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

The centre is:

  • located at 31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall (entry via Stanworth Roadin the Boondall Wetlands
  • open Monday to Sunday from 8.30am to 4pm
  • closed on public holidays and may be closed at other times. Phone Brisbane City Council on 07 3403 8888 prior to your visit for current centre and reserve notifications.

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.

Photo gallery

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

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre

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 look after the reserves while enjoying the company of other volunteers by joining our Volunteer Program. A variety of volunteering opportunities are available including bushcare, interpretive guide and event-based opportunities.

More information

For more information:

28 November 2016