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Star Swamp Bushland Reserve

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Quiet and peaceful

Star Swamp Bushland Reserve is not what I expected. It’s not a swamp for a start. It’s a lovely... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
KylieIsTravelling
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Perth, Australia
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Secret bush land oasis

When walking around the dense bush land you can forget that civilisation is but a few 100 meters... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Wixters
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Perth, Australia
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Groat Street/Hope St, North Beach, Stirling, Western Australia 6020, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in the area as a child and often played in Star Swamp. It is fantastic to see how well the council is keeping the bushland as pristine as possible.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is my first time to Star Swamp and it is a wonderful place for a gentle bush walk in the centre of a suburb. You can't get lost as houses and roads border all four sides but you can wander at your own pace...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marijke L
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Star Swamp Bushland Reserve is not what I expected. It’s not a swamp for a start. It’s a lovely peaceful area of Bushland in the middle of suburbia, that is a delightful find. There’s a few free parking spots at the southern end of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 4 January 2018

More than just "bush" this bushland includes signage about early explorers and pioneers, camel trains and market gardens. Well worth a walk through the bushland

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AvidtravPerth
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

When walking around the dense bush land you can forget that civilisation is but a few 100 meters away. Even the busy Marmion Avenue doesn’t distract from the native wildlife whilst in the reserve. Great for dog walkers, cyclists and ramblers. Be warned it can...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wixters
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Little Miss and I ride our bikes through this hidden gem - best in spring, winter and autumn. Good for a quiet jog too but watch for rough ground. My favourite bit is the treed section in the north west corner near Mary and Hope...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Uberdan
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The fact this is untouched bush-land is both a plus and a minus. It looks like virgin bush and is a quiet spot with plenty of wildlife. At the same time there are few paved areas or facilities. We can't have it both ways though...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Grammar1
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been walking thru this area on and off for a number of years. I recently returned after a long time away. It has now got bituminised tracks which makes for safer walking and parts of the bush have been cordoned off which protects...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Can recommend Star Swamp as a perfect place to unwind. You'll walk, you'll breathe, and you'll feel so much better for an hour or two in old fashioned bush-land.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank west0z
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I walk regularly through Star Swamp. It's a lovely park with natural Australian bush and plenty of bird life.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Brian L
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