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Make sure you stop to visit lots of birds and they Kindly provide binoculars if you do not have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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A interesting place to stop off on the way to Cape Wickham to observe the local bird life on King... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Heddles Road | King Island Tourism, King Island, Tasmania, Australia
+61 1800 645 014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you stop to visit lots of birds and they Kindly provide binoculars if you do not have your own.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elinor55
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

A interesting place to stop off on the way to Cape Wickham to observe the local bird life on King Island. There are binoculars supplied to further enhance the viewing.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Only 1km off the road, this little hide was a standout for the kids. Spent a while searching for birds shown on the board with great enthusiasm. They were also keen to log their finds in the book and write in the visitors book, laughing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Kate S
Reviewed 19 January 2018

If you're interested in birds the Shag Lagoon bird hide is worth stopping by. Not fantastic but adequate for photographers. You're a fair distance from the birds. We saw quite a diverse range of birds although we did stop by a few times during our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 1800hammer
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Wonderful diversity of birds and a very relaxing environment. Can really recommend a visit. Don't like this 100 word requirement.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MatoKI2018
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Shag Lagoon can be birded from a small bird hide on the side of an unsealed road just a kilometer off the main north road from Currie to Cape Whickham. The hide is relatively small and can be a bit breezy, but is well equipped...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank warrensue2016
Reviewed 13 March 2016

When there is plenty of water on the dam here, the water fowl are prolific. Yet another of King Islands attractions. Well worth seeing. It costs you nothing to view from the hide.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Moss M
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Shag Lagoon was originally built and funded by Denis & Peta Klumpp, residents of King Island. Thanks to them we have this wonderful little hide where water birds can be viewed in total serenenity and privacy. Thank you Denis & Peta.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank John-and-Rhonda
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Our visit to the bird hide gave us a view of swans, swans and more swans. There were no other birds in sight on this occasion. A little disappointing.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Ed N
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This is an excellent birding site with a large range of waterbirds and, during our visit, the exciting find of two Red-kneed Dotterel, which are vagrant to King Island and Tasmania .

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Robert F H
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