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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

Pioneer cafe

Be sure to pop into our volunteer run Information Cottage... 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.

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School holiday activities

Blackbutt Reserve offers hands-on learning experiences for vacation care and community groups during the school holidays. We can come to you or you can visit us. Check out the school holiday activities page or give us a call on 4904 3344.

Learning outdoors at Blackbutt

Blackbutt is a popular spot for many school excursions as it offers a diverse range of experiences for kids of all ages. We welcome both primary and high schools, along with TAFE and University students, and can tailor an excursion in our outdoor classroom that is Blackbutt to suit any needs. Call 4904 3344 for more information.



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

support us


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