Tasmania is pretty easy camping - climate-wise - in Summer, and
relatively easy to pick up our 12 Endemic species, as well as some of
the tougher ones to see on the manland, especially in southern Tas.
I'm up north, but if you get down this way (and across the water),
i'd be happy to give some suggestions.
On 19/07/2007, at 2:41 PM, Brendan McGarry wrote:
I am headed down to Australia for about 6 months coming this
September and I have a few questions I'd like to ask. Generally my
will follow this itinerary - Sept - Dec I'll be volunteering with
Bowerbird research being conducted near Lamington NP. After that
attempting to purchase a vehicle and head gradually south (Jan -
open). So basically I am hoping for suggestions for the later half
trip. I think that I would like to find a car near Brisbane and
head a bit
north before going inland and then south (hopefully getting to
circling back around the coast to Brisbane). I know it'll be
very hot and miserable inland but I am willing to endure a lot for
seeing exciting new places. I am a capable traveler and will
so, my major concern is whether people even go inland to say - the
vicinity of the Simpson Desert during summer or it that is actually
If there are places that people really think I should visit -
please let me
know. I have been to Australia before (2004) and I visited Sydney
Cairns (Aetherton Tablelands also), Darwin (Kakadu and Katherine), and
briefly Melbourne but this was in July and Aug. I plan to
it to Melbourne where I have family and who knows - Tasmania! I am
suggestions but I do know I don't want to muck about too far north
with Monsoons since I plan to camp almost the entire time.
As far as birds I'd like to see - I have plenty of time so I figure
will all be based on what I want to find and spend the time on.
much for any suggestions and help!
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