Hasties Swamp National Park, Atherton

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Hasties Swamp is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1,371 km northwest of Brisbane. The swamp is located several kilometers south of the town of Atherton in Far North Queensland. The main feature of the park is a seasonal wetland. Part of the swamp was first declared a national park on 5 April 1980.Habitat protected within the park supports up to 300 species of birds. These include the sarus crane, pale-vented bush-hen and buff-banded rail.A bird hide provides viewing opportunities for visitors, including those using wheelchairs.
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  • Our naturalist guide stopped by here to see if there was anything interesting, but it is very dry, so not much. But it's got a lovely blind & when it's full, there is a ton of wildlife we're told...so...  more »
  • We have visited Hasties three times over the last decade. Each visit is different. Depending on the time of year there are many species or lots of individuals of one. Always interesting. The hide is w...  more »
  • You drive to the swamp and will find a 2 storey hide.We saw a lot of birds and enjoyed our stay there. Also suitable for rainy days