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Y Water Discovery Centre

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Extraordinarily knowledgeable staff

What they didn't know, they researched and emailed me within a couple of hours with an answer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Y Water Discovery Centre

Came to Yea to see the Yea Wetlands with a group of photographer friends on the weekends. The... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Sue J
Mill Park, Australia
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The Y Water Discovery Centre incorporates a fully accredited Visitor Information Centre and interactive environmental interpretive displays to inform visitors about the importance of water resource management and local wetland ecology. Located...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Hood St, Yea, Victoria 3717, Australia
+61 3 5797 2663
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What they didn't know, they researched and emailed me within a couple of hours with an answer. Beautiful wetlands behind the discovery Centre. Fantastic artisan products on sale in gift shop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ausmacuser
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Came to Yea to see the Yea Wetlands with a group of photographer friends on the weekends. The Discovery Centre Lady on duty was informative, friendly and very helpful. Toilets available here and has a nice gift shop area. Apparently for groups they will also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue J
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This centre uses modern techniques to provide information on the local wetlands and items which impact it. It also provides good information on the local aboriginal heritage and particularly the local plants key to their lifestyle. More detail can also be gained from short walks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Interesting design with the pillars of support a nice feature around the building. Information and displays inside are great for kids. The entire grounds have lots of information on indigenous heritage including local families. A really good mix of environment, heritage and culture. Staff are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniela G
YWaterCentre, Manager at Y Water Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thanks for the great review and so glad you and the kids enjoyed the visit.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent inside outside exploration for all ages. The interactive section in the YWater centre is so much fun. The shop has fantastic gifts and nic knacks at very reasonable prices. Then wetlands is a marvel so many birds to sit and listen to at the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kerry N
YWaterCentre, Manager at Y Water Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thanks for visiting the YWDC and taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 9 February 2018

The Y water discovery centre is the gateway to walks through the Yea Wetlands. It is also the Murrindindi Tourist Centre, and as such it is well stocked with informative maps and pamphlets and helpful advice from the volunteer staff. It also has an interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tmuller25
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is an excellent spot to stop-over, with good toilet facilities, information centre and friendly staff. The interactive educational water displays were excellent and made more interesting for younger primary school aged children. There is a walk on the boardwalk through the wetlands but as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We visited here on 25 Nov on our way from Beechworth to the Mornington Peninsula, so unfortunately didn't have time to explore the wetlands exhibit. The shop, however, was one of the best I have seen in an information centre (and I have been to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank COB111
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited the information centre yesterday and were very impressed with the water discovery centre, lots of good displays and info . In fact the whole tourist information centre was impressive , friendly and helpful staff, great shop and good toilet facilities. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank roy v
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Worth driving to Yea just to visit the Information Centre -Water Discovery exhibition plus the best souvenir shop I've seen. The rest rooms are clean, modern and as good as any upmarket hotel! Friendly volunteer staff tops it all off!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sueandalan46
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