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Address: Shore St West, Brisbane, Queensland 2004, Australia

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This used to be a very busy area...lots of birds. Now when I drive past it just looks sad...there are a lot of dead trees...it doesn't really look like a thriving swamp... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is just a swampy area that egrets used to nest in. It's not attractive especially from Shore Street.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

This used to be a very busy area...lots of birds. Now when I drive past it just looks sad...there are a lot of dead trees...it doesn't really look like a thriving swamp anymore...it's too open.

Thank jotibarker
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

Looks like its getting smaller every time we are there. Its really a shame, because this must be the last wetland of Cleveland and surrounds.

Thank Urssie
Brisbane Region, Australia
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

There really isn't much to this. Park in Shore Street West near the bus stop and there's a path leading to a short (50m) boardwalk. Plenty of bench seating looking out into the bushland. Would be very peaceful but for the traffic noise from about 20m away. I could hear plenty of birds - at the right time of day... More 

2 Thank kjbMirani
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

The Black Swamp is so close to the heart of Cleveland in the City of Redlands on the shore of Moreton Bay. This part of the Black Swamp is what remains of the general area some 160 years ago. Amongst the wildlife here there are Koalas and numerous birds as well as lizards of all sizes.It is great to to... More 

2 Thank Chrisaw14
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Reviewed 11 September 2012

Has a couple of viewing areas and a board walk. Car parking on Shore Street beside this area. For environmental enthusiasts this might be a worthwhile visit.

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