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Blackbutt Nature Reserve

About Blackbutt Nature Reserve

Discover the wonders of nature at Blackbutt Nature Reserve. Spanning over 182 hectares of natural bushland, this reserve offers visitors the chance to explore nature trails, view wildlife exhibits, enjoy children’s playgrounds, and engage in passive recreation. The undulating terrain provides the perfect setting for peaceful picnics and offers a diverse range of habitats and ecosystems to explore. Come immerse yourself in the beauty of the outdoors at Blackbutt Nature Reserve.

Discover the wonders of nature at Blackbutt Nature Reserve! Experience breathtaking landscapes and fascinating wildlife exhibits while enjoying various outdoor activities. Explore the diversity of this exceptional natural attraction and immerse yourself in an unforgettable adventure.

Explore the breathtaking terrain of Blackbutt Nature Reserve, where you’ll discover lush Eucalypt Forest and extraordinary remnants of greenery. From a diverse range of rare and vulnerable species to a thriving restored rainforest, this reserve is not to be missed!

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What to do at Blackbutt Nature Reserve

Escape to Blackbutt Nature Reserve and discover three hidden gems for a perfect picnic day out. At Lily Pond Picnic Area, admire the White Lilies in bloom and spot native Rosellas and Eastern Water Dragons. Dead Tree Picnic Area offers a tranquil setting for intimate gatherings and boasts traditional wood-fired barbeques and picnic tables. In the Rainforest Area, marvel at the 15,000 Grey-headed Flying-foxes and snap a picture of this rare sighting. With facilities including picnic tables, wood-fired barbecues, and car parks, Blackbutt Nature Reserve is a must-visit for all nature lovers.

Explore the wonders of Blackbutt Nature Reserve at the family-friendly Carnley picnic area! Located just off Carnley Avenue in Kotara, this entrance boasts captivating exhibits of native wildlife, including koalas, wombats, kangaroos, and more. Bring the kids for an adventure in the playground, admire the duck pond, and grill up a delicious meal at one of our barbeque shelters. Don’t forget to stop by the information kiosk for all the details on this stunning nature reserve.

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One local company in Newcastle that is involved in this tourist attraction;

Name: Newcastle Pergolas

Address: 3/82 Selwyn Street Merewether NSW 2291

Telephone: (02) 4003 6075