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Melbourne Birding Tours

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657 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 414 355 146
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Amazing birding tours

I went on a two-days birding tours with Paul during my recent visit to Melbourne. I had previously... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Ramdog
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Amazing South West Coastal Tour

Yesterday I took the South West Coastal Tour with Paul from Melbourne Birding Tours. We had a... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Jason D
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Full day and extended birding tours near Melbourne, Australia and beyond. Small/private groups with all birding levels catered for. Friendly, personalized service which includes all meals and hotel pickups and drop offs. A professional, knowledgeable guide with a passion for all Australian wildlife. Tours can be customized to your needs or to target specific species. Use of a Swarovski spotting scope, field guides and binoculars.
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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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657 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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+61 414 355 146
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I went on a two-days birding tours with Paul during my recent visit to Melbourne. I had previously informed Paul that my main interest was bird photography. So he booked the two days just for me and did not include anyone else so that I...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Yesterday I took the South West Coastal Tour with Paul from Melbourne Birding Tours. We had a great day out from dawn to dusk and observed almost 100 bird species including several that were on my target list to see. Paul is very knowledgeable about...More

1  Thank Jason D
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We've just returned from a 5-day birding trip of Victoria organized by Paul. This custom tour hit the highlights of the state with a 5 day bird count total of 176 species! If you are thinking of booking with Melbourne Birding Tours but are nervous...More

1  Thank RosanneD754
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

While I've always looked out for birds and can identify many of Australia's bird life, it was a revelation to see Paul at work. Spotting birds I hadn't even noticed; not only spotted but identified as they flashed by. It even took me a few...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I travel for wildlife experiences and this birding tour did not disappoint. A friend recommended this tour for myself and overseas visitors. This is my backyard and I was very impressed to see 92 bird species during our day out! I cannot even explain how...More

1  Thank Sharon_Wildlife
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Excellent ID skills, Paul can identify glimpses of passing raptors at speed on the freeway as well as the faintest of bird calls deep in the bush. We were treated to the You Yangs and the poo farm at Werribee (considered by some to be...More

1  Thank matthewrtaylor
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Paul is so friendly, experienced and knowledgeable. We saw over 90 species of birds plus many many other things! Wow. What a day! Highly recommend doing this if you want to launch your bird knowledge forward by a few years in just one day.

1  Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We signed up for all three of Paul's day tours around Melbourne, spread over the 14 days that we spent there. We could not have had a better guide. His ability to find and identify the birds and mammals that interested us, and his general...More

3  Thank desjoyjackson
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Paul was only my second ever Bird Guide and first in Australia and he was terrific. Knew the local sites and species and was very easy to get along with. I appreciated that he was always on-time to meet and was prepared with anything we...More

1  Thank TheGrimCorsair
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Paul H, Owner at Melbourne Birding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks very much for the great review and for the recommendation. Glad that you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

After discussion with Paul, it was decided that I have a full day trip to the Werribee Treatment Plant. I had heard about this place and am very keen on waterbirds and photographing them. We had good weather and I was so pleased that I...More

2  Thank BrisbaneAnne
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Paul H, Owner at Melbourne Birding Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for the great review Anne. So happy that you enjoyed it and got heaps of photos.

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Dave S
1 July 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi Dave, you can contact me via my website. I will be able to give you a few options for two days. Look forward to hearing from you, Cheers, Paul
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Viji V
5 April 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Property representative |
Hi Viji, yes, we can pick you up at the Novotel in St Kilda
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michael414hadley
15 July 2016|
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Response from PaulH255100 | Property representative |
Hi Michael, yes, we will be able to pick you up at the Clarion Suites. Looking forward to showing you some great birds, Cheers, Paul
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