Tea-Tree Boardwalk – Bool Lagoon Game Reserve

Limestone Coast
Start Point 50 Lindsay Hoods Rd, Bool Lagoon SA 5271, Australia
End Point 50 Lindsay Hoods Rd, Bool Lagoon SA 5271, Australia
Distance 1.0km return
Time 30 Minutes – Walking

 Tea-Tree Boardwalk (30 mins, 1km – return)

Take a walk into the heart of the lagoon. See the nest areas of ibis, spoonbills and many other birds in the gnarled and weathered tea-trees. Learn who lives where in the wetland.

Bool Lagoon is one of the largest and most diverse freshwater lagoon systems in southern Australia. This seasonal wetland is home to a wide range of wildlife and provides essential drought refuge for many rare and endangered bird species.

Take a drive to the top of Big Hill to see just how big these wetlands really are. The extended drive via Bool Lagoon and Moyhall Roads to Little Bool Lagoon is also worth the effort. The open water of Little Bool Lagoon is a popular venue for many waterbirds.

The boardwalk, extending 500 metres over the wetlands, gives you the feeling of walking on water. Brolgas, commonly associated with northern Australia, are perhaps the most spectacular of the 150 species of birds that visit this area. Enjoy the magnificent scenery and listen carefully for the creatures of the wetlands, especially the insects and frogs.

Hacks Lagoon Conservation Park adjoins the main basin of Bool Lagoon Game Reserve. Whether you are a birdwatcher, a lover of open space, or merely wish to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life, Hacks Lagoon offers another wetland habitat to explore.

More information can be found on the Bool Lagoon website.

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