Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve seems right out of Animal Planet, impeccably picturesque and awe inspiring. It is definitely one of Canberra’s most rewarding destinations, with a host of the best in terms of sights, if you are a nature enthusiast. There are a number of reasons why the destination is considered among the most superb for tourists, and the sheer wealth of plant and animal wealth is one of the best.
There are some of the most distinctive Australian flora and fauna to be seen here. There are a good number of astounding animals located here, including kangaroos, emus, wallabies, koalas and more. The sheer number of excellent sights makes it a truly rewarding destination.
The Tidbinbilla Natural Reserve is situated on the outer fringe of the Namadgi National Park, and is at an easily accessible distance from Canberra in Australia. The Mountains that encircle the natural reserve are of immense significance with respect to Aboriginal Spirituality. The Aboriginal word Jedbindilla, when translated basically means “where boys are turned into men”.
You can enjoy a great deal of natural beauty and literally be in the lap of Mother Nature. There are a number of trails that offer a great deal of potential for activities such as hiking, biking, watching wildlife and more. The wildlife here is simply superb, and there are some great spots for camping, BBQs, and other fun activities. There is the Discovery Playground, which is a great place for kids. There are fun rides such as the flying fox, participate in a sun dial and pump water like a pioneer.
The Tidbinbilla Natural Reserve has fourteen habitats under protection. There are woodlands, wetlands, grasslands, dry forests, sub alpine areas and more. There are numerous programs meant to preserve certain threatened or endangered species, such as the Potros, wallabies and other macro pod species, the Northern Corroboree Frog, another endangered creature. The Southern Brush Tailed Rock Wallaby is one of the best successes for the natural reserve.
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve seems right out of Animal Planet, impeccably picturesque and awe inspiring. It is definitely one of Canberra’s most rewarding destinations.