The reserve is located at the periphery of beautiful Moreton Bay and the pristine Nudgee Beach. The expansive area covers close to 2200 acres of significant wetlands, and which have been listed in the list of world’s most significant wetlands. This goes to show you just how important this reserve is in Australia’s preservation of flora and fauna.
There’s a wide range of activities you can indulge in while at the reserve. Since this is largely an outdoor destination, you should prepare for this tour accordingly. This means carrying the proper clothing, gear as well as any equipment you may need for this tour. Whether you would like to take a walk on the mangrove boardwalks, or prefer to be up early at dawn to marvel at the creeks, you have more than enough options to choose from.
In addition to this, you could enjoy a family picnic on the lovely Nudgee Beach which is equipped with tables, barbecues, kids’ playground and washroom facilities. Visiting the Nurri Millen art totems is also an excellent way to spend time at the reserve. Alternatively, make plans to offer your services free of charge at the environment centre. The centre is one of the most crucial aspects of the wetland reserve.
The centre first opened its doors in 1996, and is home to different displays that showcase the country’s rich cultural diversity and environment. Here, you get to learn about the plants and animals found in the reserve, the reason why it is important for countries to conserve wetlands as well as just about everything that is relevant to the preservation of the natural environment.
Some of the facilities available at the center include picnic tables (sheltered ones), cycling and walking tracks (the latter are accessible for wheelchair users) as well as spots for bird watching. Public washrooms and accessible washrooms are also available at the center.
Interactive displays at the centre will pique your curiosity and cause you to appreciate the efforts that the reserve has made in educating the masses. Material for interpretation purposes is also available for anyone who may need the services thereof. Use the information desk for any additional details you may require.
Boondall Wetlands Reserve is home to various events from time to time. To keep up with the reserve’s event calendar, feel free to check out the official website of the reserve for purposes of planning your tour. In recent times, the reserve has hosted a number of events that Use the details below for a more comprehensive way to plan your tours and enjoy your stay in Brisbane.
Address: Paperbark Drive, via Bicentennial Road, Boondall, Queensland 4034
Opening Hours: daily from 0830 hours to 1600 hours
Phone Number: (07) 3403 1490
Ticket Prices: free entry (but events are chargeable)
Distance from Brisbane CBD: 15 kilometers away