Blackbutt Reserve

Currently Closed
  • Address: Carnley Avenue, Newcastle, Australia
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-249043344
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature, Bird Watching

Blackbutt Reserve - Review

Spread over 182 hectares, the Blackbutt Reserve is a protected bush land full of nature trails, native birds and animals, picnic spots and lot of interactive and educational activities. Their wildlife exhibits are particularly popular, which allows an up-close viewing of the animals like the koalas, kangaroos, emus and a few native birds.

Blackbutt Reserve Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Blackbutt Reserve by Public Transport

  • Bus 224 or 317

Restaurants Near Blackbutt Reserve

  • Soho on Darby (pizza and pasta recommended)
  • Le Dynasty (Vietnamese)
  • Longbench on Darby

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TripHobo Highlights for Blackbutt Reserve

  • Blackbutt Reserve Address: Carnley Avenue, Newcastle, Australia
  • Blackbutt Reserve Contact Number: +61-249043344
  • Blackbutt Reserve Timing: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Blackbutt Reserve Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Blackbutt Reserve(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Blackbutt Reserve: 02:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Blackbutt Reserve

  • 95% of people who visit Newcastle include Blackbutt Reserve in their plan

  • 65.8% of people start their Blackbutt Reserve visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Blackbutt Reserve

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

94.45% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Blackbutt Reserve

People normally club together Hunter Wetlands Centre and Merewether Baths while planning their visit to Blackbutt Reserve.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Blackbutt Reserve, Newcastle Reviews

  • This place is a cool place to get away with the family for a day. Pity about the paid parking but I guess you can't have everything. Nice play areas, BBQ facilities and undercover eating areas. Free to look at the zoo in the reserve.

  • Perfect hideaway, tranquility awaits as you step through a large scale property and paths leading you around to view all the animals. If you head north there's lots birds in there own sanctuary you can watch them through the glass enclosures. Peacocks roam free along with ducks. Children can play on slides whilst waiting for the bbq to cook. Overall great for family's.

  • Absolutely awesome! Well done to the caretakers of this picinic area.the facilities/amenities were clean and well maintained. There are BBQs, water on tap and plenty for the kids to do and see. The large grasses area is perfect for a game of cricket or to kick the footy. A medium sized playground kept the kids entertained for hours. The highlight however was the boardwalk discovering native wildlife we all enjoyed it. I cant believe that this place almost shut down.

  • Amazing, great kids park, lots of beautiful walks. Lovely birds and animals as well as duck ponds. All for a few dollars parking. Great for the kids Little cafe as well with pod coffee and plenty of snacks and a few toys for the little ones.

  • An excellent all ages venue with flat easily accessible parking and facilities. Animal displays are nearby and free (other than the paid parking). You can see a variety of birds, reptiles and koalas at close range. Covered tables and Bbq facilities are clean and well maintained.

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