Western Australian Naturalists Club

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DRB Nats Lake Leschenaultia

28 February, 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Lake Leschenaultia is a manmade lake constructed c. 1897 as key infrastructure for the Western Australian Government Railways. It is the largest reservoir constructed on the Eastern Railway line and supplied water to steam trains for almost 50 years. Lake Leschenaultia is a 168 hectare bushland

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km. Bring own drinks and there are BBQ areas at lake side.




What can be seen?

There  are also threatened bird species such as the Peregrine Falcon, Forest Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo, Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo and Baudin’s Black Cockatoo. There are also mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the shire such as bandicoots, kangaroos, echidnas, possums, bobtail lizards and a plethora of frogs.


  • Full large water bottle per person.
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellent
  • Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions
  • Binoculars and camera

Gold Coin Donation for non members



28 February
10:00 am-12:30 pm
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Arlene Quinn


Lake Leschenaultia Conservation Park
Rosedale Road
Chidlow, WA Australia
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