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Gleeson Wetlands

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Picturesque place to hike.

We had our morning walk to Gleeson Wetlands while staying in country club in Clare. The driest... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
New Jersey
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Beautiful Bird hide. Should be birdwatcher's delight after rains.

Well laid out wetlands, good gravel paths, easy to navigate. Even after a long, dry summer and low... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Marjo H
Crafers, Australia
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Nov 7, 2018
“Picturesque place to hike.”
Mar 19, 2018
“Beautiful Bird hide. Should be birdwatcher's delight after rains.”
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Christison Avenue, Clare, South Australia 5453, Australia
+61 411 492 223
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We had our morning walk to Gleeson Wetlands while staying in country club in Clare. The driest perhaps wetland I have been to but of course it is Australian continent. Nice place to enjoy local fauna and flora. Good place for patient birdwatchers. Plan a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Well laid out wetlands, good gravel paths, easy to navigate. Even after a long, dry summer and low water in the lakes the birds (mainly waders) were still about. The turtles were a bonus. Good job, real asset to the town - bonus destination for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marjo H
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I really enjoyed walking through the wetlands. People have done alot of work and plantings and the area is still being established but its great. Loved the bird watching hides.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank elleborg
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This area has evolved over the past few years from a largely neglected area, to a beautiful tourist attraction. There are 3 beautiful ponds, with a walking trail around, and connecting these ponds. Two picnic shelters overlook the water where many native waterbirds come to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Wetland ringed by walking paths. A very good selection of local flora has been planted and is well maintained. They are reasonably well established now and well worth a look.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 697grega
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This gardens of the wetland is largely planned and maintained by local volunteers. It shows what volunteers can do to improve a town. Most people come to Clare to visit the wineries and perhaps the Riesling Trail. The Gleeson Wetlands is a more recently developed...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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