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Address: Kakadu Highway | Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8979 0145
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Description: The people from Murumburr, Mirrar Gun-djeihmi, Badmardi, Bunitj...
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.
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A must visit

Don't miss this centre whilst at Kakadu. It has been developed by the local people who have a different way at looking at their environment. The craft centre has a range o... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Tim P
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Perth, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We approached the Centre from our Hotel which was 1 km away. Just a dirt track with no signs whatsoever so a poor start. The Centre itself needs an upgrade. The Theatre was closed due to the 18 yo Projector needing replacement. So the alternative was a TV in the gift area showing a recycling tape. I feel unhappy that... More 

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

Good morning Charlie_G, Thank you for your post on the Warradjan Cultural Centre. Please be advised that the Cultural Centre , building & museum belongs to Kakadu National Parks so we at the hotel are very restricted with what we can repair, replace etc. in the facility. That said I will certain pass on your feedback to the Chief Ranger... More 

Perth, Australia
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34 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Don't miss this centre whilst at Kakadu. It has been developed by the local people who have a different way at looking at their environment. The craft centre has a range o locally produced paintings and basket work and you can watch some o the artists at work

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

Good morning Tim P, Thank you for your positive review of the Cultural Centre, known as "Turtle Town" to the locals...not sure if you are aware that the building is built in the shape of a turtle. It is great to see the local way or life and to be able to grasp their outlook on the environment & social... More 

Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Nice centre and nice drive to get here. The centre is modern with great info, the gift shop was well priced and had some good stuff. I picked up an aboriginal designed bread holder for just under $20. The lady at the counter was really helpful and very happy. Considering this is an aboriginal Centre, it was lovely to chat... More 

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

Dear LynKen Thank you for taking the time to post your 5 start review, I will pass on your comments to Lou Webster who served you that day. During the Green Season we do run all the facilities with minimal staff, as that is the time when we have to allow staff to go on annual leave, but as you... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This exhibition was well worth the visit, and not just because it is air conditioned! There was lots of really interesting information about the local aboriginal people and their culture. I enjoyed reading the comments from the local people themselves. It seemed that the local people had a lot to do with the setting up of the exhibition which made... More 

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

Hi Kristy H Thanks for the review, your certainly made the most of your time at Cooinda, I agree with you that the Warradjan Cultural Centre is a great insight into the indigenous way of life. The added bonus is that most of the people with in displays actually work or still have very close ties with Cooinda Lodge or... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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183 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A good place to visit and to lean there history and the indigenous way of life, we were lucky to see one of them painting and had permission to take a photo, a nice gift shop

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review & share you photographs, I am pleased that you managed to have the opportunity to interact with David Cameron one of esteemed local artists. I do hope that you will pay a return visit to Kakadu National Park in the not too distant future Kind regards Vanessa Thomson More 

Victoria AUST
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great to spend an hour or two. Well presented indigenous cultural exhibition. Contained much of local history and artifacts. Well stocked shop for locally made items. Importantly now air conditioned.

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Tasmania
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126 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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 

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