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Address: 41 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta, South Australia 5700, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 86 41 9193
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Description: Wadlata Outback Centre is a major tourism attraction and accredited...
Wadlata Outback Centre is a major tourism attraction and accredited Visitor Information Centre for Port Augusta, the Flinders Ranges & Outback of South Australia. A tour through Wadlata's, "Tunnel of Time", the winner of six State Tourism Awards is a must see and do as it will make you want to get out there and enjoy it yourself. It will take you back in time to where the dinosaus roamed the land, be introduced to the people who first owned, explored, settled and who live there today. This is the only interpretive centre for the Flinders Ranges & Outback of SA. The Centre includes the Outback Tuckerbox, the accredited Visitor Information Centre, where you can book accommodation, tours and obtain 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 huge range of native bush foods, maps and book and general souvenirs suitable for all age groups.
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a must do ....

this centre is very worth to visit. many pics, signs and videos give you an excellent overview about pioneers and settlement in Australia. highly recommended !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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201 reviews 201 reviews
35 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

this centre is very worth to visit. many pics, signs and videos give you an excellent overview about pioneers and settlement in Australia. highly recommended !

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I broke down in Port Augusta and was here for a week waiting for my new engine. I love places like the Wadlata centre and was happy to find myself the only one in the Tunnel of Time at that point. I stopped and listened to most of the audio presentations and if I had listened to all I would... More 

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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Not bad but quite expensive if you go into the museum.The staff at the center was very friendly and they have a nice cafe serving food and drink. There are plenty of brochures to choose from for planning the perfect getaway.

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My grandchildren live at Stirling North, it was my second visit to Wadlada , they love it . The first time I went there was with my husband he would not stop and look at all the interactives . My grandchildren sat through every little idly bit of this amazing piece of history. Scary really the stove in there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you are interested in history, then you will certainly enjoy this venue. There is a lot of reading, audio and visual. - it isn't for young children. We spent a few hours there. You can obtain a pass and can revisit anytime within 12 months which is a good offer. The story starts with fossils and finishes with the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It costs 19 per adult and we were done with it in 30 min. - There is a lot of attractions where you can push the button and listen (or watch) - There were some great light shows inside (3 of them from what I remember) - A good cinema sort of where you can watch a documentary - You... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If you are just travelling through or staying in Port Augusta this is the number one place to visit. Particularly if you are heading to the Flinders Ranges as it will give you a great introduction to the history of the area.

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Perth, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The centre is a must see for visitors to South Australia. Beautifully designed from the outside with nice meals from the cafe. Service at the Info desk was a bit poor, my wife waiting for just under 10 minutes and got no service from the lass who seemed to be buried into her work at the computer, not once looking... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This exhibition has been put together giving equal credence to both the indigenous peoples and the white Europeans that make up this great land. It gives an unbiased view of how our great continent evolved to the land it is today. For a visitor to our country you will learn much of our culture and our heritage and to the... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is such a fabulous place to visit. Being sited in the visitor information centre there are lots of interesting leaflets to collect, and there's a great cafe there too and a very good shop. The Wadlata is brilliantly put together with very impressive video and interactive displays. The information panels are well thought out and good visual material supplements... More 

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