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Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Big smiles at this information centre

Friendly and wianting to help - much appreciated. There are lots of souvenirs - and not just the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter S
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Sydney, Australia
Great history lesson

The visitor information centre is a good place to study the history of the area. Ask the staff to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg B
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Want to know about local road conditions or the weather, get a few travelling tips and find out what to see and do? Drop into the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre in the centre of Birdsville. You might also like to take a look at the work of...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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29 Burt Street, Birdsville, Queensland 4482, Australia
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+61 7 4656 3300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly and wianting to help - much appreciated. There are lots of souvenirs - and not just the cheap stuff. It is big and clean - and has a bust of Tom Kruse! Helpful place.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor information centre is a good place to study the history of the area. Ask the staff to start the video and spend ½ hour or so learning about the early days of the dusty Diamantina. Very good, excellent effort by all involved.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff which was very helpful with information leading up the races. Heaps of items on display and for sale.

Thank Liz M
TheDiamantina, Tourism Officer at Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Liz for your review, glad we could be of help leading up to the races. Hope you enjoyed your time in Birdsville.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Information Centre has a small museum and a theatrette so not only are the staff very helpful and informative, but also you can view the excellent video of Birdsville and surrounds, see some of the local art and read some of the local history...More

Thank Ross H
TheDiamantina, Tourism Officer at Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Ross, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad that you loved our little " Oasis" it is a very special place. See you again.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Visited several times and staff are always helpful. As one would expect visitors come from all over the world and in different moods. I have observed patient service. Of course there are limited tours and attractions in the area but this desert town has all...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Educational and informative. Free Wi-Fi too. No Wi-Fi at the hotel. Takes bookings for the Big Red Sunset tour etc.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This Tourist information centre is beautifully laid out and filled with interesting things about the local history. Very helpful staff and a nice place to get away from the flies:)

Thank Eva K
Reviewed 30 November 2017

A really good information centre .. lots of information , gifts , and staff are very friendly and rush you

Thank 24rhonda400
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lots of very helpful information, where to stay, eat, the Simpson desert and Big Red. The staff were very friendly.

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visited a few times over two days. The ladies were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Lots of interesting displays and artwork for sale. There was information regarding all our questions. Also clean facilities.

Thank Trishb2302
TheDiamantina, Tourism Officer at Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you Trish for you your lovely comments, we are glad that you enjoyed you time in our centre. Hope to see you again in the Diamantina

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Thank you for your message, Which direction are you travelling from?
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Yes there is free camping within walking distance to the centre of town. There are showers opposite the Information centre that are available for a fee which goes to charity running the showers. Showers can also be found at... More
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