Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Come and visit our Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. You can view our environmental and cultural displays, discover facts about the wetlands flora and fauna, and learn about the importance of preserving natural areas.

Location and opening hours

Boondall Wetlands and bikeway closure

From 22 August to late September 2019, the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre will be closed to the public as part of ongoing construction for the new centre.

Access to the Boondall Wetlands will also be closed, as well as the following public facilities at the centre:

  • Public toilets
  • All public carparking
  • All walking tracks to and from the centre

From 22 August to late September 2019, the Boondall Wetlands bikeway will be closed between the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre and Nundah Creek.

Detour signage will be in place directing cyclists along the Gateway Motorway. Download the detour map (Word - 871kb).

These closures are necessary to ensure the safety of the public during construction of the car park, footpaths, and services for the new Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank visitors to the Boondall Wetlands for their patience while these works are underway.

The centre is located at 31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall (entry via Stanworth Road) in the Boondall Wetlands.

Phone Brisbane City Council on 07 3403 8888 prior to your visit for current centre and reserve notifications.

What's on

Brisbane City Council's environment centre host a number of events throughout the year. From guided walks to children's activities there's something for everyone.

Check out what's on at the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre.

Facilities

Facilities at the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre include:

  • an information desk, interactive displays and interpretive material
  • walking tracks (wheelchair accessible), bike tracks and bird hides
  • public toilets, parking and wheelchair access, and sheltered picnic tables.

Construction has commenced on the new environment centre. Read more about the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre project for further information.

Photo gallery

View the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre photo gallery as a slideshow or view photos individually as part of Council's Flickr account.

Birdhide at Boondall Wetlands

Activities

People of all ages can use Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre to learn about the reserve and the importance of wetlands to the wider environment.

At the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre you can:

  • participate in events and activities
  • walk, cycle, canoe or kayak through the different wetland habitats
  • enjoy bird watching opportunities
  • look for wildlife feeding and resting in the reserve
  • go on a free guided walk with a volunteer guide
  • borrow a self-guided walking track booklet form (photographic identification required)
  • find out about our curriculum-based Environmental Learning Program for schools
  • walk the Hide 'n' Seek Children's Trail though the wetlands. Before you go, or during your walk, you can download or view the trail map (Word - 1.46Mb).

Educational resources

Watch the Sharing Shorelines video to learn about the importance of Brisbane's coastal habitats for shorebirds.

Check out how many bird's in the bird checklist you see in the wetlands.

Nurri Millen art totems

Nurri Millen Totem Trail is a series of cast aluminium totems symbolise aspects of the Indigenous Australian culture in the wetlands. Download:

Volunteering

You can help raise awareness about our reserves and encourage positive environmental outcomes while enjoying the company of other volunteers by joining our Volunteer Program. A variety of volunteering opportunities is available including:

  • greeter and administrative positions, including project and workshop delivery
  • forest guides to lead group walks
  • event and activity support, including environmental educational and advocacy.

More information

For more information:

Last updated:13 August 2019