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28th – 30th October

Sponsored by Australian Geographic

Aus Geo Expedition

Join Tim Faulkner for a unique hands-on experience with this Tasmanian devil and Eastern quoll captive breeding program in the beautiful Barrington Tops of NSW staying at Devils Retreat (for more info click here). You’ll get to see devils up close as you assist with feeding and monitoring individuals. In addition to working with the animals, there’ll be opportunities to explore the region’s natural treasures and spot local wildlife at night. Don’t miss your chance to get involved in this important conservation effort. This is a once in a life time experience, like no other in Australia!

How to book: Please call Aussie Ark on 02 4326 5333 or email


Please note: Food allergies, vegan/vegetarian options will be available upon request

Day 1

9am – Meet at Australian Reptile Park for departure to Devil Ark and bypassing train stations if needed
1pm – Stop at Victoria Hotel for a catered lunch – main meal + drink covered by DA
2pm – Depart and check in at Devil Ark house
3pm – Head to Devil Ark site where you will:Aus Geographic 2

  • Meet joeys
  • Feed out
  • Change water
  • Pouch check
  • Conservation work
  • Social feed (i.e. feed an enclosure and watch them from a distance)

5pm – Dinner of an Aussie BBQ and bonfire

After Dark – Spotlighting where you may see:

  • Echidnas
  • Wombats
  • Possums
  • Quolls
  • Gliders
  • Frogs


Day 2

7am – 8am – Hot Breakfast
8.30am – 10.30am – Devil Ark site where you will:

  • Trap
  • Pouch check
  • Other activities

11am – 1pm – Devil Ark House where you will have lunch and a rest
2pm – 4pm – Barrington Tops National Park where you will:

  • See waterfalls
  • Spot wildlife
  • Find unique rock features etc.

4pm – 5pm – Devil Social Feed
5pm – 7pm – Aussie BBQ Dinner, bonfire and spotlight.


Day 3

7am – Platypus viewing
8am – Hot Breakfast
9am – 11am – Optional dependency on group preference
12pm – Depart Devil Ark.  Bus will drop off to train station (if needed) and then Australian Reptile Park



Double Room – $3000
Single Room – $1500
Tent – $1400


Limited tickets available!


How to book: Please call Aussie Ark on 02 4326 5333 or email