Blessed with a tropical climate that readily rejuvenates the unique flora and fauna of the region, our bountiful nature shines at TYTO. From the regenerated 110 hectare wetlands that are home to a remarkable 27.5% of Australian bird species in one location, to the beautifully tended parklands for you to take respite and simply relax. Get back to nature today.
Meander along modern architectural walkways that represent the bins vital to the regions mainstay industry sugar cane or connect via casual pathways, bridges over lagoons and through wooded parklands to scale the 11m observation tower for a birds eye view. Watch the many species that inhabit the TYTO main lagoon or view the lay of the land. A great photo opportunity!
Picnic tables are available on the Cooper Street entrance next to the Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Lounge. Or take a picnic blanket and utilise the shade of one of the wonderful eucalypt trees or the majestic rain tree throughout the park.
Paying homage through its name to the locally found Eastern Grass Owl (Tyto capensis) TYTO Wetlands is a 110 hectare rehabilitated wetland area, home to unique flora and fauna including over 240 species of birds and many Agile Wallabies.
With extensive walking tracks, bird hides and viewing platforms, it is a great way to get up close and personal to wildlife with the most rewarding experiences found in the early morning or late afternoon. Explore on your own or take a tour with our expert guides.