John Lake Centre - Narrandera Fisheries Centre

Overview

The John Lake Centre features an aquarium with many fish species of the Murray Darling system in particular the icon of the river system, the mighty Murray Cod. Have a close encounter with native…

The John Lake Centre features an aquarium with many fish species of the Murray Darling system in particular the icon of the river system, the mighty Murray Cod.

Have a close encounter with native and endangered bred species of the Murray Darling river system, as well as other interesting locals such as the Murray Cray, the Long Neck Turtle and the endangered Trout Cod and Purple Spotted Gudgeon.

The theatrette presents a video on the centres research into endangered and threatened species, it provides visitors with a better understanding about conservation and breeding of native fish species and while observing the spawning and breeding techniques.

Feed the fish with a bag of pellets and see the fish rise.

Visitors can make the most of their trip with a picnic on the beautiful lawns, free barbecues and toilets facilities.

Wheelchair access available to all areas of the centre.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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