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Join us as one of nature's finest wetlands bursts into life! Join us as one of nature's finest wetlands bursts into life!

St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend will tantalise your taste buds, invoke creativity and teach you about a nationally significant coastal wetlands right in our backyard, June 8 - 10. 

Celebrity Chef Matt Golinski will take you on a local produce adventure.

Trek through the bush for an immersive experience as you tour the wetlands and learn more about endangered birdlife, turtles and reef. 

Get hands-on and artistic with nature weaving and arts workshops. 

Enjoy a delicious Bushman’s Dinner, fresh local chilli mud crabs and taste our finest regional produce at this emerging festival.

Make friends with nature and bring the family with camping available onsite for only $10 a site, per night.

St Lawrence Recreation Grounds, June 8 - 10 St Lawrence Recreation Grounds, June 8 - 10

What's happening What's happening

Friday, June 8

6PM - 10PM

  • Outdoor movie night
  • Wine and cheese

Saturday, June 9

7AM - MIDNIGHT

  • Bird watching tour
  • Official opening (9am)
  • Wetlands tours
  • Markets
  • Local crafts
  • Yarn bombing
  • Chilli Mud Crab lunch
  • Celebrity chef Matt Golinski
  • Nature weaving
  • Lantern making
  • Bushman’s Dinner
  • Mackay band, Mango Junction
  • Bar (until late)
  • Expert presentations by:  Allan Briggs – Birdlife Capricornia, Carolyn Thompson – GBRMPA, Jeff Krause – Capricornia Catchments, and Fay Griffin – Mackay Turtle watch

Sunday, June 10

7AM - 11AM

  • Bird watching tour
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Celebrity Chef Matt Golinski

St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend News St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend News

St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend - Free bus timetable

Isaac Regional Council advises that there will be free buses available from Mackay and Rockhampton to: ST LAWRENCE WETLANDS WEEKEND SATURDAY, JUNE 9 The usually quiet wetlands will burst into...

Celebrity Chef headlines Wetlands

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Market Stall Expressions of Interest - St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend

Isaac Regional Council is requesting expressions of interest from local arts, craft and produce stallholders to be part of the St Lawrence Wetlands Weekend. The weekend is a free family friendly...

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