Come and enjoy a peaceful retreat at the Little Desert Nature Lodge. Located on the edge of the pristine Little Desert National Park, the Lodge offers comfortable facilities, warm hospitality and a memorable environmental experience. Highlights include: * Little Desert 4WD Tours * The rare and elusive Malleefowl * Stunning Wildflowers * Abundant Birds and Wildlife * Bushwalking and Nature Trails * Excellent Accommodation & Camping facilities in a natural bushland setting. Whimpey's 4-Wheel-Drive Tours Operated since 1970 by local 'living treasure' Whimpey Reichelt, the tours showcase the beauty, scenery and unique wildlife for which the Little Desert is renowned. All day, half day and three quarter day tours are available, specialising in natural history, wildflowers, bird watching, photography and educational tours. Malleefowl These rare and fascinating mound-building birds, known as "Lowan" by Aboriginals, have for many years drawn visitors to the Little Desert from worldwide. Tours can be taken to see birds in the wild at our Malleefowl Sanctuary or visit the Malleefowl Aviary to observe our unique captive breeding program. Night Spotlighting Tour See nocturnal creatures of the bush including delightful Sugar Gliders, Bettongs and Stone-Curlews. Listen in amazement as our guides interpret the many sounds of the night such as Boobook Owls, Nightjars, Bats and Banjo Frogs. Educational Camps Environmental education program for schools, colleges and special interest groups. Ongoing research projects include: * Bird Banding * Echidna Tracking * Pitfall Trapping * Native Botanic Garden The Lodge Restaurant caters for group bookings including functions, conferences, weddings and special events. The air-conditioned restaurant has a fully licensed bar and features a beautiful limestone fireplace where delicious meals can be enjoyed by the glow of an open log fire.