Discover Our Wetlands

From freshwater swamps and reedbeds to saltmarsh and mudflats

Please read our Nature Blog about everything from birds to bees. New blog posts will be posted on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Mute Swan at Tralee Bay Wetlands Mute Swan at Tralee Bay Wetlands

Swans and their Cygnets

In the Tralee Bay Wetlands Ecology & Lakeside Cafe you can find a pair of Mute Swans (Cygnus olor), who mostly stay on the front pond island. A well-known bird of wetland habitats, they can be found all over Ireland in ponds, rivers, lakes and...
Viewing Tower at Tralee Bay Wetlands Viewing Tower at Tralee Bay Wetlands

Work Experience Blog

Hi, my name is Darragh Hennessy and over the course of the summer, I've been working at Tralee Bay Wetlands. During my time I have met some incredible people and honed in on many skills to help me in my future career on the ecological front of...
Emperor Dragonfly Emperor Dragonfly

Year of the Dragonfly

Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park will continue to host talks and events for the Year of the Dragonfly, focusing on the conservation issues surrounding these enigmatic insects, and what individuals and community groups can do to protect them....
Rewilding your Garden Rewilding your Garden

Rewilding your Garden

We all want to help in encouraging our native wildlife such as butterflies and bees back to our gardens. But how can we do that? We can plant flowers, but what kind? We can place bird feeders, but what kind would suit garden birds? What’s the best...
National Biodiversity Week 2022 National Biodiversity Week 2022

National Biodiversity Week 2022

This years National Biodiversity Week begins on the 15th of May 2022. Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco & Activity Park will be running activities all this week long, focusing on our own native species of flora and fauna that make up our island’s...

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