Kings Billabong Bird Hide Loop Park Walk

Unnamed Road, Nichols Point VIC 3501, Australia

Kings Billabong Bird Hide Loop Park Walk

Unnamed Road, Nichols Point VIC 3501, Australia
Staff Pick
1 h 4 m
4.29 km
Easy

Summary

This Park Walk is an essential introduction to the native flora and fauna located right on Mildura's doorstep. From the Bird Hide, view the abundance of birds and walk through healthy woodland.

Kings Billabong Bird Hide Loop Park Walk

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Description

Turn at the Corner of Irymple Avenue & Billabong Road, follow the signs to Kings Billabong Nature Walk Car Park. from the Car Park follow the signage directing you to the Bird Hide walk. The path is alongside the billabong, it takes you straight to the Bird Hide. The walk takes approximately one hour. Toilets available at start of walk in car park, remember to bring some water for the walk, hat and sunblock.

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Points of Interest

1. The Nature Walk Car Park- a Heart Foundation Park Walk

Surrounded by black box, redgum and river cooba trees, sets the scene for this nature walk.

2. First view of the Billabong

The Billabong is a birdwatchers paradise. View the Australian Pelicans, herons, black swans and a variety of ducks.

3. Walking track across the dam wall.

Kings Billabong took its name from the Indigenous word for still water-billabong. Local Indigenous people have enjoyed the Billabong's self supporting food supply for thousands of years.

4. Discover native wildlife up close.

Walk or cycle in this dirt track through healthy woodland.

5. Native flowers in abundance along the Billabong bank

Delightful flowers spread through out the bushland offering fantastic photo opportunities.

6. Old Pump House viewed across the water

The Chaffey brothers selected Kings Billabong at the central water supply to establish the Mildura Irrigation Settlement.. Many trees were felled to feed the boilers of the steam powered pumps.

7. The Bird Hide

Take a picnic and relax and enjoy the delightful views.

8. Bird Hide View

A spectacular display of free flying birds perched peacefully on fallen trees.

9. Sit and ponder

The track creates a loop and you commence your return.

10. One last look before you cross the dam wall.

This Park Walk is nearly at an end but your exploration of Kings Billabong Wildlife Reserve has only just began.

Features

Historical Interest Historical Interest
Natural Trail Natural Trail
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets

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