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Wadlata Outback Centre

Closes in 3 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Outback Information Galore

A very informative information center which very ably provides anyone venturing into the outbacks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FyingKiwi
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Excellent

When traveling through Port Augusta I highly recommend you call into this awesome place. Takes a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkKT1970
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Adelaide, 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...more
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41 Flinders Tce, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very informative information center which very ably provides anyone venturing into the outbacks with all the information you need.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When traveling through Port Augusta I highly recommend you call into this awesome place. Takes a couple of hours to get through with movies and interactive displays. A great way to learn about the local culture.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

In our brief experience, Port Augusta is a slightly oddly laid out town, but the Wadlata Outback Centre is a highlight. Here is a wide range of information, maps, tours, and things to do on the Eyre Peninsula. Also, the shop has a great assortment...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I found this centre an unexpected wealth of information. I was surprised by the information available and how it gives you a good understanding of the area and the flinders rangers. It gave me the information on how this landscape formed Australia as it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mans71
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty cool for a afternoon to look over country SA and port Augusta history. I found it interesting and if you have 90 mins to spare this place is good fun. coffee and scones after, nice way to see a history on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thanks so much for your kind comments Dave, much appreciated. We are so please you visited us and gained enjoyment and knowledge from our entire Centre. Kind regards Pauline

Reviewed 28 October 2018

A huge display beautifully presented and with so much variety .Set out as a”time tunnel” So much higher story . Allow at least an hour minimum

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lucklynn67
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Brilliant Lucklynn67. So happy you enjoyed your visit and that your visit to our Flinders Ranges & Outback of SA is so much better because of your visit to our "Tunnel of Time". Kind regards Pauline

Reviewed 26 October 2018

For an interesting, engaging and informative overview of the indigenous and white history of the area you cannot do better. This award winning information centre is a must see place in Port Augusta. There is the usual range of helpful officers, gifts and information services...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarleneBlundell
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Ohhh Marlene that is such a wonderful review of our Centre. Thank you so much. It is so rewarding to us to know our visitors really find our entire Centre helpful, entertaining and educational and more importantly you enjoyed your visit. The building does look...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is a must stop in your travelling in the area, great place for tours and information of the flinders rangers and the greater area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is a wonderful family attraction providing an indepth knowledge of the Outback. It portrays the prehistoric history, indigenous cultures, European exploration and life in the Outback. Great hands on displays for kids.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Fantastic Alan...really happy your whole family enjoyed their visit. Yes our Interpretive Centre is a fantastic educational resource for all to enjoy and you can have fun while learning, but I think the best thing is that you can relate better with a greater understanding...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I was short on time so didnt get to see the museum but what I did see was very nice. The staff were friendly and helpful. The prices a little high but that's about usual when you leave the city. The toilets were very clean....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caz G
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Oh Caz I'm sorry you did not have enough time to experience all of our Tunnel of Time, but please in-box our Facebook page or give us a call on 1800633060 and I would be more than happy to send you out our "Pass Out",...More

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