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Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve

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Family snorkelling fun.

Took my kids snorkeling, beautiful marine park, saw many different fish, sting rays and other... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
mexanddakes
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Melbourne, Australia
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...and so close to the city

I saw large numbers of black swans and pelicans and the vegetarian on the shoreline was unlike... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 Mar 2018
“Family snorkelling fun. ”
19 Jan 2018
“...and so close to the city”
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29 Sandpiper Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Took my kids snorkeling, beautiful marine park, saw many different fish, sting rays and other beautiful marine life. Easy access off the path many other families enjoying the shallow waters. Parking close by, no toilets or drinking water near.

Thank mexanddakes
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I saw large numbers of black swans and pelicans and the vegetarian on the shoreline was unlike anything in the civilized bayside suburbs. There were plenty of information boards explaining that the the plants and marine creatures were both protected here. The Foreshore Trail passes...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Jawbone Flora and fauna Reserve actually stretches from the westgate Bridge to Werribee but thie area under review is the once totally under developed wetlands to the west of the Esplande in Williamstown at the back of the old rifle range.For many years seen...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I went for a walk just before the sun set and ending up going through this lovely area of natural beauty right in the middle of a suburb. The area felt very isolated and serene, I am not sure how busy this place gets but...More

Thank Deadorcmap
Reviewed 16 April 2017

An enjoyable walk from Ferguson St in Williamstown. It would be a 5-star rating if they were to develop it more as a park. Interesting thing: some reviewers mention a lighthouse, some mention a ball-drop tower. It's actually the same structure. It was first built...More

1  Thank JulesRules_in_Oz
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is amazing little find and one which must be experienced by everyone who visits this little piece of paradise. Clean waters, plant of space. A gorgeous place to reflect and unwind. Kids love it! Perfect on a Melbourne day.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Amazing wildlife sanctuary at the fringe of a city; easy walking and bike paths; incredible bird habitat and saltbush marsh, lots of interesting information boards; well worth a visit.

Thank 489antonia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We lived adjacent to Jawbone for several years and had a nostalgic walk along the "yellow brick road" as it is known by the locals. Jawbone was created as man-made lakes for a wildlife park which successfully protected access to the seagrass protected area and...More

1  Thank croftonMelbourne
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Quiet walk off the well-ridden Altona - Williamstown bike trail. Views of the Bay, amazing amount of bird life.

Thank Roslyn W
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot that protects numerous unique species of flora and fauna. Best part of reserve is the arboretum and Boardwalk. You can also walk down to beach from this location.Best place access this spot is at small car park on Waters edge (off Mullins...More

Thank JohnG3121
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