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Welcome - Winter is a wonderful time to visit the Wetlands!

Welcome to the Hunter Wetlands Centre, a great place to reconnect with nature. Hire canoes, ride a Segway, enjoy a guided walking tour, explore our Bush Tucker Garden, hire a Bike and enjoy a hot meal or snack at our Spoonbill Cafe. We are open 7 days 9am - 4pm.


Discover the Hunter Wetlands 

All tickets $5,      Pre-schoolers (3 - 5yrs) $2,      Under 3yrs Free.   Family ticket $15.    Children 5 - 12yrs $2 during school holiday periods.


Bring the kids these holidays for a great way to spend the day! Click  School Holiday Activities for our  details on our new program. 


Bike Hire  now available

From early January you can experience the wetlands by bike - choose from a mountain bike, a retro cruiser, bikes for kids, bike that safely double kids or even our tandum! We have bike helmuts - just bring your family, your friends, your water bottle and sense of fun. Bike are available on a first come basis. 


Spoonbill Cafe

The cafe is located upstairs in our visitors centre and is a great spot for lunch or coffee.  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.  


Check out Hunter Wetlands Centre review on Weekend Notes  


SEGWAY TOURS with East Coast Xperiences 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. 

Make your booking through East Coast Xperiences on 1300 465 636  or go to 

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


It is really worth it




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

Upcoming at the Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia
Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia

2014  Diary

Click here to view our CEO Position opening

Applications close 23 July 2014

Click here Annual Report 2013 pdf


National Tree Day

Sunday 27th July

Community Planting session 9am - 12pm

RSVP:4951 6466

Please bring gloves, wear long sleeves/ pants, sturdy shoes and a hat. 


Canoe for Conservation

August - 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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