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“Always come back”

Wadlata Outback Centre
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Owner description: 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 Award winning Interpretive Display,the "Tunnel of Time", is a must see and do (fees apply). You could walk through the Time tunnel in 10 minutes or spend up to 5 hours exploring to find out where the dinosaurs first roamed this land. Be introduced to the people who first owned, explored and settled the region along with those who live there today. The Centre"s cafe, the Outback Tuckerbox has a great selection of meals,cakes and coffee. Staff at the accredited Visitor Information Centre can assist with accommodation, tours and can supply 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 range of native bush foods, maps, books and general souvenirs suitable for all age groups.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Always come back”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

I live in Adelaide, but have often come to Wadlata with different groups of friends to show them through. The exhibits are hands on and very interesting, providing a great deal of history. The staff are very kind and helpful, and the Cafe is great. I will be coming back through shortly with International guests. Thank you Wadlata for keeping me entertained for a number of years.

Visited September 2012
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Port Augusta, Australia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“good tourist information and food”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Staff are friendly and well informed,large variety of souvenirs,great food and coffee.It is especially relaxing dining by the rock pool outside on a nice day.Haven't been through the interpretive centre for a while but it was very good the last time we went through.Think that the entry ticket allows you to come back for a few days now so you don't have to rush

Visited July 2013
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Port Augusta, Australia
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72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best tourist centre around”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

very educational about australia and its early history, good food and coffeee too and great for souveneirs

Visited July 2013
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Miners Rest, Australia
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wadlata”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Visited today, very interesting, lots to see if you like looking at history.
How the Flinders Ranges were formed Aboriginal stories among other things.
Excellent shop for gifts and a very nice café and helpful staff

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A great place”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This facility was very informative and well worth the money. A great way to see what is to come in the centre of Australia . The kids loved the big serpent.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Sarah T
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