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Malanda Falls Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Well worth a visit inside the information centre

I visited the information centre after looking at the falls. The staff were extremely helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen B
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brillant Information Centre with wonderful staff

While the Falls themselves are underwhelming, the information centre for the park area here is... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2018
mdm1972
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Port Douglas, Australia
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The Malanda Falls Visitor Centre is located on the Atherton Tablelands west of Cairns, in the midst of the crater lakes and waterfalls region. Nestled beneath the canopy of the towering rainforests, this is a great place to stop on your travels and...more
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132 Malanda Atherton Rd, Malanda, Queensland 4885, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited the information centre after looking at the falls. The staff were extremely helpful and the presentations inside were a credit to those who were involved in preparing them. The different areas covered in pictorial and video displays means there is something of interest...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

While the Falls themselves are underwhelming, the information centre for the park area here is excellent - brilliant staff, great displays and interactive elements which are fantastic for the kids. A good little shop as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdm1972
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello mdm1972, Thank you for your positive review of our wonderful information center. The volunteers are very proud of their center, and the interactive displays as well. We hope to see you and your family again in the future. Warm Regards

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Although we have been to the area many times, it's always helpful to speak to locals who have more specialised knowledge than visitors. You will often find that some times in the year are better at finding the local birdlife and wildlife and you can't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hello RonWamberal, My dedicated group of volunteer's are all interested in their local region, and they thoroughly enjoy informing the travelling public, on the secrets of our region. They get particularly excited when people come back in with a rare photo of one of our...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

This was our first stop through the Atherton Tablelands. We pulled in wanting to see the falls so we followed the signs. Unfortunately the signs were a bit deceptive in that they pointed to the Information Centre, whereas the falls were straight in front of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hello Lorraine L Thnak you for your positive review. I will follow up on the signage and see if it can be made clearere for our visitors. Travel Safe Regards

Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a great information centre. We could stay all day but had to move on. The place is full of amazing stories about the creation of the place, the people who used to live there, Bush tucker, bird watching information, bush walking and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peder2013
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hello Peder2013 Thank you for your positive response. We hope you enjoyed your time on the Atherton Tablelands and will return in the future. Regards

Reviewed 23 July 2018

I never thought a visitor centre will be such an attraction. This one is very special. The Volcano eruption demo model is brilliant. Then you are treated to the virtual reality show about the rain forest and the animals. The collection of insets and butterflies...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chak52
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello Chak52. Thank you so much for your positive review of our visitor center. We , the volunteers, staff and the community, work hard to maintain the best level of attraction that a visitor center can be. It is wonderful to hear such positive feedback,...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Staff are very knowledgeable, polite and most helpful. The centre itself has a wealth of information and plenty to see inside. Well worth a visit.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FrankandLorraine
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello Frank and Lorraine, Thank you for the time taken in writing a review about our visitor center. The Visitor Center is manned by community proud volunteers, and most have grown up in this area. This is where the unbeatable wealth of information comes from....More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Friendly helpful staff. A huge variety of items to select from without pressure and no junky stuff. Thanks for your help.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerry B
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello Kerry B. Thank you for taking the time to write and post a positive review on Tripadvisor. The volunteer staff that man the front desk are a wonderful group of local people. They thoroughly enjoy the positive feedback from this site, as it gives...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

A good sized information centre. Staff on hand there to assist with questions and advice. Lots of brochures to choose from.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hello jillpearce63. Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. The volunteer staff are proud of their community of Malanda, and work hard to give people a positive experience on the Atherton Tablelands. Please call in again when you are back in...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Wife and I wanted to get the history of the town and area. We got it ! Great job by whoever thought this place up. History. Art. Cafe. Great mix.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hart D
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello Hart D Thnak you for your positive review, and we hope you will visit Malanda gain in the future. Regards

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