Hays Inlet Eco Path | Clontarf

About Hays Inlet Eco Path | Clontarf

The stage one of the Hays Inlet Eco Path, situated in Clontarf, has recently opened to the public. This route was made open to all members of the public in August 2019 to appreciate the ecological importance of this remaining wetland. Currently, the Eco Path is a 200 metre concrete route that weaves through the bush past more than 200 metres of eucalyptus and melaleucous trees.

The goal is to extend the track with a boardwalk that overlooks Hays Inlet to 650 metres. Hays Inlet is surrounded to the north by Anzac Road, the east by Houghton Highway, the south by Dohles Rocks and the west by Bruce Highway. This wetland network is of great significance to Redcliffe and the Moreton Bay Region's housing of wildlife and natural resources.

Spot local wildlife

Take the kids on a walk on this eco-path and the whole family can discover and enjoy some of the most important wildlife the Moreton Bay Area has to offer. Hays Inlet accommodates more than 124 bird species and a plethora of other wildlife species for koalas and. It is known that kangaroos, wallabies, and flying foxes were spotted within and around the Hays Inlet area.

Discover the natural environment

Hays Inlet is famous for its abundance of flora and fauna, this pathway is surrounded by mangrove forests and wetland systems. With native plants, eucalyptus and melaleuca trees, this pathway supports a pure and natural environment for the community to admire. It not only serves the Redcliffe Peninsula as a recreational walking area but it is also a perfect place to learn about what the natural world is doing for a sustainable future. The ultimate goal of this eco-path is to ensure flora and fauna ecosystems are safeguarded.

Stage two and three

In addition to a Koala Habitat enhancement project , there are two more stages in this green army project that are left to go until its completion. The Hays Inlet Bushcare Community and the Hays Inlet Festival are among the events yet to be completed in this phase.


Stage one of this 200 m trail was made accessible at Clontarf via Silcock St. They are expected to reach up to 650 m by the end of the project. For those with disabilities, Hays Inlet Eco Path is accessible to ensure that everyone in this community has the opportunity to experience this wonderful setting.

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Last Updated: 1pm 17 Aug 2020


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