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Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre

157 Rouse St, Tenterfield, New South Wales 2372, Australia
+61 2 6736 1082
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Should be first stop on your visit to Tenterfield

Friendly and informative staff especially Bruce a enthusiastic volunteer who was only too willing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
best0ne2017
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Very cheery & helpful. Looked after my riding gear while I did the town walk. Nice range of locals... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
KimRodger
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Sydney, Australia
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The Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre is located in the main street of Tenterfield. Home to Bald Rock, the largest granite monolith in the southern hemisphere, the Birthplace of the Nation (Sir Henry Parkes did his famous Federation speech here) and the birthplace of Peter Allen and the Tenterfield Saddler. Come in and talk to our friendly volunteers for information on the best of Tenterfield - where to stay, what to see, where to eat and shop. Browse our range of local produce, arts and crafts, pick up a map, ask us for directions and enjoy your stay!
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  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“town walk” (2 reviews)
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157 Rouse St, Tenterfield, New South Wales 2372, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and informative staff especially Bruce a enthusiastic volunteer who was only too willing to impart his knowledge of must see attractions to see in area. A passionate man who loves Tenterfield. Wide range of brochures and information print outs available for the tourist trying...More

Thank best0ne2017
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We love Bruce too, he's definitely enthusiastic and passionate about the area!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Very cheery & helpful. Looked after my riding gear while I did the town walk. Nice range of locals wares and souvenirs for sale.

Thank KimRodger
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for the review Kim, always happy to look after gear so people can enjoy our town.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

A big 'Thank You' to Caitlin and team at the Visitor information centre. I have visited many times and have phoned them on occasions for information and have been treated to friendly, informative information that is helpful to my queries. The Centre has a lot...More

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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for the review Bob and Nancye - we love what we do & happy we've been able to assist you.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Staff at the information centre were extremely help with regards to information and advice on directions and best options for limited time available.

Thank Denise C
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks for the review Denise, glad we were able to help you out. Hope you enjoyed your visit to Tenterfield.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

At a time when places like Grafton are closing their Visitor Information Centres, it is pleasing to see such an attractive and informative centre here in Tenterfield. The centre has a good range of printed material (and some great souvenirs if you want a memento),...More

Thank gbwhale
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for the review, we are really proud of our centre, and all our volunteers are so passionate about the region, it's easy to be enthusiastic. Thanks for visiting us and hope to see you when you're next in town.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A typical visitors centre with staff only too happy to help. The staff knew there stuff and the visit very helpful.

Thank _olliedowd
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks for the review - glad we were able to help you out! Our staff and volunteers love what they do, which is helping visitors.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The ladies know their info and when asked provide a comprehensive account of anything we asked- and brochures as well.

Thank Lawrence D
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for the review Lawrence! Glad the ladies could help you out!

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Sorry Shirley G, but I have to disagree with you re your unfair report. I have used the services of this Centre on a number of occasions and have found it to be one of the most efficiently staffed an operated Information Centres in the...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This info centre presents very well and I'm sure many of the volunteers who man the desk do an excellent job but sorry we were ill advised on two points. When asking about visiting a dam we saw the brochure for we were led to...More

Thank Shirley G
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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi Shirley. Apologies that there was some confusion over the information you were given, however the volunteers would not have advised you that you could get fish and chips at Glenlyon Dam. The Dam is available for fishing, and there is a small kiosk out...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Picked up a few brochures and maps of things to do. Staff need to be more aquainted with things in the area as they ask what we want to do when we want to know what there is to do in the areaMore

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TenterfieldVIC, Manager at Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

As there are so many things to do in Tentefield, and so many different experiences, the volunteers do tend to ask visitors what they are interested in, to ensure they are offering relevant information. We do have many new volunteers who are still learning, and...More

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