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Warradjan Cultural Centre

Kakadu Highway | Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
+61 8 8979 0145
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The people from Murumburr, Mirrar Gun-djeihmi, Badmardi, Bunitj, Girrimbitjba, Manilakarr, Wargol and other clans have combined to create an exciting... more » Owner description: The people from Murumburr, Mirrar Gun-djeihmi, Badmardi, Bunitj, Girrimbitjba, Manilakarr, Wargol and other clans have combined to create an exciting and memorable exhibit. The exhibit touches on hunting techniques by the clans, the recent history of the park, blood lines and marriage rights, tribal elder stories and the effects of white settlement in the Top End.Warradjan Cultural Centre is free to enter. « less
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Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The centre is in the shape of turtle shell and has so much to read about local culture. It was very interesting and we even saw some artists at the end doing some painting outside. The shop is well stocked with the cheapest postcards we saw on the trip! Even better, entry is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Really informative and diverse displays give a sense of traditional Aboriginal culture in Kakadu. We spent at least 2 hours in the centre. The design of the building is great. The gift shop has an extensive range of books (including children's).

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great little centre, unfortunately the shop only has one person working in it and when a bus load like we were goes there they are not able to serve us all and miss out on sales as a consequence. Cultural sections was informative and interesting.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was an enjoyable experience; the layout and the information boards were excellent. There was so much information time passed so quickly it was amazing. We actually took a break to absorb what we were seeing and enjoyed a very good coffee and cake as well. The set up inside is easy to follow and to hear the positive comments... More

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Vanessa T, General Manager at Warradjan Cultural Centre, responded to this review

Dear Barbara H Thank you for taking the time to post your review, feedback is always appreciated - especially when it's a 5 star rating. I am pleased that you enjoyed the experience, I have been through the Cultral Centre a number of times now but I always seem to find something new and fascinating. I hope you enjoyed the... More

Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was an amazing experience. A walk through time with the original Australian people. There is a real feeling of reverence in this place, and i wish i could have spent more time there. There are loads of photos with references to read. I was spellbound.

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Vanessa T, General Manager at Warradjan Cultural Centre, responded to this review

Dear Anita R Thank you for posting your 5 star review of Warradjan Cultural Centre, we do appreciate all feedback but to know that we have met the public's expectation is always a great feeling. May I encourage to come back to Cooinda and spend some more time with us at Warradjan, especially when we have the local artists and... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We found it quite puzzling in the NT how little information there was available about indigenous Australian culture. We visited the Uluru visitors centre, the Bowali visitors centre in Kakadu, and the Warradjan centre and found the Warrandjan centre by far the most informative (and really the only one worth visiting). It was fascinating to read the stories from the... More

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Vanessa T, General Manager at Warradjan Cultural Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, please accept my apologises for not responding sooner but the year seems to be slipping through my fingers.... We do have a great pride in Warradjan Cultural Centre and to be able to share the stories from the local TO's with the public. I will pass you feedback to all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We visited here on our way back to the Gagudju Lodge Cooinda as it's only 1km away. It was free of charge and although I wasn't too keen on going there I found it to be really interesting and I'm glad I went. I even learnt a few things myself. Only downfall was that the lady who came to lock... More

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Vanessa T, General Manager at Warradjan Cultural Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ladybug 0208 Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, it is always appreciated when we receive feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed the cultural centre and found it interesting, I think it is a wonderful part of the Kakadu National Park's attractions, I have taken note of the way you were asked to vacate the... More

Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Never before have I read every signboard in a museum but I did in the cultural centre. Through visual displays the centre tells the stories of the indigenous of the area in their own words.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We (2 adult and 2 young kids) all enjoyed wandering through the display and learning so much about the region and its people. Definitely recommend spending an hour here as part of your Kakadu experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We spent some time at this centre, learning about the local wildlife and Aboriginal culture. There was a great gift shop with plenty or genuine Aboriginal art works for sale. When you buy here, you're getting the real thing.

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Scott R, General Manager at Warradjan Cultural Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback about Warradjan Cultural Centre! I am really pleased to hear you found your visit to be authentic and informative, and you are correct - the artwork here is the real deal! Did you do any Yellow Water Cruises whilst you were in the area? Our tour guides do include cultural... More

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