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TYTO Wetlands

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73-75 McIlwraith Street, Ingham, Queensland 4850, Australia
+61 7 4776 4792
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Starting at the TYTO information centre which is excellent for both children and adults. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ray C
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing Wildlife

Try to be there at dusk. The agile wallabies come out to play! Do slap on some repellant, though... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MASBuk
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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TYTO Wetlands, a 120 hectare rehabilitated wetland area, home to unique flora and fauna including over 240 species of birds (27.4% of Australia's bird species in one location) and many Agile Wallabies. With extensive walking tracks, bird hides and viewing platforms, it is a great way to get up close and personal to wildlife with the most rewarding experiences found in the early morning or late afternoon. Explore on your own or take a tour with our expert guides. Maps, bird lists and local tips are available from the Information and Wetlands Centre to enhance your experience. Short on time? Meander along the modern architectural walkways of TYTO that represent the bins vital to the regions mainstay industry sugar cane or connect via casual pathways, bridges over lagoons and through wooded parklands to scale the 11m observation tower for a birds eye view. Watch the many species that inhabit the TYTO main lagoon or view the lay of the land. A great photo opportunity!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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73-75 McIlwraith Street, Ingham, Queensland 4850, Australia
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+61 7 4776 4792
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting at the TYTO information centre which is excellent for both children and adults. Great staff and great displays as well as plenty of information. The wetlands area is amazing and you could spend a day or more there looking at the birds and walking...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Try to be there at dusk. The agile wallabies come out to play! Do slap on some repellant, though - the mozzies are fierce.

Thank MASBuk
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A beautiful place that was unfortunately very dry when we visited. An easy to walk track that overall is about 3.3kms. Very well maintained tracks with magnificent lakes with flowering Lillys.

Thank moose661
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Walked around the ponds looking at the wildlife. In 10 minutes we saw kangaroos, turtles and many birds. The flowers were lovely and the tracks were clear.

Thank MaddyRB
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The TYTO wetlands is well known for its birds. With an interesting history behind this watery wilderness consists of walking tracks, bird hides and beautiful waterways. There are said to be 240 species of birds, native Australian wildlife and numerous tropical plant species. The walking...More

Thank Fazeeha S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Nice walks through ponds and information centre have lots of information of the region with an interactive activities about Tyto wildlife.

Thank Luis Alfonso R
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were taken here by relatives, who are not birdwatchers but knew about our interests. Excellent visitors centre full of great info and displays. We did the 2km walk around various wetlands. We saw multiple bird species and agile wallabies. A brilliant concept, and a...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I recommend travellers to visit TYTO Information and Wetlands Centre in Ingham. There is a wealth of information there. In fact, they have more brochures and other material on North Queensland than Townsville information centre. TYTO Centre has a stand out architectural design. It is...More

Thank RSV_12
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Delightful to visit, have lunch or a 5 star dinner at family run Enricos Restaurant overlooking the waterlillies, ducks and blue skies. It's free. If there is a negative it's the metal buildings, the observation tower looks like a jail tower, understandably living in a...More

Thank AsianItalian
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Had a terrific time exploring Tyto in the rain. Lots of lilies in flower and unfortunately, hundreds of baby cane toads. Nice friendly staff in the information centre which was very well set up and had umbrellas for use by visitors. The only down side...More

Thank Wade H
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