Welcome to the
HUNTER WETLANDS CENTRE!
EASTER CLOSURE - The Hunter Wetlands Centre will be closed
Friday 3rd April, Sunday 5th April & Monday 6th April
FUNDRAISER - MOVIE EVENT - APRIL 2
THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE SPONGE OUT OF WATER 3D
EVENT CINEMAS GLENDALE for more information click here.
EASTER FUN DAY - SATURDAY APRIL 4
All Welcome! - What's on? - Click Here
Come Along to our
SCHOOL HOLIDAY EASTER PROGRAM
for more information - Click here
CELEBRATE MOTHERS DAY AT THE SPOONBILL CAFE
SUNDAY MAY 10
Breakfast and Lunch - for more information - Click here
Hunter Estuary Wetlands Conservation - Get Involved!
Discover the natural values of the Hunter Estuary Wetlands and see how community volunteers are helping conserve the estuary. The video features Hunter Wetlands Centre, Hunter Region Botanic Gardens, BirdLife Australia, HBOC, Australian Plants Society, KooraGang Landcare, Hunter LLS, NPWS, CVA. It stars local legends Liz and Chris Herbert, Mick Roderick, Boyd Carney, Jo Erskine, Ken Conway, Stacey Maill, Bea Brooks, Peggy Svoboda, Kevin Stokes, Paddy Lightfoot, Kevin Stokes and Louise Duff.
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For more information on Events & Activities
Walking Trails & Guided Walking Tours
Canoe Hire & Guided tours
Bush Tucker Garden
Live Reptile displays & Interactive reptile talks
Bike Hire - tandums, mountain bikes, child seats
Discovery Playground & kids activities
School Holiday Activities
Breakfast with the Birds
Natural History Tours with Nova Cruises, Newcastle
Daily Bird Feeding
Vulnerable Freckled Duck Breeding Program
BBQ and picnic areas
Bus tours catered for including bus parking available
Hunter and Central Coast Toursism Awards - Silver Award Winner 2014, Award of Distinction 2009 and Winner 2007.
Open 9am - 2pm and till 3pm for coffee and cake. Open for dinners 5.30pm to 8.30pm Thursday and Friday evenings starting December 11th.
The cafe is located upstairs in our visitors centre and is a great spot for lunch or coffee overlooking the beautiful ponds and an array of resident birds. Looking for somewhere 'out of the box' for your private function with great views, great food and service? For more information on our function packages contact Jenny on 4951 6466 or email email@example.com
An amazing way to discover our beautiful 45 hectare site, you will journey through varied terrain with lots to see & explore with a trained guide.
It is a unique, sustainable and environmentally friendly method of transport, emitting no harmful fumes and is virtually silent with a minimal impact to the surroundings and is most suitable for accessing areas with wildlife.
Tours run every Sunday 10am and 12:30pm and 2:30pm. We are now running midweek tours Monday to Thursday 10am and 2.30pm. Please check availability upon booking.
Cost: $65 adults/ $60 kids 17 and under. All prices includes wetlands entry.
*Please note children must be a minimum age of 11.
Gift Shop - Please note: Our online gift shop is currently offline, we apologise for any inconvenience.
Discover your true nature - Volunteer today!!
The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a self-funded community organisation with full charity status. We rely on the generosity and great variety of skills volunteers can offer to keep our centre running. If you are interested in volunteering at the Hunter Wetlands Centre you can contact us to answer your enquiries via email firstname.lastname@example.org We are always keen to welcome new volunteers and run regular Volunteer Inductions which you can book in with us on (02) 4951 6466
WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO VOLUNTEER - It is really worth it!
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Click on the images below for information for schools, visitors and volunteers.
If you require a copy of our Annual Report or Financial Reports, please contact us in writing.
Thursday 2nd April. Fundraiser Movie Premier - SpongeBob SquarePants; Sponge Out of Water 3D. Event Cinema's, Glendale. For more details Click Here!
Easter Closure - The Hunter Wetland Centre will be closed Friday 3rd April, Sunday 5th April & Monday 6th April.
Saturday 4th April. Easter Fun Day at the Wetlands - The see the Easter Bunny; Enjoy activities - craft; games Easter Adventures; Face painting & BBQ.
Wednesday 15th April. School Holiday Fun Activities. Bush Skills Adventure; Wriggley Wetlands Day; Magpie Geese Feeding & Tank talks daily! For more information - Click Here
Sunday 10th May. Celebrate Mothers Day at the Spoonbill Cafe. Breakfast - $25, Lunch - $35 per person. Bookings essential by 8th May ph: 4951 6466. For more information - Click Here
Hunter to Harbour History Tours presented by Nova Cruises, Hunter Wetlands Centre and Newcastle Museum. 10am Depart, Lee Wharf Pontoon, Honeysuckle, Nova Cruise. Experience Newcastle's first collaborative tour and take in it's harbour history with three of Newcastle's key attractions Click here for more information. Bookings through Nova Cruises 0400 381 787 or go to http://www.novacruises.com.au. Tours run the last Thursday of the month or group bookings by arrangement.
Spoonbill Cafe is open for dinner every Thursday and Friday evening through summer until the 27th March 2015. For bookings call 4951 6466
Summer Spotlight Prowls Available Thursday and Friday evenings from 11th December to 27th March 2015. Tour only: $15 adults, $45 family (2 adults + 2 children under 12yrs), $10 children under 12yrs. Family Dinner and Tour Packages available. *Min number of 6 required for spotlight tours to go ahead. Bookings essential 4951 6466.
Segway Tours every Sunday
Click here Annual Report 2013 pdf