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Seaham Swamp Bird Hide

Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Seaham Swamp Bird Hide.

Getting there and parking

Seaham Swamp Bird Hide is located in the northern precinct of Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve. To get there:

  • From Raymond Terrace, follow Seaham Road north towards Seaham.
  • Turn right into East Seaham Road and continue for approximately 150m

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Seaham Swamp Bird Hide.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Autumn's gorgeous blue skies make it an ideal time for picnicking. Bring the hamper and grab a picnic table for a great lunch backed by the sound of the birds.

Spring

Spring is the ideal time for birdwatching at Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve. You'll likely see lots of baby birds around and maybe even a dedicated mother teaching her chicks to swim.

Summer

Visit in summer and head to the Seaham Swamp Bird Hide to catch an array of birds in their seasonal plumage.

Winter

Be energised by the crisp winter weather and set out on the lovely Seaham Swamp walk through beautiful ironbark forest.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 29°C

Highest recorded

44.6°C

Winter temperature

Average

6°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

-4.7°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February and March

Driest month

August

Facilities

Picnic tables

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

  • This area is wheelchair-accessible

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Seaham Swamp Bird Hide

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Park info

Seaham Swamp Bird Hide, Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government