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Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

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Open Now: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Jewel eyes & nocturnal animals galore

A fascinating 60 minute twilight tour, with some introductory information at the woolshed - about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela I
Canberra, Australia
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Amazing, educational and a bit of an adrenaline rush holding a hunstman spider. With spider expert... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
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“sugar gliders”(10 reviews)
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Step back in time and experience Australia's woodlands before clearing and introduced predators took its unique woodland wildlife. Enter the protective predator-proof fence of the sanctuary and watch Echidnas waddle, wildflowers bloom and rare...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Justice Kelly Street | Corner of Quinane Avenue, Forde, Canberra 2914, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating 60 minute twilight tour, with some introductory information at the woolshed - about the reserve, the breeding programs and animals we were likely to see. We were all given special red-light torches. First up, how to find animals with their glowing eyes, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Angela I
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing, educational and a bit of an adrenaline rush holding a hunstman spider. With spider expert Andrew, we got an informative talk and a walk through Mulligans flat spotting Orb spiders spinning webs, wolf spiders slamming doors and tent spiders just hanging out.

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank ceilidhdaltonmetalar
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We did the twilight tour at the end of November. We are from NZ, so everything about Mulligans Flat was a new experience for us. Andrew and Lillian looked after us and they did a wonderful job. Andrew’s knowledge was extensive and he was able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank AlanP1846
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I did the Twilight tour with guides Andrew and intern Alicia last week and it was excellent. It was a nice small tour and the guides were both passionate and knowlegeable about the area. It was really interesting not only to see the animals living...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lcampbell85
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Had a night tour that allowed us to see all the animals moving around. This included the locally extinct bush-stone curlew with its young. Very informative

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Jonah W
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The twilight tour offers a rare opportunity to see wildlife that can thrive only when protected from the pernicious effects of introduced species such as cats and foxes. Mulligans Flat has been cleared and fenced, followed by re-introduction of bettongs, quolls and other species previously...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank WigglePicker
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Nice challenging track for runners, walkers and bike riders. Watch out for snakes as I have personally seen them.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Canberra_Cav
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Went on a night time trip led by Andrew. He knew heaps about the local flora and fauna and had really sharp eyes to spot the animals as the lurked in the dark. We saw several sugar gliders, a couple of bettongs, a bush stone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rillakuma_in_space
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were there for a twilight tour and had an excellent time despite a cold night. In addition to the common species (possums, wallabies, kangaroos) we were fortunate enough to see six bettongs, three quolls, a sugar glider and many sounds of bush stone-curlews (but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Antony B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The reserve is a securely fenced sanctuary to protect a large area from foxes, cats and other hazards to native wildlife. Previously used for grazing stock it is now largely an area of restoration of grassy eucalypt woodland; also with tussock grassland. It is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Wingecarribee
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