Blackbutt Reserve

visit us

Getting here, park hours, maps and other tourist information... more

booking blackbutt

The perfect place for a family picnic, birthday party or wedding... more

wildlife exhibits

Koalas, Wombats, Kangaroos, Emus, Birds and... more

Blackbutt Kiosk

Be sure to pop into our volunteer run Blackbutt Kiosk... more

welcome to blackbutt reserve

Blackbutt Reserve occupies over 182 hectares of land and provides visitors the chance to enjoy nature trails, wildlife exhibits, children's playgrounds and recreational facilities. The perfect place for a relaxing family picnic or to explore the wonders of nature.

What's New 

Spring Junior Ranger Fun Day

The popular Newcastle Permanent Junior Ranger Fun Day is on again these school holidays! Join us to learn about biodiversity through craft, interactive games and planting activities. Find out more.

Blackbutt takes out the gold

Blackbutt Reserve scooped the pool at the prestigious 2014 QantasLink Hunter/Central Coast Awards for Excellence in Tourism recently when they won gold in the ecotourism and tourist attractions categories. Blackbutt now goes on to become a finalist in the 25th Annual State Tourism Awards to be held in Sydney on Thursday 27 November 2014. Find out more.

Blackbutt upgrade gains momentum

Construction of the amenities block and wildlife arena has commenced! Some access paths are closed and temporary directional signs have been installed to minimise disruption to visitors. Works will not affect shelter bookings, school programs and animal encounters, so please come and have a look at the progress of your favourite recreational facility.

education

education

Enhance and support classroom learning with practical experience... More

support us

support-us

Blackbutt Reserve is a community facility and receives amazing support from our sponsors, volunteers and visitors... More