Guided Birdwatching Tour at Banrock Station Wine & Wetlands Centre

Meals included
Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Discover the magnificently restored wetlands on a guided birdwatching tour
Learn how the wetlands provide a haven for birds and native flora and fauna
Join one of the Riverland’s most knowledgeable authorities on birds of the region
Spot the Chestnut-Crowned Babbler, Regent Parrot and more
Enjoy a moment of serenity walking in the woodlands and wetlands
Indulge in an optional wine tasting after the tour if you wish

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Fri, May 31, 2024

What you can expect

Banrock Station Wetlands in South Australia provides a safe haven for over 191 different bird species making this the ideal location for a guided birdwatching tour. Join one of the Riverland’s most knowledgeable authorities of birdlife as you wander the serene woodlands and wetlands. To account for the incredibly diverse array of species found here, authorities conduct numerous surveys and bird counts each year to monitor changes and welfare of the wetland and woodland bird populations.

Banrock Station birdwatching tours departs at 7am where you will meet up with your tour guide and set out in a spacious SUV to visit exclusive parts of the centre not accessible to the general public. It is here that you will have the opportunity to quietly spy on all the feathery friends that stop by and snap some photos, if you’re quick. A morning tea is also provided in a cosy spot with panoramic views overlooking the Banrock Station wetlands and vineyards.

If you’re craving a moment to reconnect with nature, a birdwatching tour at Banrock Station is the perfect setting.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Experienced regional guide for the group
  • Birds of Banrock brochure
  • Lens wipes for camera and binoculars
  • Morning tea
  • Bottled Water
  • Vehicle pickup at site and guided tour on grounds
Highlights
  • Discover the magnificently restored wetlands on a guided birdwatching tour
  • Learn how the wetlands provide a haven for birds and native flora and fauna
  • Be guided on a bird watching tour by one of the Riverland’s most knowledgeable authorities on birds of the region
Time
  • This experience departs at 7am and returns at 12pm
Duration
  • This experience is 5 hours in duration, including walking time
Location
  • This experience is located at Banrock Station Wetland Complex, Kingston on Murray SA 5331
What To Bring
  • It is recommended to wear a wide brimmed hat and light clothing to cover arms and legs, providing sun protection.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended
Additional Information
  • __Weather Policy__
  • In the event of extreme or inclement weather, tours may need to be rescheduled or cancelled. Should another suitable date agreeable to both parties not be available, tours will be refunded in full. Due to recent flood conditions and rising river levels, some parts of the wetlands maybe inaccessible during your visit. Please contact us if you require further information. __Guidlines__
  • A site map with roads, muster points, UHF channels and relevant points of interest will be available in the vehicle. The tour concludes at midday at Banrock Station, where we invite you to stay on for a wine tasting at our Cellar Door or dine for lunch in our restaurant overlooking the wetlands. Our tour guide has a current certificate in Apply First Aid and CPR and carries a First Aid kit at all times
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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