Archive | June, 2012

Take a walk on the wild side: Join Janine Duffy from Echidna Walkabout on an eco adventure

June 28, 2012

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Janine Duffy Echidna Walkabout kangaroos

Wonderful wildlife tour providers and the force behind ‘positive conservation’, – this week, we speak to Janine Duffy, the director at Echidna Walkabout tours about their hikes into the Bush, what we can learn from the Aboriginals and how we can be better travellers. Why we believe in ‘positive conservation’ We want to create something for […]

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Working Holiday Visa? Get ready to serve at the Australian Open 2013

June 26, 2012

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Australian Open in Melbourne

Tennis lover? Applying for your Working Holiday Visa in Australia? Applications to work at the next Australian Open 2013 are now live! Give it your best shot Apply to work at the Australian Open 2013 Work in Melbourne, Victoria Check out our website for more information on who is eligible and how to apply for […]

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Nina’s photo diary: Cuddling a koala on the Great Ocean Road

June 22, 2012

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Cuddling a koala in Victoria

One of the Great Ocean Eco Lodge‘s fantastic conservation researchers taking time out to cuddle a  baby koala… For more ideas on where to spot koalas in Australia, visit our website for wildlife in Victoria.

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Our top 4 budget hostels for backpackers in Melbourne

June 21, 2012

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St Kilda Beach House bar

Heading over to Melbourne on your gap year? Got a Working Holiday Visa? Then this rundown of our top 4 backpacker accommodation in Melbourne is for you! 1. Best for… Location Want to base yourself in the heart of the action? Slap bang in the city centre, the Melbourne Central YHA is on busy Flinders […]

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Nina’s photo diary: Baby kangaroo in the Great Ocean Eco Lodge

June 14, 2012

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Baby kangaroo joey at the Great Ocean Eco Lodge

Look who’s come to play! Stopping off on the Great Ocean Road to visit Shayne and Lizzie at the wonderful Great Ocean Eco Lodge, we had a few surprise visitors… These baby kangaroo joeys are being taken care of as part of the Great Ocean Eco Lodge‘s incredible conservation programme. Hop on over… Fancy stopping […]

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Phillip Island’s Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus are engaged. Time to get the penguin suits…

June 13, 2012

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Penguin wedding on Phillip Island Victoria

We couldn’t resist sharing this photo with you. Following the news that actor Liam Hemsworth, star of The Hunger Games and Phillip Island local has got engaged to Miley Cyrus, the team at Phillip Island Nature Parks decided to set up their very own wedding party to celebrate… what do you think? P-p-p-pick up a […]

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Nina’s photo diary: Spotting my first kangaroo in Victoria!

June 7, 2012

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Early evening is one of the best times to see kangaroos in Australia and I spotted this little fella at the Tower Hill State Game Reserve! What’s that, skippy? At Tower Hill State Game Reserve you can spot kangaroos and some of the best known wildlife in Australia, from koalas to emus.

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Nina’s photo diary: A helicopter ride along the Great Ocean Road

June 7, 2012

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Marvelling at the Great Ocean Road from the air with the 12 Apostles Helicopters tour! High flyer? Book your trip on the 12 Apostles Helicopters tour in Victoria, Australia.

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