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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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Although we have been to the area many times, it's always helpful to speak to locals who have more... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
Good centre and approachable staff

This was our first stop through the Atherton Tablelands. We pulled in wanting to see the falls so... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Lorraine L
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Tarwin Lower, 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 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

Thank RonWamberal
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The clerk was super nice and she took her time to help us. She gave us a map and attractions that may interest us. This helped us quite immensely. They had their own museum about this region. It was amazing! They even have lots of...More

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Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Robby G C, Thank you for the time you took to write and post a positive review about our interpretation center. We appreciate all the feedback, especially the volunteers that man the front counter. They will be overjoyed to hear that they made your...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The ladies are full of local knowledge which they deliver with a friendly smile. Set right on two walking tracks through the rain forest, next to the main road and the Malanda Falls it is definitely worth the short time to stop.

Thank infojunkieQld
Caroline O, Manager at Malanda Falls Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello infojunkieQld, Thank you for the positive review of our center. Our friendly volunteers are from the community of Malanda, and are overjoyed when they make the travelling public happy. Hope you return to our beautiful region sometime in the future. Regards

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