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Introducing Dinosaur Canyon!

April 17th, 2017 by Outback Queensland

The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History has officially launched Dinosaur Canyon, it’s latest addition to their award-winning attraction in Winton – Australia’s Dinosaur Capital.

 

The addition of the new open-air exhibit is one dinosaur sized step closer towards creating an international-standard natural history museum, a first of its kind in Australia.

 

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Dinosaur Canyon is located 2km beyond the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Reception Centre and includes:

  • an interpretation of Australian natural history including biodiversity and dinosaurs
  • four galleries containing life-sized dinosaur exhibits
  • pathways and lookouts that are wheelchair accessible
  • the Dinosaur Outpost shelter building with seating, toilets and drinking water

 

The dinosaur exhibits at the canyon include:

  • Dinosaur Stampede exhibit
  • the Pterodactylus exhibit
  • the Kunbarrasaurus exhibit – all three exhibits featuring life-sized dinosaurs cast in bronze
  • Death in the Billabong exhibit, a life-sized concrete dinosaur skeleton positioned as it died in a mud hole and
  • the Valley of the Cycads, the beginnings of a Cretaceous Garden.

 

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All exhibits are stationed throughout rows of massive boulders and thick vegetation below the rim of a gorge in the most spectacular part of The Jump-Up. They will offer a thrilling experience for dinosaur and sculpture lovers alike, along with sensational photo opportunities and life-long memories.

 

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To coincide with new tour offering visitors are now able to experience all that Winton, Dinosaur Capital of Australia (WDCOA) has to offer in one ticket. The WDCOA VIP Pass includes a guided tour of the Fossil Preparation Laboratory, Collection Room, Dinosaur Canyon PLUS Dinosaur Stampede National Monument at Lark Quarry Conservation Park. The Pass is available for purchase from either attraction.

 

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For more information visit australianageofdinosaurs.com
or call +61 7 4657 0078.

 

 

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