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TYTO Wetlands

TYTO Wetlands

Experience the natural beauty and tranquil environment of TYTO Wetlands, a unique 90-hectare natural wetland which is home to over 245 species of birds, native Australian wildlife and numerous tropical plant species. Take a leisurely stroll along the four kilometres of walkways and stop along the way to enjoy the lookouts and viewing platforms.

TYTO Wetlands is located just 500 metres from the township of Ingham and situated just a few hundred metres off the Bruce Highway down Cooper Street; TYTO Wetlands is a carefully preserved natural environment that integrates lagoons, walking tracks and native flora.

The area is named after the endangered Eastern Grass Owl (TYTO Longimembris) TYTO meaning monkey faced owl that can be found in the Hinchinbrook Shire, one of the few places in the world where this owl can be spotted regularly. These owl can be seen leaving their grassy habitat just on dusk.

The TYTO Precinct also features an interactive and informative Visitor Information Centre, Regional Art Gallery, Parklands, Conference Centre and Library.

Features

  • Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • QLD - Townsville Enterprises
  • Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Interactive Centre
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Free Wifi
  • International
  • Birdwatching
  • Walks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
Address
Cooper Street, Off Bruce Highway, Ingham Queensland, 4850
Email
tourism@hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au
Phone
4776 4792
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