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Boondall Wetlands Reserve
Saltmarsh and mangroves
Cycling
Environment Centre
Map of Boondall Wetlands Reserve
Paperbark Drive
via Bicentennial Road
Boondall
Queensland 4034 Australia

Boondall Wetlands Reserve
Boondall, Brisbane Area

Free Entry

07 3403 1490
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Description

Boondall Wetlands lies on the edge of Moreton Bay between Nudgee Beach, Boondall and Shorncliffe and includes more than 1,000 hectares of tidal flats, mangroves, saltmarshes, melaleuca wetlands, grasslands, open forests and woodlands.

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The Indigenous Australians have lived at Boondall Wetlands for a long time and continue to have links with this land. The Nurri Millen art totems in the wetlands celebrate this culture.

Boondall Wetlands has a diversity of wildlife. Mammals that live there include flying foxes, bats, possums and squirrel gliders. There are also a variety of frogs, reptiles and butterflies to be found within the reserve. An amazing variety of birdlife can also be found throughout the diverse vegetation types including mistletoe birds, tawny frogmouths, eastern curlews, kingfishers, rainbow bee-eaters, grass owls and wrens. At low tide, shorebirds feed on the mudflats. Cormorants, darters, egrets, ibis and herons can be seen year round.

The Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre offers a range of displays and activities on the environmental and cultural heritage of the reserve for park visitors and organised groups.

A track map brochure for Boondall Wetlands Reserve can be obtained from the Brisbane City Council Contact Centre.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Cycling
    Cycling

Open Times

Note: The Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre is open daily from 0830 to 1600 excluding public holidays.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
Disabled access is available.

General Comments

The Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre offers a range of displays and activities on the environmental and cultural heritage of the reserve for park visitors and organised groups.
Approximately half hour drive north of Brisbane.

At the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre you can:
- participate in some of the events and activities offered by Council's Environment Centres.
- join a curriculum-based environmental learning program for school students.
- learn about Indigenous culture
-stroll through the different wetland habitats and have a picnic.
- take a canoe trip with your own canoe/kayak, go on a free guided walk with a volunteer guide or a bike ride through the wetlands.
- loan a self-guided walking track booklet from the centre.


Free Entry


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