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Yongergnow Australian Malleefowl Centre

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Relaxing and informative.

Came across the centre based on its road side advertising as we were travelling through. An... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
ghutchin
via mobile
Coffee cake and nature

Went to see the Mallee fowl chicks and get a decent coffee. The cafe opened at 900am and nice... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
magg1e2015
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Wongan Hills, Australia
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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 2 weeks ago

We wanted to see Malleefowl. We factored in several opportunities to see these rare birds in the wild, and were unlucky, but we did see the bird here at the Malleefowl Centre. These are captive birds in two aviaries, but the aviaries are huge, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

The Yongergnow Australian Malleefowl centre is not to be missed if you love wildlife and want to be inspired by the impressive community conservation efforts of the people of the little town of Ongerup to protect these unique Australian endangered mound-building birds. There is something...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Foamnest
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Came across the centre based on its road side advertising as we were travelling through. An excellent resource for the local community, excellent explaination of what caused the mallee fowl to become so rare. Have never seen one before so it was great to see....More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ghutchin
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see the Mallee fowl chicks and get a decent coffee. The cafe opened at 900am and nice little cafe. Display of information on formation of Aus was very easy to understand and videos on land clearing to the point without being too emotive....More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank magg1e2015
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  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.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  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 .

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Jacqueline T
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