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Wadlata Outback Centre

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Unexpected

I found this centre an unexpected wealth of information. I was surprised by the information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mans71
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Nomads

This place is pretty cool for a afternoon to look over country SA and port Augusta history. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davefromdowntheroad
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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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+61 8 8641 9193
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 July 2014

The wonderful people who work here are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. The educational journey is informative and exciting and the facts will keep you in awe. The café is a delight to the senses, and you need to make sure...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We have lived in the Centre for a number of years, so we knew there would not really be anything new for us to learn or see anyway. There is some good information available, but it is very over-priced for what you get compared with...More

3  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Wadlata, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2014

Sorry for the delay in responding to your post which outlines your "views" about our Centre, but first of all, it is great you did take the time to "call in". I am not sure what you experienced, but our "Tunnel of Time" is the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Mans71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank davefromdowntheroad
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank lucklynn67
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank MarleneBlundell
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Norman H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank ALAN B
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Caz G
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wadlata Outback Centre is definitely worth a visit, great exhibitions and detail on the history of AustraliaMore

Thank Matt G
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That's brilliant Matt..really appreciate the feed back and for taking the time to let your fellow travellers know we have such a brilliant attraction in Port Augusta that is able to provide extensive information about the Flinders Ranges and Outback of SA in such a...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

There is more to this exhibition than meet the eye. Allow plenty of time to view and experience everything, and the souvenir shop is very good.More

Thank Hansie13
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ha ha yes, we say it is like Dr Who's Tardis, as our "Tunnel of Time" just seems to keep going and going. Hope you had enough time to experience it all though. If not just call, inbox through Facebook and we will be more...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

They have so many exhibits it's easy to spend an hour of so here. Unfortunately some exhibits are quite noisy and distract you when trying to read something else nearby. Quite expensive $22 odd per adult ! If it wasn't included in our tour we...More

Thank Mytravadv
Pauline H, Manager at Wadlata Outback Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to experience our Tunnel of Time, but I guess for $22 and that fact you could spend four hours or more enjoying and learning about the region one may say is not a bad return on your money....More

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