The Wombat Flux research site
The Wombat Flux research site located within the Wombat State Forest, between Ballarat and Daylesford in Central Victoria, 100 km west of Melbourne. The Wombat site is of part of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network’s OzFlux network and the Australian PhenoCam network. For further information see: http://ozflux.org.au/monitoringsites/wombat/index.html#intro, https://stefanarndt.wordpress.com/wombat-flux-research-site/ and https://phenocam.org.au/.
Phillip Island Nature Parks
(limited to 30 people)
Phillip Island is located 90 minutes south of Melbourne.
- Koala Conservation Centre where Koalas can be seen up close in their natural habitat via treetop boardwalks. Wander the trails through Australian bushland with abundant bird life and maybe see a wallaby or two. https://www.penguins.org.au/attractions/koala-conservation-centre/
- Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre https://www.penguins.org.au/attractions/recreational-areas/the-nobbies/activities/
- Penguin Parade Underground Viewing: Each night at sunset, Little Penguins make the march across the beach and return to their burrow homes in the sand dunes. Little Penguins are the smallest of the 17 penguin species and the only penguin that lives permanently in Australia. https://www.penguins.org.au/attractions/penguin-parade/tickets-and-bookings/