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Address: Dunne Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4044 3044
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Birdlife habitat

An easy walk around the wetland area. Lots of Birdlife to observe. Bird hides, BBQ areas and a boardwalk. Bring your anti mosquito kit

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

An easy walk around the wetland area. Lots of Birdlife to observe. Bird hides, BBQ areas and a boardwalk. Bring your anti mosquito kit

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Kuranda, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A fantastic place for bird watchers. We spent hours but wished we'd taken insect repellent as we were covered in mossies.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good for a relaxing walk. A bird lookout and a board walk through the rain forest. Toilet Facilities available.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Lovely place to take a quiet walk and see nature at its best. Take your camera, a hat and some water.

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Tain, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Visited here on 5 November 2014. As a keen Birdwatcher I was looking forward to visiting this, relatively new and still evolving wetland reserve. I was not disappointed. Large car park with clean toilet facilities and a good 'Interpretive Board' for the reserve. Before getting out of the car I'd seen a pair of Pheasant Coucal and also heard a... More 

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HCMC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Almost silent, can just hear highway murmurings; so worth a visit to escape our noise filled world. No shaded parking and little shade in most of the park. Trees are immature and scrubby. Saw only magpie geese water fowl and butcherbird No dogs allowed so no nasty surprises underfoot or on wheels. Bring your bike for helmet free riding. Breakfast... More 

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Hervey Bay
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Cattana Wetlands covers about 30 hectares of land, very well laid out and well cared for. We went about 9.30am on a Tuesday morning and there were only a few other people there. The weather was perfect for a nice stroll around taking in the sights of the birds, the varied vegetation and the lovely lakes. Plenty of seats if... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Thank goodness for the vision of a previous council, this degraded sugarcane land was purchased, rehabilitated and resourced to become the wonderful little "hidden" wetland that it is today! We live in Yorkey's Knob and Cattanna Wetland is high on our list of attractions whenever we want to impress visitors with our numerous assets or whenever we simply wish to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Whether you're into spotting birds or simply want to enjoy a peaceful walk away from traffic and surrounded by greenery You'll get it here. We went towards the end of the day twice and both times clocked up a few new bird species, which made our day. based on reading others accounts suspect you'd do even better early in the... More 

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Ballan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went for a walk around the boardwalk. It was very nice but it was swarming with mozzies (to be expected in a wetlands) so we couldn't really stop in one spot for too long. We didn't spot any wildlife or hardly any birdlife either. Maybe it just wasn't the right time of the day. It had nice bbq areas... More 

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