Field Trips


1 Day Field Trip

Blue Carbon Lab Wetland and Bird Watching

5th December

$100 Per person - Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Transport Included



Thursday, 5 december 2019

Visit Blue Carbon Lab Wetland Sites - Avalon Saltmarsh - Depart Waurn Ponds Estate 8:30am

·         Guided site visit describing the features of the wetlands, Carbon sequestration, Blue Carbon Lab research and bird watching

·         Western Treatment Plant tour and biodiversity discussions (including birdwatching) 

·         Werribee Mansion Picnic (Morning Tea and Lunch Included)

·         Werribee River Site visits - guided by Werribee River Association

·         End Bus Journey to Melbourne CBD and onwards to Melbourne Airport (Arrive 5:45pm) 


2 Day Field Trip

Budj Bim and Great Ocean Road to Warrnambool

5th & 6th December

$300 Per person - All Main Meals, Transport and Accommodation Included



Thursday, 5 december 2019

Bus tour along Great Ocean Rd To Warrnambool - Depart Waurn Ponds Estate 8:30am

·         Stopping at Apollo bay, Otways River, 12 Apostles and Logan's Beach. Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea provided

·         Dinner, presentation and overnight accommodation included at Deakin Residences at the Warrnambool Campus

Friday, 6 december 2019

·         Tour of Deakin aquaculture facilities

·         Bus to Budj Bim and guided tour of the world heritage site - Lunch Included

·         Return Bus Journey to Waurn Ponds Estate (Arrive 4:00pm) and onwards to Melbourne Airport (Arrive 5:45pm)