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Y Water Discovery Centre

High Country

  • School Programs at the Y Water Discovery Centre
  • Y Water Discovery Centre Gift Shop
  • Yea Wetlands
  • On the suspension bridge at Yea Wetlands
  • Sacred Kingfisher
  • Y Water Discovery Centre
  • Y Water Discovery Centre Interpretive Centre
  • Devonshire Tea on the Y Water Discovery Centre Deck
Yea-Visitor-Information-Centreen - mobile map

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.

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 adjacent to the Yea Wetlands the Centre is a striking, architecturally designed building incorporating sustainable design elements. A range of programs for primary and secondary school groups are offered as well as guided tours of the Wetlands which include a Devonshire tea.

The friendly team can provide information on a wide range of activities and points of interest, accommodation and dining options, and travel directions. The Centre also incorporates a gift shop stocking a wide range of products for sale including books, maps, games and toys, jewellery, skincare, local produce and clothing. Many of the items are hand-crafted by local artisans and producers who offer a unique and very special range of products.

Outside there is a picnic area with barbecue facilities, ample on-site parking and a recreational vehicle dump point.

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Facilities

  • Tour desk
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Interpretive centre
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Tourism awards

2015 - Victorian Tourism Award

2016 - UNNA World Environment Day Award

Opening hours

Daily
9:00am-5:00pm

Memberships

  • Visitor Information Centre

Accessibility

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer