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Cattana Wetlands

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Dunne Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4044 3044
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We drove by the signs for this park a few times and decided to give it a go on a whim. This is a... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Irvine A
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1 out of 5

Resulting in us running back to the car as we were swarmed by mosquitos not pleasant my husband was... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Mishmashoflife
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Cairns, Australia
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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average11%
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“bird life” (13 reviews)
“peaceful walk” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Dunne Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4044 3044
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We drove by the signs for this park a few times and decided to give it a go on a whim. This is a great place to spend a few hours on the very well-maintained foot paths and elevated board walk. Saw many different types...More

Thank Irvine A
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Resulting in us running back to the car as we were swarmed by mosquitos not pleasant my husband was covered head to foot and also started attacking the dogs it was horrid. You need a full on mosquito net body suit for this. We appreciate...More

Thank Mishmashoflife
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Took a time to visit the area and it was amazing. Great place to relax and wind down. You can go on boardwalks, cycle or simply take a stroll

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Worthwhile outing if you like a nice peaceful walk though the natural surroundings of the tropics. Well established shady walking trails and boardwalks. Lots of signboards to show you the fauna and flora that you may see. A lot of money has gone in to...More

1  Thank ghefferan
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We saw the sign on our way back from Port Douglas; First time we had seen it so planned to go there before we went home. What a pleasant surprise, good parking, clean new toilets. Also seats and picnic tables in a couple of places....More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot in between the hustle and bustle of suburbia. There is a geocach there too for those inclined to do it. Afternoon is good towards dusk just a few mozzie so take precautions. Bird life is good, we didn't see any crocodiles but...More

Thank Lejam
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Mine host suggested this as an ideal place to wind down and they were right. Well sign posted to get there and very well looked after. BBQs, shelters, toilets and lots of well placed benches to sit and just soak in the view. Boardwalk was...More

Thank Stephanie J
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great facilities - newish toilets and carpark, seats and bbq shelters in a couple of locations with the reserve. Paths solid and well maintained. Information boards (with bird list) and signposts. There are four or five different bodies of water easily accessible by the network...More

Thank Aglassortwo
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We enjoyed walking along the rainforest boardwalk and around the wetlands. At the time of day we visited, it was a little bright/glary for photography but there was plenty of birdlife and interesting flora to enjoy.

Thank Perpetual_Student_NZ
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This wetland north of Cairns is a great spot for a peaceful walk or a BBQ, there are toilets n plenty of parking, not well advertised but it is free n very interesting, particularly liked the rain forest boardwalk

Thank Stephen F
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Sauagenmash
30 September 2017|
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Response from Stephanie J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say but it is not on a public transport route.
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