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Cheetham Wetlands

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Great cycle ride

This is a lovely place to cycle along and get away from it all. I did it on numerous occasions. The... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Dorsetbruce
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Poole, United Kingdom
always something to see but never crowded

I go running in the wetlands a lot. Often there are not many people around, which is a surprise as... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
dr0li
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 Nov 2017
“Great cycle ride”
13 Jan 2018
“Nature reserve on old salt pans”
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Cheetham Wetlands are a collection of creeks and marshes, some natural, some man-made. The wetlands are a prime habitat for native birds. The Cheetham Wetlands are named from an abandoned salt works which were once on this site. If you see any snakes, leave...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

A good flat popular bike road from Point Cook (Sanctuary Lakes estate) through the wetlands to Altona Beach. It's something like 10km each way. It can get very windy and challenging so early morning rides are the best.

Thank brijess
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a lovely place to cycle along and get away from it all. I did it on numerous occasions. The wetlands are surprisingly quite colourful and the area is very flat so an easy walk or cycle ride can be had. If walking a...More

Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Its nice to go out and walk around, bird watching. Peace and quiet. Good to take the dogs down for there run, and watch the planes fly over.

Thank Rachy7474
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I go running in the wetlands a lot. Often there are not many people around, which is a surprise as it is a really pretty place and there is always something to see - from skinks to pelicans (and plenty of other birds). There are...More

Thank dr0li
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Good parking near the track, nice walk and good photos to be had of the park and Melbourne city. There is an observation platform. Nice area.

Thank SPT750
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

park at the homestead entrance rd car park. read the info there and than walk to observation tower. great views of city. you can also walk amongst wetlands on boarded walkway. a lot of birdlife too see

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Reached by a long walk along beachside paths, the Wetlands is a remnant of old salt works with shallow pans filled with sea water. The plant life and waterbirds are different to what you would see elsewhere and in Summer you might see the Northern...More

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