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Gluepot Reserve

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We visited Gluepot to have a look around prior to planning a camping visit later in the year. The... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Pat B
A great time at Gluepot for independent campers

We could only spend one night and day. We saw emus, rainbow bee eaters splendid wrens, red capped... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Gaye J
Melbourne, Australia
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“mallee”(7 reviews)
North of Waikerie, Waikerie, South Australia 5330, Australia
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

We visited Gluepot to have a look around prior to planning a camping visit later in the year. The volunteer rangers greeted us shortly after arrival and were delightful. The visitor centre is very informative and a must see prior to venturing further. The reserve...More

1  Thank Pat B
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We could only spend one night and day. We saw emus, rainbow bee eaters splendid wrens, red capped robin, striated grass wrens amongst others. I wouldn't travel there in summer if it could be avoided as it can get very hot. You should use precautions...More

1  Thank Gaye J
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Gluepot is a brilliant reserve worth visiting if you want to see the mallee up close. It has many rare birds that are harder to see elsewhere in a beautiful environment. Camping is essential if you want to see much, but some people just do...More

1  Thank ian6633
Reviewed April 22, 2017

While this place is remote and the dirt roads could be impassable in the rain, the bird watching is amazing. There are toilets and an interpretive center that is very helpful, but this is remote place you need to come prepared. We loved hiking through...More

4  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed January 6, 2017

One of THE places to go for Australia birding. Mallee habitat. Staff was very friendly, and we had one of the naturalists guide us. Bit of a drive to get to it, though, over dirt roads. One of the Vans was almost hit by some...More

1  Thank Rocky T
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Visited Gluepot in the winter to do some Australian mallee birding. A fantastic reserve which is maintained by volunteers. The birding was very special and this location deserves the great reputation it has.

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited twice and another trip planned. Bush camping in well maintained areas. Bird hides well situated and many species of birds will be seen with patience. Easy dirt track for about an hour to reach Gluepot. Interpretive centre at homestead and friendly volunteer rangers live...More

2  Thank Doug C
Reviewed February 23, 2016

I visit Gluepot as often as I can. Run by Birdlife Australia this Reserve is a Bird Watching Conservation area. A magnet for all birders this place is a MUST if you need mallee species. I visit at least 6-10 times a year and thoroughly...More

4  Thank Kay P
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Gluepot will appeal to all those who enjoy and appreciate good old camping far away from noisy crowds, cars, tv and internet, so you can leave your iPad at home. This reserve is about 60 km from Waikerie. 30 km on unsealed roads. The road...More

4  Thank Edward S
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We visited in the company of a professional bird guide in order to find a few rarities for our bird list. We weren't disappointed. The road from Waikerie is fine for a 2 wheel drive car, a few gates to go through. You have to...More

1  Thank kjbMirani
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