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EcoTreasures

EcoTreasures specialises in Eco Tourism experiences of Sydney's Northern Beaches and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Discover some of Sydney's natural treasures with expert local guides.

EcoTreasure's mission is to provide you with an unforgettable fun, relaxing Australian experience while increasing your knowledge about Australian wildlife, environment, culture, heritage and fun things to do in Sydney.

For more information: www.ecotreasures.com.au

Tours

Sydney Coastal Experience Tour
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Tour inclusions: friendly experienced local guide, one hour Stand Up Paddle Board Safari in calm estuary, 5.5 kilometre Guided Bush Walk, ancient ocean rock platform walk, Aussie morning tea and lunch, National Park fees, pick up and drop off in comfortable air-conditioned transport,

Tour highlights: learn how to Stand Up Paddle Board, search for fish species in the clear waters while you paddle and view local birds species flying overhead, bush walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park identifying native plants and Australia local wildlife include Wallabies, Sea Eagles, Kookaburras, Goannas, Lyre Birds plus more, investigate an ancient ocean rock platform for tidal creatures, explore and discuss the natural environment of Sydney, discover the cultural, colonial and bush ranger heritage of the area.
start Location Highlights
Sydney central business district, Circular Quay, Central Railway, Kings Cross, Sydney Manly Wharf, Manly Palm Beach Kuringai National Park, Church Point Narrabeen
Travel by: Duration:
Car, Coaster, Walk Full Day, Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$109.00-$165.00 Price Range Expert local guide, transport, morning tea and lunch included
Manly Snorkel Walk and Talk Tour
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Tour inclusions: interpretive guided tour with an experienced local, one hour guided snorkel tour of Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve, all equipment and wetsuits included, safety brief and snorkel tips provided, headland nature walk with great view of the Northern Beaches.

Tour highlights: learn about the diverse wildlife of the Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve, search for the endangered species like famous Blue Groper's in their natural habitat, swim and snorkel while you try to identify the 200 + other fish marine species, discover the Australian coastal culture, visit famous Manly Beach and Shelly Beach.
start Location Highlights
Shelly Beach, Manly - Meet at Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve sign near the barbecues and grass area, Manly Shelly Beach, Manly - Meet at Cabbage Tree Aquatic Reserve sign near the barbecues and grass area, Manly
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$35.00-$95.00 Price Range Expert local guide and all gear included.
Customised Private Day Tours
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EcoTreasures Sydney will help you design your own day experience or extended stay using Damien's experience and knowledge of Sydney, Australia. Living and breathing Sydney for 29 years, Damien has many friends and business alliances throughout Sydney. Spend the day with an expert local guide hearing stories about the environment, culture and heritage of Sydney while discovering the unique landscape of Sydney. Discover Sydney at your own pace and tell Damien your wishes and he we will design your perfect authentic Aussie experience.

Options include; snorkelling, bush walking, swimming at beaches, kayaking, surfing, Stand Up Paddle lessons/tours, indigenous guides walks, coastal walks, visiting main attractions and locations you have always dreamed to see and a variety of dining options from fine dining to meat pies.
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Sydney Customised tour, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Car, Coaster, Four Wheel Drive, Walk Full Day, Half Day or less, Night, Tailored.
Price
$800.00-$2000.00 Price Range Use Damien's local Sydney knowledge to plan your custom private experience with a local guide.
Coastal Whale Walks
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EcoTreasures Sydney will take you on a relaxed stroll with your expert guide along an amazing part of the Australian East Coast. Enjoy the breath taking view of the Pacific Ocean while searching for Whales. Your guide will share their knowledge and stories of the local environment, culture and heritage and will educate you about Australia's unique Natural and Marine environment.

Tour includes; expert local guide, whale watching (in season), binoculars to share provided, walk through Sydney Harbour National Park, National Park fee included, coastal nature walk along headland, beaches and North Head Sanctuary, clean up rubbish on walk (voluntary), learn about water catchments and ways to minimise individual footprint, search for and identify native flora and fauna and marine life.
start Location Highlights
Manly Wharf, Manly East Manly Wharf, Manly East
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Full Day, Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$35.00-$45.00 Price Range Expert local guide to guide you along the coastline. Listed cost is for two to four hour program per person. Many walks along Sydney's northern beaches available. Ask Damien for options? Custom programs also available. Minimum group number required.
Northern Beaches Cultural Heritage Tour
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EcoTreasures Sydney will take you on a journey from Sydney City or Manly to stunning West Head within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park on a unique Indigenous guided cultural experience.

