Angorichina Station - homestead Angorichina Station - sunset over Flinders Ranges Australian Coastal Safaris - interacting with sea lions Australian Coastal Safaris - swimming with sea lions Australian Luxury Escapes - cruising the Sydney Harbour Ayers Rock by helicopter - Discovery Eco Tours Bay of Fires - light house Bullo River Station - horse riding Bullo River Station - river system Bullo River Station - water buffalo Burrawang West Station - Homestead exterior Cape Lodge - night time Capella Lodge - Lord Howe Island Capella Lodge - rainbow Enterprise Charters - exterior Exceptional Kangaroo Island - koala Exceptional Kangaroo Island - seals Faraway Bay - cliffs at sunset Faraway Bay - King George Falls Great Barrier Reef - aerial view Haggerstone Island - arriving at the jetty Haggerstone Island - mangrove Kimberley Coastal Camp - arriving by helicopter Longitude 131 - tent interior Lords Kakadu Arnhemland - Aboriginal guide & friend Lords Kakadu Arnhemland - Aboriginal guide interpretation Lords Kakadu Arnhemland - Magpie Geese Margaret River Discovery Company Meringa Springs - kangaroo spotting Outback sign Pepper Bush Adventures - exploring by 4wd Pepper Bush Adventures - rainforest qualia - dinning with a view Southern Ocean Lodge - sunset view True North - cruising at sunset True North - cruising past water falls Watsons Mountain Country Trail Rides - horse riding Western Australia - Kimberley boab trees Wrotham Park Lodge - lodge at sunset Wrotham Park Lodge - outside lounge
View Map
Why Outback Encounter?
As our name implies, Outback Encounter is dedicated to 'off the beaten track' travel, but with a distinctly luxurious edge. We act as your private travel concierge to arrange anything from dinner ...
[Read More]
Latest News
2010-08-17
Be one of the first to experience Saffire Freycinet, Australia's new luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania's east coast. Only Outback Encounter guests are offered free dinner per suite per night plus free upgrade. This is a limited offer. Be quick
[Read More]
2010-08-16
Southern Ocean Lodge is offering all Outback Encounter client's an exclusive offer of 3 nights for the price of 2 plus a $50 Spa Treatment Voucher. Strictly for a limited time.
[Read More]
2010-06-29
Be spontaneous and gather your closest friends and family for a luxury experience like no other at Maitraya Luxury Private Retreat. Outback Encounter is excited to be able to offer you 4 nights for the price of 3 including a bottle of local wine on your arrival.
[Read More]
2010-06-29
HURRY: Set departures for Outback Encounter's 2 day 1 night luxury flying adventure are selling fast. Limited seats available.
[Read More]

[View News Archive]

Make an Enquiry with Outback Encounter

GO

Sign up for our Newsletter

 

GO

Receive a copy of our
latest Brochure

GO

Buy our
Book

GO

Wildlife

Australia is very well known for its unique wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, emus, wombats and platypus.

Kangaroo Island is one of the premier destinations in Australia for wildlife viewing as the island is free from predatory animals. Other sensational wildlife regions in Australia include the Top End, where you can find crocodiles, water buffalo, wallabies and amazing birdlife.

Crocodile 
Crocodiles are among the more biologically complex reptiles despite their prehistoric look. [View]





Echidna 
The echidnas are named after a monster in ancient Greek mythology and are also known as "spiny anteaters." [View]





Kangaroo 
The kangaroo is an Australian icon: it is featured on the Australian coat of arms, on some of its currency, and is used by many Australian organisations, including Qantas. [View]





Koala 
The Koala is one of the few mammals (other than primates) that has fingerprints. Similar to human fingerprints; even with an electron microscope, it can be quite difficult to distinguish between the two. [View]





Platypus 
The Platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. A recognizable and iconic symbol of Australia; it has appeared as a mascot at national events and is featured on the reverse of the Australian 20 cent coin. [View]





Wallaby 
Like many other marsupials, young wallabies are known as "joeys". Wallabies are widely distributed across Australia, particularly in more remote, heavily timbered, or rugged areas, less so on the great semi-arid plains that are better suited to the larger, leaner, and more fleet-footed kangaroos. [View]





Water Buffalo 
The water buffalo was intorudced to Australia in the eraly 19th Century. As a feral animal in the country and cen be found in Arnhem land and the Top End. Living primarily in freshwater billabongs and marshes, the adult water buffalo can range in size from 300-600kg. [View]





Wombat 
The name wombat comes from the Eora Aboriginal community who were the original human inhabitants of the Sydney area. Wombats are Australian marsupials; short-legged, muscular quadrupeds with a very short tail. T [View]