Tower Hill Reserve and Volcano


This tour will introduce you to two fascinating areas. You will begin by learning about the Maremma Dogs in Warrnambool where a world first environmental project uses Maremma guardian dogs to protect a colony of Little Penguins. The tour includes a presentation on the outcomes of the project as well as the opportunity to visit Middle Island, meet the Maremma Dogs as they carry out their patrols and see the penguin habitat. Following this unique tour you will have some free time for lunch before transferring a short distance to Tower Hill Reserve. One of the most fascinating geological formations in Victoria, Tower Hill is an enormous volcanic crater which formed after an eruption 32,000 years ago and is now home to an abundance of native birds, koalas, kangaroos, emus and other wildlife. Here you will enjoy a guided tour with a member of the local Aboriginal tribe, the Worn Gundidj, who will take you on a guided walk ans share the area's history and significance with you. Morning tea is included in this tour. Guests must be 5 years and older to participate on tour. Tour is not suitable for guests with back problems. The Maremma tour takes place at low tide and requires guests to walk through shallow water, please bring shoes and shorts that are okay to get wet. A change room is available.
  • Tour Code

    PTL050

  • Location

    Portland

  • Activity Types

    Eco / Environment Tour

  • Experience Types

    Sightseeing

  • Duration

    7 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Medium

  • Price

    Adult from $159.99
    Children (12 & under) from $139.99

  • Snack included!

Photography

Capture the amazing sights of Tower Hill Reserve and Volcano.

Refreshments

Be treated to a delicious morning tea followed by free time at your leisure for lunch (at own expense).

Special Notes

To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen. Make sure to bring bottled water. Guests must be 5 years and older to participate on tour. Tour is not suitable for guests with back problems. The Maremma tour takes place at low tide and requires guests to walk through shallow water, please bring shoes and shorts that are okay to get wet. A change room is available.

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