Starting from the car park on Bool Lagoon Access Road, Bool Lagoon, this walk explores Bool Lagoon Game Reserve via the Tea-Tree Boardwalk. Bool Lagoon and the adjoining Hacks Lagoon are among the largest and most diverse freshwater lagoon systems in Southern Australia, providing habitat for a wide range of wildlife and important drought refuge for many rare and endangered bird species. This short and easy walk follows a boardwalk through tea trees to a bird hide in the heart of Bool Lagoon, offering excellent opportunities to view ibis, spoonbills and many other birds that use the area for feeding and nesting. This walk consists of well-constructed boardwalks, suitable for prams, wheelchairs and all fitness levels. Toilets, barbecues and picnic facilities are located at the Bool Lagoon campground. The water levels in these seasonal wetlands vary, and during summer months, the lagoons may be completely dry. Dogs are not permitted in this park. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.