World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on February 2 which marks the International Convention on the Wise Use of Wetlands (known as the Ramsar Convention) was signed in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. WWD is a day when wetlands are celebrated around the world for the vital benefits they provide:
Take part in the global celebration #WorldWetlandsDay with one of these activities:
|Meet the Park Ranger
Talk with the Park Rangers and learn about the diversity of wetlands at Sydney Olympic Park and how we protect and manage them. Take a stroll along the River Walk where you can spot some of our birdlife residents.
|Time||2:30 - 3:30pm|
|Location||Newington Armory Wharf|
|Clean up Haslams Creek Flats
Join the team in making a difference to your local area. This is a great opportunity to learn about the value of our natural environment and connect with people who live in your local community.
|Time||7.30am - 9.30am|
|Location||Haslams Creek Flats, John Ian Wing Parade, Sydney Olympic Park|
|Breakfast with the birds
Join us for World Wetlands Day with an early morning walk to Bicentennial Park. Experienced Ornithologist, Judy will lead the group on a tour through Badu Mangroves, the Bird Hide and the Waterbird Refuge.
|Time||7:30 - 9:30am|
Park on-site at Sydney Olympic Park. Casual parking is $6 an hour or a maximum of $30 per day ($30 flat rate for major events).
For your convenience, car parks are open 24/7. By using pre-book parking, available until the day before an event, you can guarantee a spot and skip the payment queue.
At times there are up to 10,000 cars coming into the Park for multiple events arrive early so you don't miss the event's start.