photos without disturbing them. After lunch or afternoon tea, continue your safari until dusk, when you can spot nocturnal creatures such as possums and echidnas. Finally, finish your wildlife adventure with a delicious dinner at a traditional pub in the heart of the Australian Outback—a fitting way to end the day—before being dropped off at your Sydney hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up available from many central Sydney city hotels. Please contact us to confirm if we are able to offer pick up from your hotel or to find the closest alternative pick up point.
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

4/1/2020 - 3/31/2021Monday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Lunch - Lunch or afternoon tea (depending on the time of year)
  • Dinner
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4WD safari vehicle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Surveyor General Inn
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 11 people per tour
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please bring sun protection for the day, warm clothing for night time, and wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with limited mobility or walking aids
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for children under 6 years of age
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour was perfect. I’m so glad I did it! We saw tons of animals: 3 adult emus, 2 emu chicks, countless kangaroos, 2 wallabies, 2 foxes, 5 wombats (my personal favorite), a few water monitors, a skink and a plethora of beautiful birds. Our guide, Chris, was a wealth of
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review of our Wildlife tour - it sounds like you had a wonderful time and got to see so many of our native animals in their natural habitat! We're glad you learnt a lot, not just about our Aussie animals, but about our country as well. We'll be sure to pass the feedback on to Chris! All the best, the Boutique Tours team.
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we were picked up on time and spent the day searching and finding wallabys, kangaroos, Koalas,parrots and more after dinner a night time run produced more animals including many Wambats. A long day but well worth it...
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Thank you for writing us a review, and we are so glad that we exceeded your expectations with our Wildlife tour! It sounds like you got to see so many of our beautiful animals in the wild, a special experience indeed. All the best for the rest of your time here, the Boutique Tours team.
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This tour started our time in Sydney and was better than we imagined. A nice 4WD Mercedes van picked us up, we had an ex-zookeeper guide who knew her stuff, had excellent lunch and dinner meals and managed to see almost every animal we were hoping for. Our guide Zoe had
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Thank you Sally & Texas Tom for the fabulous review! It sounds like a wonderful way to kick off your time in Sydney, and we hope it has created lasting memories of your time here in Australia. We're so pleased you got to see so many of our animals in their native environment, and hope you got lots of great photos to take home with you! All the best, the Boutique Tours team.
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We weren't too sure what this tour had in store for us - we have done wildlife tours around the world where sometimes you see zilch. But that wasn't the case for this tour! Our amazing guide Zoe went above and beyond, literally, to find us every native, introduced and farmed
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Wow what an amazing review, thank you "crazyanimalgirl" for taking the time to write this for us! We can't wait to pass this on to Zoe, she will be thrilled. We're so excited that you had such an amazing time on our Wildlife in the Wild tour - and we hope it was up there as one of the best you've seen :) Wishing you all the best for the rest of your time in Australia, the Boutique Tours team.
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What a great adventure we had with Boutique Tour guide Zoey and 6 other travelers from UK and US. It was a long day out to the bush and back, but the time went quickly with the informative and fun commentary. We didn’t see a koala or platypus, but we gave it a good try! We did
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Response from ActivityManager, Public Relations Manager at Australian Wildlife 4WD Tour from Sydney
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Thank you so much for your review of our Wildlife tour! We will be sure to pass this amazing feedback on to Zoe for you. She certainly goes above and beyond and we are so grateful that she is a part of our team. It sounds like you got to see some amazing native animals, the wombats are certainly a treat! Wishing you all the best for the rest of your time here, the Boutique Tours team.
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Excellent tour
This tour started our time in Sydney and was better than we imagined. A nice 4WD Mercedes van picked us up, we had
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EXCEEDED OUR EXPECTATIONS!
We weren't too sure what this tour had in store for us - we have done wildlife tours around the world where
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Amazing time with superb guide!
We got really lucky with our tour. First of all, not every tour is lucky enough to see as many animals as we did.
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Amazing Experience!
The tour operator was very professional, contacted me immediately when I booked online. I provided the wrong
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Wonderful way to see Australian wildlife
We went on a tour led by Zoe, and it was terrific. Zoe was extremely knowledgeable and we learned a great deal
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