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Destination Conservation Experience - Koala Conservation - Lacey's Creek, South East Queensland

333 Bennetts Road, Morningside, Queensland, 4170

Experience Overview

Help protect and create habitat for threatened koalas.

Lacey’s Creek is nestled in the stunning Sunshine Coast Hinterland 100km north of Brisbane. Its mix of open eucalypt woodlands, scribbly gum forests and subtropical rainforests harbour over 800 plant species and endemic wildlife including wallabies, kangaroos, possums, cockatoos and Australia’s most iconic species, the koala.

We will be helping to create and protect critical habitat for koalas on this 50 hectare property in Lacey’s Creek and volunteers will get a full authentic Australian experience by sleeping in a small “yurt” on the property. Join us for this off the beaten track adventure and experience the magic of the Australian bush while making a meaningful contribution to koala conservation.

Experience Highlights
Visit to Moggil Koala Hospital and Lone Pine Sanctuary for koala encounters and to learn about koala ecology and conservation
Protect and create critical koala habitat through weed removal and tree planting activities
Night time spotlighting to find wildlife including koalas, gliders, possums and wallabies
Stargazing and traditional Aussie camp cook up
Explore the stunning Mt Mee section of D’Aguilar National Park for a picnic lunch and visit Rocky Hole swimming hole

Cost
Type Indicative Prices
Adult

Included Experienced Conservation Volunteers team leader Return transfers from Brisbane 4 nights’ accommodation (yurt –a circular cabin) Three meals a day from lunch day 1 till lunch day 5 Conservation activities and equipment Excursions to Moggil Koala Hospital, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Rocky Hole swimming hole, DAguilar National Park,

$995.00

Inclusions

What’s not included Travel to CVA Brisbane office departure point Breakfast day 1 and dinner day 5 Laundry, medical expenses, personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature Visa and passport charges Departure, airport and airline charges Souvenirs and any additional tours or activities

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 09/09/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit community based organisation that is dedicated to involving the community in practical conservation natural resource management programs. Conservation Volunteers welcomes people with a love of the outdoors and interest in the environment to take part as a volunteer.

The volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds, such as students, professionals, international visitors and retirees. You do not need any prior skills or experience. The residential programs are open to volunteers aged 18 to 70.

Conservation Volunteers has partnered with individuals, businesses and governments in the conservation of the unique environment since 1982. In that time they have welcomed hundreds of thousands of volunteers from around Australia and across the world and supported their participation in a diversity of important projects to protect and enhance their environment.

Conservation Volunteers believe in a healthy, sustainable environment and for everyone to be involved in managing and protecting that environment. They want to attract and manage volunteers to participate in projects that protect or enhance their environment and heritage.

Membership:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
333 Bennetts Road, Morningside, Queensland, 4170

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