TYTO Wetlands

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Experience the natural beauty and tranquil environment of TYTO Wetlands, a unique 90-hectare natural wetland which is home to over 245 species of birds, native Australian wildlife and numerous tropical plant species. Take a leisurely stroll along the four kilometres of walkways and stop along the way to enjoy the lookouts and viewing platforms.

TYTO Wetlands is located just 500 metres from the township of Ingham and situated just a few hundred metres off the Bruce Highway down Cooper Street; TYTO Wetlands is a carefully preserved natural environment that integrates lagoons, walking tracks and native flora.

The area is named after the endangered Eastern Grass Owl (TYTO Longimembris) TYTO meaning monkey faced owl that can be found in the Hinchinbrook Shire, one of the few places in the world where this owl can be spotted regularly. These owl can be seen leaving their grassy habitat just on dusk.

The TYTO Precinct also features an interactive and informative Visitor Information Centre, Regional Art Gallery, Parklands, Conference Centre and Library.

Facilities

Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Free Wifi Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Picnic Area Public Toilet

Activities

Birdwatching Walks

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

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Ingham Memorial Gardens

Ingham Memorial Gardens

Ingham, Hinchinbrook

Mount Fox

Mount Fox

Ingham, Hinchinbrook

TYTO Wetlands Main Lagoon

Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Lounge

Ingham, Hinchinbrook

Taylors Beach

Ingham, Hinchinbrook

Ingham Cemetery

Ingham Cemetery

Ingham, Hinchinbrook

Herbert River Museum

Herbert River Museum

Halifax, Hinchinbrook

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