Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre | Brisbane City Council

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.

Temporary closure

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre will be closed Monday to Friday between Monday 11 March and Friday 29 March 2019. This is to allow for the early stages of construction for the new Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre.

Boondall Wetlands reserve facilities, including public car parks and public toilet facilities, will remain available from 6am-7pm. The Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-4pm during this period.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Location and opening hours

The centre is:

  • located at 31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall (entry via Stanworth Road) in the Boondall Wetlands
  • open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm
  • closed on Monday, 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.

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 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.

Council is currently in the early design stages for a new environment centre in the northern suburbs. 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.

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre


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:


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:

26 February 2019