Melaleuca Circuit

Ipswich - Purga Nature Reserve

The Purga Nature Reserve allows visitors to view the largest
protected area of endangered Swamp Tea Tree forest in
Ipswich. These self-guided walks provide visitors a unique
opportunity to explore vegetation and watch wildlife while
only 15 minutes from Ipswich Central.

Bird Watching
Swamp or Wetland

Getting there

From the Cunningham Highway head south on Middle Road 

(approximately 8.5 kilometres) then east along the access road 

to the Reserve. 


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Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!


Nil cost 

Other References

For more information, phone (07) 3810 6666 or visit www.

GPS Tracks

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Worth the detour if you are in the area. Middle road is in good condition.

Wanderlust on 28 Dec, 2020

Really lovely different walk. Sooooo dry, no water around at all in the wetlands. Will come back after some rain.

Suzanne on 28 Jul, 2019


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