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Penola and Coonawarra Information Centre

27 Arthur St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 2855
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Marvellous history and helpful staff

We needed information for our few days wine tastings. Really surprised at the quality of the... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Really helpful staff

Used them a few times. The lady was excellent at helping us find our accomodation, telling us what... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Craig P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 Arthur St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 2855
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We needed information for our few days wine tastings. Really surprised at the quality of the information and the wealth of local information available in the museum connected to the information centre Museum was a gold coin donation Great idea if you stay in penola

Thank WayneR2233
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Used them a few times. The lady was excellent at helping us find our accomodation, telling us what was opening for dinner on particular days and recommending some woodturning in the local area. A pleasure to deal with

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Information galore on all things associated with this region and beyond. Something for everyone-young and old.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Small contemporary well maintained centre, the staff were very helpful pointing out local things of interest.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Current bike maps were out of date and no clear bike paths have been marked. Need to look at options as this area is great for riding and visiting wineries.

Thank Mia M
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The volunteer could not have been more helpful. The information sheets and displays were good. The John Riddoch Centre attached is a must to understand the area and its histodlyry! The toilets were clean. Parking at the side was plentiful! And it was wheelchair friendly...More

1  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Learn more about the early days of Penola and early history of Australia. Great way to fill in the morning before some wine tasting in the region in the afternoon.

1  Thank Annette C
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We headed to the Info Centre to get our bearings when we arrived in Penola & were so pleased we did. We were given excellent assistance re Mary McKillop, and discovered the wonderful Museum in the old Mechanics Institute, which is part of the Centre....More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

In need of WIFI and directions we found all we had been looking for plus a well appointed small museum on Penola town. Stop and see...it's an eyeopener!

1  Thank hjk381
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying in Penola over a recent long weekend and whilst taking a long walk on the Saturday morning, we came across the Penola and Coonawarra Information Centre. As we were in need of a little bit of guidance in relation to the local...More

1  Thank BigHugh51
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