French Island Wildlife & History Tour

French Island Wildlife & History Tour

Naturaliste Tours operates 4WD, guided day tours and is the only tour operator on French Island. The tour offers a glimpse of this large, diverse island located just over an hour from Melbourne and a short fast ferry ride from the Mornington Peninsula. This destination in itself is unique - it is off road, off line and off grid! It a chance to relish the silence, to get in touch with nature and get a sense of a land before time, away from the madding crowds. A chance to really take in this wilderness destination. Spotting wildlife in its natural environment and seeking out hidden spots. You won't see any other tourists except those on the tour! Experienced, local guides offer personalised, authentic touring bringing to life the stories, history and lifestyle that is French Island.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: French Island, French Island, Victoria

This tour is a wonderful introduction to French Island, exploring the National Park and wilderness environment with ease and comfort in our 4WD vehicle. Our local guides will share their knowledge of island life, history and the treasure trove of flora and of course the wildlife, including the iconic koala & echidna. This tour will go off the beaten track and provide the opportunity to have an up close and personal encounter with all of French Island’s natural beauty. Take in the silence and pristine beauty of this unique, off the grid, eco destination.
• Wildlife spotting up close & personal
• Photo point stops including vistas and look out points
• Exclusive vehicle access to French Island National Park
• Historic Sites including iconic Chicory Kilns
• Short guided walks to points of interest
• Morning Tea or Lunch

The tour can vary season to season based on weather, road & track access.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not recommended for travelers with knee, hip or mobility issues"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers"

Duration: 3 To 4 Hours
Start location: 1: Cowes Jetty, Cowes VIC 3922, Australia
2: Stony Point Ferry Terminal, Stony Point Jetty, Crib Point VIC 3919, Australia

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Lunch - Depending on the departure time the food offering is either Morning Tea or Lunch or
  • Local Tour Guide

Not Included


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