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Melbourne Birding Tours

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Great birding day near Melbourne, Australia with Melbourne Birding Tours

I'd been in Australia twice before (on trips related to my academic job). Out of about 3 weeks, I'd... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
State College, Pennsylvania
Great Mallee and Outback Birding

Had a fabulous 6 day birding tour with Paul Hackett of Melbourne Birding. Went to some great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Full day and extended birding tours near Melbourne, Australia and beyond. Small/private groups with all birding levels catered for. Friendly, personalized service which includes all meals and hotel pickups and drop offs. A professional...more
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657 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 414 355 146
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been in Australia twice before (on trips related to my academic job). Out of about 3 weeks, I'd managed about 6-7 half or whole days birding and had managed 102 species (across multiple locations from Brisbane, through Tasmania, to Melbourne). Since I had only...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fabulous 6 day birding tour with Paul Hackett of Melbourne Birding. Went to some great locations in the Victorian Mallee, to Boolcoomatta in South Australia and then back to bird around Swan Hill and Bendigo. Paul knows where to find the birds you...More

Thank PennyAE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just finished a 5 day trip with Paul/Melbourne Birding, to national parks around Mildura, and to the Boolcoomatta Bush Heritage property in South Australia. Paul was indefatigable in taking us around to the bird hotspots and very knowledgeable on the species we saw, the...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 5 August 2018

My husband and I had a great day out with Paul on the Forest to the Sea tour. He picked us up promptly at 7am from our address on the outskirts of Melbourne and we spent the morning birding the Dandenong Ranges before heading to...More

Thank Annette A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I went on a two-days birding tours with Paul during my recent visit to Melbourne. I had previously informed Paul that my main interest was bird photography. So he booked the two days just for me and did not include anyone else so that I...More

2  Thank Ramdog
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Yesterday I took the South West Coastal Tour with Paul from Melbourne Birding Tours. We had a great day out from dawn to dusk and observed almost 100 bird species including several that were on my target list to see. Paul is very knowledgeable about...More

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We've just returned from a 5-day birding trip of Victoria organized by Paul. This custom tour hit the highlights of the state with a 5 day bird count total of 176 species! If you are thinking of booking with Melbourne Birding Tours but are nervous...More

1  Thank RosanneD754
Reviewed 30 April 2018

While I've always looked out for birds and can identify many of Australia's bird life, it was a revelation to see Paul at work. Spotting birds I hadn't even noticed; not only spotted but identified as they flashed by. It even took me a few...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I travel for wildlife experiences and this birding tour did not disappoint. A friend recommended this tour for myself and overseas visitors. This is my backyard and I was very impressed to see 92 bird species during our day out! I cannot even explain how...More

1  Thank Sharon_Wildlife
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Excellent ID skills, Paul can identify glimpses of passing raptors at speed on the freeway as well as the faintest of bird calls deep in the bush. We were treated to the You Yangs and the poo farm at Werribee (considered by some to be...More

1  Thank matthewrtaylor
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Dave S
1 July 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi Dave, you can contact me via my website. I will be able to give you a few options for two days. Look forward to hearing from you, Cheers, Paul
5 April 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi Viji, yes, we can pick you up at the Novotel in St Kilda
15 July 2016|
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Response from PaulH255100 | Property representative |
Hi Michael, yes, we will be able to pick you up at the Clarion Suites. Looking forward to showing you some great birds, Cheers, Paul