Tilligerry Habitat Reserve is a 9 ha flora and fauna reserve along a sandy foreshore on Tanilba Bay between the townships of Tanilba Bay and Mallabula.
free entry with map available from straw bale Environment Centre
easy walking tracks on gravel paths and boardwalks.
scenic swamp mahogany paperbark forest
regenerating heath and woodland
Chorus Creek wetlands
many native birds
native flora (native orchids and bush tucker plants in season)
guided walks on local history, culture and the environment (with fee)
occasional koalas, echidnas and bandicoots in the wild
rehabilitation and other information displays
tour group catering, toilets etc
Tilligerry Habitat Association is a not for profit, charitable, incorporated association that manages the crown land reserve and staffs the Environment Centre.
Our members volunteer their time to staff the environment centre 7 days a week between 9am and 3pm and 10.00am to 2.00pm Saturday and Sunday. They also supervise volunteer work teams on Mondays and Friday. Members and volunteers have worked for this site since 1993 with the goal of preserving, supporting and improving it for locals and visitors.
People from all over the world come to meet an Aussie – and sometimes they see a koala as well. You can help us by volunteering to man the centre and/or work;
on the site
in the nursery
in the office
as a tour guide
At 12 noon on the 2nd Sunday of the each month, we run a chicken and sausage BBQ in our waterwise garden and on the covered deck. Members pay $8, Community $10. It is a very pleasant afternoon in the sunshine.
Conservation, rehabilitation, education and community.
The Tilligerry Habitat Association acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Land – The Worimi
The caring of the wonderful folks at Port Stephens Koalas knows no bounds .... It is also quite amazing how koalas tend to take to human attention when being rehabilitated. Though I am sure they have their moments too :-) ... See MoreSee Less
Jace update. This is the highlight of this poor boys day. He is allowed 10min out of the basket a day for a small stretch and he has his supplement feed and then has to go back in the basket with the lid on so his fractures stay immobilized. He has been so good considering this has been his life for 6 weeks. Hopefully not for much longer. Sue
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