Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve

Stuck for things to do with kids? Enjoy scenic views and a picnic while birdwatching at Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve at Guyra, near Armidale in NSW’s northern tablelands.

Located on the edge of Guyra, 37 kilometres north of Armidale, Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve offers a special birdwatching experience.

The reserve is a rare breeding place for several freshwater wetland bird species and a resting place for numerous migratory birds. Plan a visit or stop over while driving through the northern tablelands. You’ll see an ever-changing array of birds, and it’s a great option if you’re looking for things to do with kids.

Find a spot on the observation platform on the lagoon’s eastern edge to be treated to scenic views of this rare montane wetland. Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve is also a lovely spot for enjoying a picnic by the water.

Nearby events

  1. Guyra TroutFest

    Friday 28 September 2018 to Monday 01 October 2018 , Guyra

    Guyra’s three day TroutFest coincides with the opening of the Trout Season in the picturesque streams and dams of Guyra and the New England. Held in the heart of Guyra at the Mother of Ducks Lagoon, fishing activities include a children’s …

    28 Sep - 01 Oct
  2. Guyra Lamb and Potato Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2019 , Guyra

    The Lamb and Potato Festival aims to showcase local produce, with delicious lamb and potato meals, boutique stalls, and daily entertainment and activities. Nestled under the beautiful elm trees on the New England Highway at Guyra, it is t…

    17 Jan - 28 Jan