Bellbird Photography Tours

A secretive Malleefowl tending to its mound. Masses of Budgerigars swarming in the sky, drinking from a pond. A Red-lored Whistler singing from atop a shrub in the early morning light. A flock of Banded Stilts in a salt lagoon. Australian Crakes foraging on the muddy edge of a swamp as you creep up to them. The majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle feeding on its kill in the outback. Our experienced photography guides know the best places for birds, wildlife and landscapes, are expert organisers running tours in often remote locations, are friendly, approachable and dedicated to sharing their passion and expertise with you, to help you find and photograph the birds and wildlife you've always dreamed of seeing. Bellbird Photo Tours is for everyone, regardless of your equipment. We’re geared to both amateur and professional photographers and our guides will make to make sure everyone in the group gets great shots, so you return home from your tour with an amazing set of images. Join us for an unforgettable experience in the wilds of Australia!

Our Tours & Workshops

We have a small number of scheduled bird photography tours and workshops. The vast majority of our clients prefer a personalised experience. Let the team at Bellbird Tours design and lead your personalised bird photography tour in Australia for you! Whether you are anticipating a few days bird photography around a work commitment, or you're considering a more comprehensive tour in Australia, we can design a custom tour to suit your budget and wish-list. We have many years experience designing and leading custom tours, and our many clients testimonials and return clients speak for themselves. On all trips the pace is set according to your needs and we cater for people of all fitness and skill levels, designing a personalised tour around your ideas or target species and within your budget.

Our popular one or two-day bird photography workshops provide you with an in-depth experience. Our workshops are not only great fun with plenty of interaction with like-minded bird photographers, they are also sure to boost your skills and knowledge of bird photography. Combining indoor training sessions on the use of bird photography equipment and computer software, with outdoor guided photography, you will come home with markedly improved photos. Check out what's on offer!

Our Featured Tours

Alice Springs Area Day Tour

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Alice Springs, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Alice Springs, NT

We spend the day photographing birds around Alice Springs, focusing on iconic species of the area such as Mulga Parrots, Fairywrens, Budgerigars, Raptors and Dusky Grasswren. Includes one hide session for either White-browed Treecreeper or Dusky Grasswren.

Red Centre Short Tour 3 Days/2 Nights

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Alice Springs, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Alice Springs, NT

Bird Photography Tour: Daily Trips Out of Alice Springs • Using Alice Springs as a base, we take daily trips out to surrounding habitats • Visit the best habitats in the region to find the iconic species you really want to image. • Targets include Cinnamon Quailthrush, Dusky Grasswren, Painted Finch, Rufous crowned Emuwrens, Budgies, […]

Bruny Island Full Day Bird Photography Tour

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Hobart, Tas
TOUR FINISHES IN:Hobart, Tas

The day tour provides a broad overview of Bruny Island with the chance to visit a number of different locations and habitats. This will include a visit to historic and scenically beautiful Adventure Bay to see beautiful beaches and cool temperate rainforests containing some ancient species, as well as endemic Tasmanian flora, and Cape Bruny, […]

Top End Short Tour 4 Days/3 Nights

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Darwin, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Darwin, NT

bird photography tour: Darwin – Kakadu – Darwin Day 1 Pick up from hotel in Darwin and spend the morning photographing birds in the botanical gardens. Lunch at a scenic restaurant before heading east towards Kakadu National Park, stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator Floodplains. After checking in at our […]

Darwin Area Day Tour

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Darwin, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Darwin, NT

We spend the day around Darwin searching for some of its unique bird life in a range of habitats: mangroves, seasonal wetlands, monsoon forest, beaches, savannah woodlands and billabongs. Every day trip can be tailored to find the birds you wish to photograph. Target species – Emerald Dove, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Rufous Owl, […]

Top End “The Works” 6 days / 5 nights

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Darwin, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Darwin, NT

bird photography tour : Darwin – Kakadu – Katherine – Timber Creek – Darwin Day 1 Pick up from hotel in Darwin and spend the morning photographing birds in the botanical gardens. Lunch at a scenic restaurant before heading east towards Kakadu National Park, stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator […]

8 Days / 7 Nights – Top End Photography Tour

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Darwin, NT
TOUR FINISHES IN:Darwin, NT

bird photography tour : Darwin – Kakadu – Katherine – Timber Creek – Darwin Day 1 Pick you up from your accommodation in Darwin between 6 – 7 am. We will spend the morning exploring the many nature reserves around Darwin. The main species we will be targeting are Rufous Owl, Barking Owl, Tawny Frogmouth, […]

Adelaide Short Tour 3 days/2 Nights

TOUR DATE:Open-Date
PRICE:Contact for Pricing
TOUR STARTS IN:Adelaide, SA
TOUR FINISHES IN:Adelaide, SA

bird photography tour Day 1 You will be picked up from your hotel in Adelaide and we’ll head up the coast north of the city, which contains some excellent freshwater swamps as well as estuarine habitat, where we’ll find a variety of waterbird species and stand a good chance of the rare Freckled Duck, the […]

Our Featured Workshops

Mallee Wilderness & Murray Wetlands Bird Photography Workshop – 3 1/2 Days

06 September 2018 - 09 September 2018
AU$2,349 per Person
Bird Photography Overview:

This workshop is suitable for those who wants to learn bird photography and experience the beauty of the unique “mallee” habitats of South Australia. The aim of the trip is to locate the special birds of the region and provide excellent photographic opportunities for the participants. Hence the pace is not strenuous. We have secured access to some new and exclusive sites wherein we will look for Scarletchested Parrot (depending on seasonal conditions), Blue Bonnet, Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo, Gilberts Whistler, Southern Scrubrobin, Black-eared Miner, Striated Grasswren, Splendid and White-winged Fairy-wren, Redthroat, Shy Heathwren and a variety of honeyeaters. We will also aim to photograph Shy Heathwren, Redthroat, Striped Honeyeater, Chestnut Quailthrush, Splendid Fairy-wren, Southern Scrubrobin and White-browed Treecreeper and many more.

We will provide expert bird guiding and photography tuition by expert tour leaders with a guided photo editing / processing session using your own equipment. You can also loan equipment (limited) on a first-come, first-serve basis (tripods, lenses, chargers, laptops, memory cards, pop-up portable hides). Please contact us if you are unsure what equipment to bring, we will be happy to work out what we can provide you with.

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