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Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre

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Address: Beatrice Hill,, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruise from Darwin Including Lunch
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Windows on the Wetlands natural history museum

If driving from Darwin towards Jabiru, stopping off at Windows on the Wetlands is a great idea. This is about 60 or 70 km out of Darwin and is situated on a hill on the site of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charmaine3952
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the way to Jabiru its worth stopping for the different view. Hands on activities with a lot of good information about the wetlands. Great spot for photos overlooking everywhere.. Nice and high. A bit of a walk up stair from the car park however you can drive right up to the building to drop off in need. It is... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre provides a comprehensive and interactive overview of the Wetlands area. The displays are well set out and allow interaction for visitors of all ages. The view over the wetlands from the top viewing area is wonderful. A great place to visit and combine with a visit to Spectacular Jumping Crocs.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If driving from Darwin towards Jabiru, stopping off at Windows on the Wetlands is a great idea. This is about 60 or 70 km out of Darwin and is situated on a hill on the site of the previous Beatrice Hill Station. The 'museum' is well set up with voice and visual displays depicting nature and first nation people and... More 

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Palmerston, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on the way to our croc jumping tour. Lots of information available and fantastic views of the wetlands.

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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went on recent coach tour and driver and passengers a bit disappointing to find sign on front door saying "Closed -Sorry for any inconvenience caused" Bummer as we were all looking forward to it and was part of advertised tour

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Thank 8151ian
Rottnest Island, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loads of great info here. Staff are great and share experiences and give you greater insight into the wetlands and how important they are to the big picture. Lots of info to read and a couple of vids. All up wirth the stop.

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Thank Andygrey1
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Dry or Wet Season,this is definitely a must go to place. The viewing platform was brilliant and the museum itself is really informative.

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Thank Stacey C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a good place to set the scene for the environment in the area. It will help to understand the habitat and environment of the region and prepare you for what you might see. It may be a bit simplistic for adults but would be great for kids. There is also a toilet and a drinking fountain.

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Thank ruthjanet2016
Gosford, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great displays on Northern Territory and also has a lift for the disabled. Interesting place to visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This place is a half way stop to jumping crocs, the displays are a bit dated but does give you the history and diversity of the area. Views from the deck are great and worth the heat.

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