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Purga Nature Reserve...
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Boasting the largest area of endangered Swamp Tea Tree Forest in Ipswich, the Purga Nature Reserve is a haven for birds and wildlife, including koalas. Easy tracks allow the most inexperienced walkers the chance to enjoy this beautiful natural setting and visit the well-loved frog pond. Come for a wander or a picnic; the Purga Nature Reserve is only 15 minutes from Ipswich Central.
About the region
For a unique nature walk just 15 minutes from Ipswich, Purga Nature Reserve is a peaceful getaway. It has the largest remnant of Swamp Tea Tree protected in Australia, and there are short, self-guided walks amid the ghostly, ashen trees that are truly spectacular.