Baxters Wetland Walk Wonthaggi

Enjoy a relaxing walk to Baxter Wetlands Bird Hide to watch the magnificent bird life.

Campbell Street and Chisholm Road, Wonthaggi


Description: A replanting project which takes you past indigenous vegetation to a large wetland area.  Good location for bird observing along the track, as well as from the bird hide.  Provides access to view Wonthaggi Wind Farm via the Wetlands track through to Baxters Beach but it’s very steep, rough and at times muddy.  For more information please refer to the Wonthaggi Heathland & Coastal Reserve brochure.

Location: Intersection of Campbell Street and Chisholm Road, Wonthaggi

Length and approximate time to complete:

  • Length/Time: Loop 5km / 1½  hours return excluding beach tracks

Quick Facts

  • Difficulty - Easy around the Wetlands with some steep sections
  • Track surface - Mown grass, sand, gravel, dirt and sand
  • Parking - Car parking on grass verge (subject to weather conditions)
  • Designated Accessible Parking - No
  • Toilets - No
  • Wheelchairs - Unsuitable
  • Prams - No
  • Bicycles - Yes
  • Dogs - Yes, on a lead
  • Picnic table/BBQ - No, seats at bird hide 

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