Our Facilities

Hunter Wetlands Centre has a range of facilities for visitors to use and enjoy, providing an immersive experience in the heart of nature. Our BBQs for hire offer a picturesque setting for family picnics and social gatherings. The on-site Cafe, managed by Sinclair’s Events, has delightful food and a serene ambiance. Don't miss the opportunity to browse our Gift Shop, featuring a captivating collection of eco-friendly gifts, local wetland art, and Australian wildlife treasures.

BBQ Hire

Whether you're planning a family picnic or a social gathering with friends, our BBQ facilities offer a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the serene surroundings of the wetlands with your loved ones.

Our BBQs for hire provide a convenient and enjoyable way to enhance your visit to the Hunter Wetlands Centre. Set against the backdrop of the stunning wetland landscape, these facilities are ideal for hosting memorable events. The scenic views create a picturesque atmosphere, making your barbecue experience truly special. To book, please email bookings@wetlands.org.au.


Open 9:30am – 2:30pm –  Monday – Sunday

The Cafe is managed by Sinclair’s Events. Come in and relax on the verandah and watch the birds on the pond while you enjoy morning or afternoon tea or lunch – great food & coffee,  peaceful  atmosphere and  friendly staff.

  • Blackboard Menu
  • Special diets catered for
  • Kids meals and snacks

To book, please call 0403 537 211.

Gift Shop

Our Hunter Wetlands Centre gift shop is stocked with a fantastic range of eco-gifts from both local and national suppliers including local wetland art and Australian wildlife toys and books.  A great spot to look for birthday presents for those hard-to-buy-for kids and adults!

Discovery Playground

Hunter Wetlands is proudly home to a one-of-a-kind children's playground – we assure you that young wetland explorers will be delighted! Conveniently located next to the BBQ shelter and picnic facilities on the far side of the BHP Pond, this contemporary playground is designed to cater to kids of all ages.