Luxury 3 day Bird Watching Retreat

Bird Watching Retreat for Bird Enthusiasts with ABC wildlife expert Gary Opit.

Join, Gary Opit on a Bird Watching Retreat for Bird Enthusiasts. This 3 day retreat includes, guided and self guided bird watching walks and workshops at the amazing Nightcap Ridge, nestled inside the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park. You will stay luxury 4 star eco cottages, situated in the middle of Nightcap National Park. The food is catered for using local produce.

Day one

Will start with transfers from either Byron or Ballina/Byron Airport. Check in time will be 2pm. Gary will run a guided bird watching walk from 3pm-5pm. At 6:30pm a locally sourced dinner will provided in the dining area, it will include beer and wine.

After dinner you will have the option to do a guided Night Vision Walk on the property,  to look for nocturnal birds (you can choose to either do it on night one or night two).

Day two

The day will start with an early, 2 hour guided bird watching walk with Gary.  Followed by a locally sourced breakfast in the dinning area. At 10am Gary will give a one hour talk on “the Evolution of Australian birds”. Followed by some free time and then a locally sourced lunch will be served in the dinning area.

At 2pm Gary will give a one hour talk on “how are birds are an essential part of unique Australian eco systems”. Followed by some free time.

Gary will run a guided bird watching walk from 4pm-6pm. At 7:00pm a locally sourced dinner will provided in the dining area, it will include beer and wine.

After dinner you will have the option to do a guided Night Vision Walk on the property,  to look for nocturnal birds (you can choose to either do it on night one or night two).

Day three

The day will start with an early, 1.5 hour guided bird watching walk with Gary.  Followed by a locally sourced breakfast in the dinning area. We will then check out. Before driving 15 mins to Minyon Falls where Gary will lead a 2 hour walk to the falls, looking for the plethora of bird life on this popular walk.

We will then return to Byron and enjoy lunch at The Farm (Three Blue Ducks), before transferring you to your hotel or Ballina/ Byron airport.

FROM OUR GALLERY

We take photos with our camera with a super zoom on the tour, that we are always happy to share with you. So if you only have a smart phone, you’ll still have great pics. If you have your own camera, we will ensure you can get the best possible pics.

Vision Walks – Eco Tours

WHY CHOOSE VISION WALKS – ECO TOURS

Vision Walks have expert local guides help you connect with nature and explore life in and around Byron Bay. They are the only land-based business in the region with Advanced Eco Tourism Accreditation.  They have won awards for Eco-tourism and are net carbon negative.

All their local guides are qualified Park Rangers and provide unique insights to local natural and human history. Travel in their luxury 8 seat, 4WD vehicle, with comfy seats, air conditioning, video, sunroofs, easy to get in and out of. They are the only land-based business in the region with a 10 licence to operate in NSW National Parks LIC18/89.

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