Bird Photography Workshop

Join Shelley Pearson at Wooleen Station

Book to stay at Wooleen Station for 5 nights and participate in a 4-day bird photography workshop with renowned photographer Shelley Pearson

Your stay includes a room in the historic Wooleen homestead, all meals, and hosting during your stay. A sunset tour with David Pollock (owner of Wooleen Station) and daily guiding and lessons with Shelley Pearson. The workshop is capped at a maximum of 8 participants to ensure you enjoy a personalised, tailored experience. If you would like to learn how to improve your bird photography, whilst experiencing the vast Australian outback and its wonderous birds, then this bird photography workshop is for you.

Single Room and workshop participation (1 adult): $1,788.00
Double/Twin Room and workshop participation (2 adults): $3,246.00

1st of May 2022 - SOLD OUT - join the waitlist

20th August 2022 - SOLD OUT - join the waitlist

23rd September 2022 - SOLD OUT - join the waitlist

Be the first to learn about 2023 - join the waitlist

Itinerary below bookings.

*Itinerary subject to change based on seasonal conditions. 

Bird Tour Waitlist

A waiting list for EOI to join the 2022 bird photography tours
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5 night Bird Photography tour with Shelley Pearson(Required)
Select which workshop you'd like to be waitlisted for.
Please let us know how many participants you'd like to add to our waitlist and we'll contact you if we receive a cancellation.

 

Day 1
  • Arrive at Wooleen station for check-in from 2 pm
  • Unpack and settle yourself into your room. Enjoy a cup of tea, coffee or other refreshment and take some time to familiarise yourself with your itinerary.
  • Today is just about acquainting yourself with Wooleen and having a meander, explore a walking trail, and stretch your legs.
  • Join the pre-workshop familiarisation session before dinner to learn about your coming days.
  • Freshen up and enjoy pre-dinner nibbles or a game of billiards with the other guests. Join hosts Frances and David Pollock and workshop photographer Shelley Pearson for dinner.
Day 2
  • Enjoy an early start with a light breakfast before a morning of birding in the field with Shelley Pearson.
  • Arrive back at Wooleen homestead for a light morning snack.
  • Meet in the kitchen to enjoy a buffet lunch with your other fellow guests at 12.30 pm/ Or take a picnic in the morning as part of the workshop. Shelley will be available for any questions, help with camera issues in the field, and help improve shooting for the next session.
  • Join David Pollock on the guided sunset tour departing between 3.30-4pm (check the departure time as they vary through the season) where you’ll learn about Wooleen Station's conservation and rehabilitation efforts. At the end, enjoy a beverage whilst admiring the sunset from Budara Rocks
  • Return to the homestead with enough time to freshen up and join hosts Frances and David Pollock and workshop photographer Shelley Pearson for dinner.
Day 3
  • Enjoy an early start with a light breakfast before a morning of birding in the field with Shelley Pearson.
  • Arrive back at Wooleen homestead for a light morning snack.
  • Meet in the kitchen to enjoy a buffet lunch with your other fellow guests at 12.30pm/ Or take a picnic in the morning as part of the workshop. Shelley will be available for any questions, help with camera issues in the field, and help improve shooting for the next session.
  • Freshen up and enjoy pre-dinner nibbles or a game of billiards with the other guests. Join hosts Frances and David Pollock and workshop photographer Shelley Pearson for dinner.
Day 4
  • Enjoy an early start with a light breakfast before a morning of birding in the field with Shelley Pearson.
  • Arrive back at Wooleen homestead for a light morning snack.
  • Meet in the kitchen to enjoy a buffet lunch with your other fellow guests at 12.30pm/ Or take a picnic in the morning as part of the workshop. Shelley will be available for any questions, help with camera issues in the field, and help improve shooting for the next session.
  • Freshen up and enjoy pre-dinner nibbles or a game of billiards with the other guests. Join hosts Frances and David Pollock and workshop photographer Shelley Pearson for dinner.
Day 5
  • Enjoy an early start with a light breakfast before a morning of birding in the field with Shelley Pearson.
  • Arrive back at Wooleen homestead for a light morning snack.
  • Meet in the kitchen to enjoy a buffet lunch with your other fellow guests at 12.30pm/ Or take a picnic in the morning as part of the workshop. Shelley will be available for any questions, help with camera issues in the field, and help improve shooting for the next session.
  • Freshen up and enjoy pre-dinner nibbles or a game of billiards with the other guests. Join hosts Frances and David Pollock and workshop photographer Shelley Pearson for dinner.
Day 6
  • Enjoy breakfast at The Homestead today. A continental breakfast is available from the island bench between 7.30am and 9am. Otherwise place your order for some fresh Wooleen eggs and bacon.
  • Sadly it's time to head home. Grab any last-minute gifts or keepsakes and settle your bill.
  • We ask you to aim for our 10am check-out time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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