Hasties Swamp National Park, Atherton

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
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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  • Stepping out of the car, before taking the boardwalk to the birdhide, the whistling of the ducks is almost deafening (nice though). Hasties swamp had the largest number of birds I have seen there on o...  read more »
  • Well worth the visit. The bird hide is really great and I have never seen so many birds in the one place. One of the signs has gone missing so just make sure you turn left at the side road. It can be ...  read more »
  • We were on our way home and decided to do a quick detour to have a look in the park. Would come back in the early morning to check out the birds. Amazing to see the different types all collected as on...  read more »
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