Our elevated section of boardwalk over ‘Burrima’ 

Be prepared

'Burrima' checklist

Things to do whilst visiting ‘Burrima’ boardwalk

  • Take some time to bird watch – there are over 1 species of bird life in the area
  • Enjoy the native flora and fauna
  • Wander along the 1.8 km boardwalk around the Macquarie Marshes – the walk is flat and level and rated easy.

What to bring

  • Binoculars and cameras
  • Field books, bird field guides to identify any of the flora or fauna you see
  • Sun protection, hats, insect repellent, sunscreen
  • Water and snacks, lunch – food as you the nearest shop is some distance away!

Driving on ‘Burrima’

  • Remain of the main graded road.  Do not drive on side tracks.
  • Drive slowly, gravel roads can be hazardous and there is wildlife around. 
  • Park only in the designated carpark.
  • If rain is likely be aware, and leave the property before rain occurs as the road is very slippery when wet.  

More user friendly conditions, may be for near the entrance steps, or at the start of the Boardwalk. 

Burrima Macquarie Marshes
'Burrima' boardwalk map

Beware of hazards

  • Snakes
  • Falling limbs
  • Open water: use caution especially with children. Depths of water may vary up to 1 metre deep.
  • Boardwalk height: 0.7 metres to 1 metre
  • Boardwalk distance: Circuit length 1.8 km
  • Heat: Be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat stoke and heat exhaustion.
  • Roads leading to ‘Burrima’ are slippery when wet – best to leave before the weather sets in.

Emergency procedures

  • Call 000 in the event of an emergency (medical or fire)
  • Property address: 12800 Carinda Road, Warren NSW 2824
  • Property name: ‘Burrima’
  • GPS location of the shelter on ‘Burrima’: 30.688125˚ South & 147.509996˚ East
  • In the event of a fire, calmy make your way to the carpark and evacuate the property. Call 000 and notify a contact person listed below. Do not attempt to fight the fire.

Contact persons:

Tony Wass 0428 967 820   

David Duncan 0428 889 622

Burrima boardwalk drone 1
'Burrima' gates

Conditions of entry and use

  • Access to ‘Burrima’ and use of facilities is permitted at your own risk.
  • ‘Burrima’ is a private property, respect it as your own and take care.
  • We operate on an honesty system, and trust.
  • Register on arrival at the shed near the parking area.
  • Be self-sufficient, there is no potable water on site.
  • Take all rubbish and food scraps with you when you leave. There are no rubbish bins.
  • Only drive on the formed road.  Park vehicles in the parking area only.
  • Stay on the boardwalk, use handrails where available.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Take responsibility for your valuables (wallet, keys, handbags, etc).
  • Carry sufficient water, wear appropriate walking footwear, hat, use sunscreen and insect repellant.
  • Use restrooms provided.
  • Beware of snakes. If you do see one, remain calm, never threaten or approach snakes.
  • Take only photos, leave only footsteps. Leave all plants and animals, living and dead, Aboriginal and historic places are protected.
  • No motor bikes, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, etc (exception of mobility aids) are allowed on the boardwalk.
  • If rain is likely, please leave the property immediately. The roads on ‘Burrima’ will become very slippery when wet.

NOT permitted on 'Burrima'

  • Camping
  • Fires
  • Collecting firewood
  • Shooting
  •  Pets (except certified assistance animals)
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Illict drugs

Get in touch


12800 Carinda Road, Warren New South Wales 2824

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday – Sunday 6:00am – 8:00pm


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