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My wife and I just happened to call in here on the way to our destination for the day. We were given an extremely warm welcome by the lovely lady that works in there and ended up chatting to her for nearly an hour about...More
This Nature Centre is between Madeira Park and Egmont, making it a 'stop on the way'. It is really worth planning a trip around. The setting is beautiful. The interpretive centre is packed with information about all kinds of animal life and ecosystems along the...More
We were met by a very pleasant UVIC student trimming shrubs. She stopped her work to give us information on the area and the centre. She answered all our questions and then we were off to do a short walk around the grounds. Admission by...More
We had read about the centre and decided to stop on our way to the ferry. The sign said it was only open at the end of the week and this was Tuesday but the gate was open so we drove down to the car...More
My friend and I were very blessed by the kind volunteer staff on site when we visited recently. We had just gotten soaked at the Skookumchuck Narrows at the beginning of our touristing day and hadn't found a coffee shop that was open. We stopped...More
This place is MUST to see. Especially if you have kids you want to be environmental concerned and ecology friendly in a future. It shows and reminds how fragile our eco-system is, how easy to destroy it.
A well-presented educational experience. Many displays and examples of good ecological practices. For just one example, rain barrels attached to the building which save water for use in the garden. Full explanation of how and why this is important. The grounds have many signs giving...More
Another thing to do on the Sunshine Coast, pay a visit to the Iris Griffith Wetlands. Small exhibit inside the building and boardwalk around the wetlands. Not a large site, so stay was short. However, we did extend it be taking a walk along the...More