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The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a Ramsar listed wetlands of international importance located only 10 mins from the heart of Newcastle. An amazing story of community spirit that has rehabilitated a degraded wetlands, dumpsite and abandoned sporting...more
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1 Wetlands Place, Newcastle, New South Wales 2307, Australia
As a former water quality scientist, I became very aware of the role of wetlands to the health of ecosystems, water and wildlife in particular.
This centre on the outskirts of Newcastle does a great job. Including the education centre and National Parks involvement, it...More
the wetlands was a great place to visit the picnic areas and bird life were better than expected. the tracks were level good for wheelchair access or just riding the bikes. The various ponds and birds around these ponds was amazing. The kids had a...More
Some may have seen my negative review of a couple of weeks back. If so, disregard it, as I've deleted it following immediate response and a courteous explanation by the lovely Jess from the centre. I had criticised the inaccuracy of the advertised entry fees,...More
My daughter and I took 6 and 4 year old grandkids on Saturday of school holidays. Wonderful place to visit for families with lots for the kids to get interested in, but I imagine anyone who is keen on nature would have a great day...More
The bird life on the lake was amazing, photographers Dream, the Swans and baby ducklings were just delightful, lovely walk around The wetlands we got lost a little, maybe more signs would help, sitting overlooking the lake our lunch was so fresh and well presented,...More
Provided you are fit enough to walk a couple of km you can find lots of birds to photograph at almost any time of the year. Spring obviously offers more breeding activity. Don't forget the insect repellant in summer.
We attended a birthday party and the setting in the wetlands was excellent. The food and service was well done and the manager was professional and look after the event very well. We went for a walk and really enjoyed the birdlife.