Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall, QLD, 4034 07 3403 1490
Wheelchair accessible
Public toilets

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

Meet our crevice skinks, become a migratory shorebird, play the animation game, and be immersed in the interactive displays.

While at the centre, explore with the Agents of Discovery mobile game by downloading the free app (Google PlayApple Store).

Coronavirus restrictions

Restrictions are in place for the Brisbane Local Government Area. Find out more.

The maximum number of visitors currently permitted inside the  Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre building is 30 people.​​​​

In accordance with Queensland Government guidelines, masks must be worn at all times in indoor places when standing and outdoors when you cannot maintain social distancing of 1.5m from others.

All events and activities must be booked online to ensure adequate social distancing.

Facilities

  • Interactive display
  • Sensory wall
  • Information desk
  • Display area
  • Sheltered picnic tables
  • Bike tracks
  • Walking tracks
  • Indigenous art
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public toilets
Indigenous totem trails are a part of Brisbane’s permanent public art.

Opening hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9am-4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-4pm
  • Thursday: 9am-4pm
  • Friday: 9am-4pm
  • Saturday: 9am-4pm
  • Sunday: 9am-4pm

Group bookings

The environment centres are open to the public to allow visitors to learn and explore the natural environment.

If you're seeking a tailored group experience, we can arrange for extra activities subject to staff and volunteer availability.

For more information and to enquire about group bookings (for non-school groups), complete the online form.

The Environment Centres also offer curriculum-based learning programs. If you wish to make a group booking for a school group, complete the online school learning program booking enquiry form.

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.

Location

More information

For more information:

Walking track information and maps

Find a map of the wetlands, track locations, grading and length of tracks on our Boondall Wetlands page.

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 - 9Mb).

Educational resources

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

Nurri Millen Totem Trail

In 1996, nationally renowned Indigenous artist, the late Ron Hurley, worked with six local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to study and research the Indigenous culture of the Boondall Wetlands. Together, they developed and reinforced their cultural identity by creating a series of 18 contemporary totems symbolising various aspects of their culture. The Nurri Millen Totem Trail forms part of Council's public art collection.

Watch our new videos

Upcoming events

Wed 27 Oct 2021, 10:00am
Free

Volunteer guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the centre and surrounds. You'll learn how it all began, some fun facts about the interesting...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Thu 28 Oct 2021, 10:00am
Free

Parents and carers can enjoy a range of nature-based sensory play and activities to keep children entertained and engaged with their natural surroundings in the...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

Fri 29 Oct 2021, 8:00am
Cancelled

***This event has been cancelled*** Bookings essential. Pilates strengthens and stretches simultaneously through abdominal based exercises.

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre, 31 Paperbark Drive (entry via Stanworth Rd), Boondall