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The perfect place for a family picnic, birthday party or wedding... more
Koalas, Wombats, Kangaroos, Emus, Birds and... more
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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.