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Waddi Trees
Waddi Trees
Map of Waddi Trees
Birdsville - Bedourie Road
Queensland 4482 Australia

Waddi Trees
Birdsville, Far West

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07 4656 3300


One of Australia's rarest plants, the Waddi Trees (Acacia puece) have spiky, needle-like leaves and thick bark. The Waddi tree piqued early explorer William John Wills' interest, with some samples of the seeds found buried in his diary after his death. The extreme hardness of Waddi wood was put to a number of uses by the local Aboriginals and European settlers. Now a protected species you can find these trees on the fringe of the Simpson Desert in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

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  • Walking

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How To Get There

The Waddi Trees can be seen 14 kilometres north of Birdsville on the Birdsville-Bedourie Road.

Free Entry

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