Eagleby Wetlands


An easy half-hour drive south of Brisbane, Eagleby Wetlands is home to a flourishing bird population, diverse walking trails and secluded picnic spots.

Bordering the Albert River, this vast wetland reserve is a natural habitat for over 200 native bird species, who thrive in the ponds, mangroves and marshlands found here.

Eagleby Wetlands

Entry to the wetlands is via a well-maintained 150-metre stretch of boardwalk. Halfway along the mangrove-lined boardwalk, a viewing platform extends out over the lagoon, making for a pleasant place to pause and take in the sights.

Eagleby Wetlands

The trail soon turns into a wide gravel path, marking the beginning of the one-kilometre River Walk. This easy-level track follows a peaceful, forest-lined stretch of the Albert River before looping back around to the car park and the entrance to the boardwalk.

Eagleby Wetlands

Nature lovers should veer off the main track to pursue one of the trails (all well signposted) destined for the very heart of the wetlands. Here you’ll come across four bird hides – fitted out with viewing slots at different heights to accommodate all ages – and, hopefully, a bountiful array of bird life.

Eagleby Wetlands

There's plenty of shaded grassy spots to lay out a picnic rug in the actual wetland precinct, while the adjoining Oliver Sports Complex boasts picnic shelters, toilet facilities and a quaint amphitheatre hewn into the hillside. Dogs are permitted provided they remain on the leash.

Eagleby Wetlands

Nice to know – A map of the wetlands can be accessed at Logan Council’s website, or at the start of the boardwalk.

Need to know – Wheelchair- and stroller-friendly paths connect the wetlands to the large, sealed car park.

By Dominique Falk

Eagleby Wetlands

293 Logan St



293 Logan St Eagleby

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Build It, Play It, Paint It!
Enjoy an afternoon of free, live music at Roma Street Parkland
A sensory fusion of food and art set outdoors within a popup village
This extraordinary concert features Ellen Fullman’s long string instrument
Pearl Jam fans won't want to miss this epic tribute show
Albion Antique & Collectables Fair follows up the success of its past fairs
Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back!
Talk a walk on the dark side with Confessions of a Serial Killer
Sip sparkling champagnes and blushing rosés

Northshore - The Place to be

Northshore Brisbane is the place to be in September as it transforms into an immersive riverfront hub for Brisbane Festival
Northshore - The Place to be at Brisbane Festival

Sep-Oct School Holiday Guide

Keep the kids off the couch this school holiday with these 25+ fantastic boredom-busting activities and events
September - October School Holiday Guide

Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show

Relive the iconic Gatsby era with a glamorous night of sequins, burlesque, champagne and the swingin' sounds of a live big band
Big Band Cabaret and Show

Top Things to Do Sep 29-Oct 2

From wine tasting, archaeology digs and a mega gaming, hobby and model expo to the last weekend of the dinosaurs
This Weekend Sep 29-Oct 2

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers returns to the 'Garden City' in September for 30 days of flowers, flavours and fun
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2023

Brisbane City Council Resource Recovery Centres

This spring, clean out your cupboards and give your pre-loved goods a new life by donating them to one of Brisbane City Council’s 4 resource recovery centres
Spring Clean Brisbane

Milbi Festival

Dive into Bundaberg Region's arts, culture and natural beauty at the annual Milbi Festival
Milbi Festival

What's on in October in & near Brisbane

From spooky putt putt courses, Frankenstein, 3-day Antique Fair & spectacular riverside night market to live music, moonlight walks and art trails
What's On in October
The Pearl Jam Experience is coming to The Triffid