Ambergate Reserve
Ambergate Reserve
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National ParksNature & Wildlife Areas
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Simon F
6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
We live in a bush setting so were a bit disappointed but for someone who has not walked in the bust it could be a good experience. We did see a kangaroo and amny of the flora is named.
Written 9 May 2021
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BJ0707
Perth, Australia174 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 • Friends
If you want to enjoy a walk through this region's natural bush without committing yourself to a long hike, this reserve is a great idea at just about any time of year although late August to the beginning of November would be the optimum for WA's wonderful wildflowers. The reserve is maintained and cherished by the local naturalist's group, and many trees and plants along the paths bear name tags.
Written 7 November 2020
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chairmanbernie
Capel, Western Australia77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Ambergate Reserve is 75 hectares of natural bushland on Queen Elizabeth Avenue about 9km south of the Busselton townsite. Rescued in 1987 before it could be handed over for cattle grazing, it now contains an outstanding display of wildflowers from mid-winter to early summer. Orchids are a speciality. The reserve has an easy and safe 4km walk trail to show you all of the different vegetation types and associated wildflowers.
I never cease to be amazed at the natural diversity on display at Ambergate. If you know where and when to look, it contains bandicoots - a small species of kangaroo - and ringtail possums. A rare and endangered snail was found there just 3 years ago and, although highly protected, there is a rare species of Verticordia or featherflower found within the reserve.
If you want to get away from crowds and experience nature, this is the place to go.
Written 10 December 2019
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Alice R
Hobart, Australia8,929 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
A relatively easy walk from the information board that also has pamphlets to aid identifying plant species and a boot cleaning station. Relatively small car park and no other facilities.
Written 11 October 2019
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plspoon
Perth, Australia512 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019 • Couples
A short drive from Busselton with plenty of parking. We walked two sections (about 2km or less). The first section is very well labelled and in wildflower season I’d imagine it would be even more interesting. The pathway is well defined but not suitable for wheelchairs or if you are very uncertain on your feet.
Lots of Quenda diggings and quite a bit of bird life.
The second section is a bit more open and less well labelled. Lots of Kingia grass trees. There are heaps of new plantings and in a couple of years it will be amazing. The local Busselton Naturalists Club has put a lot of work into this.
We did not cross the main road to do the other two sections as we were on our way elsewhere.
Written 10 July 2019
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rogerl044
Melbourne, Australia175 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
This is a short drive for Busselton and covers a large area. You start in area one and have to clean you shoes and then walk until the road crossing where the shoe cleaning is less fussy. There are four areas divided up by public roads.

Section one was in full flower in October and we enjoyed stopping to look. We decided to do section two but much of it looked to be dying back and was not much in flower so we decided to not go any further. It is always only a short walk back to the car at the end of each section.

One of the reasons for visiting when we did was to see the flowers. I was expecting them to be more prolific but given that this is highly cultivated agricultural land that was probably unreasonable. This reserve is a wonderful way to see them in their natural environment.
No entry fee and good parking
Written 12 November 2018
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