Tour includes; expert Indigenous cultural guide, authentic Acknowledgement to Country on arrival in National Park, guided bush walks to cultural sites, rock engravings, hand stencils caves (easy gradient walks), make your own souvenir of your own hand stencil to take home, touch, feel and play with clapping sticks, appreciate and learn about Kevin's and others Indigenous art work, learn traditional native bush medicines and bush tucker, understand the local ecosystem and the native wildlife of the area, search for native animal tracks and the local wildlife on bush walks, catered lunch and drinks included.
start Location Highlights
Sydney City, Sydney West Head Ku ring gai Chase National Park, Ku-ring-gai Chase
Travel by: Duration:
Car, Coach, Coaster Full Day, Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$109.00-$165.00 Price Range Expert Indigenous guide and picnic lunch included. 5.5 hour tour. Can be customised to suit group. Minimum number or charge of eight people is a requirement for bookings. Please allow advanced notice to organise this special interest tour and check availa
Aboriginal Heritage Harbour Walk
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EcoTreasures Sydney offers the unique Aboriginal Heritage Harbour Walk. The tour begins at Circular Quay where guests will meet their expert indigenous guide. The small group will be guided across the Harbour Bridge on the train to a nature reserve to visit native Australian bushland and ancient Aboriginal cultural sites.

Tour includes: expert Indigenous cultural guide, authentic Acknowledgement to Country, return train ticket included (15 minutes each way), morning tea snacks provided, visit Indigenous Cultural sites including Middens and Rock Engravings, your guide will interpret Indigenous Culture and Dream time, touch, feel and play with clapping sticks, appreciate and learn about indigenous art work, understand the local ecosystem and the native wildlife of the area, learn about traditional native bush medicines and foods.
start Location Highlights
Sydney City, Sydney Aboriginal heritage, Sydney Harbour
Travel by: Duration:
Train, Walk Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$55.00-$79.00 Price Range Minimum number or charge required for group bookings. Please provide operator with advanced notice to ensure they can organise your trip. Student group discounts apply
Basin Stand Up Paddle Board Safari - 90 minute tour
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Tour inclusions: friendly experienced and informative local guide, one hour Stand Up Paddle Safari and 30 minute hire (total 90 minute experience), safety brief, all equipment included, photos package available.

Tour highlights: interpretative eco tour in protected calm waters, search for local fish species in the clear waters while you paddle, view local birds species flying overhead, iconic Australia local wildlife include Wallabies, Sea Eagles, Kookaburras, Goannas, Lyre Birds plus more, learn how to SUP while your guide provides you helpful tips to improve your paddling stroke, explore and discuss the natural environment of Sydney, discover the Aboriginal culture and colonial heritage of the location and the greater Sydney region, great fitness and core work out (depends how hard you paddle).
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The Basin Campground Ku ring gai Chase National Park, Palm Beach The Basin Campground Ku ring gai Chase National Park, Palm Beach
Travel by: Duration:
Canoe, Kayak, Surfboard Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$45.00-$50.00 Price Range All gear included. National Park landing fee AUD3.00 paid on arrival to help keep National parks beautiful. Ferry or walking access available to campground. No road access available. Transport information available on Ecotreasures website.
Sydney's Hidden Treasures Tour
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Tour inclusions: friendly informative local guide, comfortable air-conditioned transport, morning tea, lunch and drinks included by the beach, hotel pick up and drop off, complimentary photos available.

Tour highlights: interpretative coastal tour of Sydney Northern Beaches along Sydney's coastline, search and learn about native wildlife Whales in season (May-October), identify protected areas and native flora, Long Reef headland walk and visit beaches off the beaten track, scenic drive exploring the coastal villages from Palm Beach to Manly, discover early settler and bushranger heritage of Northern Beaches, swim at Palm Beach and watch the waves roll into the beach, amazing views from lookouts including North Head, option to hop out in Manly and catch the ferry back to city (at own expense).
start Location Highlights
Sydney CDB/North Sydney, Manly Pick up, Sydney Harbour Sydney CDB/North Sydney, Manly Pick up, Circular Quay
Travel by: Duration:
Car, Coaster, Walk Full Day, Half Day or less, Tailored.
Price
$109.00-$145.00 Price Range Expert Local guide, transport, morning tea and lunch picnic lunch included.
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