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Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve (Springvale South)




The Alex Wilkie Nature Reserve is a valuable educational and cultural resource ideal for people interested in walking through some of the region’s most beautiful bushland.

A ranger is on hand for guided tours, and to describe the natural fauna and flora of the local environment.

The reserve also offers:
  • Picnic areas
  • Walking nature track – a 35 minute walk through stunning bushland
  • Sense trail – a trail, ideal for students, that utilises the senses
  • Toilets
  • Barbecue
  • Regular environmental events and activities are held at Alex Wilkie reserve.

Opening Hours:


Fridays: 9am - 3pm
Every 3rd Sunday of the month: 10am - 5pm (in conjunction with Live Steamers mini trains)
Also available for bookings at other times

Cost:


Free

Review:


The reserve consists of the main area and a separate area with a sensory trail. Near the entry point is a shelter with some information panels, toilets, water tap, BBQ, shaded tables and seats. You can also pick up a brochure with details about the self-guided trail. The trail meanders back and forth through a fairly small area and you get peeks of houses along the way. There are some seats along the way if you want to rest for a bit although doing the whole trail without a rest would not be arduous at all. The sensory trail didn't hold much attraction for the kids.

The reserve is only open at designated days and times and so some organisation is required to visit.

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Address | Contact


25 Mackay Street,  Springvale South 3172, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 9239 5100
Map: 88 Ref: K4



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