North East Living Magazine - - Lifestyle -

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.

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