brett kellyYou will be guided through 145 acres of a variety of native flora by Brett and his enthusiastic team of Rangers and Guides. They delight in sharing their extensive knowledge and passion for the environment.

On each walk, guests will be guided through the forest, learning about  native flora and fauna species. Brett has a passion for sharing his knowledge about the wilderness side of Thala. Join him for an informative, engaging and interesting tour through Thala’s nature reserve.

Amongst rare Littoral rainforest clinging to the sandy dunes and the soft shade of eucalypts you will enjoy the scamper of native fauna.We have so many exciting plants and animals at Thala.


(Please Note: Guided walks are free for houseguests, day of operation varies week-to-week)



Map of Onsite Walks at Thala


There are a network of marked walking trails throughout Thala’s 58 hectares (145 acres).

Guests are welcome to take self guided walks through the forest and enjoy the different vegetation. From native forest, to the palm grove, butterfly patch and mangrove forest, the terrain varies vastly. Complimentary binoculars, field guides, maps and species lists are available from reception to assist guests independently explore our nature reserve at their leisure.

Nature Walks at Thala Beach Lodge