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Pelicans roost at tidbinbilla
Nestled between Tidbinbilla and Gibraltar Ranges, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is only a 40 minute drive from Canberra’s City centre. Visitors to Tidbinbilla will discover many unique plants and animals and experience a valley rich in Aboriginal heritage.
Tidbinbilla has a stunning array of plants and animals. The broad habitats, that include wetlands, grasslands, dry forests, wet forests and sub-alpine, support a wide range of wildlife including lyrebirds, kangaroos, possums, wombats, echidnas, platypus and emus. Tidbinbilla also plays an important role in captive wildlife management, in particular the breeding programs for the endangered Northern Corroboree Frog and the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby.
Opened in April 2008, the Sanctuary at Tidbinbilla offers visitors a chance to have a hands on real life encounter with some of Australia’s most exciting and unique wildlife. It is a fascinating place where visitors can learn to appreciate nature in a purpose built captive facility. The Sanctuary is centred on an upgraded Tidbinbilla Wetlands which is a unique outdoor development. Featuring a ‘duck eye’ view walk in boat, a board walk, high quality exhibits, a scenic path system, visitor education, amenities and of course, wildlife. In essence, the entire 30 ha site is one large enclosure, ensuring that visitors experience local wildlife in their natural
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