Hunter Wetlands Centre

National Parks and Reserves

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a conservation sanctuary, with over 200 wildlife species identified as visiting the site. Located on 45 hectares of internationally significant wetlands under the Ramsar agreement, it is the perfect nature-based tourism destination to explore, discover and relax and is only 13km from Newcastle central business district, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales.

The Hunter Wetlands Centre offers a range of activities for people of all ages ranging from wildlife, walking trails and guided tours, canoeing, dip netting, feeding talks, bird watching, events, children’s discovery playground, school holiday programs and much more. There is also an Animal House and an Arts Space which has a new exhibition every month.

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a self-funded community owned, not for profit charity.


Barbeque Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Electric Vehicle Charging Point Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Kiosk Lookouts Non Smoking Picnic Area Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop


Birdwatching Canoeing/Kayaking Walks

Disabled Assistance

Wheelchair access




From AU$5.00

Children three & under Free.
Children 4 to 15 years AUS5.
General Entry AUD7.50
Concession AUD5

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