Blackbutt Reserve

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  • 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

  • 48.99% 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, Thursday and Friday

94.72% 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.

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Blackbutt Reserve, Newcastle Reviews

  • A lovely green space right in town, with covered picnic tables and barbecues ready for you to cook your lunch. As a Canadian visitor, it was lovely to see the native flora and fauna up close. Although I'm not a fan of zoos, all the animals looked well fed and healthy. A nice place for an afternoon.

  • Modern barbecue areas and clean toilets mean that you don’t mind all the mozzies. The wildlife area is pretty fantastic and worth going to see the Koalas any day at 2pm during feeding time while they’re awake! There are so many birds of amazing colours you’d almost think half of them were fake! There is a large grassed area which is great for picnics or friendly game of cricket and the children’s playground is always quite popular. Watch out for the peacocks as they are pretty familiar with food theft

  • Fantastic facilities and playground (bit hot in summer as no shade). Great animal enclosures - all free. Pay for parking but well worth it to help upkeep of animals and facilities.

  • We love Blackbutt Reserve, there is an awesome playground, lots of picnic spots and the wildlife enclosures are pretty good considering it is free! Be aware you do pay for parking and it can get very crowded during peak hours and can be tough to find a parking spot on the weekend, but it's on our list of regular places to go! Highly recommended if you have kids!

  • Lots for the kids to do: a decent playground and lots of animal exhibits, and all it costs is the parking ticket, which, though perhaps annoying, is reasonable and hopefully helps fund the facilities. Ultimately it's a good, cheap family excursion and a chance to get the kids outside.

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