By Terri Gitsham Allen on behalf of the Friends of Wonthaggi Heathland and Coastal Reserve Inc. 2014

Front cover of booklet. Available from several locations, which are listed below.

Always wanted to go for a walk around a local wetland?

The Walking Wonthaggi’s Wetlands booklet identifies 22 wetlands around Wonthaggi.

Take it with you to find out:

  • Where are the 22 wetlands surrounding Wonthaggi ?
  • Which have walking tracks and how long they are ?
  • What facilities are there, i.e. parking, seats, info ?
  • What is the wetland’s history ?
  • What flora and fauna you can see ?

You can get the booklet from:

  • Bass Coast Information Centres (Inverloch, Newhaven, Cowes)
  • Bunurong Environment Centre, Inverloch
  • Sea Salt Cafe, Cape Paterson

Sites to visit (detailed in booklet):

  1. Wonthaggi Heathland and Coastal Reserve
  2. Wonthaggi Rifle Range Wetlands
  3. Chisholms Road private wetlands
  4. Baxters Wetlands
  5. Power House Wetland
  6. Tent Town Wetland
  7. Powder Magazine Ephemeral Wetlands
  8. Rescue Station Wetland
  9. No. 5 Brace Wetlands
  10. Wonthaggi Wetlands
  11. No. 20 Shaft Wetland
  12. Powlett Floodplain
  13. Fullers Road Wetland
  14. Korumburra Road Private Wetlands
  15. Wonthaggi Bushland Reserve (Shane’s Bush)
  16. Carney’s Bush
  17. Eastern Area Mine Wetlands
  18. Tank Hill
  19. Southern Private Wetlands
  20. Settling Ponds
  21. West Area BIock
  22. Desalination Plant Wetlands
Map by Bass Coast Shire Council