Regular events & activities
Breakfast with the Birds - Every Sunday
$30 includes full breakfast and guided walking tour
(group bookings available at other times by prior arrangement)
When you book in for a delicious breakfast at Spoonbill Cafe, it will include entry and a guided birdlife tour of the wetlands.
Starting at 8 am for a stroll and feeding of the birds return to enjoy your breakfast with a unique view of the Wetlands.
Bookings Essential please book through Spoonbill Cafe on 4951 6466.
Guided Walking Tours
Guided walks take people on a journey of history and conservation, and provide a fascinating look at the Flora and Fauna of the Hunter Wetlands site; providing a rich experience and fostering a greater understanding of the importance of Wetlands. Please wear sturdy covered shoes and a hat. See Reception on arrival.
Cost (includes entry):
$40 family (2 A + 2 C)
Canoeing on the A-maze-ing Ironbark Trail
1st & 3rd Sunday of the month
Paddle and explore our CanoeTrail with experienced guides. Stop off for a guided walk through the remnant coastal rainforest area, a must for our visitors, and then you may choose to return to Spoonbill Cafe for a delicious lunch.
Tour times dependent on tides - please check with reception.
Cost: $30 adults
Do creatures of the night amaze you? A slight rustle in the bushes, flapping of unseen wings and a pair of glowing eyes staring down on you?. Join our experienced guides and be amazed!
Spotlight tours are available through our summer season every Thursday and Friday evening until the end of March 2015. Why not couple your tour with a delicious meal from our Spoonbill Cafe which is also open Thursday and Friday evenings for dinner from 5.30pm till 8.30pm? Spotlight prowl and dinner packages are available. Tours leave according to sunset times - check with reception. Bring your own torch, wear sturdy shoes and long sleeves are recommended.
Cost: $15 adults
$45 Family (2 adults + 2 children under 12yrs)
Bookings essential phone 02 4951 6466
Segway Adventure Tours
10am, 1pm and 2.30pm - Sundays and other times by arrangement.
Explore the site on an X2 Segway - a super fun and easy off road experience. Book direct through 1300 168 636.
Cost $65.00 (includes entry)
Interactive Reptile Talks
Held daily during the school holidays in our visitors centre. Listen to a talk about our delightful reptiles that call the Hunter Wetlands home. It is a chance to meet our residents up close. Check our times at reception (school holiday talks are usually at midday).
Cost: Donations apprectiated (which goes towards the upkeep of our animals)
Private talks for groups are available on prior arrangement. Charges apply. Enquiries phone 4951 6466.
Magpie Geese &Pond Bird Feeding
While visiting us see the birds residing here being fed at 10.30am & 2.30 pm daily at the BHP pond.