Illawarra Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4237 6100

EmailIllawarra-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Blackbutt Reserve

Blackbutt Reserve

Shellharbour

Blackbutt Reserve is the largest natural bushland reserve in the Illawarra and is the last remaining coastal plain forest in area.  

Its location in the heart of a suburban area provides critical habitat for many native plants and animals. Cockatoos and parrots rely on the hollows created by the old growth forest and it is home to colony of endangered Grey Headed Flying Foxes.  

Transport Information

Bus access is via Blackbutt Way, Barrack Heights.

Car parking is available.

Illawarra EEC offers the following programs at Blackbutt Reserve

Stage 2 - Science and Technology

Living World