Hunter Wetlands Centre

1 Wetlands Place, Shortland, NSW, 2307

Experience Details

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a conservation sanctuary, with over 200 wildlife species identified as visiting the site. Located on 45 hectares of internationally significant wetlands under the Ramsar agreement, it is the perfect nature-based tourism destination to explore, discover and relax and is only 13km from Newcastle central business district, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales. The Hunter Wetlands Centre offers a range of activities for people of all ages ranging from wildlife, walking trails and guided tours, canoeing, dip netting, feeding talks, bird watching, events, children's discovery playground, school holiday programs and much more. There is also an Animal House and an Arts Space which has a new exhibition every month. The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a self-funded community owned, not for profit charity.
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1 Wetlands Place, Shortland, NSW, 2307


Adventure - Barbeque - Birdwatching - Cafe - Canoeing/Kayaking - Carpark - Caters for people who use a wheelchair. - Coach Parking - Conference/Convention Facilities - COVID Safe - Electric Vehicle Charging Point - Enquiry Desk - Family Friendly - Food and Refreshments - Gallery / Museum - International - Interpretive Centre - Kiosk - Lookouts - Nature & Wildlife - Non Smoking - Picnic Area - Public Toilet - Restaurant - Shop / Gift Shop - Walks