This family-friendly free Reserve makes the perfect family day out. There is plenty to do, see and experience with wildlife and critter encounters, animal exhibits, bushwalks and walking trails, five main picnic areas and playground.
Blackbutt Reserve is an undulating natural environment which is home to native wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, emus, wallabies, wombat exhibits as well as many bird close viewing multi-award winning exhibits. There are interpretative signage located along the boardwalks to the animal exhibits.
Birdwatching is one of the many activities that can be enjoyed at the Reserve
You can enjoy tranquil picnic settings which feature electric and wood fire barbecues. There are five main picnic areas including the Black Duck Picnic Area, which is the most popular with families. The Bower Bird playground is perfect for the little ones as it features a climbing structure, roundabout, see-saw, group swing, slides and musical instruments.
Other activities can be enjoyed here too such as feeding the emus, interactive colour-in activity for the little ones to complete while taking a walk on the boardwalk, there are also event 1 hour guided tours of the wildlife exhibits.