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First sighting of the Easter Bunny in the Hunter


The Easter Bunny has been sighted at Hunter Wetlands Centre. 

A group of volunteers at the not-for-profit organisation say a rabbit’s trail was spotted in the 45-hectare site earlier this week. 

After following a distinctly chocolate scent, they crossed paths with the “once-a-year” creature and offered it a ride home. 

Jenny, who drove the bunny back into bushland, told it to be back on-site for some Easter fun on Saturday 8 April from 9.30am to 1.30pm. 

Apparently there will be plenty of Easter crafts, a jumping castle, dip-netting, story-time, reptile display and a bunny trail to follow.  

The Easter Bunny even agreed to take photos with kids at 10 am, 11 am or noon.  

The Easter Bunny was recently spotted at the Hunter Wetlands.

Entry is just $7.50 each (or $25 for a family ticket) and all ages can enjoy the activities, with money going straight back into the upkeep of the beautiful, internationally-acclaimed wildlife sanctuary.  

“Stay for lunch and enjoy a sausage sizzle, eat at the Wetlands Café or bring a picnic,” says Hunter Wetlands Centre CEO Ken Bayliss.

“The main activities finish at 1.30pm but you can stay until 4pm and explore the wetlands.” 

Entry is by pre-purchased ticket only.

For more information go to

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a community-owned, not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. 

The Easter Bunny was spotted eating carrots at the Hunter Wetlands Centre

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