Tours

In addition to the field trips being offered as part of the conference on the 6th of July, there are a number of pre and post conference tours at special rates just for delegates from some of our fantastic sponsors. Details below!

 

You can also book tours with a variety of other vendors at discounted rates. So, why not extend your trip a see what the Northern Territory has to offer. 

Pre-conference 

Pre-conference 

Top End Birdwatching Tour - 22-30 June

Join expert nature guides from Inala Nature Tours for this opportunity to explore the Top End of Australia

This tour goes off the beaten path to unveil the riches of Northern Australia, including Kakadu and the Kimberley. Some of our most sought-after birds, including Gouldian Finch and Grey Falcon, inhabit some of our most stunning landscapes; join us for this unbeatable journey across Australia’s Top End!

 

For more details see: https://www.inalanaturetours.com.au/australia/top-end-tour-22-30-june-2019

 

Mention the Darwin AOC2019 and 5% of the funds will go towards conservation through the Inala Foundation.

Inala's Top End Tour Itinerary 

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1 Day Darwin Birdwatching Tour 'Sticky beak' - 5 July 2019

 

Photographers and birders love this tour for views of Chestnut Rail, Rufous Owl, Rainbow Pitta and kingfishers. Darwin’s urban landscapes retain an array of habitats for birds and wildlife to flourish in. Come and “Sticky Beak” around Darwin’s mangroves, coastlines, tidal flats, monsoon vine forests, lagoons, tropical woodlands and floodplains with our local and knowledgeable guide. A quick probe over urban and rural bird life during a 1 day Darwin bird watching tour is a good way to whet your appetite for your next excursion with NT Bird Specialists. 

 

For more details see: https://ntbirdspecialists.com.au/tour/1-day-darwin-birdwatching-tour-sticky-beak/
 

Special rate $275pp with 10% off for delegates and Birdlife members

 

Email luke@ntbirdspecialists.com.au for more information and detailed itineraries.

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2 Day Pine Creek Birdwatching Tour ‘Parrot and Finch Paradise’ Tour - 1-2 July 2019

10 species of parrots, including the locally endemic Hooded Parrot, Red-winged Parrot, Cockatiel and Northern Rosella, rightfully makes the historic gold mining and railway township of Pine Creek the ‘Top End’s home of parrots’. With 5 common finch species breeding in the region, including the spectacular Gouldian Finch, it’s no wonder why guests love seeing these inland bursts of colour on this two-day bird watching tour in Pine Creek. Let NT Bird Specialists highlight the vivid contrasts in landscape and bird life the coast to inland country has to offer when exploring the 'Parrot and Finch Paradise' of the Darwin and Pine Creek regions.

 

For more details see: https://ntbirdspecialists.com.au/tour/2-day-pine-creek-birdwatching-tour-parrot-and-finch-paradise/


Special rate $650 for twin share, $49 single room supplement. Email luke@ntbirdspecialists.com.au for more information and detailed itineraries.  

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Post-conference 

10 Day Ultimate Top End Birding Adventure8-17 July 2019

 

NT Bird Specialists’ ‘Ultimate Top End Birding Adventure’ tour discovers some of the most remote and impressive landscapes and targeted bird and wildlife species in one fowl swoop! This one-way bird watching tour departs Darwin, Northern Territory. Mouth-watering birds include: Yellow Chat, Spinifex Pigeon, Gouldian Finch, Purple-crowned Fairywren, Rainbow Pitta, Chestnut Rail, Rufous Owl, Red Goshawk, Banded Fruit-dove, White-lined Honeyeater, Chestnut and White-quilled Rock Pigeons, Hooded Parrot and honeyeaters galore. This tour starts in Darwin and makes it's way to Lake Argyle and Kununurra in the East Kimberley, exploring Kakadu and Timber Creek along the way.

For more details see: https://ntbirdspecialists.com.au/tour/10-day-ultimate-top-end-birding-adventure-tour/ 

'Save $200 as a Darwin AOC 2019 Delegate or with your Birdlife membership'  

 

Email luke@ntbirdspecialists.com.au for more information and detailed itineraries.

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