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Destination Conservation Experience - Outback Conservation - Ironbark Station - South East Queenslan

333 Bennetts Road, Morningside, Queensland, 4170

Overview
Help protect and create habitat for threatened Australian wildlife.

The Ironbark Station at Blackbutt is a 1400 hectare property located 170km north West of Brisbane. In 1994 the property was purchased for conservation by Steve Irwin (Crikey!) and Australia Zoo. Ironbark is a designated wildlife sanctuary with a rehabilitation facility and a full-time wildlife rehabilitator for injured and orphaned iconic Australian macropods – kangaroos, wallabies, bettongs, pademelons and potoroos, and other wildlife including possums, gliders, cockatoos and birds of prey. So far over 44,000 trees have been planted and future plans are in place to continue habitat restoration, further expand sanctuary facilities and re-introduce critically endangered local species into the landscape.

Join us for this off the beaten track adventure and experience the magic of the Australian bush while making a meaningful contribution to wildlife conservation!

Highlights
Carry on Steve Irwin’s legacy by helping to rehabilitate a property that was purchased by the Crocodile hunter himself!
Close encounters with native Australian wildlife at the sanctuary on site
Night time spotlighting to find wildlife including kangaroos, gliders, possums and wallabies
Stargazing and traditional Aussie camp cook up
Visit to the world famous Bunya Mountains National Park

Cost
Type Indicative Prices
Adult

What is included Experienced Conservation Volunteers team leader Return transfers from Brisbane4 nights’ accommodation (camping) Three meals a day from lunch day 1 till lunch day 5 Conservation activities and equipment Excursions to Bunya Mountains National Park, wildlife spotting and close encounters with Australian wildlife Certificate of appreciation.

$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: 10/06/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 08/07/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 05/08/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 02/09/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 30/09/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 28/10/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

  • Departure details: 25/11/19

    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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