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Visit our reserves

We want to give supporters a chance to visit the properties they generously help conserve, so we open reserves when conservation and safety considerations permit.

Some reserves are open for day trips only. Others have basic camping facilities and each year we offer a number of guided tours. Bookings are essential for camping and guided visits. Please allow up to 48 hours for confirmation.

New South Wales

Map showing location of Naree Station Reserve

Naree Station Reserve

iconGuided visit (Fri 13 Sep to Sun 15 Sep 2019)
Naree is a former pastoral property, located in one of the least disturbed parts of the Murray-Darling Basin in north-western NSW. It protects nationally significant arid-zone ephemeral wetlands and is a refuge for migratory birds and a great variety of plants and animals.
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Map showing Scottsdale Reserve

Scottsdale Reserve

iconGuided visit (Sun 3 Nov OR Mon 4 Nov 2019)
A short distance from Canberra, on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Scottsdale is a hidden treasure. It's home to some of Australia’s most threatened temperate ecosystems and an incredibly diverse range of species.
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Map showing Tarcutta Reserve

Tarcutta Reserve

iconGuided visit (Thur 8 Aug to Fri 9 Aug 2019)
Halfway between Melbourne and Sydney is a very special property call Tarcutta Hills Reserve. It is one of the largest remaining areas of grassy white box woodland left in Australia and is rich with plant and bird life.
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Map showing Carnarvon Station Reserve

Carnarvon Station Reserve

The reserve is open for extended staysCamping (May to Sep)
Central Queensland's spectacular Carnarvon Reserve is one of the few remaining strongholds for woodland species largely lost to the rest of eastern Australia. We recommend a minimum stay of 2 days.
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Map showing Currumbin Valley Reserve

Currumbin Valley Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self guided)
Tucked into the hinterland of Queensland's bustling Gold Coast, Currumbin Valley Reserve protects a precious piece of rainforest from the nearby frenzy of development.
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Map showing Reedy Creek Reserve

Reedy Creek Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self guided)
Take a walk along the Reedy Creek board walk. This short but spectacular forest walk will take you into the heart of a very special type of forest, rarely seen in such pristine condition.
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South Australia

Map showing Boolcoomatta Reserve

Boolcoomatta Reserve

iconCamping (June to August 2019)
Boolcoomatta is a spectacular landscape of sweeping plains, Mulga Woodlands, sinuous River Red Gum lined floodways and rocky outcrops. You'll appreciate the reserve's abundant birdlife. We recommend a minimum stay of 2 days.
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iconBirding Adventure
Melbourne Birding Tours offers personalised guided birding tours. This tour will give you a taste of the Australian outback and the chance to see the amazing birds and mammals that specialize in Boolcoomatta's arid-zone habitats. See Melbourne Birding Tours' website for details and bookings.


Map showing Liffey Valley Reserves

Liffey Valley Reserves

iconDay trip (self guided)
Get to know a truly magical wilderness. At Liffey River Reserve, stroll along Page's Creek and through stunning rainforest, keeping an eye out for some of the abundant local wildlife. Bob Brown's house at Oura Oura Reserve, nestled under the imposing Drys Bluff, has played a significant role in Australia's conservation movement.
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Map showing Liffey Valley Reserves

Nardoo Hills Reserves

iconGuided visit: Sat 12 October 2019, 10:30am–3:30pm
On this guided tour, Victorian Reserves Manager of nine years, Jeroen van Veen, will take you to some of his favourite places and share with you his detailed knowledge of the land.
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Victorian wildflower tour

iconGuided visit: Sun 13 October 2019, 10:30am–3:30pm
Visit our newest, yet-unnamed property in Victoria. If conditions are right, we expect an abundance of wildflowers as the largely intact heathy woodland protects a diverse range of plants. It also provides habitat for threatened species such as orchids, Swift Parrots, Lace Monitors and declining woodland birds.
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Western Australia

Map showing Charles Darwin ReserveCharles Darwin Reserve

iconCamping (April to Oct)

Explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna, which occurs within Australia's only internationally recognised biodiversity hotspot. Booking is essential (minimum stay of 2 days).
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Chereninup Creek Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self-guided)
Enjoy a scenic walk through this peaceful property in the WA wheat belt, with picturesque rock pools and heathlands of immense biological richness.
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Map showing Hamelin Station Reserve

Hamelin Station Stay

iconCaravan camping, or station stay (April to October)
Hamelin Station has 32km of coast line bordering the Shark Bay World Heritage area, including Hamelin Pool. Guests can immerse themselves in the outback experience in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
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Map showing Kojonup Reserve

Kojonup Reserve

iconDay trip (self-guided)
WA's Kojonup Reserve stands out from the nearby cleared country as a chaotic, magical bushland filled with chattering bird life.
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