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Address: 60 Mt Nebo Road | The Gap, Brisbane, Queensland 4061, Australia
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A lovely few hours

We live near Walkabout Creek but have never visited before, we spent an enjoyable few hours visiting the wildlife centre ($6.50 per adult) and doing some surrounding walks. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We live near Walkabout Creek but have never visited before, we spent an enjoyable few hours visiting the wildlife centre ($6.50 per adult) and doing some surrounding walks. It is a small wildlife centre however i think for the price it is great. I especially loved seeing the platypus and wombat! A fun morning out :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Attended a wedding reception at the function centre recently that was great & decided to take the g-kids back to see the animals. Great little wildlife experience in the suburbs. Ranger show was good for the older kids but under 5's get bored easy as all they want is to see & touch something not really learn about fires etc.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It is amazing what you can find in you own backyard. Quiet and small but the walking trail is easy and the dam is a surprise. Your own swimming hole and canoe space for yourself. Worth the trip, will go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A terrific wildlife center and now a swimming and walking and riding area in and around Enoggera reservoir! There's three aspects to the place. First it is a QLD EPA (environment) HQ for the D'Aguilar range region. Secondly there is a wildlife centre there with a platypus and all sorts of aquatic life, a wombat, wallabies and kangaroos, etc. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I can't believe I just found this place. It's like a private beach in the middle of nowhere. Probably best to down there during the week cause there isn't much shady space on the grass. There is also a really nice 5km walking track through the forrest which is shaded most of the way. The lurking goannas are huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The recent opening of the Enoggera Dam for all non power activities is the icing on the cake for this Wilderness facility located approx 10km from Brisbane CBD. Kayaking and similar activities,swimming & fishing along with a mini beach adjoining a grassy area ensure all ages can enjoy a natural environment at no cost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stopped there after a bush walk, the fee is quite small but it's a good chance to see a platypus feeding (check for feeding time, during our visit it was 14.00). The outdoor area is also worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I always walk the Araucaria track here when I visit Brisbane. It's a 5 kilometer circular walk, mostly skirting round the reservoir, offering a fair amount of shade and a couple of benches on which to contemplate the well wooded areas adjacent to the water. Plenty of bird life and you'll be unlucky if you don't have some close encounters... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Corymbia Circuit is a short walk (1.5kilometres) starting from the Walkabout Creek Wildlife Centre. With more time available, it can be combined with Araucaria Track. Maps and helpful advice can be obtained from the information desk at Walkabout Creek Wild Life Centre. The Wildlife Centre at Walkabout Creek is a fantastic, very well designed venue, particularly useful and of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We took our German exchange student here for a quick look at some Australian wild life. Then we did the hour walk around the reserve. The amount of bird life was amazing, and even more so that it is just on the outskirts of Brisbane suburbia!

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