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Muogamarra Bird Gully walk

Muogamarra Nature Reserve

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SOLD OUT. Walk 3.5km along Bird Gully track around the edge of a hanging swamp in Muogamarra Nature Reserve, near Cowan. Bring your camera. You'll want to photograph the gorgeous flowers in this amazing reserve.


Tour time: 9.30am to 2pm, meet at 9am.

Tour dates: Saturday 17 August, Friday 23 August, Friday 30 August, Saturday 31 August, Monday 2 September, Monday 9 September and Friday 20 September 2024.

No wheelchair access
Medium. Suitable for adults and children, 12 years and over. Some bushwalking experience is recommended. Tracks may have short, steep hill sections, a rough surface and high steps.

SOLD OUT. Adult (16 years and over) $35 per person. Concession (Student, Australian pension, Veterans Affairs and Seniors card holders) $30 per person. Child (12 to 16 years) $20 per person. Family (2 adults and 2 children) $90.

Entry fees
Price includes park entry fee
Meeting point
Muogamarra visitor centre
Please note
  • You can only visit Muogamarra Nature Reserve if you've booked a guided tour in advance.
  • You can only access this track at the tour times.
  • It is 3km from the park gate to the visitor centre, so please allow for this in your travel time.
  • Supervise children near lookouts and clifftops with no barriers.
  • Muogamarra Nature Reserve protects a fragile ecosystem so let’s keep it plastic free.

Bird Gully track is clearly defined by its different plant communities, which have been shaped through fire. As we walk 3.5km through this beautiful area, we'll acknowledge the traditional inhabitants of this land. Grinding grooves above the picturesque waterfall are a reminder of Aboriginal culture.

See the remains of a sand mining quarry that provided materials for the old Pacific Highway. Keep your eyes peeled for the birds who call this area home, including the glossy black cockatoo and the New Holland honey eater.

Muogamarra Nature Reserve is open for just 6 weeks a year to preserve its fragile ecosystems and Aboriginal heritage.

Bring drinking water, snacks and lunch. Wear sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy walking shoes, hat and consider bringing walking poles if needed.

Found out more about the 90-year history of Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Operated by

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  • NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Park info

  • in Muogamarra Nature Reserve in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Muogamarra Nature Reserve is open to the public from 9am to 4.30pm for 6 weeks around August and September each year. The reserve will open from Saturday 17 August to Sunday 22 September 2024. The reserve is closed to the public at other times to protect sensitive natural and cultural heritage values.

See more visitor info