Big Swamp Walk, Bunbury


This 2.5km easy walk meanders around the Big Swamp, a conservation wetland, located one kilometre south of the Bunbury city centre. It is family friendly and suitable for walkers, cyclists, wheelchairs and gophers. A few boardwalks add extra interest and access to the centre of the lake.

Big Swamp Walk

Boardwalk to a lookout over Big Swamp

Photo Credit: Pelusey Photography

About the Trail

The Big Swamp Walk is home to over 60 species of birdlife, including the Australasian grebe, white-faced heron, dusky moorhen and purple swamphen.The wetland is a popular place for bird enthusiasts. The path has a number of lookouts including a wooden boardwalk through paperbarks and a bird hide in the middle of the wetland – which is an excellent place to observed native birds in their natural environment.

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