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Winter is a wonderful time to visit the Wetlands! - and now it's Spring... it's even better!!

Welcome to the Hunter Wetlands Centre, a great place to reconnect with nature. We are open 9am - 4pm, 7 days a week.

Click through for more information on the following  Events & Activities

Walking Trails & Guided Walking Tours

Canoe Hire & Guided tours

Segway 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.

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


Birdcage Collection Drive

Do you have an old birdcage lying around that you don't want or use? The Hunter Wetlands Centre are collecting birdcages for an onsite project. All birdcages are welcome- they do not have to have a bottom in them. Please drop them into the centre or if you are in town, cages can be dropped into Inner City Winemakers, Church St, Wickham.  


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SEGWAY TOURS with      book now on 1300 465 636 or online

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 We are always keen to welcome new volunteers and run regular Volunteer Inductions which you can book in with us on (02) 4951 6466




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If you require a copy of our Annual Report or Financial Reports, please contact us in writing.

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2014  Diary

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Click here Annual Report 2013 pdf


Canoe for Conservation

Book Now for our next expedition. Sundays 7th September, 21st September, 5th October and 19th October. Got a sense of adventure and want to do something for the health of our estuary? Click Here  for details


Weddings at the Wetlands Expo

Sunday 12th October

10am - 3pm

Interested exhibitors please contact Judy at 


Canoe Tours 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month

Times vary according to tide. Call reception for details 4951 6466


Segway Tours every Sunday



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