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Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Friendly service, Aboriginal art and artefacts and excellent info on birdlife of the area

I stopped by the Visitors centre as part of a long road trip to Melbourne in the 3rd week of Sept... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Sabina C
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Victoria, Australia
Mega wombat

The centre has the fossilized remains of a diprotodon (mega wombat) and a lot of other interesting... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Stepha123
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales 2357, Australia
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All reviews information centre plenty of parking clean toilets friendly service great info informative staff must visit if you are on display for sale visitors walks staffed souvenirs pamphlet volunteers skeleton attractions
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I stopped by the Visitors centre as part of a long road trip to Melbourne in the 3rd week of Sept. I was assisted by the friendly and helpful volunteer man on the day. I was most fortunate to start chatting with a local ornithologist...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sabina C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The centre has the fossilized remains of a diprotodon (mega wombat) and a lot of other interesting information on fossils and gems.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stepha123
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We got to the centre 5 minutes before closing and the ladies still gave us their time and advice in a courteous manner. Thank you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lleeannew
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Information lady was very knowledgeable until we said other places to visit other than National Parks..Where the look on her face was as though one of us farted and her nose and face screwed up.. Service went out the door.. GOt more information from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glenda d
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking and very clean toilets! A great centre with a lot of information and a small but informative display area about the dinosaurs and their bones and the indigenous culture to the area. Marissa is great, she needs someone else to help at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura K
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Went to the VC to see the Diprotodon display which is well worth the visit and very informative. What really got to me was the lady who was working there. So informative and interesting. Very knowledgeable about what to see and do around Coonabarabran. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wovenby r
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Worth stopping and getting information on walks etc. We were given maps and helpfuk local information that help us plan our two day visit to the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RossHJames
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Very helpful and informative staff, with an excellent coverage of things you need from a visitor info centre. I've visited many of these visitor centres in NSW and I rate this one very highly because it offers a wide variety of locally produced items for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CountryLovers777
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Visitor Information and Exhibition Centre at Coonabarabran hold a priceless treasure, one of the finest Diprotodon specimens found in eastern Australia. The staff were extremely helpful and entry was FREE. We got all the 'inside information' of places to visit and various costs associated....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dabsy2018
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Was in the area for work and Karen (staff member on duty) was extremely helpful and had a lot of knowledge of the area. Nothing was too much trouble and she had a lovely personality. Lots of information was available.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Karen M
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ChristineM3420
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Response from john h | Reviewed this property |
Yes - loads of them - there are several exhibitions there, including in the visitors centre
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