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Yongergnow Australian Malleefowl Centre

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Jaekel St | Lot 260, Ongerup, Western Australia 6336, Australia
+61 8 9828 2325
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Rare Mallefowl sanctuary

Very good interpretive centre focused solely on the Mallefowl? Includes an art gallery, curio shop... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Tw1ga
,
Albany, Australia
via mobile
Very Interesting

Great little place to visit, learning about the Mallee Fowl and its habitat. Great café and good... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
1WanderingAus
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Western Australia, Australia
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jaekel St | Lot 260, Ongerup, Western Australia 6336, Australia
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+61 8 9828 2325
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very good interpretive centre focused solely on the Mallefowl? Includes an art gallery, curio shop and cafe. Newish building, nice decor, clean toilets, helpful well informed staff.

Thank Tw1ga
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great little place to visit, learning about the Mallee Fowl and its habitat. Great café and good coffee also. This is a community resource centre as well. The ladies in the centre were very helpful and made us feel really welcome. Definitely recommend going there.

Thank 1WanderingAus
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a small visitor center, but the indoor exhibits have a fair amount of interesting natural history information about the geology, flora and fauna of the area and about the rare Malleefowl. There is a nice cafe and a small gift shop. Tourist brochures...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were a cycle group of 100 people. The centre is informative, the Mallee Fowl easy to see and the male built, female supervised, nest mounds have relevance to human relationships.There is a cafe that served good food and coffee but needed a bit more...More

Thank Max K
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Published brochure says open all days except Tues and Friday. Sign at closed entry gate on Sunday says open all days except Sunday and Monday. Suggest you update your advertising material.

Thank Garry_and_Lai
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Lovely little town with a great attraction Yongergnow Centre. Malley Fowl hiding in the shade of a lovely old tree.. Lots of information & a nice cafe for coffee n cake .

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Needing to do something fun and educational with some visiting young friends, I decided to take them to Yongergnow, We did the tour inside, then ventured out to the Aviaries, we were lucky to see the adult Mallee Fowls in the main enclosure and a...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Mallee fowl are shy creatures by nature and much of their natural habitat across southern Australia has been destroyed by land-clearing, so you are unlikely to see one in the wild. This centre allows you to at least see them in captivity in a good-sized...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

It wasn't far out of our way so we decided to drop in. It was a great centre to learn about early land clearing and the impacts on native species. Made us appreciate a bird that is in danger of becoming unseen in the wild....More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A very educational experience and great to see a group of people caring about the conservation of the Malleefowl. An interesting display that is very informative, and chance to see these endangered animals up close and personal. Lovely large cafe with a variety of foods...More

Thank KC F
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