Great East Coast Tour

Experience the very best of Eastern Australia on this classic birdwatching tour. It‟s a journey that will take you from historic Royal NP and the beautiful Blue Mountains around Sydney, north to Cairns, where we discover the bird-rich rainforests of tropical North Queensland and the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef. Add the magic of three nights at famous O‟Reilly‟s Rainforest Lodge in the scenic Green Mountains above Brisbane – plus a host of Australian endemic birds and mammals – and you have all the ingredients for a classic birding & wildlife tour. From cockatoos and currawongs to kangaroos and Duck- billed Platypus and more!

  • Southern Cassowary, Golden & Regent Bowerbirds, Superb Lyrebird
  • Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Noisy Pitta & Victoria’s Riflebird
  • Historic Royal NP, the beautiful Blue Mountains, north to the rainforests of tropical Queensland
  • Day trip aboard Ocean Spirit, out to Michaelmas Cay and the Great Barrier Reef
  • Early morning birding cruise on the Lower Daintree River
  • The special magic of O‟Reilly‟s Rainforest Lodge – with lyrebirds, bowerbirds, parrots and rosellas!

NB: Contrary to what the template at the top of this page mentions, we do not offer a return-client discount on this tour. However, a $99 earlybird discount will apply if you book >6 months before departure, and if we get 6 participants or more, the price for everyone will reduce by $500 per person.

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Tour Reviews:

Peter Was Great!

“Peter was great, so knowledgeable and knew what was in his area we really enjoyed our time with him”

T Franks - UK
Aug 2011

Excellent Species!

“A fabulous trip with excellent species!”

Dick Holworth - UK
November 2004

Great Value for Money

“Great value for money, I would never have found these species myself”

Jules Bos - Netherlands
September 2005

Thanks Peter!`

“Thanks Peter, we had a great trip, and lots of photos”

A Low - Singapore
Apr 2011

A Really Good One

“My tour has been a really good one, and Peter contributed a lot to its success. Thank you so much!”

C Rowekamp - Germany
Feb 2013

Excellent and Pleasurable

“Many thanks for an excellent and pleasurable couple of days birding in SA!”

J & P Smallwood - UK
Oct 2013

Thank You!

Thank you again for finding so many birds for us this week. Your time with us was really special. We will remember it always.

C. & S. Magee - USA
October 2013

A Perfect Trip

We had such a great trip. Steve is an incredible guide. I am still awed by how many birds we saw and all the amazing places. Thank you for much for making our trip so perfect.

Kathy & Anna, USA
Sep 2019
  • AU$9999 per person

    accommodation and all meals, transport, expert guiding, entry fees, taxes.

    Not included:
    drinks, personal expenses, tips, pre- and post-tour accommodation/meals.

    Price based on double or twin-share occupancy. Single occupancy attracts a surcharge.

  • $99 Earlybird discount

    Earlybird discount of $99 applies for bookings received up to 6 months prior to departure.

  • Return-client discount

    Book a tour within 12 months of your last tour and receive 2% off your second tour, 3% off your third tour, 4% off your fourth tour and 5% off your 5th tour. If your bookings are made within 3 months of each other for tours that take place within the same calendar year, discount applies to the cheaper tour(s). Discounts are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Bellbird Tours Pty Ltd.

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