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Big Swamp Walk

Prince Philip Drive, South Bunbury WA 6230

Interact with a diverse range of wetland flora and fauna including more than 60 species of birds. Look closely for long-necked tortoises which have adopted the area as a favoured breeding ground. Don’t miss the stunning canopy of the paperbark walk!

Start: Big Swamp Car Park off Prince Phillip Drive,
Length: 2km
Surface: Boardwalk and bitumen

This walk meanders around the Big Swamp wetlands, a conservation wetland, located one kilometre south of the Bunbury city centre. It is home to over 60 species of birdlife, including the Australasian Grebe, white-faced heron, dusky moorhen and purple swamphen. The wetland is a popular place for bird enthusiasts. The path has a number of lookouts including a wooden boardwalk through paperbarks and a bird hide in the middle of the wetland – which is an excellent place to observe native birds in their natural environment.

Further information can be found on the Big Swamp Wetlands website https://www.friendsofbigswamp.org.au