French Island is visited by 238 of the 400 bird species observed in Victoria
Significant species on the island include: The majestic white-bellied sea eagle, and one of the rarest, most endangered wildlife species The Orange Bellied Parrot,
also you will find king quail, pelicans, wedge tailed eagles, kookaburras, owls,
cape baron geese, black swans, king parrots, lorikeets, Ibis, swamp skink,
oyster catchers, shearwaters (“mutton birds”)
The surrounding waters are a sanctuary for waders such as herons, ibis and egrets, and the migratory eastern curlew can be seen pecking for treasures in the mudflats.
A truly unique experience in luxury bell tent accommodation on French Island.
Only 80ks from Melbourne you will find French Islands first luxury glamping bush retreat, nestled amongst the rural bushland, with spectacular views of the ocean and adjoining the French Island National Park, this secluded bush Eco-retreat will allow you to experience the romantic side of camping while being pampered with quality linen, plush pillow top queen ensemble, electric blankets and much more. To experience the abundance of rare birds on French Island, we invite you to stay at French Island Glamping – Where luxury accommodation meets the great outdoors.