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Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre

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Narana is an award winning Aboriginal Cultural Centre offering authentic, immersive cultural experiences. Experience the World’s Oldest Living Culture first hand with a Free self-guided Tour or book one of our group visitor experience tours...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
410 Surfcoast Hwy, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3221, Australia
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All reviews gift shop native garden interesting talk couple of hours school holidays the great ocean road kids will love great place to visit on display boomerang emus gifts paintings animals culture bush cafe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Narana is a great place to learn more about the Indigenous culture of this area. The cafe provides good meals, and a lovely fire in cold weather. There is a great walk outside and some emus. The shop is a great place to buy souvenirs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank arwc
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Very very disappointed with this cultural centre. The shop sells some very nice stuff. We walked around the park. Saw a few emus strutting their stuff and saw about 4 kangaroos who were all chilling out. No information boards anywhere and was very very underwhelmed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ajb1207
Reviewed 4 December 2018

What a really great place with great staff. Met my first Kangaroo here. Lots of information and you can tell the animals are really well taken care of.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kennysullivan
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had a lovely meal here with friends and then enjoyed the gallery the very impressive gift shop and the walk around the animals. Will definately go back

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jandp768
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places to visit. An extensive tourist shop for all your souvenirs and purchase of indigenous based products from herbs, books, clothing and much more. A walk through the gardens is great for an up close experience with the centers emus and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karrin l
Reviewed 9 July 2018

When we arrived in the car park, it looked as if the place was closed and so after an investigation, we found the open sign. Then on entering the shop..nobody.. nothing...just some music playing...yes, it was a nice open area shop with heaps of touristy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank pandkgraham
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I was expecting that staff/volunteers would show us around and share their knowledge. No one spoke to us, we didn't even receive a greeting upon entering. There wasn't really a lot to see. It is however a good place to get up close to wallabies...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, you can wander thru the animal enclosure it's quiet deceiving as to the size, has a great shop with a good variety of gifts & the coffee shop has a lovely selection of goodies to choose from & very reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 773trishs
Reviewed 14 April 2018

What a great place to take the family! Listen and Learn about Ancient Dreaming stories, connect to country through song lines, artworks and cultural artefacts. See emus, wallabies & kangaroos up close and you can even learn to throw a boomerang!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank kogie131
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Had never heard of this place until recently. I’ve been missing out. Great pit stop on way to surf coast. The kids will love the wallabies and emus. Very good playground and the cafe has yummy food

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank JohnG3121
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28 February 2017|
Response from Lynne773 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. I don't know sorry. my sister-in-law took us there in the car.
4 January 2017|
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Response from Tengku Z | Reviewed this property |
for boomerang throwing yes, you also have time for practice How to throw the boomerang, in correct way with the trainer for free. beside that you still have chance for painting the boomerang and you vmcan keep it for... More
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