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Cattana Wetlands

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Natures paradise..Yorkeys Knob area

A jewel, so close to Yorkeys & Smithfield, in the Cairns region. So peaceful & back to nature... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lorraine S
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Cairns, Australia
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A lovely walk and nice location,

Whilst we didn't see as much wildlife as expected, we really did enjoy the walk and the scenery is... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
New_South_Woodies
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Sydney, Australia
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Dunne Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A jewel, so close to Yorkeys & Smithfield, in the Cairns region. So peaceful & back to nature. Heaps of well maintained bitumen type pathways all the way through the Wetlands, suitable for anyone in a wheelchair. Toilets, BBQ’s, water fountains, well made viewing platforms...More

1  Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Whilst we didn't see as much wildlife as expected, we really did enjoy the walk and the scenery is very serene. Be careful with getting there as both our Navman and the iPhone took us to the wrong location. From Cairns head towards Yorky's Knob...More

1  Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We drove by the signs for this park a few times and decided to give it a go on a whim. This is a great place to spend a few hours on the very well-maintained foot paths and elevated board walk. Saw many different types...More

1  Thank Irvine A
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Resulting in us running back to the car as we were swarmed by mosquitos not pleasant my husband was covered head to foot and also started attacking the dogs it was horrid. You need a full on mosquito net body suit for this. We appreciate...More

Thank Mishmashoflife
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Took a time to visit the area and it was amazing. Great place to relax and wind down. You can go on boardwalks, cycle or simply take a stroll

1  Thank icgol
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Worthwhile outing if you like a nice peaceful walk though the natural surroundings of the tropics. Well established shady walking trails and boardwalks. Lots of signboards to show you the fauna and flora that you may see. A lot of money has gone in to...More

1  Thank ghefferan
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We saw the sign on our way back from Port Douglas; First time we had seen it so planned to go there before we went home. What a pleasant surprise, good parking, clean new toilets. Also seats and picnic tables in a couple of places....More

Thank katejim1
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot in between the hustle and bustle of suburbia. There is a geocach there too for those inclined to do it. Afternoon is good towards dusk just a few mozzie so take precautions. Bird life is good, we didn't see any crocodiles but...More

Thank Lejam
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Mine host suggested this as an ideal place to wind down and they were right. Well sign posted to get there and very well looked after. BBQs, shelters, toilets and lots of well placed benches to sit and just soak in the view. Boardwalk was...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great facilities - newish toilets and carpark, seats and bbq shelters in a couple of locations with the reserve. Paths solid and well maintained. Information boards (with bird list) and signposts. There are four or five different bodies of water easily accessible by the network...More

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Sauagenmash
30 September 2017|
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Response from Stephanie J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say but it is not on a public transport route.
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