Binoculars are absolutely indispensable if you are to make the most of your visit. If you don’t own a pair, you can hire them from the ticket office. Binoculars are also on sale in the reserve shop. A telescopeallows you an even more ‘up-close-and-personal’ look at the birds.
A bird identification guide may be a useful addition to the species identification panels in the viewing points and hides. Identification guides that have been specially selected by the reserve staff are on sale in the shop.
You should wear clothing that is appropriate for the weather conditions and bring a canteen or bottle of water, especially in the summertime. On some summer evenings it may be a good idea to come equipped withinsect repellent.