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Katandra is a sanctuary for flora and fauna where the wildflowers are their most colourful during spring but all year round there are opportunities for bird watching. The sanctuary covers 12 hectares and is situated on the Ingleside/Warriewood escarpment. Choose to follow a short walk of about 1km or the longer 2km track through rainforest remnants with creeks and fern-fringed pools.

Katandra Bushland Sanctuary is a Crown Reserve administered by the Dept of Lands and managed by
Katandra Bushland Sanctuary Trust (see below).

The Sanctuary was established following a gift of land to the people of NSW by Harold Seymour and was dedicated on 27 October 1967.

Katandra is dedicated to the study and preservation of native
flora and fauna of the Hawkesbury Sandstone country

Katandra opens to the public every Sunday in July, August, September and October, from 10am to 4pm.

New Trustee appointments

In September 2014, NSW Government Lands Department announced the appointment new Trustees for the Reserve, for a term of five years.

Members of the trust as of this date are: David Seymour (Chairman), David James, Lachlan Laurie, Marita Macrae, Peter Hammond, David Malin and Luke Stone.

SEASON LAUNCH:

Although our Open Season starts in July, the planning starts well before hand. Katandra’s Volunteers and Friends are invited to help with opening the Sanctuary to the public every Sunday in July, August, September and October 10am - 4pm.

Sanctuary Maintenance
(3rd Sunday March – November)
Volunteers are needed. If you can assist with weeding, or welcoming visitors to Katandra on open days please phone 9979 8077


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