Home » Archive

Featured, Nature »

[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Australia’s Magical Marsupial: the Brushtail Possum

When you stay at Cradle Mountain, one native creature you often encounter near your accommodation is the brushtail possum. Most hotels are set in native forest with paths that meander through the grounds. Keep a look out for these inquisitive … Read the rest

Featured, Nature »

[23 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Eastern Barred Bandicoot

One of the delights of visiting Tasmania is spotting Australian native wildlife. Interesting creatures are everywhere with many opportunites to take great photographs.

Sadly, one of Tasmania’s most adorable creatures needs your help!

The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is doing its … Read the rest

Featured, Nature »

[11 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
5 important tips when looking for Pademelons

When is a pademelon not a pademelon? When it’s a rufous wallaby, of course!

Actually, pademelon is the aboriginal name for the rufous wallaby. If you want to get truly technical, the Latin name is Thylogale billardierrii. Try saying that … Read the rest

Featured, Must See, Nature »

[11 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
Wombat baby pouches – how weird are these?

Wombats with their babies are a special sight while visiting Cradle Mountain National Park.

There are many opportunities to see and photograph wombats in the wilderness. Access is often close to the edge of the National Park or even around … Read the rest