Where to see flying-foxes in Sydney
Watch the awesome spectacle of the evening fly out –
- Best seen from October to March
- Begins about 20 minutes after sunset
- Watch for females carrying their infant in October and November
- Watch for juveniles practising flying in January
Fly-out viewing locations are indicated on the map: Camps in Sydney
Ku-ring-gai Flying-fox Reseve, Gordon
Watch fly-outs from the bridge on Rosedale Road, between Minns Rd and Glenview St, Gordon.
More information: www.kmc.nsw.gov.au
Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney CBD
Watch flying-foxes in their camp during the day – open every day of the year. Read more about the history of flying-foxes in the gardens:History_of_flying_foxes_Royal_Botanic_Gardens_Sydney More information: www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au
Cabramatta Creek, Lansvale
The camp viewing platform and information is accessible from Liverpool St, Lansvale, via a laneway behind Sunnybrook Hotel. View flyouts from Jacqui Osmond Reserve, Hume Highway Cabramatta.
More information: www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Parramatta Park, Parramatta
Flying-foxes can be readily seen from the main access road through the park, and interpretive signage is located on the path above Flat Rocks.
Duck River, Grandville
Flying-foxes can be seen south of Clyde railway station from a path beside the line which crosses the river.
Turella Reserve, Wolli Creek
More information: www.wollicreek.org.au
Some camps are not accessible because of land tenure or topography.
Many are occupied for only part of the year.