Formally established in 1927, Cootes Paradise sanctuary is significant as a migratory bird flyover zone and is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Featuring over 320 hectares of marshland, 16 creeks and 25 km of shoreline, Cootes Paradise is RBGs largest and most diverse sanctuary. Cootes is also home to a thriving population of mute swans, Red Knots, Cormorants, Great Blue Herons and in recent years Bald Eagles who have made their home in Cootes Paradise.
Walk along the picturesque trails, enjoy a waterfront sunset or count the swans at Princes Point! Cootes Paradise is definitely a great place to relax, reflect and mediate.