Victoria Local Guides

Sicklebill Safaris

 We offer a wide variety  tours around Victoria where we have a resident guide. We have several day tours available plus a number of longer accommodated tours which start from a few days around the Mallee.

 Firetail Birdwatching Tours

Firetail Birdwatching Tours, operated by Simon Starr, is Victoria’s longest running specialist bird guiding company.

A wide range of itineraries are offered from half a day to over a week, specialising in birding and nature tours across the entire state of Victoria and adjacent New South Wales. The Birding Victoria website aims to assist visiting birders in finding south-eastern Australia’s special birds whilst also offering full details of potential tours.

Box-Ironbark Birding

Located on a 257 ha Trust for Nature covenanted property near Nagambie, in the heart of Victoria’s Box-Ironbark country, this property is just 2 hours drive north of Melbourne. The property is adjacent to the Heathcote-Graytown National Park and is managed for wildlife conservation purposes.

Gippsland High Country Tours

Small group ecotours and walks with local guides, Advanced Eco-Certification and over 25 years experience. At Gippsland High Country Tours we specialise in offering informative and relaxed tour experiences for participants who are curious about the natural world. Although every tour offers opportunities for birdwatching, the program also includes some dedicated birdwatching tours.

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Interstate Tour Operators Visiting Victoria

Bellbird Birding Tours
Bellbird Birding Tours specialises in top-quality small-group birding trips throughout all Australian states and beyond, led by passionate and experienced professional tour leaders. We work hard to ensure you see the birds you’re after! We offer a selection of scheduled tours as well as the option to tailor-make a private tour to suit your needs. Check our website to see what’s on offer.
Australian Ornithological Services

Australian Ornithological Services P/L has been running birding tours in Victoria nearly three decades. The Victorian mallee in the North West (Hattah Kulkyne NP), the foothills of the Great Dividing Range in the North East (Chiltern, Beechworth, Wangaratta), the wet forests just to the East of Melbourne (the Healesville area) and the Great Ocean Road fringing the Southern Ocean (Point Addis, Port Campbell) are included in our personal birding tour itineraries. These tours also take in Deniliquin for Plains-wanderer and other South West NSW species of the southern Riverina and can be adapted to your desired bird species and time available.

Inala Nature Tours

INALA NATURE TOURS is a bespoke travel consultancy with over 23 years’ experience in designing and organising tailor-made Australian birding and wildlife tours for individuals, groups, and international travel companies. Itineraries are designed by the owner of the company, Dr. Tonia Cochran, who is a qualified biologist and birder with many years of field experience as a guide and tour leader throughout Australia.


Planning a visit? Check out these key birding areas for Victoria.

The Mallee

Box Iron Back Country