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Bowra Sanctuary

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Short visit to Bowra Sanctuary

Just a short drive out of Cunnamulla - we were there in June 2018 and bird species were down to... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Phil L
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Melbourne, Australia
Great for the Birds

This is a former sheep property now owned by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. It provides... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
kjbMirani
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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3 Jun 2018
“Short visit to Bowra Sanctuary”
22 Oct 2017
“Great for the Birds”
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4655 1238
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Having visited Birdlife Australia's Gluepot Reserve in South Australia on several occasions we were very disappointed with the contrast in every aspect of Bowra. No UHF radio repeater within the park, very poor and inadequate signage, poorly maintained tracks and to cap it off a...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Just a short drive out of Cunnamulla - we were there in June 2018 and bird species were down to under perhaps 60, a few months ago it might have been 150 or so. Caravan and camping site available (10Amp power only and only 3...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a former sheep property now owned by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. It provides access to many species that you may not find as easily elsewhere and most visitors will end up ticking off several lifers during their visit. It's well set up for...More

Thank kjbMirani
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Terrific in all seasons. Loved the bird life and welcome. The evening checkins about what you had seen all day and records on your bird list, is terrific. Nice camps around the dam. Worth the visit.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Bowra Sanctuary is set up for the sole purpose of bird watching and the preservation of birds and their habitat. There are many km of tracks to explore by car and the variety and quantity of birds is impressive. There are numerous accommodation options but...More

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Response from kjbMirani | Reviewed this property |
We were there last August in a heatwave when temps were over 30 each day, nights warm. But western Qld can get cool / cold at night in winter. You trade off birds vs warmer weather - August, September, October probably... More
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