NSW National Parks - Macquarie Marshes Wetlands Walk


Wade and walk through vibrant wetlands during this rare opportunity to experience Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve, near Warren, up close.

You'll journey through a variety of habitat types. You'll learn about plants, wildlife, history and how water is managed to keep the vibrant marshes alive. The wetlands are an important waterbird breeding area and a vital home to all sorts of wildlife.

Your knowledgeable guide will take you to parts of the marshes that are normally inaccessible to the public.

Packing the right gear is important when you visit the wetlands. Please wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and appropriate shoes for wading through water and mud. Old joggers are a good option. Don’t forget to bring a change of dry clothes and shoes.

You should also bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, at least 1 litre of drinking water and snacks for the day. You can also bring a camera and binoculars if you have them.

It’s a good idea to check road conditions before you set off as some roads are unsealed and include a causeway crossing. The tour will be cancelled if road conditions are too wet.

Grading: Hard. Suitable for adults and children 8 years and over. You’ll walk 1km, including wading through water and sticky sucking mud.

Guided: Yes.

Wheelchair access: No.

Adult $30 per person. Concession (Student, Australian pension, Veterans Affairs and Seniors card holders) $20 per person. Child (8-17 years) $15 per person. Family (2 adults, 2 children) $75.

Meeting Point is start of Halls Block trail, Carinda Road