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Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands

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best wetlands in melbourne?

one of the better wetlands in melbourne. shame it has limited opening hours. great boardwalks and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Timing is everything

The actual wetlands is surrounded by a cyclone wire fence and tall reeds. If you want to see... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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Jul 28, 2018
“Beautiful open green space”
Jan 13, 2018
“Great Centre (Closed) Poor Opening Times”
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Edithvale Road, Edithvale, Kingston, Victoria 3196, Australia
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

I walk my dogs almost every day at the Edithvale wetlands and surrounding parks. It's an excellent area, green and lush. Lately there has been an increase in birdlife, especially the rosellas and black swans. My favorite time to visit are those crisp, misty, winter...More

1  Thank chuckymustdie
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Unfortunately, when I visited three different times it was closed each time. The location looks like a great discovery centre which isn't what many people want when they are looking to see and photograph birds. The viewing area appears to be far too far away...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

one of the better wetlands in melbourne. shame it has limited opening hours. great boardwalks and info.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The actual wetlands is surrounded by a cyclone wire fence and tall reeds. If you want to see anything, then 1pm to 5pm on Sundays is about your only chance when the Education Centre and Hide are both open. There is still plenty of open...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lots of birds, well maintained and clean. I like to come through here in the mornings when its quiet. Very safe

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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

One of my favourite places to cycle. Well paved with bicycle paths and room for walkers and runners. Great spot for walking the dogs and can often go leash free with no issues of escape for our dogs. (One little one usually too distracted by...More

1  Thank Lola_sylph
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Great place to walk and ride. Only thing I don't like is the 'gates' when riding. Yes I know they are there to stop motorbikes entering but they really slow you down. Avoid it during wet weather as puddles and mud often around for several...More

2  Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Although I am not into birdwatching, I am familiar with the area and have watched as a brand new bird hide has been established, far outweighing the small boxes which were available previously. There are several varieties of birds to discover

3  Thank Salibu
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Nature at its best. Lovely wildlife, bird life, and a new bike / pedestrian path to wander along. Love it.

1  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 9 August 2008

These wetlands are about 30km from Melbourne to the southeast (but still within the sprawling suburbs.) At first glance they are unprepossessing, being merely a swampy area. However ornithologists regurlarly see between 50 and 70 species of bords, such as ibis, egrets, heron and shearwaters....More

7  Thank Victorianlad
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