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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  • We were taken to the bird hide at the 'swamp' in late afternoon, complete with wine, cheese and nibbles. The hide is an excellent structure with two levels to choose from. Also has a nearby loo, which...  more »
  • The hide is well built, a beautiful view over the swamp from upstairs. A very peaceful place, ideal to wind down after a busy day or the perfect spot for a picnic. ( as there is shade) Some of the tre...  more »
  • We came to Hasties swamp on a rainy day in fleeting hopes of seeing something interesting and got to see around 15 bird species I'd never seen before including bush stone-curlews and purple swamphens....  more »

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