Visit our reserves

Last updated 19 Feb 2018 

We want all our supporters to have a chance to visit the properties they've generously helped conserve. We open reserves when conservation and safety considerations permit – it isn't possible for all reserves.

Some reserves are open for day trips only. Others have basic camping facilities and each year we offer a number of guided tours to select locations.

Bookings are essential for camping and guided tours. Please allow up to 48 hours for confirmation.

Guided trips for 2018 will be advertised soon.

New South Wales

Map showing Naree Station

Naree Station

A tag-along trip is planned for this reserveGuided tour, 8–10 Sep 2017

Spend a long weekend with reserve staff travelling through Naree’s patchwork of woodlands, grasslands and ephemeral wetlands. 2 nights, Base camp with day tours. Vehicles: AWD/4WD. Cost:$220 per adult.
More details & registration >

Map showing Naree Station

Scottsdale Reserve

A tag-along trip is planned for this reserveGuided tour, Sat. 7 Oct 2017

A short distance from Canberra, situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River is a hidden treasure called Scottsdale Reserve. The tour is free if you bring a suitable vehicle or $50 per person if transport is needed. 
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Queensland

Map showing Carnarvon Station ReserveCarnarvon Station Reserve

The reserve is open for extended staysCamping (May to Sep)
Central Queensland's spectacular Carnarvon Reserve is one of the few remaining strongholds for woodland species largely lost to the rest of eastern Australia. We recommend a minimum stay of 2 days.
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Map showing Currumbin Valley ReserveCurrumbin Valley Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self guided)
Tucked into the hinterland of Queensland's bustling Gold Coast, Currumbin Valley Reserve protects a precious piece of rainforest from the nearby frenzy of development.
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Map showing Reedy Creek ReserveReedy Creek Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self guided)
Take a walk along the Reedy Creek board walk. This short but spectacular forest walk will take you into the heart of a very special type of forest, rarely seen in such pristine condition.
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South Australia

Map showing Bon Bon Station ReserveBon Bon Station Reserve

A tag-along trip is planned for this reserveGuided tour, 22-25 Aug 2016

This trip is fully booked. New registrations will go on a waiting list.
Bon Bon's desert landscape is dotted with shimmering salt lakes, stately myall trees and stunningly beautiful expanses of pearl bluebush. Join Reserve Managers Mike Chuk and Julia Harris for a guided visit.
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Map showing Boolcoomatta ReserveBoolcoomatta Reserve

The reserve is open for extended staysCamping (April to Oct)
Boolcoomatta is a spectacular landscape of sweeping plains, Mulga Woodlands, sinuous River Red Gum lined floodways and rocky outcrops. You'll appreciate the reserve's abundant birdlife. We recommend a minimum stay of 2 days.
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Birding Adventure
Melbourne Birding Tours offers personalised guided birding tours. This tour will give you a taste of the Australian outback and the chance to see the amazing birds and mammals that specialize in Boolcoomatta's arid-zone habitats.
See Birding Adventure website to book >

Tasmania

Map showing Liffey Valley ReservesLiffey Valley Reserves

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self guided)
Get to know a truly magical wilderness at Tasmania's Liffey River Reserve – stroll along Page's Creek and through stunning rainforest, keeping an eye out for some of the abundant local wildlife.

Nearby visit the historically and environmentally significant property, Oura Oura, nestled under the imposing Drys Bluff. Previously owned by Bob Brown, the house at Oura Oura has played a significant role in Australia's conservation movement.
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Western Australia

Map showing Charles Darwin ReserveCharles Darwin Reserve

The reserve is open for extended staysCamping (April to Oct)

Explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna, which occurs within Australia's only internationally recognised biodiversity hotspot. Booking is essential (minimum stay of 2 days).
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See also Blues for the Bush (Reserve Open Day and Concert): 21st–23rd September 2018

Map showing Chereninup CreekChereninup Creek Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self-guided)
 Enjoy a scenic walk through this peaceful property in the WA wheat belt, with picturesque rock pools and through heathlands of immense biological richness.
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Map showing Hamelin Station ReserveHamelin Station Stay

The reserve is open for longer stays.Caravan camping, or station stay (April to October)
Hamelin Station has 32km of coast line bordering the Shark Bay World Heritage area, including Hamelin Pool. Guests can immerse themselves in the outback experience in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
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Hamelin Science Weekend: 11th to 12th August

Map showing Kojonup ReserveKojonup Reserve

The reserve is open for self-guided walksDay trip (self-guided)
WA's Kojonup Reserve stands out from the nearby cleared country as a chaotic, magical bushland filled with chattering bird life.
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