Discover giant termite mounds scattered across savanna scrub and see hundreds of bird species, including Australia's only stork, the Jabiru, on this reclaimed wetland.
Take a nature-based excursion on and around the vast lagoons, which covers around 2000 hectares. Try the two and a half hour Sunset Reserve Safari, which combines a birdwatching cruise and a ranger-guided savanna drive on which you'll most likely spot wallabies and kangaroos. Paddle canoes or try fly-fishing for ancient species in the lagoons.
Come on a daytrip from Cairns or stay longer in eco-certified luxury safari-tent accommodation.
Mareeba Tropical Savanna & Wetlands is located 65km west of Cairns.
Location: 142 Pickford Road, Biboohra (around 7km north of Mareeba)
Hours: Daily dawn to dusk
Website: www.mareebawetlands.org; www.jabirusafarilodge.com.au
Latest update: Mareeba Tropical Savanna & Wetlands Reserve: 18 November, 2018
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