UNIQUE – ENRICHING - SPECTACULAR
Located 15 minutes from Benalla, and 25 minutes from Wangaratta, the 8,750Ha site features 32 wetlands, nearly 5,000Ha of redgum and box grassy woodland and is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna, including over 180 species of birds.
Visitors to Winton Wetlands can connect with the site in any number of ways. Whether it be a memorable walk, an adventurous bike ride, a paddle in a canoe or a relaxing visit to the Mokoan Hub and Café – where you will find all of the information you need to explore the site.
Winton Wetlands has an incredibly intricate history and a powerful presence. A place of cultural significance and beauty, the site has a strong Indigenous significance demonstrated by the thousands of artefacts throughout the landscape. The scar trees and mounds also indicate a long and continuous Indigenous presence.
The European history of Winton Wetlands is rich and compelling, and easily accessed at the many historic sites located within the reserve.
The Wetlands are in a constant state of change so every visit reveals something new and interesting. Discover for yourself what makes Winton Wetlands so magical.