Melbourne and Victoria are good-natured in more ways than you might imagine.

Discover initiatives, programs and organisations that work to support threatened species and help regenerate native habitats. 

Home to roughly a third of all native Australian species, Victoria has a wealth of diverse regions and attractions, all easily accessible from its capital city of Melbourne.

Join an eco-tour, visit dedicated conservation sites and discover a heap of memorable and inspiring nature experiences around Victoria.

Wildlife Wonders

Learn about the bush on this unique conservation experience.

Experience Victoria's ecosystems and wildlife along the famous Great Ocean Road with Wildlife Wonders. Follow a nature guide through bushland to open grasslands, past beautiful ocean views, ready to spot Australian animals in the wild. You might see koalas dozing in the eucalypt woodland, wallabies grazing in the grassland, birdlife flitting between the trees and shy potoroos foraging in the flush fern gullies.

Wildlife Wonders funds the work of the Conservation Ecology Centre, an organisation that works to protect the Great Ocean Road's precious wildlife and habitats. Find out more on your visit.

Phillip Island Nature Parks

Experience Phillip Island's stunning environment and wildlife.

Head just 90 minutes from Melbourne to the spectacular wildlife and island environment protected by Phillip Island Nature Parks.

Take your pick of conservation and wildlife experiences. The famous Penguin Parade is a must-see, with the opportunity to watch the world's largest colony of little penguins emerge from the sea at sunset. Explore the Australian bush on treetop boardwalks at the Koala Conservation Reserve, and get up close and very personal with koalas in their natural environment.

Sea All Dolphin Swims

Dive deep with Port Phillip's wild seals and dolphins.

Come face to face with wild seals and dolphins on an immersive eco-tour in Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park with Sea All Dolphin Swims.

Set out by boat from historic Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula to snorkel among playful dolphins, seals and colourful reef fish, while learning about habitat and environment. Look for birdlife and learn about local history from the tour's expert guides. Wetsuits and snorkelling gear are provided, so all you need is curiosity and a sense of adventure.

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