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Marlgu Billabong

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Prolific bird life

It was a dusty corrugated track in but worthwhile. Bird hide quite spacious with seating and plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lightning Ridge, Australia
Fantastic Bird Watching

Neither my mate nor myself are birders but we visited here and I quickly went back to the car to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Wally H
Perth, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Parry Creek Rd | Parry Lagoon Nature Reserve, Wyndham, Western Australia 6740, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a dusty corrugated track in but worthwhile. Bird hide quite spacious with seating and plenty of water birds both left and right of the hide.

Thank Barra121
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Neither my mate nor myself are birders but we visited here and I quickly went back to the car to get 2 pairs of Binocs and my iPad with an Australian Bird Book app. It was fantastic to be able to see so many birds...More

Thank Wally H
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The Marglu Billabong is a hidden gem on the road between Wyndham and Parry’s Creek. As you come up the road and around the corner towards it, you will be surprised to see the water body in the middle of no where. The bird life...More

Thank kniclair
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Yeah a few birds there, but if not into birdwatching, would bother going in. No time a wet season venue.

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited at the end of the dry season so the water was concentrated around the bird hide. In the relatively small pool (compared to the area which obviously floods during the wet season), there were easily >100 birds of many different species. As a...More

1  Thank MQ007b
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Don't miss seeing the sunset over the lagoon, whether you are a bird watcher or not! This is a magic place with abundant water birds. The track is a little rough from the main road but can be easily managed without 4WD.

1  Thank lorna2016
Reviewed 12 July 2017

off the beaten track a little still suitable for vehicles do not need four wheel drive but the experience is rewarding

2  Thank Max B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

What a wonderful spot for bird watching. Make sure you leave yourself with plenty of time to just sit and watch. Lagoon is filled with waterlilies and teaming with fish. Bird life is wonderful to watch in the hide. It is quite a rough track...More

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

though still in the rainy season, making some roads impassible, we rented a 4 wheel drive Mitsubishi, which served us well in the Billabong. A cacaphony of sound, with an endless stretch of waterlilies in bloom, and bird movement everywhere. 16 kms. from Wyndham.

1  Thank 690marthaf
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There were so many birds around and we watched a huge saltwater crocodile for quite a while, as it rested on the bank. A true oasis in the middle of nowhere.

1  Thank pacesetter
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