Blackbutt Reserve, Newcastle
Blackbutt Reserve provides a nature escape from Newcastle. Located in the southwest corner of the suburb of New Lambton, this reserve offers 182 hectares (450 acres) of bushland, nature trails, and recreational facilities. Visit the wildlife exhibits, including ones displaying the Australian king parrot, the brush-tailed rock wallaby, and the eastern long-necked turtle. Hug a koala at Koala Encounters and enjoy a picnic at one of the four picnic areas. Kids can enjoy the onsite playground, and the barbecue area makes a fine place for a picnic. The parking lot can fill on weekends, so try to arrive early if you drive there on a Saturday or Sunday. Put Blackbutt Reserve on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Newcastle day trip planning website .
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Blackbutt Reserve Reviews
Great area for the kids to see the animals along with having a play. There are 2 play areas to choose from, great bush setting and loads of room however can get busy on weekends and during holiday per... more »
What a great place for kids as there is so much to discover and explore. Can be busy with birthday parties sometimes but a must visit. more »
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