Tea Tree Boardwalk 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 8.5km then eask along the access road to the Reserve


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Peaceful nature reserve in the middle of a farming landscape.

Wanderlust on 28 Dec, 2020

Really dry. Will be beautiful after some decent rain. Still worth a visit

Suzanne on 28 Jul, 2019

The entrance to the Purga Nature Reseve is at 830 Middle Road, Purga QLD 4306.

Marie-Claire on 11 Aug, 2018

Really quiet little stroll on an elevated wooden boardwalk. Nobody else was there and I get the impression it's not visited very often. Saw a wallaby hopping away near the path. Kids loved it.

eiscaer on 7 Apr, 2018


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