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Wadlata Outback Centre

41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
+61 8 8641 9193
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We had the morning free so we went to this Outback centre. There was a discount on Seniors entrance... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Smoltman
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Courtenay, Canada
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Family highlight of our trip to the Flinders Ranges

The Wadlata Outback Centre was a highlight of our trip to SA - my family only wish we had visited... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Block40B
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Ivanhoe, Australia
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Weekdays 9am-5pm, Weekends & Public holidays 10am-4pm It is free to enter the Wadlata Outback Centre, a major tourism attraction and accredited Visitor Information Centre for Port Augusta, the Flinders Ranges & Outback. A tour through Wadlata's Award winning Interpretive Display,the "Tunnel of Time", is a must see and do (fees apply). You could walk through the Time tunnel in 10 minutes or spend up to 5 hours exploring to find out where the dinosaurs first roamed this land. Be introduced to the people who first owned, explored and settled the region along with those who live there today. The Centre"s cafe, the Outback Tuckerbox has a great selection of meals,cakes and coffee. Staff at the accredited Visitor Information Centre can assist with accommodation, tours and can supply all the information you need for your stay in our Region and for your trip ahead. The gift shop has a great range of Australian Made gifts, a range of native bush foods, maps, books and general souvenirs suitable for all age groups.
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41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the morning free so we went to this Outback centre. There was a discount on Seniors entrance which was nice. We spent 3 hours in the centre, looked at exhibits, watched short and long presentations from a long long time ago to more...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Wadlata Outback Centre was a highlight of our trip to SA - my family only wish we had visited it before we drove out to Wilpena Pound as we found the experience did such a good job bringing to life the area, history and...More

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi, Thank you for your wonderful review, it is fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We called in here to get information on Port Augusta and surrounding areas. The lady was very helpful and gave us plenty of maps and could answer all our questions.

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Christine, Thank you for your review, I will pass this on to our staff who do a wonderful job of providing information to visitors.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Very well done and good information. Probably suited to families with children over the age of 9 I think unless they have an interest in reading and informative activities. We were there for about 90 minutes.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of interesting exhibits about Aboriginal culture and life in the outback throughout the ages. Great videos bring real life stories and lots of exhibits. Friendly staff if you have questions. Conveniently located in Port Augusta town centre. Possibly a little expensive at over $21...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Wadlata Outback centre is truly a wonderful experience. The tunnel of time is so well set up and is by far the best museum/attraction that we have visited on our travels.

Thank StueyandBev
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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review, it is great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Wadlata's "Tunnel of Time".

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I liked the idea of the tunnel taking you through the stages of time. I found the DVDs fascinating in the visual way they showed how the continents separated over time. I wish they showed this type of stuff at school. The travelling DVDs were...More

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Lisa, thank you for taking the time to review Wadlata's 'Tunnel of Time". It is great to hear how much you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Please allow a full 3 hours to see everything in this out standing centre. We took advantage of the next day return feature of the Centre. It covers pre settlement and early settlement times with movies and displays that are very interesting to see.Only embarrassment...More

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

A must visit (or re-visit!) when in Port Augusta, it is very easy to be thoroughly entertained for upwards of 3 hours, learning the aboriginal and white man's history in this fascinating part of Australia. There are many interactive displays, and films to watch, as...More

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Jenny, thank you for your review, it is always great to hear that visitors enjoy their experience at Wadlata.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the information Centre and the Wadlata Outback Centre is an optional tour that we didn't take. The service at the information Centre was fantastic - we were directed to all the documents that we needed by a lovely local lady. Facilities were clean...More

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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review, it is great to hear you were pleased with the service and facilities.

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