If you have a passion for the outdoors, then the tranquil surrounds of the Tahbilk Wetlands & Wildlife Reserve is not to be missed. Take a stroll along more than 4kms of dedicated Tahbilk Eco Trails pathways and boardwalks, or sit back and enjoy the wetlands with a guided commentary from your Captain on a Tahbilk Eco Cruise with the option to hop off and explore or stay on board and just enjoy the ride.
The Eco Cruises take 45 mins to complete a round trip. The boats are purpose designed for our visitors and are powered by electric-driven, environmentally friendly, motors. Each boat is registered to carry 30 passengers in under-cover all-weather comfort.
Update 10/07/12 - come and see the Wetlands in flood. Parts of the track are closed however most is open! A beautiful time to come and visit.
Open 7 days a week (Closed Christmas Day and days of Total Fire Ban)
Weekdays: 11.00am to 4.00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 10.00 am to 4.30pm
Entry is by gold coin donation and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tahbilk Eco Cruise
$5 per person (no charge for children under 18 years old, but they must be accompanied by an adult).
August 2012 - November 2012
Eco Cruise runs the first and third weekend of every month departing at 1.00pm and 2.30pm
August 4th & 5th - August 18th & 19th
September 1st & 2nd - September 15th & 16th
October 6th & 7th - October 20th & 21st
November 3rd & 4th - November 17th & 18th
December 2012 - March 2013
Eco Cruise runs every weekend departing at 1.00pm and 2.30pm
The following applies when visiting the Tahbilk Eco Trails & Cruise:
- Before entering and after leaving, you must complete the Visitors Register at the Tahbilk Cafe.
On Tuesdays & Wednesdays when the Cafe is closed, the Visitors Register will be available at Tahbilk Cellar Door.
- Appropriate footwear is necessary if you are planning a walk - bare feet, thongs or open shoes are not permitted
- You must stay on designated pathways
- All rubbish is to be taken away with you
We would also recommend that you:
- Carry drinking water
- Use sunscreen
- Wear a hat
- Be aware and beware of snakes
- Smoking, picnics, alcohol and dogs are not permitted