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2-Day Exclusive Adelaide Bird and Dolphin Sanctuary Glamping tour

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Highlights

Glamp under the stars in the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary on this fully guided and immersive 2 day 1 night eco adventure. With 60 kilometres of shoreline this National Park offers a unique opportunity to witness and observe many rare migratory birds that travel from as far as Alaska.

Visit the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary where 30 resident wild dolphins call home. They are believed to be the only wild tail walkers in the world! With wildlife spotting, nature walks, Aboriginal culture, stargazing, exclusive access and so much more this tour will ignite a sense of wonder in the natural world.
- Spot rare & migratory shore birds in the Bird Sanctuary
- Kayak through the Dolphin Sanctuary
- Camp in style in our canvas bell tents
- Enjoy expert presentations about wildlife
- Learn about Aboriginal bush tucker
- Catch a crab experience
- Tantalise your tastebuds with local produce food & wine
- Give back to the environment with included conservation donations

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Aboriginal Cultural walk

Stop At: Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary, 66 Commercial Rd, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015 Australia
Meet your guide and fellow travellers in central Adelaide for a delicious cooked breakfast at a local, sustainable café. Over breakfast awaken your mind with fascinating presentations about the native environment and wildlife you might encounter over the next 2 days. Presented by experts in the field, you are sure to start your journey satisfied in both stomach and mind.

All aboard your adventure ready 4-wheel drives and journey to Port Adelaide, the maritime hub of the city. Take to the water in a 2-person kayak and explore the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary! Paddle through 10,000 year old mangrove forests and past many wrecks in the ship’s graveyard. Keep your eyes peeled for the 30 resident bottlenose dolphins that call this area home. They are the only wild dolphins in the world known to “tail walk”.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: St Kilda Mangrove Trail and Interpretive Centre, Cockle Street, St Kilda, Salisbury, South Australia 5110 Australia
After your kayaking voyage fuel up with a light picnic lunch before continuing on to your next stop. Discover the Bush Tucker and Cultural stories from the Kaurna people, the traditional owners of the land. Stroll through the bush with your Aboriginal guide and gain a deeper understanding of the usefulness of the natural surrounds and the rich history of the area. End your cultural experience with a light afternoon tea showcasing the native flavours.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary, Whiting rd, St Kilda, Salisbury, South Australia Australia
Enjoy the short drive through the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary to our final stop of the day – your beachside campsite. Your large canvas bell tent has been styled with both comfort and aesthetic in mind. Enjoy some free time and absorb the coastal scenery before sitting down to a gourmet BBQ dinner. Gather around the campfire (seasonal) and taste the local wine as you take a breath and just relax. Toast a few marshmallows or try your hand at stargazing before tucking yourself in for the night.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Cooked breakfast at a local, sustainable café
• Lunch: Light picnic lunch packed by local cafe.
• Dinner: Gourmet BBQ
Accommodation included: Glamping overnight in the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary

Day 2: Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary

Stop At: Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary, Whiting rd, St Kilda, Salisbury, South Australia Australia
The early bird gets the worm! Awaken to the lapping sounds of the coast and fuel up with a cooked breakfast before we head to the shoreline for some bird watching. Using binoculars and a specialist birding scope scan for the rare and migratory birds that frequent this core conservation area. This sanctuary encompasses over 60km of coastline and some of the birds fly from as far as Siberia and Alaska through the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Flying through as many as 22 countries to feed and roost here each summer. Over 27,000 individuals and 50 species of migratory birds have been recorded. Some of the rare and threatened species seen include the Curlew sandpiper, Ruddy turnstone, Red knot and Eastern Curlew. How many can you spot?

After our morning birdwatching head off for a leisurely bushwalk with your guide and soak up the terrestrial environment that this National Park offers. Maybe spot a sleepy lizard basking in the sun or just enjoy the sounds of the native bush birds as you stroll along the trails.

Now it’s time to discover the local secrets of catching a blue swimmer crab. The infamous “crab raking” technique involves using a specialised rake to encourage the crab out of the sand and latch on to the end. There’s sure to be plenty of laughs with this one. After this eventful activity dry off in the sun while the camp manager cooks your seafood lunch. Yum! Soak up the final moments in the Bird Sanctuary before a restful drive back to the city centre and say your farewells as the tour comes to an end.
Duration: 16 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Cooked camp breakfast
• Lunch: Seafood lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Your beach side camp is beautifully setup and ready for your enjoyment, however you are camping in a National Park. Camp facilities are basic and include a camp style kitchen, toilet and shower.
  • Please bring adequate clothing including enclosed walking shoes. Don’t forget a small day pack to carry personal items, your camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, sunhat, sunglasses and raincoat!
  • This tour is not available for children under the age of 15
  • Please note: A luggage limit of 1 bag per person applies
  • Tents can be set up in a twin (2 beds) or double (1 queen) configuration.
  • Please advise dietary restrictions to the operator at time of booking.
  • Please advise of any medical conditions to the operator at time of booking.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Sanctuary Donations
  • All camping and bedding equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - St Kilda Mangrove Trail and Interpretive Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary


Departure Point
111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Please be waiting out the front of your hotel.



Departure Time
7:30 AM

Duration
2 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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