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Waradah Aboriginal Centre

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Pavillion 33-37 Echo Point Rd | World Heritage Plaza, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1979
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Waradah Aboriginal Center Cultural Performance
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Australia's No.1 Aboriginal Culture Centre: Live Performances (tickets must be purchased), Gallery, Art, Artefacts & Souvenirs. Show Times: 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
“cultural show” (3 reviews)
“nice gift” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pavillion 33-37 Echo Point Rd | World Heritage Plaza, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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+61 2 4782 1979
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were many opportunities in the Waradah. They had cultural dances. Really artistic! There was also a shop of Aboriginal paintings. It was vert pretty and attractive. O a wall they showed the progress of how aboriginals were being accepted more and more. That was...More

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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robby G C Thank you for your 5-star review. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Highly disappointed. Never expected this kind of poor performance. Ticket price is very expensive for this kind of poor performance. Casts don't have any energy or connection with the audience. You can tell they look very tired of doing the show continuously. There is no...More

2  Thank Vino K
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

good place to learn about australia's native people and their culture, nice artifacts and dances and music

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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sudhir, Thank you for your review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our centre.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

So called live performance was a poor video. No explanation of what happened to the live performers. No attempt by stafft to intereact with visitors. This is nothing more than an expensive way to be herded into an overpriced gift shop. Not a trace of...More

3  Thank theRMB B
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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hi there, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent visit to Waradah Aboriginal Centre. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain, and indeed, improve upon our product and service. Our theatre space is...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

When arriving to the centre there is a cafe upstairs which is a little expensive but very nice food. You have to walk down the stairs to get to the cultural centre where you find the gift shop. the gift shop is full of over...More

1  Thank robbie3879
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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hi Robbie, Thank you for your review. We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. You've raised several issues, which I will endeavor to answer. After the Opera House, The Three Sisters is the most visited site in NSW. Naturally, we have designed our retail space...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Was looking very forward to going to see the culture centre, my children was excited to after getting to see an aboriginal show in Queensland on our drive down to nsw. The show was terrible the performers were late to the show the show had...More

1  Thank Jim S
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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Jim S, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent visit to Waradah Aboriginal Centre. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain, and indeed, improve upon our product and service. We're very disappointed...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We took part in this as part of a private tour and I am glad that we did as throughout our Australian adventure we had many guides talk about the indigenous people, but we had no first hand exposure. A couple of the performers were...More

1  Thank lovetohike1111
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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear lovetohike1111, Thank you for your positive comments.We're trilled that you've enjoyed your visit! To learn more on the oldest living culture in the world, be sure to visit our Facebook, Instagram and website's blogs.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Located a few steps, in a plaza basement area, down the street from the Three Sisters is the Waradah Centre which was a waste of time! As part of a tour we visited the center during the Chinese New Year so as English speakers we...More

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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear BobWE, Firstly, thyank you for taking the time to advise of your recent visit to Waradah Aboriginal Centre. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain, and indeed, improve upon our product and service. We're very disappointed to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Attended this morning, and firstly watched a film for about 20 minutes and then a presentation with Dancers and A/V for another 20 minutes. The films run on the hour and cost $10 and would recommend once there paying an additional $5 to stay for...More

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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear jpmorris, Thank you for your review. We're thrilled you've enjoyed your experience. Unfortunately, at present time, we don't have any local Aboriginal dancers in our troupe. And since, each group are custodians of certain stories, we are not able to include local stories in...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I wondered down stairs and read all the information posted on the walls, went into the art gallery and also watched the short film clips they have on show in another room. This was free and it was incredible! I spent about an hour taking...More

1  Thank Chanaem
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Farid N, Owner at Waradah Aboriginal Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for your review, Chanaem. We're thrilled you enjoyed the centre.

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17 December 2016|
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Response from Farid N | Property representative |
Hi Lisa. Thank you for your query. The information boards in our education room are in English. However we have information sheets on the local area and Indeginous people which are in different languages, including German... More
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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
we had free entry tickets from trailfinders but I think the price was around $12 dollars worth every penny for a 30 minute presentation and finding out their history
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