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Hasties Swamp National Park

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Amazing Birdwatching

Just thought to kill a few hours and ended up staying for an entire morning. Hundreds of waterbirds... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
Sandra L
Warwick, Australia
Visit at sunset with bug repellent

Nice area for bird watching, but a free range dog seems to frequent the area to chase birds and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Herberton Road | Herberton-Atherton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a tranquil hour in a afternoon watching beautiful waterfowl at Hastie's swamp, with my trusty binoculars i was able to watch the waterfowl in their natural environment, going about their daily lifes, there was a lot of different and interesting species to see, but...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Just thought to kill a few hours and ended up staying for an entire morning. Hundreds of waterbirds and dozens of species.Innumerable birds in the trees and shrubs surrounding the lake. Excellent Hide and good walking path skirting one side of the lake. Saw and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Nice area for bird watching, but a free range dog seems to frequent the area to chase birds and splash in the water.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Marielize2015
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Fantastic bird hide. Fantastic birds. Whole area including toilets, hide and overgrown vegetation needs some TLC

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Doug H
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Bird people are interesting people and happy to share their knowledge. This was a peaceful and fascinating area to view many different types of water and land birds. The two storey hide is terrific. We also got to see and photograph micro bats in the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Lesley K
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great facilities for a nice place to watch birds or just have a bit of time to think quietly great access for everyone from someone with good knees or someone in a wheelchair anyone can enjoy this beautiful places.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Denis R
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Loads of birdlife and a wild place where you can spend time just doing nothing very much. Pretty too.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Susanna D
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I visited on a dull, drizzly day. It was worth it. The water's edge was ringed by long rows of ducks, 3 or 4 abreast. They photographed brilliantly. Entered the bird hide ( 2 levels) but Didn,t see any birds in flight or landing. However...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Rosemary N
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I visited Hastie's Swamp twice recently and was astounded at the prolific number of birds most of whom were at rest on this site. I saw literally hundreds of Whistling Ducks and Magpie Geese and many Pink-eared ducks, some Freckled Ducks, Swamp Harriers, Cormorants, Egrets,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Delle_11
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place for bird watching. Misty rain coming down but the watch tower is well covered, so didn't get wet. The dirt road to the site can be slobbery when raining.

Date of experience: June 2015
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