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Hasties Swamp National Park

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Herberton Road | Herberton-Atherton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
+61 1300 366 361
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Went to Hasties Swamp to photograph birds while visiting Atherton. The bird hide is great, built... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michele J
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Mackay, Australia
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Spectacular

Great bird hide two stories high. You can watch from either the lower or higher level. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
jillpearce63
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Adelaide, Australia
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“magpie geese” (7 reviews)
“bird hide” (7 reviews)
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Herberton Road | Herberton-Atherton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
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+61 1300 366 361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Hasties Swamp to photograph birds while visiting Atherton. The bird hide is great, built of timber, spacious and two stories, it allows a good view of the bird life. It was quite popular while we were there with several other couples visiting to...More

Thank Michele J
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Great bird hide two stories high. You can watch from either the lower or higher level. Lots of ducks on the water! Pretty location as a backdrop.

Thank jillpearce63
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We went to the Hasties Swamp National Park. Our goal was to find birds and take some pictures of them. It was a long hot walk, but we were able to take pictures of birds. That was so cool! At times were discouraged, but we...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

An early morning visit here will not disappoint! Take your camera, binoculars and water and take your time!

Thank Sharon_Wildlife
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Go at sunset to see the flocks of magpie geese, whistling ducks and brolgas [& Sarus Cranes] landing. Amazing to see how they navigate and manage not to crach into each other. Just good ol' nature doing her thing. A must of you are a...More

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

couldnt believe we had npt visited here before after driving past many times, and abundance of bird life and lovely and peaceful

Thank Alison F
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went here today and could not believe the number of birds!! Mainly Water Whistle ducks and Magpie geese. A few pink Eared Teal. Well worth a visit! Have been to several bird hides with very few birds. A short drive from Atherton township.

Thank Jill C
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I aren't keen bird watchers, and our sons would be horrorfied if they knew we did this 😉 but hey, we pulled over on our day out sightseeing and were thrilled by the experience. So many birds we've never seen before on...More

Thank Robyn C
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived at about 5pm and stayed for about 30 minutes. We saw lots of Magpie Geese, ducks Herons and the usual Jacanas. The water level is very low at the moment because the Atherton Tableland is experiencing drought, but there were still quite a...More

Thank spudman2015
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have never seen so many ducks at one place at the same time! Most were plumed whistling duck but there were others also and many other different generally water associated birds. There is a good double-story hide with information placards on the wells. There...More

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