Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve near Port Fairy3

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Meet koalas, emus, kangaroos and many species of waterbirds roaming freely in Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, which sits inside an extinct volcano formed some 30,000 years ago.

Declared Victoria's first National Park in 1892, Tower Hill is the ideal place for visitors to experience the Australian bush, enjoy magnificent scenery and landscapes while getting up close and personal with some of Australia's most iconic native birds and animals including emus, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas and seasonal reptiles.

The Reserve and its plethora of wildlife provides visitors with the rare opportunity to witness animals at close range in their natural habitat. This, combined with guided tours to learn about Aboriginal history and cultural heritage provides a unique eco-tourism experience.

Worn Gundidj guided tours are available everyday at 11am and 1pm. Attractions on offer include walking tracks, picnic facilities and lookouts.

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I AM PORT FAIRY - Shannon Collyer

Shannon Collyer grew up in Warrnambool and spent a lot of time fishing and exploring the waterways of Port Fairy. He lives in Koroit and loves its sense of freedom, space and the expansive peace of the night sky.