Seaham Swamp Bird Hide
Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve
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
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
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'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 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.
Visit in summer and head to the Seaham Swamp Bird Hide to catch an array of birds in their seasonal plumage.
Be energised by the crisp winter weather and set out on the lovely Seaham Swamp walk through beautiful ironbark forest.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 29°C
6°C and 19°C
February and March
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
- This area is wheelchair-accessible
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Nelson Bay office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 4984 8200
- Level 1, 12B Teramby Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
- in Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.