Katandra Bushland Sanctuary

0431 857 407

About Katandra

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 1 km or the more challenging 2 km track through rainforest remnants with creeks and fern-fringed pools.

Katandra Bushland Sanctuary is a Crown Reserve administered by the Department of Planning Industry and Environment and managed by the 
Katandra Bushland Sanctuary Trust 
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.

  New Trustee appointments
In October 2019, NSW Government Lands Department announced the appointment two new Trustees (*) for the Reserve, for a term of five years.

Members of the trust as of this date are:
David Seymour (Chairman), *Roberta Conroy, *Julie Emerson, Peter Hammond, David James, Marita Macrae, David Malin.

P.O.Box 365 Mona Vale 1660

0431 857 407


Sun:10 am-4 pm (July to Oct inclusive) , Mon-Sat: Closed